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Prada pastry shop Marchesi 1824 to open first UK site

Prada Group-owned pastry shop Marchesi 1824 is to open a store in London’s Mayfair this year.

Dusty Knuckle to open dedicated bakery school

Dalston-based The Dusty Knuckle Bakery is to open a dedicated bakery school next month.

New London food hub to feature mill and bakery

A regeneration project in London’s Elephant & Castle, designed to highlight sustainable food, is to feature an on-site mill and bakery.

Vegan bakery Nora and Nama opens in Camden

Nora and Nama Vegan Bakery & Deli has opened at Camden Market.

Cutter & Squidge's Soho site
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Cutter & Squidge to open second London site

Sister-owned bakery Cutter & Squidge is to open a second site in London next month.

Crosstown Doughnuts opens Hammersmith kiosk

Crosstown Doughnuts has opened a new store inside Hammersmith’s Broadway Shopping Centre.

Eco-friendly bakery Söderberg to open in Soho

Swedish artisan bakery Söderberg is to open its first London-based café on Berwick Street, Soho.

AOK Kitchen & Bakery to open in Marylebone

A new bakery and restaurant is to open its doors in London’s Marylebone this February.

Greggs opens at two more London stations

Greggs has opened stores at London Bridge and Cannon Street train stations.

Ole & Steen opens flagship store in London’s West End

Danish bakery Ole & Steen has opened a flagship store on Charing Cross Road, London.

Bakers team up with Beer52 for exclusive craft brews

London eateries, including bakery Lily Vanilli and Cantonese bun restaurant Bun House, have collaborated with craft beer company Beer52 to launch an exclusive range of brews.

Fortnum & Mason adds tea-infused ‘fancies’ range

Fortnum & Mason has launched two new ranges of fancies, including one infused with its own teas.

Lobster roll
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Miami restaurant Buns & Buns to open in London

Bread-centric restaurant Buns & Buns is to open in London’s Covent Garden Market this Thursday (15 November).

Bun House to open second site in London's Chinatown

Chinese street café Bun House is to open its second site in the heart of London’s Chinatown.

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Pump Street Bakery to open London pop-up shop

Suffolk-based Pump Street Bakery and Pump Street Chocolate are to return to London for their second pop-up shop.

Tate & Lyle to display 15-tier cake at King’s Cross

Tate & Lyle will unveil a 15-tier cake at London’s King’s Cross on Thursday (8 November) to celebrate its 140th anniversary.

Peggy Porschen to add London flagship in 2019

Cake designer Peggy Porschen is set to unveil a flagship store in the capital next year. 

Peyton and Byrne saved from administration

Artisan bakery and café chain Peyton and Byrne Bakeries has been rescued from administration.

National Bakery School students visit Synergy HQ

Synergy Flavours welcomed staff and students from the National Bakery School (NBS) to its High Wycombe headquarters this week. 

Bea’s of Bloomsbury marks anniversary with modern look and new flagship store

Bea’s of Bloomsbury is marking its 10th anniversary with an updated look, modernised menu and the opening of its new flagship store.

London restaurateurs to open bakery restaurant

A bakery/restaurant hybrid is to be opened by restaurateurs Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim and David Gingell next month.

St John Bakery to open first permanent site in London

St John Bakery is to open a permanent site in London’s Seven Dials following the success of two pop-up ventures.

The Ampersand Hotel's Science Tea
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London venues triumph in Afternoon Tea Awards

A five-star hotel, a science-inspired afternoon tea and a children’s afternoon tea were among the winners at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2018.

Food artist constructs BFG from Mr Kipling cakes

A food artist has constructed a giant sculpture of Roald Dahl’s beloved character, The BFG, entirely from Mr Kipling cakes.

Gail’s Bakery opens site in Muswell Hill

Gail’s Bakery has today (19 July) opened a new shop in Muswell Hill, London, serving freshly baked loaves, cakes and lunches.

Turkish pizza business to open second site in London

A London-based Turkish pizza restaurant is to launch a second site in the capital next month.

Hovis fights emissions with all-electric lorries

Hovis has introduced electric vehicles to its fleet in a move that would help prepare the “business for a lower carbon future”, according to Nish Kankiwala, CEO of Hovis.

Hummingbird Bakery marks Deliveroo milestone with cupcake giveaway

Hummingbird Bakery will bake 5,000 cupcakes that will be distributed by Deliveroo across London to mark the online delivery service's fifth anniversary.

Konditor & Cook unveils Cake Hole and spring range

Konditor & Cook has unveiled its revamped Cornwall Road site, which has been renamed the Cake Hole following a total overhaul.

St John Bakery opens pop-up at Old Street Station

St John Bakery has opened a temporary site at Old Street station in London.

US sandwich chain Which Wich set to make UK debut

American sandwich brand Which Wich is set to open its first site in the UK at the St Giles Plaza in London.

Last year's winner Charlie Hodson will return to defend his title
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Line-up announced for Great Sausage Roll Off competition

The Great Sausage Roll Off competition has confirmed its chef line-up for this year’s event.

New initiatives and passenger numbers drive SSP UK growth

Group revenue at Starbucks and Upper Crust travel sites operator SSP grew 13.5% in the last quarter of 2017.

Butterscotch Bakery’s new afternoon tea site

London-based Butterscotch Bakery is to open its second site in Marylebone, London, specialising in afternoon tea.

Paul UK raises over £13k for food charity campaign

Paul UK has raised £13,280 for The Felix Project’s ‘Help a Hungry Child’ campaign from sales of its breads.

Ole & Steen Bakery, Victoria Nova: A slice of Danish in London

The fifth Ole & Steen Bakery to open in London since the brand made its UK debut a year ago is located on the doorstep of one of Britain’s busiest railway stations.

Pladis names Jonny Jacobs as strategy director

McVitie’s owner Pladis has appointed Jonny Jacobs as its strategy director for its UK and Ireland division.

Hummingbird Bakery to debut vegan baked goods

Hummingbird Bakery is set to roll out its first vegan lines following high customer demand.

Bread Ahead set to open third site

Bread Ahead is to open a new bakery and café in Soho, London, next year.

Subway set to trial home delivery

Subway has announced it will trial a home delivery service in London from next year.

Paul UK set to open second Oxford site

Paul UK is to open a new site at Oxford’s Westgate shopping centre, taking its total number of UK venues to 37.

Warrens Bakery teams up with Bake Off star for London openings

Warrens Bakery has teamed up with Great British Bake Off star Martha Collison as it opens its first-ever stores in London. 

Video: Ole & Steen ops director on chain’s expansion plans

Danish bakery Ole & Steen has revealed its future expansion plans – including its first UK site outside London.

Bread Ahead to open winter bakery in Mayfair

London-based bakery Bread Ahead is set to open its doors as part of a new seasonal residency in Mayfair.

Veggie Pret opens third shop in Exmouth Market

Veggie Pret, the vegetarian spin-off to Pret A Manger, has opened its third shop in Exmouth market in Islington, London.

Finsbury confirms closure of Grain D’Or operation

Finsbury Food Group has confirmed it is to close premium baked goods business Grain D’Or, which employs 250 staff.

Maître Choux set to open second site in Soho

Specialist patisserie company Maître Choux has confirmed that it will be opening a second site in Soho, London.

Video: Brioche Pasquier plans further production lines in UK

Following the opening of a second production line at its Milton Keynes site, Brioche Pasquier’s UK managing director Olivier Ripoche tells British Baker the plans for the plant.

Dominique Ansel rolls out autumnal pastries at London bakery

Dominique Ansel’s DAB London Bakery has unveiled two new seasonal pastries.

Finsbury boss: ‘Business environment isn’t going to get any easier’

Finsbury Food Group – which last month announced plans to close its Grain D'Or bakery in London – has said its focus on driving efficiency and scale has helped it weather challenging market conditions.

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