The Hummingbird Bakery Portobello Road

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The Hummingbird Bakery landed in London in 2004 and has fast established a following for selling delicious brownies, cupcakes, cakes and more. This is the original Hummingbird Bakery on Portobello Road, Notting Hill.

Venue Details & Map

The Hummingbird Bakery Portobello Road

133 Portobello Road
Notting Hill
W11 2DY
+44 (0)20 7229 6446
Public transport:
Ladbroke Grove, Underground

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 115 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Hummingbird Bakery Portobello Road

3.0 out of 5 23 October 2016
by Alexander H.

Thrill Is Gone

Last time we've been in London we really fell in love with the amazing Cupcakes of the Hummingbird Bakery.

A lot has happened since then. My wife kept baking cupcakes at home and got better and better. So we wondered how much we'll enjoy the Cupcakes this time around.

Well.....not so much anymore. We bought a Red Valvet Cupcake and a Vanilla Cupcake. Looked good, nicely...more

5.0 out of 5 13 September 2016
by Alina S.

I spent a weekend with friends who lived right nearby. As a tiny present for their hospitality I went to get them cupcakes. I was so impressed by the quality of this lovely store that I came back a few years later when I decided to spent some days over christmas in London.more

4.0 out of 5 22 May 2016
by Amanda M.

I'm obsessed with oreos. Really, I have a problem. That's why I never buy them because I eat all of them. Anyway, they've got an oreo cupcake and it tastes just like oreo. It's delicious and amazing and I almost bought another one. But my husband wouldn't let me. good choice. ANYWAY, this place is totally cool and I saw the guy making the rainbow cake in the back. SUPER COOL! I've still gotta...more

2.0 out of 5 9 February 2016
by Karishma P.

I'd heard so much about Humming Bird bakery, that I was quite excited to take my sister there.

A friend had served me a lemon cake from them for tea once and it was nice, but I wanted to see the place for myself.

The location is tiny, but I've been to tinier cafes/bakeries. They had quite a few options on offer and fresh bakes seemed to be constantly coming out of the kitchen.

We tried the...more

2.0 out of 5 8 July 2015
by Victoria C.

The Hummingbird sells medium-sized cupcakes that are overly dense, doughy and consequently overrated given their 4-pound price tag (sitting in is more expensive than take-out). The shop itself is also really small and cramped.

Tl;dr - overpriced cupcakes at Portobello Road.more

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