Searching for sourdough? On a quest for gelato? Or desperately seeking scones? We've rounded up bakers, ice-cream purveyors and bread makers all doing delivery across the city.
Tufnell Park - 114-116 Fortess Rd, London NW5 2HL
Tufnell Park’s Parisian-style shop and restaurant has switched to offering home-cooked meals and wine delivered to your door. On the bakery front, you can order their quiches, lemon tarts and honey madeleines. And if you order the french baguette it comes part-baked - just finish it off in the oven in 5 minutes.
Delivery: Free home delivery within a 15-minute drive or on orders over £50.
Find them on Instagram: @authentiquelondon
Baker Claire trained as a wedding cake designer at Jane Asher and created her first edible Flour Pot as a gift for a friend. She normally trades at the Duke of York Square in Chelsea but is now delivering items like wonderful sugar crafted lemon trees (pictured) and seedling brownies.
Delivery range: Across London using DPD
Find them on Instagram: @thebotanical_baker
Borough - Borough Market, Cathedral St, London SE1 9DE
One of the oldest of London’s new-wave bakers when it first opened in Borough Market, Bread Ahead is also ahead on the delivery game. You can order items individually like banana cake and doughnuts, but an essentials box will cover everything you need on the bread and pastry front, including flour and yeast to have a go yourself.
Delivery range: Across central London, down as far as Peckham and up as far as Highbury Corner.
Find them on Instagram: @breadaheadbakery.
Hackney - 373 Helmsley Pl, London E8 3SB
The Bread Station has two top chefs behind it - you may remember Christoffer Hruskova from his Michelin-starred Clerkenwell restaurant North Road. He teamed up with leading Danish baker Per Brun to open this Danish bakery in London Fields. Order Danish Rye or maybe Hackney seeded loaves along with the marvellously named Hindbaersnitter - raspberry shortcake slices.
Find them on Instagram: @breadaheadbakery.
Soho & Camden
Chin Chin may have made their name from their experience of making ice-cream in front of you using liquid nitrogen, but they’ve also got plenty they can deliver. Choose from their hot chocolate home kit “thick, rich and so glossy you can see your face in it" or how about their griddle cookie dough starter kit?
Find them on Instagram: @chinchinicecream.
Soho - 20 Brewer St, London W1F 0SJ
Baking sisters Annabel and Emily are behind this bakery which aims to use “just as much [fat and sugar] as needed to make something delicious." They were particularly well known pre-lockdown for their afternoon teas and the good news is you can now get these delivered to your door (with brownies, scones and clotted cream etc) along with their fabulous cake truffles and brownies.
Find them on Instagram: @cutterandsquidge.
Belgravia - 17-21 Elizabeth St, London SW1W 9RP
It’s good to know that even in a pandemic Londoners can still enjoy cronuts, Kouign-amanns, canelés and more from top baker Ansel. You just need to be close to the Pimlico bakery which is still open. There are also hampers available with a range of the bakery’s signature pastries and cakes.
Find them on Instagram: @dominiqueansellondon.
Surbiton - Red Lion Business Centre, Red Lion Road, Surbiton, Surrey KT6 7QD
Founded in Wimbledon, but now based in Surrey, this bakery, which normally supplies gorgeous bread to The Ritz and the House of Lords, now delivers to a good swathe of South West and West London. You can order a-la-carte, but they also put together boxes of artisan breads, traditional bread and also a lovely looking breakfast box with both bread and pastries.
Find them on Instagram: @frankoniathebreadhouse
Chelsea & Bermondsey
If the weather keeps heating up, we’re going to need to order in more ice-cream which is where Bermondsey producers Ice Cream Union come in. They’re delivering 500ml tubs of their gorgeous seasonal ice-creams across London. So if you’re after cornflake or matcha ice-cream or maybe blood orange or mango sorbets, this is the place to go.
Find them on Instagram: @icecreamunion.
Tooting - 110 Mitcham Rd, Tooting Broadway, London SW17 9NG
This Tooting offshoot was started by two former founders of M1LK and has all manner of interesting twists on bakery classics to make you want to order. There's fresh cornbread, grilled Pumpkin bread with toasted cocoa nib praline & spent coffee butter or how about sourdough toast with white chocolate, miso & pecan “nutzilla”?
Delivery: Within a three-mile radius
Find them on Instagram: @julietsqualityfood.
Soho, Chinatown and South Kensington
Being stuck at home makes a delivery of Kova’s Japanese mille crêpes cakes all the more welcome - and there’s matcha, durian and earl grey among the flavours to choose from along with lava cakes, matcha tarts and more.
Delivery: From Deliveroo and Ubereats within a radius of their Soho and South Kensington stores.
Find them on Instagram: @kovapatisserie.
Bermondsey - Arch Spa Business Park 4, 6 Dockley Rd, London SE16 3FJ
For over a decade, this Bermondsey bakery has been setting standards for its bread and pastries. The good news is that despite lockdown, they deliver across London.
Delivery: On the day (3-mile distance) and pre-orders (4 days ahead - 1-mile distance).
Find them on Instagram: @lbpedlar.
Lovely Buns started out as a stall in Brick Lane where baker Alice first introduced Londoners to her plant-based cupcakes. Her London delivery service sends out cake blocks like pecan and chocolate and chai spiced rye as well as bun selections and miniature birthday cakes - perfect for anyone celebrating in isolation.
Delivery: Most of zone 1 & 2 - prices depend on your postcode
Find them on Instagram: @heylovelybuns
Bloomsbury - 57 Warren St, London W1T 5NR
Owner and chef Shaheen Peerbhai trained up at Le Cordon Bleu and the Centre de Formation d'Alain Ducasse and won two prestigious The James Beard Foundation scholarships before opening her bakery on Warren Street. Delivery includes a range of bread, cookies and viennoiserie - we can highly recommend the pistachio financiers and double chocolate Valrhona cookies.
Delivery: Across most of London
Find them on Instagram: @mielbakery.
Greenwich - 37 King William Walk, London SE10 9HU
This Greenwich-based artisan bakery (owner Paul used to be Head Chef at the two-Michelin starred restaurant Chez Nico) normally supplies top hotels and restaurants but is now delivering to lucky Londoners. Items include a basics box with tin loaves, baps and baguettes and a breakfast box which features bagels, muffins and pastries.
Delivery: Within an 8-mile radius of Greenwich
Find them on Instagram: @paulrhodesbakery.
Islington and Hackney
Insta-favourite bakers Pophams are delivering everything from their artisan pasta to breads, pastries and a biscuit selection, if you’re lucky to live close to their bakeries. On the menu, you'll find their deservedly famous bacon and maple croissant, a black olive and cherry tomato focaccia and five choices of pasta including a seasonal wild garlic and goats cheese cannelloni.
Delivery: Within a one-mile radius of either of their bakeries in Hackney and Islington. But slots go VERY quickly
Find them on Instagram: @pophamsbakery.
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