• Jolene neighbourhood bakeries to open in Angel, Shoreditch and Hackney

    Jolene Bakery expands to Islington, Shoreditch and Hackney

    Updated 4/10/21 with opening dates

    Jolene Bakery and its offshoot Big Jo have been a huge success story of the past few years - you only have to see the queues snaking down from both during lockdown to know that.

    They have three new openings planned for this year, two of which they have now opened. The first was in the summer, opening in Shoreditch on Redchurch Street and

  • London's best bakeries - where to buy bread, pastries, buns and more...


    London's bakery scene has exploded in recent years with a wide variety of innovative bakeries launching all over the capital. So whether you're after the best sourdough, sublime pastries or wonderful milk loaves, here are the very best in town. 

  • The Dusty Knuckle are opening a bakery and pizza restaurant on Green Lanes

    dusty knuckle green lanes

    They've played an immense game during lockdown with their milk float deliveries and more. Now Dalston bakery The Dusty Knuckle have their sights set on a new place on Green Lanes.

  • London's best cookie deliveries

    best cookie deliveries in London

    Whether you're treating yourself or sending them as a present, these London cookie delivery companies are sending out the best baked goods around.

  • Chestnut Bakery in Belgravia opens with a dream team of bakers

    chestnut bakery belgravia

    Over in Belgravia a new bakery opened its doors for the first time this weekend. But it seems that Chestnut Bakery - which has taken on the old Dominique Ansel site - is trying to do things a little differently. They set out their stall as "celebrating international baking traditions in the golden age of breadmaking."

    They've certainly assembled an impressive team to help them do that. Senior Baker, Mauro Gizick from

  • The best hot cross buns in London this Easter (including delivery)

    london's best hot cross buns

    If you love the seasonal delights of hot cross buns and are anxiously watching the days slip by until they're off the shelves until next year then now is your time. We've picked some of the best in London - both for collection and delivery.

  • The French Market brings patisserie and wine to Whetstone

    the french market whetstone

    Three years after opening their successful French wine shop and deli in Tufnell Park, the team behind Authentique Epicerie & Bar have opened a second French food spot in North London.

    The French Market sees owners Alexandre, Amaury & Matthieu, who met having worked at various London wine merchants, this

  • Panadera is a Kentish Town bakery from the people behind Mamasons

    Pandera is a Kentish Town bakery from the people behind Mamasons 

    Mamasons are best known for their Filipino “dirty" ice cream stores (that's the nickname used to describe ice cream made in a steel drum with ice and salt). But now they're changing gear for their new place, a bakery in Kentish Town, Panadera, which has opened two doors down from their current spot.

    Selling an array of Filipino baked goods, you can expect pandesal

  • London's new food and drink delivery-only businesses


    London's food and drink delivery scene has never been more innovative or interesting. We pick out some of the city's new delivery-only businesses you should know about.

  • Where to find a Japanese bakery in London

    London's best Japanese bakeries

    If Great British Bake Off's Japanese Week made you actually want to learn more about the country's authentic cakes, breads and pastries then here's where to find the best Japanese bakeries in London.

  • Floozie Cookie pops up in Covent Garden from ex-Claridge's pastry chef

    floozie cookie covent garden pop up

    If there's one thing we know makes 2020 better, it's baked goods. So news of a three-month cookie popup in Covent Garden is already making up happy.

    Floozie Cookie is a passion project by pastry chef Kimberly Lin who's worked everywhere from Claridge’s and The Savoy to Dominique Ansel Bakery. "The way you hold a cookie before that first bite, the variety of texture, the temperature, it can bring such joy,” explains

  • Sourdough Sophia bakery in Crouch End is the culmination of a lockdown dream

    sourdough sophia bakery crouch end

    Who among us will be able to forget the great sourdough craze of the first Covid Lockdown? How could you call yourself a real foodie if you weren't faffing around with starters and whatnot while confined to your home?

    Up in Crouch End, one couple who spent the lockdown supplying sourdough out of their own kitchen to the local area are now parlaying their kitchen table business into a fully-fledged

  • The Duke Bakery at this Islington organic pub is raising funds for StreetSmart

    dukes bakery st peters street

    If the onslaught of emosh Christmas ads has already got you sobbing into your laptop, then this story from a London pub may push you over the top.

    The Duke of Cambridge organic pub in Islington is today launching an initiative to help StreetSmart - the UK charity for the homeless that normally gets its money from a donation added onto restaurant bills and whose funds have been decimated by the lockdown.


  • 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. 

  • Arôme bakery is opening its first permanent spot in Covent Garden

    arome bakery opens in Covent Garden's Mercer Street

    Fans of patisserie Arôme, which popped up for a while in Soho, will be pleased to hear that the artisan bakery is about to get its first permanent spot.

    They'll be opening next month in The Yards development in Covent Garden. The huge new 2,000 sq ft store on Mercer street will have a glass wall into its open kitchen, showing you the patisserie chefs at work.

    On the menu you'll find their signature cakes and pastries,


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