Best Bakeries in London


E5 Bakehouse

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$· 395 Mentmore Terrace·Map·Hours·Website·

133 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Try the signature Hackney Wild or Heritage Wholemeal. Loaves are available as half loaves too. The E5 also does breakfast, coffee, cakes and wholesome and tasty lunches. If you like the bread, brea... read more

This bakery makes the best sourdough this side of the Thames. It's a short train journey or bus ride from us, but you get fab coffee and snacks when you get there, and you can buy a loaf of bread t... read more

141 local Airbnb hosts recommend

24-hour bakery known for traditional Jewish-style filled bagels such as salt beef and smoked salmon. This draws the crowds as it is cheap, characterful and non-missable part of Brick Lane heritage!

Whether you go for a smoked salmon and cream cheese beigel or salt beef beigel you can be sure of a cheap and cheerful 24 hour snack. Popular with tourists, tramps, nightclubbers, taxi drivers and ... read more

The salt beef beigel, which have been served up at this charmingly scruffy bakery since 1977. It allegedly churns out 7,000 of the boiled bready beauties a day (that’s why it never closes), which a... read more

75 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Claire Ptak's Violet bakery/cafe sells delicious cakes, made with seasonable ingredients and unusual flours such as buckwheat and rye. Open for breakfast and lunch. Not cheap, but delicious. If you... read more

The sweetest little cafe making famously good cakes, tarts and pastries on one of East London's prettiest streets. You can sit in there for hours reading and drinking great coffee.

Famous for sweet baked goods. Loads of my friends crave their cakes and whatever the bake daily. However they are super sweet. If you don't have a sweet tooth, it may not be for you.



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$· 75 Salusbury Road·Map·Hours·Website·

72 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Gail's is a lovely artisan bakery to have a cappuccino along side with a choice cakes. They also do great savoury snacks to eat. After which you can just chill out with laptop on hand.

Local artisan bakery with delicious seasonal breads. Choose from sandwiches, freshly-made salads, or amazing cakes. They also serve top-notch coffee. Take away or linger and watch the locals.

An artisan bakery in London, Gail's makes delicious breads, pastries and coffees. A local favourite, it often has a line-up out the door but is definitely worth the wait. The potato and rosemary so... read more


The Albion

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$$· 2-4 Boundary Street·Map·Hours·Website·

56 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A lovely stroll away through Shoreditch. Redchurch Street is great shopping / bars. The Albion is a fun restaurant and the building has a rooftop bar.

Highly recommended! Posh all day British canteen. Very good food for brunch, tea and cakes, or Pie. Unique bakery on site, *best croissant* in town and delicious cakes.

Lovely place in Shoreditch to grab coffee and brunch in Shoreditch. 10 minute walk from the flat. If it's a nice day ask to go up to the roof terrace and have cocktails overlooking Shoreditch.

44 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This French bakery has amazing pastries, quiches, coffees and desserts. It also sells fresh breads and cheeses and lots of French delicacies. Great for breakfast or lunch and has a garden and wireless

Belle Epoque is regularly touted as one of the best pastry shops in the city with extensive selection of cakes, chocolates, breads, viennoseries, tarts and quiches all made to exactingly high standard

Authentic French croissants and pastries plus great coffee make this the perfect spot for breakfast. Open from 8am weekdays and 9am weekends. Order the home-made quiche or croque monsieur for lunch.


The Spence Cafe

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161 Stoke Newington Church Street·Map·Hours·Website·

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing breads, pastries and cookies. They also make a fine cup of coffee. I usually grab a coffee and a pastry before heading to Clissold Park.

Lots of choices of fresh, delicious bread, baked through the day. They also serve coffees and yummy cakes.

For fresh bread and pastries at a good price. My second choice after Wholefoods! Open 8am-6pm Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm on a Sunday.

32 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best Cupcakes and Brownies ever. Delicious coffee and always something new.

Store specialising in American-style home baking, including cupcakes, brownies and cheesecakes.

One word: cupcakes. Big ones, small ones (no wait, who wants small cupcakes?), icing, sugar, sprinkles, sugar, sugar… Hummingbird Bakery’s delicious goodies have become world famous and you can vis... read more

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fantastic cafe bakery, the best bread in London in my opinion. Great for brunch, pastries sandwiches and cakes.

Lovely bakery and cafe - nice spot for breakfast.

More than 30 types of bread are offered at this chain bakery serving coffee, breakfast and lunch. Address: 138 Portobello Rd, London W11 2DZ

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best coffee, tea, croissants and pastries in the area, the 10 minute walk is totally worth it, check out the conservatory.

A favourite for coffee and a cake from this ever-expanding chain which has held onto its integrity, but this was the first!

In the evenings this Made in the UK biz offers 2 for 1 breads and cakes as it bakes everything fresh on a daily basis.



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104 Askew Road·Map·Hours·Website·

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best croissant in London, delicious posh breakfasts and amazing freshly baked artisan breads.

Fantastic bakery and cafe - keeps on getting better and better

Great cafe and also delicious light meals for lunch..lovely atsmostphere and very friendly

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My favourite local coffee shop - beautifully tasty Italian sweet treats and great selection of lunchtime food. Bright & light in converted printworks. Very child-friendly - plenty of room for buggies!

Delicious authentic Italian patisseries baked on the premises, cool spacious environment. Reasonably priced. Nice staff. Free wifi. Open early but closes at 5pm.

A pleasant and spacious place to hang out and get your coffee fix. Italian pastries are made on site so ideal if you fancy something a little indulgent.

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Swedish cinnamon buns and great coffee. Near the Geffrye museum.

Scandinavian bakery serving amazing cinnamon buns and all kinds of breads..

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hmmm, best bakery nearby: spelt, rye, croissants, chelsea buns, rolls, cakes... also at the Oval Farmer's market on Saturday morning from 10AM-3PM.

Ok, so if you are heading into central London for sightseeing (or whatever you are doing) try this bakery right on the corner from the house to grab a breakfast pastry. The food is delicious (and m... read more

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Artisan bakery in London selling award-winning bread, breakfast, cakes, pastry, coffee and tea.

More than 30 types of bread are offered at this chain bakery serving coffee, breakfast and lunch

A Bakery with a fine assortiment of bread which is also perfect for coffee, breakfast and lunch.

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Healthy bakery - award-winning freshly made bread. Also have delicious homemade pastries and desserts

More than 30 types of bread are offered at this chain bakery serving coffee, breakfast and lunch.

Great place for breakfast • brunch • lunch • great healthy options • mouthwatering range of artisan bakes • selection of freshly baked breads • savory muffins • scones • tarts • blueberry pancakes ... read more

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great brunch spot, bakery and coffee shop. If you're going for brunch, try to get there early at the weekends as it is tiny and tends to get very busy!

Excellent brunch, cute little spot, and as the name suggests, reallllly good bread!

Check the reviews on TripAdvisor. This is a Sourdough Bakery primarily but perfect for Breakfast/Brunch, Coffee, Baked Goods and fresh Sourdough Pizza's in the evenings. Guest who present evidence ... read more

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you like cupcakes, then you must buy some here. I suggest the "Red Velvet" cupcake.

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Rinkoff Wholesale Bakeries, a family run business was established in 1911. We have been producing speciality bread cakes and rolls for over 100 years. This includes traditional Challah breads, Sour... read more

Rinkoff's are a real local bakery (since 1911) and have brought crodoughs to London - in this bakery you can have a bagel as well and good coffee outside or as takeaway - cakes are brilliant. You w... read more

In 1911 a Ukrainian Jew who emigrated to Britain set up his bakery, 102 years later it’s still going strong and still family run. East End salt beef beigels, challa bread and fabulous pastries!

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The original Brick House. Go for the fresh salads, sandwiches, sausage rolls, fresh bread and great coffee. You almost need a pram to get in now the mum's have taken over but if you're after space ... read more



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$· 12 Connaught St·Map·Hours·Website·

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Artisan pattisserie and chocolate shop, from founder of Agent Provocateur.

Nice Local Coffee shop with some delicious Cakes

Great chocolates and coffee shop to go to.

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sells beautiful organic bread and cakes, and you can also have a coffee or sandwich there too. I recommend the brown sourdough!

Great little cafe and bakery. You can usually grab a vegan or veggie sandwich on the go, and they make amazing coffee.

Excellent coffee! Amazing organic bread and cakes! They also do a lot of gluten free.

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

For the best brownies in town !!!! And also the old cottages and cobbled streets, homes to the Waterloo railway workers in victorian times.

The best bakery! Try the Curly Whirly cake.

Always good looking cakes in this tiny shop everytime I walk by

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a charitable artisan bakery (supporting adults recovering from mental health issues). It sells quality artisan breads, fresh pastries, handmade sandwiches and coffee to take out.

Artesian bakery around the corner, for good bread and a good social enterprise.

This is a backery run by a mental health charity selling delicious bread (mainly sourdough), sandwiches (Mon-Thurs) and pizza (Fri) for lunch on weekdays.

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Gorgeous bread at reasonable prices. It does good cakes and flans too.

Sit outside with your coffee and watch the world go by.. and don't forget to buy your fresh sourdough bread from's the best

A cafe and bakery selling selling fresh bread, coffee and cakes.

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fabulous old-fashioned bakery fluttering with Saturday girls on the weekend. An absolute must at Christmas and Easter.....their cakes and puddings have no rival.

If you are here on a weekend be sure to pop down to the famous Dunn's bakery for their little Cronuts... so good

Fabulous cronuts and excellent Bavarian rye bread

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Camberwell version of the General Store – closed Tuesday and Sunday

Locally hand made breads made on site. Small deli with cheeses and cured meats. No seating inside.

Local bakery and deli for luxury items. Cheese and wine.

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The flat white is a winner and they make their own amazing bread.

THE best coffee shop in London with a fantastic range of freshly baked cakes and pastries- the prefect way to start off the day

Up to Blackheath for really nice coffee and sandwiches, cakes - open til 7 pm