Richmond and Barnes is teaming with lovely little cake shops, bakeries and cafés with amazing pastries? Get your sponge, tart or pastry fix from one of these fabulous local cake shops, cafés and patisseries
1 William Curley
Expect some seriously fancy petit fours and patisserie from this Richmond-based ‘boutique’, which is perhaps usually best-known for it’s dazzling array of super-swish chocolates.
10 Paved Court, Richmond TW9 1LZ; 020 8332 3002; williamcurley.com
2 Cook & Garcia
Richmond’s award-winning sandwich deli also offers sublime home-made cakes. Carrot cake is always a favourite, but you’ll find brownies and bakewell slices too.
25 The Quadrant, Richmond TW9 IDJ; 020 8948 7777; cookandgarcia.co.uk
As well as first-rate artisan loaves, this Barnes favourite offers a selection of sweet treats. Our tops marks go to the raspberry financiers and zesty lemon tin cake.
49 Church Road, Barnes SW13 9HH; 020 8741 0987; gailsbread.co.uk
4 Orange Pekoe
A fantastic tea shop that serves a beautiful collection of cakes. Accompany your choice with a cup of one of their fantastic loose-leaf teas.
3 White Hart Lane, Barnes SW13 0PX; 020 8876 6070; orangepekoeteas.com
5 The French Tarte
In Surbiton and now Teddington too, The French Tarte serves a range of mouth-watering cakes, speciality breads and pastries. They also serve an incredible afternoon tea.
83 Maple Road, Surbiton KT6 4AW and 45 High Street, Teddington TW11 8HA; thefrenchtarte.co.uk