Hummingbird Bakery

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© Gemma Day
South Kensington

Popular with all ages, especially young mums, this branch of Hummingbird Bakery celebrates Stateside sweetness with some classic all-American flavours. There’s a tiny café area attached to the shop, along with a couple of coveted outdoor tables.

The eye candy is provided by a veritable parade of indulgence – sparkly frosted cupcakes decorated in rainbow colours, lemon meringue pies, devil’s food cake and whoopee pies. We loved our darkly seductive chocolate cupcake and whipped icing, but found the red velvet cake disappointingly dry. Brownies come in various guises; our favourite is the deliciously soggy walnut version, topped with rich chocolate and cream cheese frosting.

Supplies can run low by the evening; for the best choice, visit earlier in the day. Service, although friendly, is sometimes slow and chaotic during busy times.

Venue name: Hummingbird Bakery
Address: 47 Old Brompton Road
Opening hours: Open 9am-7pm Mon-Thur, Sun; 9am-8pm Fri, Sat
Transport: Tube: South Kensington tube
Price: Main courses £2-£3

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An amazing gem of a bakery. The only downfall is probably the price, but so far, there is simply no other option as you'll never find a bakery quite as good as this one.