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  • Bakery deliveries - the best places delivering bread and pastries in London

    london's best bakeries doing delivery

    Searching for sourdough? On a quest for cakes? Or desperately seeking scones? We've rounded up bakers and bread makers all doing delivery across the city. 

  • Tokyo Diner's future rests on their new Fakey Cakey sushi cakes

    fakey cakey sushi cakes in London's chinatown

    If you prefer savoury to sweet, then the next time you're searching for something special for your birthday, look no further than Chinatown's Fakey Cakey. This new venture, set up by Tokyo Diner during lockdown, is selling amazing looking cakes made entirely from sushi.

    There's the vegan asparagus garden option, a sashimi cake topped with sliced avocado and ikura-caviar and even a katsu cake (choose from meaty or veggie

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  • Deliveroo and Adidas team up for cake trainers

    Deliveroo and Adidas team up for cake trainers

    If you're on the hunt for a new special-edition pair of trainers, these might fit the bill - but they're not going to stay in mint condition for long. Adidas and Deliveroo are joining forces to launch the ZX 2K BOOST (alongside the launch of a more traditional version of the trainers). 

    Created by Sugar Street Studios, it does look rather impressive, we have to admit. Cut it open and you're promised "chocolate

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  • Violet are opening a new bakery and wine bar in London Fields - there will be cake

    Violet are opening a new bakery and wine bar in London Fields - there will be cake

    They sprang to instant fame when they created the wedding cake for Harry and Meghan and now Violet are about to open a new wine bar in Hackney - tentatively called Violet Corner (after The Corner building that it's in) - 

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  • Cutter and Squidge are coming to Victoria with a pop-up bakery

    Cutter and Squidge are coming to Victoria with a pop-up bakery 

    Fans of Cutter and Squidge - best known for their biskies (a cake/cookie sandwich concoction) - can rejoice as they're about to get another location - this time as a pop-up in Victoria. Already set up in The City and Soho, they're now heading to

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  • Maitre Choux are bringing their eclairs to Canary Wharf

    Bel-Air brings wholesome LA-fare to Farringdon with their second branch

    Got a sweet tooth and live or work near Canary Wharf? If so then put 7 August in your diary. That's when Maître Choux are opening their new outlet there.

    This will be the fourth London opening for the eclair specialist. The Jubilee Walk spot will be a takeaway-only space serving up all manner of gorgeous patisserie. But, unlike their other places, this City spot will be open from early in day -

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  • The 2018 Great Architectural Bake-off's best cakes of London buildings

    This weekend, bakers from London's top architectural firms and colleges got together for the annual WATG Great Architectural Bake-off. And if you're a fan of the showstopper section of the Great British Bake Off, then you're in for a treat.

    Here are our favourite of this year's entries of London buildings rendered in sponge and buttercream. Enjoy.

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    Harry and Megan choose Hackney's Violet Cakes as their wedding cake baker

    violet cakes royal wedding cake harry and megan

    Well today is a red letter day for East London bakery Violet Cakes as Kensington Palace announced this morning that she'll be the baker responsible for the royal wedding cake.

    In a formal announcement this morning, Kensington Palace confirmed that Claire Ptak had been chosen by Prince Harry and Megan Markle to make their wedding cake.

  • Flavourtown Bakery is coming to Parsons Green, and they’re bringing rainbow cake

    Flavourtown Bakery is coming to Parsons Green, and they’re bringing rainbow cake The lucky, sweet-loving souls of SW6 are being treated to the award-winning Flavourtown Bakery’s first ever shop. It’ll be open from 7.30am with coffee and pastries, but really you’ll be wanting to load up on their fudgey brownies, gorgeous cupcakes and more.

  • Yamagoya brings their ramen and raindrop cake to The Cut with their first permanent venue

     Yamagoya brings their ramen and raindrop cake to The Cut with their first permanent venueAfter a successful pop-up on Shaftsbury Avenue, and the cake that launched 1,000 Instagrams, Yamagoya is back for good, bringing ramen-shaped joy into the hearts and bellies of Londoners on The Cut (near Waterloo).

  • Test Driving Jacob the Angel - this coffee house from the people behind The Palomar has a great pastry game going on

    coconutThe people behind the Palomar and The Barbary have opened a coffee shop with some pretty bad-ass cakes on offer. We pop down for a look. 

  • Get a taste of Butterscotch ahead of its White City opening in Old Street Station

    Get a taste of Butterscotch ahead of its White City opening in Old Street Station

    The next stall to pop up in Old Street Station’s busy concourse will be Butterscotch, a new bakery serving American layer cakes, cookies and more, run by Bea Vo, formerly of Bea’s of Bloomsbury.

    It’ll be the bakery’s first debut in London ahead of its official opening in White City where it’ll find a more permanent home

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  • New York's Dominique Ansel Bakery are bringing the Cronut to London

    Dominique Ansel rarebit

    6/9/16 - updated with details of exclusive London products including the Welsh rarebit croissant (pictured)

    Dominique Ansel Bakery is one of the most popular bakeries in New York - and a great deal of that is down to them creating the behemoth donut/croissant mash-up, The Cronut®. And now they're coming to London.

    It was announced

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  • Pan de Vie matcha cafe opens in Covent Garden

    matchacakes

    It's not just a pretty colour: matcha is so on trend it's cropping up everywhere, from verdant green lattes to pastel hued macarons. Now for the truly obsessed, a new cafe in the heart of Covent Garden has turned it into their hero ingredient.

    Pan de Vie aims to combine the best of European baking and patisserie techniques with flavours from the Far East - in a cafe and shop arranged over two floors. There will be plenty of green tea themed treats on offer,

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  • Will Torrent is bringing his cakes to The Tea Room at Harrods

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    Got a sweet tooth? Then put this in your diary. Award-winning patisserie chef Will Torrent, who has worked with everyone from Heston to Jamie, is popping up at Harrods. It's all tied in with the publication of his new book, Afternoon Tea at Home. So you can try two of the cakes from his books in The Tea Room at Harrods. The Passionfruit and Chocolate “Jaffa Cake” and the Mango, Lime and Coconut Mille Feuille will be on the menu for £9.95 each.

    Will Torrent's

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