Sophocles Bakery

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3 out of 5 Based on 5 reviews

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Sophocles Bakery

Address
24 Camberwell Church Street
Camberwell
London
SE5 8QU
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7252 6316
Public transport:
Denmark Hill, National Railway

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3 out of 5 based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Sophocles Bakery

4.0 out of 5 11 December 2013
by Andreas P.

Greek Cypriot goodies, a taste from home!

Although I was a bit drunk when I first discovered this place right after a heavy dinner nearby, I really enjoyed their pastries and took some home with me.

Basically theres evertything thats from that side of the world, fresh and just as sweet as they should be. Its cheap and great quality, will definitely visit again.more

4.0 out of 5 15 August 2012
by Mauro V.

So, the high street's bakery. This is a good'un. Sophocles is another of Church Street's institutions - I'm guessing another relic of the days when much of the local business was Greek Cypriot-owned. So along with your Eccles cakes and Bakewell tarts you can get your baklavas, shamalis, so on and so forth... Olive bread, tahini bread, halloumi bread (confused staff - no longer Cypriot, it...more

2.0 out of 5 15 December 2008
by Victoria W.

I always hold out hope that this bakery is going to change its tune and become as good as it looks but sadly it never does. Next to Curzon, it'd almost be too good to be true to have a proper old-fashioned greengrocers and bakery next to each other, and it seems it is. There are some good bits and bobs, the baklava for example, but overall everything is often a little on the dry-side and...more

3.0 out of 5 13 December 2008
by Hannah R.

Looordy, do I love me a bakery. You know, those flapjacks oozing with butter and little cakes overflowing with goodness as sweet as my mama's southern iced tea. Oh lordy, I can hardly contain myself. I walked by Sophecles Bakery and, well, if my stomach didn't start a'rumblin like the mighty waters of the Mississippi, my name just ain't Suzanne the Southern Sweet Peach. And that's my name;...more

3.0 out of 5 18 November 2008
by berbace

This bakery tends to smell better than its products taste, but all the same has such a huge array of choice that it is worth a visit. If you get the bread fresh then it's lovely, but eat it while it's still fresh because it won't keep. They have a freshly made sandwich and roll service that I've never used, because there are better sandwich places in the area, but the selection appears to be...more