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Top bakery recommendations from locals

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“If you're out late in Soho and would like a desert, look no further than Princi!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“Little has changed here in decades. It's a great stop for a pot of tea and a cake in Soho. Maison Bertaux was founded in 1871 by a French communard from Paris named Monsieur Bertaux. It is situated at 28 Greek Street, Soho, London, next door to the Coach and Horses pub; Maison Bertaux is the oldest pâtisserie shop in London.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
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“A welcome retreat in central London, this Scandinavian designer bakery makes a beautiful rye bread. I stop here for a coffee and an open rye bread sandwich if I’m nearby, followed by one of their famous cinnamon buns. Pick up a copy of the excellent Nordic Bakery Cookbook while you’re there—it is full of recipes you actually want to bake and eat, especially in winter.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bakery
“5 minutes walk, buns so blooming good they had to hide them down the teeny tiny Rose Street for fear of a stampede.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The best cake ever is the Pecan and cinnamon from Gail's. My favourite! There are a few of them around the city, check the website for the nearest one.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“A cute bakery with an even cuter afternoon tea! Different from the traditional sandwiches and cakes that you would expect...”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“TY has a great, relaxed vibe; awesome for hanging out quietly, doing some work or just grabbing one of their awesome brews and some food”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“The most famous French macarons in the whole universe... to die for! Make sure you taste some after your stroll inside the Burlington Arcade.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Hotel
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“Great cinnamon / cardamom / vanilla buns. They also have a location near Columbia Road Flower Market”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
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“Outdoor terrasse over Covent Garden - exquisite cakes and…macaroons of course”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
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“A great spot indoor or outside when the sun shines.. Le Pain Quotidien (meaning 'daily bread') in Covent Garden serves bread, cakes, coffee, salads and its divine open sandwiches (tartines) all day every day.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“An independent local grocer store with a fantastic butcher, baker, greengrocer and superb selection of cheese and wine. Not the cheapest place to shop but a real treat. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Café
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“Best deserts you will taste in London. Ideal if you want to buy birthday cakes as well.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
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“An all-natural bakery with unique signature Biskies, cakes, caramel, biscuits and more sweet treats.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“French Boulangerie fresh made food on-site and fantastic sweets and cakes for the sweet tooth! :)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 2 locals recommend