There are plenty of locations in Chinatown to indulge a passion for steaming hot baskets packed with bite-sized dumplings, buns, and rolls.
Xiaolongbao, Shanghai-style soup dumplings, are the signature dim sum at Dumplings’ Legend (an offshoot of Taiwanese dim amount stalwart Leong’s Legend).
Dumplings Legend serves nine ranges of these delicately twisted dough bags filled with flavorsome broth and fillings varying from crabmeat to black truffle and pork. A glass space near the entryway lets you see the dumpling-makers at work.
Dumplings’ Legend, 15-16 Gerrard Street, W1D 6JE; 020 7494 1200.
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Special Mention: Leong’s Legend, 39 Gerrard St, W1D 5QD; 020 7434 0899.