The best places for cake in London
by Lovefood Team | 02 October 2012 | 0 commentsTweet
In the Big Smoke and feeling peckish? Then head to one of these fantastic cake stops.
Love Bakery, 319 Kings Road
www.lovebakerylondon.com - Growing out of one mum's contribution to a school fair, Love Bakery is a gorgeously esoteric little cupcake bakery.
Drink, Shop & Do, 9 Caledonian Road
www.drinkshopdo.com - Based in an old Victorian Turkish bathhouse, Drink, Shop and Do is all about pretty things, from craft to cakes and afternoon teas.
Lanka, 71 Regents Park Road
www.lanka-uk.com - Zen and the art of cake, Masayuka Hara makes exquisitely crafted cakes including his green tea tart. Drinks include some of the best loose leaf Shri Lankan tea and Monmouth coffee.
The Berkeley, Wilton Place
www.the-berkeley.co.uk - Cakes for those who like the succour of luxury. One can choose from cakes and chocolates in the shape of designer handbags, shoes or clothes, such as the Chloe praline clutch.
Volupté, 7 – 9 Norwich Street
www.timefortease.co.uk - Cabaret and cakes, burlesque and biscuits, champagne and finger sandwiches. Volupté has it all: afternoon tea, cabaret, comedy and cakes.
The Old Post Office Bakery, 76 Landor Road
www.oldpostofficebakery.co.uk - More bread than cakes, this is all about old school British baked goods. Set in an old Post Office, they’re making both fabulous bread and wonderful cakes.
Betty Blythe, 73 Blythe Road
www.bettyblythe.co.uk - Elegant 1920’s inspired tearoom. Afternoon teas, parties and events for children, glamour and cakes, though booking is advisable.
The Haberdashery, 22 Middle Lane
www.the-haberdashery.com - More of a café than a cake shop, there is still always an incredible selection of cakes. They also host cocktail and music nights at the weekends, as well as local community events such as car boot sales!
The dish and spoon, 61 Cheltenham Road
http://www.thedishandthespoon.co.uk/ - Beautiful home made cakes and wonderful coffee in the heart of Peckham. Very child friendly, too.
Nordic Bakery, 14a Golden Square
www.nordicbakery.com - Serves a selection of traditional Nordic sweet things as well as baked goods. The only top cake place that also has an outpost at Frankfurt airport.
Peggy Porschen – 116 Ebury Street, Belgravia
www.peggyporschen.com - Peggy has built up a reputation for some of the best cupcakes in London and her spectacular wedding cakes. Her Academy opposite the parlour offers a range of classes for cupcake making, decorating and sugarcraft.
Up and coming
Look out for Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber’s new bakery, Eddibles, at Maltby Street Market, appearing on 29th September and regular Saturdays from then on in.
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