Flesh & Buns


Flesh & Buns is the first London restaurant to serve Taiwanese hirata buns, do-it-yourself steamed, filled buns. Try the traditional pork filling, or opt for other fillings such as lamb, chicken or sea bass. There's also a selection of Japanese raw food and small plates on the menu, while the bar serves cocktails, sakes and Japanese whiskeys.

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Prices and Opening Times
Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD40.72) per diner

£26 to £40

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96% customer satisfaction rate

Opening Times:

Monday - Tuesday, 12:00 - 15:00 and 17:00 - 22:30

Wednesday - Friday, 12:00 - 15:00 and 17:00 - 23:30

Saturday, 12:00 - 23:30

Sunday and bank holidays, 12:00 - 21:30

Venue Details & Map

Flesh & Buns

41 Earlham Street
Public transport:
Covent Garden, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 57 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Flesh & Buns

4.0 out of 5 15 May 2015
by Daniel F.

I've been here 3 times in the last 4 months and it never disappoints. This Japanese Izakaya restaurant always has some good deals on which In my opinion is where you should take advantage of. A beer and bun every Monday for £15. Done. Sunday lunchtime with unlimited buns and booze for £39...done....or an express course of 3 courses and drink for £21....done.

The Smores to end with were great...more

5.0 out of 5 23 April 2015
by Heather H.

I've been here quite a few times and worked my way through the menu. Everything is so good, highlights being the chicken wings, broccoli, pork belly buns, the sashimi and soft shell crab. Everything else is great too but make sure you get the wings!

Great service, nice cocktails, bustling venue.more

5.0 out of 5 18 April 2015
by Cais M.

I was here today with two others, arrived at 2 minutes to 6, barely in time for the express menu they offer - this is 2 dishes for £19 or 2 dishes for £22.

We had three express menus (as the whole table has to choose the same thing).

What followed next was an unbelievable amount of food, enough for a feast and this was only 3 starters and 3 mains of buns and flesh. However the portions are...more

4.0 out of 5 6 April 2015
by Courtney E.

Flesh and Buns has to be one of the only places I have returned to more than once. New to London can make you hesitant about whats going to impress you, with so many options to try and opinions differ quite a bit compared to NZ.

If you want a fun atmosphere with sharing plates this is the place to go. instead of choosing the baos based on fillings, its more of a DIY. Choose your "Flesh" -...more

3.0 out of 5 15 March 2015
by Yuen P L.

Having been to Bone Daddies Soho,  Bone Daddies Shackfuyu and now Bone Daddies Flesh n Buns twice,  what is clear to see is that the Bone Daddies group can produce unique and inspired combinations of food that are well presented and boast a variety of textures and flavours. The decorations throughout the restaurants are similarly themed and successful in creating a sense that you are dining...more

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