Belle Epoque

Small chain of high-end patisseries offering a modern take on classic French cakes, viennoiseries and confectionery. Various locations

Dunn’s Bakery

Long-established family-owned bakery in Crouch End serving bread and decorated cakes. 6 The Broadway, Crouch End, N8 9SN

Gail’s Bakery

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

Hart and Lova Bakery

Owned by Andrea Hartlova, a second-generation pastry chef from the Czech Republic, this charming bakery also supplies its cakes to Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge. 213 Belsize Road, North Maida Vale, NW6 4AA

Karma Bread

Hampstead Heath bakery specialising in challah alongside other speciality breads and pastries. 13 South End Road, Hampstead, NW3 2PT


Shop specialising in traditional high-end French patisserie with a Japanese influence. 9 Goldhurst Terrace, NW6 3HX


The famous chef’s restaurants feature a counter of rustic Middle Eastern-inspired cakes, meringues and more. 287 Upper Street, Islington, N1 2TZ

Primrose Bakery

Mini-chain offering pretty cupcakes and celebration cakes. 69 Gloucester Avenue, NW1 8LD


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