If you haven’t already heard, National Cupcake Day is just around the corner (13th June), and we’ll take literally any excuse for a cake (or two!). Get ready for our top five cupcake hotspots worth visiting for a top notch sweet treat!
83 Watling Street, London, EC4M 9BX
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-7pm | Sat-Sun: 10am-6pm
Nearest Tube: Russell Square
Based in the heart of central London, Bea’s of Bloomsbury is the epitome of ‘Instagrammable’ cupcakes and glorious afternoon tea available on the daily. Filled with traditional treats and a fantastic tea listing, it’s safe to say Bea’s caters to all your needs!
6 The Courtyard, Ezra Street, London, E2 7RH
Opening Hours: Sunday 8:30am-3:30pm
Nearest Tube: Bethnal Green
Lily Vanilli is a delightful bakery/café tucked away in East London. Their menu changes on a weekly basis (watch their Instagram for menu updates!) featuring: cakes, brownies, pastries and more. Their café is open on Sunday’s only, however orders can be made and collected between Tuesday-Saturday – so why not order some cupcakes in for the best national day of the year (in our opinion)?
1 Kingly Court, London, W1B 5PW
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat: 11am-7pm | Sun: 12pm-6pm
Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus
We’ve never loved Kingly Court more on a summery June day, but what’s even better? Crumbs and Doilies are there to cater for your National Cupcake Day needs! Freshly baked on a daily basis, C&D mean serious business when it comes to their cupcake game (their Strawberry Shortbread cupcakes look INSANELY good), you can even order online or check out their delightful shop!
219 King’s Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5EJ
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat: 8am-8pm | Sun: 10am-6pm
Nearest Tube: Sloane Square
Peggy Porschen is Chelsea’s finest dreamlike café. From pastel pink décor to seasonal layer cakes and coffee – Peggy’s will be serving up the finest sweet treats this National Cupcake Day! Don’t forget to check out their delightful café menu (we’ll be ordering their award-winning Chocolate Heaven cupcake). For meticulously crafted cupcakes in a fairytale-esque atmosphere, then get on down to Peggy Porschen!
108 Marylebone Lane, London, W1U 2QE
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun: 3pm-6pm
Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus
108 Pantry is home to The Marylebone Hotel, one of London’s finest hotels. The Pantry has a bright, modern décor and is the perfect pit-stop this National Cupcake day for delightful cakes, pastries and more! Their delightful cakes menu features some must-try cupcakes (Chocolate and Banana Cupcake? Yes please!). We also recommend visiting 108 Pantry for afternoon tea, with their seasonal menu currently focused on An English Country Garden. For modern décor and elegant cupcakes, then get on down to 108 Pantry (don’t forget to make a booking!)
We’re SO excited for National Cupcake Day on the 13th June, and can’t wait to try out these delightful hotspots in London! Will we be seeing you at one of our top five locations? Let us know in the comments below! If you like our posts, you’ll love our Instagram.