Aux Pains de Papys

Rustic and authentic French bakery. 279 Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross, WC1X 8QF


Swedish bakery in the heart of Covent Garden. 24 Rose Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9EA

Balthazar Boulangerie

French-style bakery attached to this iconic New York restaurant. 4-6 Russell Street, WC2B 5HZ

Bea’s of Bloomsbury

American-style cupcakes, cheesecakes, sponges and bespoke cakes. Various locations

Bread Ahead

Bread, legendary doughnuts and more from ex-St John’s baker Justin Gellatly. 1A Monmouth Street, WC2H 9DA

Chin Chin Dessert Club

Dessert concept store from this nitrogen ice cream specialist. 54 Greek St, Soho, W1D 3DS

Crumbs & Doilies

Cupcakes, brownies and other Instagram-ready treats from YouTube sensation Cupcake Jemma. 1 Kingly Street, Carnaby, W1B 5PW

Cutter & Squidge

Pretty sponge cakes and signature Biskies – biscuit/cookie/cake hybrids. 20 Brewer Street, Soho, W1F 0SJ

Counter at The Delauney

Eat-in or takeaway patisserie from this European/German inspired cafe and restaurant. 55 Aldwych, WC2B 4BB. 

Read my review here.

Stockholm bakery offering Scandi breads and pastries with mini-chain across London. Various locations

Fleet River Bakery

Cafe offering classic cakes and other desserts. 71 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, WC2A 3JF

Fork Deli Patisserie

Independent cafe offering cakes, brownies and pastries. 85 Marchmont Street, Kings Cross, WC1N 1AL

Gail’s Bakery

Popular artisan bakery with outposts across London specialising in bread. Various locations

Holborn Dining Room

Restaurant attached to the Rosewood Hotel with weekday deli. High Holborn, WC1V 7EN

Honey & Spice

Middle Eastern-inspired food store across the road from its popular sister restaurant Honey & Co. 52 Warren St, Bloomsbury, W1T 5NJ

Papillon at Hotel Cafe Royal

High-end patisserie counter and cafe menu led by pastry chef Sarah Barber. 68 Regent St, Soho, W1B 4DY

Read my review here.
Hummingbird Bakery

Popular American-style bakery with branches across London. Various locations

Kova Patisserie

Japanese patisserie specialising in signature Mille Crepe and fusion flavours. 9 St Anne’s Court, Soho, W1F 0BB

Read my review here.
Konditor & Cook

Popular chain and cookery school specialising in sponge cakes and bespoke and personalised orders. Various locations


Iconic and historic French patissier primarily known for its macarons. Various locations

Maison Bertaux

One of the oldest patisseries in London serving classic French cakes and tarts. 28 Greek Street, Soho, W1D 5DQ

Maison Kayser

The UK outpost from French bread specialist Eric Kayser, who has stores across the world. 10 Portman Square, Marylebone, W1H 6AZ

Melba at the Savoy

Takeaway counter from the famous hotel, offering eclairs and other pastries. Strand, WC2R 0EU

Read my review here.
Nordic Bakery

Scandinavian bakery with multiple stores specialising in signature cinnamon buns. Various locations

Patisserie Deux Amies

Quaint patisserie serving traditional and rustic French classics. 63 Judd Street, Kings Cross, WC1H 9QT

Pierre Herme

London outpost of this high-end patisserie run by one of the most renowned pastry chefs in the world. 38 Monmouth Street, WC2H 9EP

Primrose Bakery

Mini-chain offering pretty cupcakes and celebration cakes. 42 Tavistock Street, WC2E 7PB


Italian bakers with extensive patisserie and bread counters. 135 Wardour Street, Soho, W1F 0UT


Scandi specialists offering a range of bread, cakes and pastries. 61 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, W1W 7PP

Selfridges Food Hall

The department store plays host to a number of patisserie brands including Marc Patisserie and Belle Epoque. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, W1A 1AB


This whimsically designed restaurant offers afternoon tea and a takeaway cake menu from Pierre Gagnaire. 9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, W1S 2XG

Yauatcha Soho

This high-end dim sum restaurant features an impressive patisserie and confectionery counter offering Japanese fusion creations. 15-17 Broadwick Street, Soho, W1F 0DL


*This list is a constant work in progress – if your favourite patisserie or bakery is missing, I’d love to hear from you at*