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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Flesh & Buns
41 Earlham StreetLondonWC2H 9LX
Incredibly good value for money for a destructively good brunch. Bottomless prosecco,
spicy wings and the choice of loads of small plates. Get the crispy squid, the wings and the aubergines miso buns and end it all with the awesome smores. You'll love it.more
Kinda pricey for the fare even in the area. How to describe to your friends while deciding? Try this: Smattering of Japanese rolls, Korean chicken wings (tho Korean friends suggested a pass after a disappointing experience) and, of course, the Chinese "bings" which are the buns in the restaurant name.
Crispy duck legs & crispy piglet belly were amazing w/their specific accompanying pickle....more
I loved this place, though it's still firmly a few tweaks off five stars. My date and I were seated opposite each other about halfway down the long communal high table in the centre. Which would've been fine, except that we were there on a sort of special occasion and the table was slightly too wide across to talk to each other comfortably, made harder by it being deafeningly loud in there....more
Really good food and fun atmosphere. We had a bunch of the starters, the chicken wings were very tasty, and for the buns we choose the pork filling which was fantastic.Had the yuzu tart for dessert which was delightfully tasty. The service was also done well. Only slight negative was the fact that you have to share table booths but still i highly reccomend this place if youre looking for a...more
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