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Best Luxury Cake Shops In London

Published on February 17, 2022 by Rebecca Hinshelwood

the metropolitan luxury serviced apartments london photoFrom milestone celebrations to a little pick-me-up, you simply can’t beat a cake shop. And of course, the most luxurious cakes are something to behold! A vision for the eyes and flavour to match. So whether you’re in town for a big celebration or a city break, a long stay or a flying visit, these are the luxury cake shops in London that you won’t want to miss.

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Fusion Flavours – Kova – Kensington & Soho

Specialising in handmade sweet treats with a Japanese twist, at Kova east meets west in delicious harmony. Delicately layered mille crêpes are the signature here, with classic, international, and contemporary flavour options. The flavours and textures are all super light, so it’s great when you’re on the move. And don’t forget it’s all set off with utterly instagrammable bubble tea for a bang on trend experience. 

Classic Patisserie – The Connaught Patisserie – Mayfair

With decor as sweet as the menu, the patisserie at The Connaught will as much delight the eyes as the taste buds! The pink interior features rose marble floors and crystal lights. There’s everything you’d expect from the best of luxury cake shops, from breakfast pastries to afternoon tea, all presented beautifully. Plus, the patisserie has partnered with the River Café with a daily delivery of their Chocolate Nemesis. This is the only place you can get your hands on this other than the River Café itself!

Big Celebrations – Peggy Porschen – Chelsea & Belgravia

From the outside in, Peggy Porschen is sweetness unlimited. The pastel pink parlour exterior gives a hint of what’s to come inside this luxury cake shop. The cakes on offer are designed with creativity, fantasy and opulence in mind. While their cupcakes are spectacular, it’s the celebration cakes that we want to talk about. Each cake is designed with a story to tell, and so you can expect fantastical adornments on the outside and sumptuous flavour on the inside. 

Light Bites – Maître Choux – Kensington & Soho

Three locations across Kensington and Soho mean that you can always pop in to visit this specialist purveyor of eclairs. These are no ordinary choux pastries, but are ornately constructed to be as pretty as a picture. The range of eclairs and choux treats on offer is regularly updated and seasonally designed. Gift boxes are perfect for sharing, or just pop in for a light as a feather pick me up while you’re on the go. 

Sharing Treats – Cutter & Squidge – Soho

Sometimes, the great thing about cakes is sharing them. And there’s no easier way to do this than with a sharing platter of mini treats. This is why Cutter & Squidge have soared in popularity with their signature product, the Biskie. This is a dessert sandwich that’s half cake and half cookie filled with deliciously flavoured cream. There are also full cakes and brownies, shortbreads, and cupcakes on offer. If you can’t swing by, simply order an afternoon tea delivery!

Elegant Cupcakes – Primrose Bakery – Primrose Hill

Head here for the original trailblazing purveyor of cupcakes. The Primrose bakery was founded in 2004 and is still the place to go for pretty as a picture cupcakes. Whether you want to celebrate with a box or just indulge in one, the cupcake menu is mouthwatering. All cupcakes are baked fresh and with a daily special in addition to the standard flavours. So if your heart is set on chocolate marshmallow, make sure you visit on a Thursday!

Free From – Vida – Brick Lane

Cake shopping can be tricky for anyone with food intolerances. Satisfy your sweet tooth without gluten, dairy and egg with the range of free-from treats at Vida. You can get individual portion cake tubs, cakes by the slice or whole cakes. This bakery proves that you can still produce beautiful and delicious cakes without the gluten or dairy. 

Of course, if you’re a keen amateur pastry chef, why not be inspired by luxury cake shops and bake up a storm in your own kitchen. Your luxury serviced apartment kitchen is fully equipped for even the grandest baking exploits! 

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