• Frog Bakery opens its doors in Camberwell

    frog bakery camberwell

    Camberwell residents should be hightailing it to Peckham Road where Frog Bakery has just recently opened. Originally run as a popup, before crowdfunding helped them kit out their new site, the bakery is the passion project of two bakers Oliver Costello and Rebecca Spaven. Between them, the duo have an impressive CV having worked for folk like Ottolenghi, Hawksmoor, Bread by Bike and Fortitude Bakehouse, among others.


  • Buns From Home open in Covent Garden and the Royal Exchange

    buns from home covent garden and royal exchange

    It's been a busy old year so far for the folks at Buns From Home. Barely three months after opening their last place, the business which grew out of lockdown has flourished by opening a further two brand new bakeries, in the heart of the West End and the City of London.

    The first to throw open its doors was the Buns From Home in Covent Garden where you'll find their signature cinnamon and cardamon

  • The best hot cross buns in London

    london's best hot cross buns

    If you love the seasonal delights of hot cross buns then now is your time. We've picked some of the best in London along with a selection of hot cross bun-flavoured treats too.

  • Pophams Bakery opens a new site in Victoria Park Village

    Pophams Bakery to open a new site in Victoria Park Village

    Updated 5/4/22 with opening date

    After expanding to a Hackney restaurant in 2019 that served handmade pasta in the evenings, the exciting news is that a third Pophams site is on the way, this time in Victoria Park Village, announced on Instagram (and initially spotted by Eater).

    London’s Pophams Bakery has had a cult-like following ever since the 2017

  • Beaten by a Whisker is Walthamstow's new bakery and cafe

    beaten by a whisker bakery walthamstow

    Lucky old Walthamstow is the proud owner of a rather lovely new place to get baked goods from. Beaten by a Whisker is an artisan small-batch bakery which opened its doors just a few weeks back.

    The bakery is the culmination of a dream by baker Laura Almond who started out selling cakes from an honesty box in her driveway. From there she began supplying local cafes before opening this place just behind St

  • Chestnut Bakery expands to Covent Garden's Floral Street

    chestnut bakery covent garden

    14/3/22 - updated with opening date

    Six months after taking over the old Dominique Ansel bakery in Belgravia, Chestnut Bakery are at it again. The bakery that's already created a stellar reputation for its breads and pastries is taking over the other Ansel site in Covent Garden.

    If you recall,

  • Fuwa Fuwa bring their Japanese soufflé pancakes to Soho

    fuwa fuwa soho london

    If you're on Food Tok you'll know that Japanese souffle pancakes are A Big Thing. There are countless videos of the fluffy delights being flipped on the grill before being topped with all manner of sweet delights.

    There are two big players right now on the scene, Hefaure in Chinatown and Fuwa Fuwa at the Brunswick Centre. And now Fuwa Fuwa has moved into town, having opened their second store in the heart of Soho just a few weeks

  • Buns From Home's second bakery is now open in Holland Park

    buns from home holland park london bakery

    One of London's hottest new bakeries has just opened a new store, in Holland Park, making West Londoners' plans to diet in January utterly futile.

    Buns from Home is the passion project of local baker Barney Goff who started out selling his buns at Portobello Market and delivering them door to door during the lockdown. He then roped in brother Gabriel to the business before the brothers opened their first

  • Holloway Model Bakery sees East Finchley's Margot Bakery expand to Holloway

    holloway model bakery london

    It feels like we're living through a boom period of amazing neighbourhood bakeries opening in London. The next area to get a great bakery landing on their doorstep is Lower Holloway.

    Artisan baker Michelle Eshkeri opened Margot Bakery in East Finchley in 2016 and it's since become one of North London's most popular bakeries, winning Michelle plaudits for her sourdough bread and pastries. Everything from her challah to

  • Toklas brings the Med to the Strand (plus a new bakery too)

    Toklas brings the Med to the Strand (and a new bakery too)

    Updated 18/11/21 with bakery opening date

    A new Mediterranean restaurant (and bakery) is coming to the Strand, landing at the 180 Strand building (which is also where the latest Soho House is). 

    Toklas' chef, Martyn Lyons, has impressive credentials, having

  • 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


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