• Soho is getting a croissant-only cafe Criss Cross

    criss cross croissant cafe soho london

    If layers of flaky pastry are your thing, then you'll be wanting to know about Criss Cross. Opening in Soho this month, this new cafe and shop is devoted to one thing and one thing only - the croissant.

    They'll be selling gorgeous looking savoury and sweet pastries. The team behind it are hospitality folk connected to Novikov and Mnky Hse including Criss Cross's chef Roberto Guzzi who also heads up the

  • Bakery deliveries - the best places delivering bread and pastries in London

    london's best bakeries doing delivery

    Searching for sourdough? On a quest for cakes? Or desperately seeking scones? We've rounded up bakers and bread makers all doing delivery across the city. 

  • The Conticini Café at Camden's Buck Street Market sees top pastry chef Philippe Conticini settle in North London

    Philippe Conticini cafe opens in Camden's Buck Street Market

    Top French pastry chef Philippe Conticini must really like Camden. He's chosen that part of town to open his second patisserie there this year. Having opened a Salon de The in the North Yard of Camden Market mere weeks before lockdown, this new 40-seater Conticini Café at the Buck Street Market will be a more casual affair. You'll be able to buy his pastries, but there'll also be an on-site boulangerie, freshly baked

  • Flor's amazing lardy buns are now being sold at Dalston's Snackbar

    flor pastries snackbar dalston

    Well, this is a red-letter day for anyone who's been hankering after a Lardy Bun from Flor or the sourdough from Lyle's. We're still waiting to hear when they're returning from lockdown, but from today they'll be selling Flor pastries and the sourdough bread from Lyle's at Dalston's Snackbar.

    Posting on their Instagram account, Snackbar founder Freddie said: "If you’ve ever had their bread and butter at Lyle’s, or those lardy buns from Flor,

  • Dominique Ansel's 2019 Pie Night brings in London's top chefs

    dominique ansel reveals chefs for 2019 Pie Night

    If you manage to secure tickets to this year's Pie Night at Dominique Ansel Bakery, then you'll feel pretty damned smug. This year, Ansel is changing things up for his all-you-can-eat pie fest, bringing in some of London's top chefs to help out.

    In the mix are The Ledbury's Brett Graham, Sabor's Nieves Barragán, Ottolenghi's Helen Goh, The Greenhouse's Alex Dilling, and royal wedding baker Violet Cakes's Claire Ptak. In

  • Epic Pies opening at St Paul's will celebrate British pastry

    epic pies opens by st paul'sFrom street food to permanent digs, a mother/son duo are opening up this 'Britisserie' by St Paul's Cathedral, where pies are the main star but you can also get a Brunch Wellington at the weekend.

  • Dominique Ansel's Summer Marche is a three day fruit tart festival

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    If you're looking for a fun way to bump up your five a day intake, may we suggest a trip to the Dominique Ansel Bakery this weekend? For three days only they're holding a Summer Marché.

    The idea is to celebrate the best seasonal fruits from around the world. So they're filling their pastry section with 10 rather lovely sounding fruit tarts. They're using blueberries from Hertfordshire, British Jubilee Strawberries grown exclusively at only

  • Maitre Choux are bringing their eclairs to Canary Wharf

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    Got a sweet tooth and live or work near Canary Wharf? If so then put 7 August in your diary. That's when Maître Choux are opening their new outlet there.

    This will be the fourth London opening for the eclair specialist. The Jubilee Walk spot will be a takeaway-only space serving up all manner of gorgeous patisserie. But, unlike their other places, this City spot will be open from early in day -