Aux Merveilleux de Fred

Outpost of this French bakery serving its signature meringue-based creation. 88 Old Brompton Rd, Kensington, SW7 3LQ


Bakery and school specialising in intricately iced and personalised biscuits. Various locations

Bread Ahead

Bread, legendary doughnuts and more from ex-St John’s baker Justin Gellatly. 249 Pavilion Rd, Chelsea, SW1X 0BP


Dominique Ansel Bakery

London outpost of the renowned master patissier and Cronut inventor. 17-21 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, SW1W 9RP

Gail’s Bakery

Popular artisan bakery with outposts across London specialising in bread. 64 Northcote Road, SW11 6QL


Stockholm bakery offering Scandi breads and pastries with mini-chain across London. 212 Portobello Road, W11 1LA

Harrods Food Hall

The famous department store stocks a plethora of cakes and patisserie from the likes of William Curley and Rosalind Miller. 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, SW1X 7XL

Hummingbird Bakery

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

Maitre Choux

High-end patisserie that only serves choux – in the form of buns, chouquettes and eclairs. 15 Harrington Rd, Kensington, SW7 3ES

L’Elysee Artisan Cafe and Patisserie

Serves a range of sandwiches, mousse cakes, cheesecakes and more. 93 Hammersmith Rd, W14 0QH


Small chain offering macarons and decorated cakes. Westfield London Shopping, Ariel Way, Shepherd’s Bush, W12 7GF

Lisboa Patisserie

Portuguese patisserie renowned for its pastel de nata. 57 Golborne Rd, W10 5NR

The Old Post Office Bakery

The capital’s oldest organic bakery, serving a range of traditional breads, pastries and cakes. Old Post Office Bakery, 76 Landor Rd, SW9 9PH

Ole & Steen

Danish bakery from the duo behind one of the Scandi country’s most popular chains. 2 St. James’s Market, 56 Haymarket, St. James’s, SW1Y 4RP


Modern French patisserie offering handmade artisan breads, vienoisseries, pastries and cakes. 275-277 Fulham Rd, SW10 9PZ


The famous chef’s restaurants feature a counter of rustic Middle Eastern-inspired cakes, meringues and more. Various locations

Outsider Tart

American bakery offering layer cakes, whoopie pies, brownies and more. 83 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 2EF

Paul Rhodes Bakery

Classic cakes, breads and more from the former Michelin-starred chef. 26 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3HY

Patisserie Sainte Anne

Traditional French patisserie serving classics done well. 204 King St, W6 0RA

Pearl & Groove

Trendy gluten-free bakery on Portobello Road that also offers dairy-free and refined sugar-free options too. 341 Portobello Road, W10 5SA

Peggy Porschen

Famous cake decorator offering pretty layer cakes and cupcakes. 116 Ebury Street, Belgravia, London SW1W 9QQ

Pierre Herme

London outpost of this high-end patisserie run by one of the most renowned pastry chefs in the world. 13 Lowndes Street, Belgravia, SW1X 9EX

Primrose Bakery

Mini-chain offering pretty cupcakes and celebration cakes. 282A Kensington High Street, Kensington, W14 8NZ

Sowa Patisserie

Polish bakery and confectioner offering a range of speciality goods. 32 High St, Ealing, W5 5DB

WA Cafe

Modern patisserie offering speciality cakes and classics with a Japanese twist. 32 Haven Green, Ealing, W5 2NX

Yvon’s Artisan Patisserie

Classic French patisserie based in Ealing. 9 Oak Rd, Ealing, W5 3SS


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