Panda Woo Brings Chinese Bao Delights to Midsummer Place

Posted 1st August 2023

Last week, Midsummer Place saw the launch of its latest ‘world’ eatery with the opening on Chinese street food vendor, Panda Woo.

Located in the newly refurbished Boulevard that has seen several other small and independent businesses open, Panda Woo promises to deliver the authentic taste and delight of Chinese Bao, as well as an array of traditional Asian street foods.

Owned by the entrepreneurial team behind Maaya Indian Kitchen and the Blossom Room in The Hub, the owners comprise of Leigh Strathearn, also Managing Director at Perception PR, Mo Abdul, also owner of Calcutta Brasserie and Pasha, Michelle Chen, Indunil Rajapaksha Head Chef at Blossom Room, and Xin Yong.

“We are thrilled to bring the enchanting world of Bao to Milton Keynes,” says YY, one of the proud owners of Panda Woo. “Our vision is to introduce the richness of Chinese cuisine and the artistry of Bao-making to the community, offering an exciting gastronomic experience for everyone to enjoy. We’re excited to be in Midsummer Place shopping centre as it’s well known as the premium shopping centre in Milton Keynes with the biggest footfall.”

Panda Woo takes pride in its diverse menu, offering a wide range of mouthwatering fillings, from succulent duck to delectable tofu, ensuring there is something to delight every palate. Additionally, their sides, featuring enticing Spring Rolls and Dumplings, add an extra zing to the culinary journey. And let’s not forget their delightful desserts, including the beloved Moochi, which adds a perfect finishing touch to any meal.

“What sets Panda Woo apart is our exceptional team with a cumulative experience of over 40 years in the culinary world,” adds YY. “Their culinary expertise elevates our creations to a whole new level of scrumptiousness, making each bite a true delight for our valued customers.”

Kirsty McGiff, the Marketing and Commercialisation Manager, expressed her excitement for the new venture: “We are excited to welcome Panda Woo to Midsummer Place’s new look Boulevard. Their dedication to crafting exquisite Bao and authentic Asian street food is a fantastic addition to our diverse dining options, promising our visitors a fun and unforgettable gastronomic adventure.”

Panda Woo is perfectly located for locals and visitors alike, providing an ideal destination to explore the city centre or grab a quick, satisfying bite.

For more information, follow Panda Woo on social media @PandaWoo_MK

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