Established in 1871, Maison Bertaux is London’s oldest patisserie. Alongside history and tradition, you’ll find freshly baked cakes, tarts, pies and cheesecakes.
Eat in and enjoy tea, savoury pastries and cake in the eclectic shop or gallery café upstairs. You can also pick up a little treat to eat alfresco in nearby Soho Square, or commission a bespoke wedding cake.
You’ll find Maison Bertaux in the heart of London’s Soho and close to the buzz of Carnaby; areas known for quirky shops, bohemian cafes, great restaurants, live music, cabaret and an exciting pub and nightlife scene.
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28 Greek Street, St James, London, W1D 5DQ
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The place has some cakes that are ok and seem to be homemade, but overall it feels a bit touristy. It has only a few tables and there are always people waiting for you to leave. The interior has also seen already some better days, a renovation is needed some time. It seems there hasn't been anything invested in years. Windows are not properly closing and tables and chairs look like they have...more
Really cute little tea shop in soho, had the pear tart and a pot of tea came to seven pounds. So slighlty on the expensive side but well worth the visit.
As I walked in it was like stepping back in time greeted by and old lady it seemed like your granny's tea room. Immediately felt at home and on best behaviour she just that effect. lol
Would only come back if I were with a friend from out...more
Very eclectic French pastry shop with a huge selection of delicious sweets. We stopped for afternoon tea and pastries and loved the place. Going upstairs we had the pleasure of putting up with an ongoing philosophy discussion between a pair of wornout Englishmen with nothing else to do for the afternoon than fill the room with their redundant wordiness. It was entertaining.
Right on Greek Street in Soho, this cafe has the perfect location. They sell massive pots of tea alongside extra hot water, basins of milk and giant tubs of sugar. They also have some of the most exciting cakes I've ever seen. I'm a big fan of the strawberry cheesecake, the chocolate cheesecake and all of the other half a dozen cheesecake options.
The shop is split into two stores, with the...more
The bakery/café itself is cozy; personally I like sitting upstairs where there's avant garde paintings that seem to be on exhibition/sale - not quite sure!
I've been here a couple of times, and not a single visit did I really feel welcome. For some reason, the owners (I'm assuming they are - an elderly French couple) are always a bit surly and rude. I always feel guilt-tripped by the French...more