The Hummingbird Bakery South Kensington

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The Hummingbird Bakery on Old Brompton Road in South Kensington makes for a lovely afternoon stop-off for anyone visiting the nearby Victoria and Albert Museum and the Natural History Museum. Here you can enjoy a delicious range of brownies, cupcakes, cakes and more.

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The Hummingbird Bakery South Kensington

47 Old Brompton Road
South Kensington
+44 (0)20 7584 0055
Public transport:
South Kensington, Underground
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 86 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Hummingbird Bakery South Kensington

5.0 out of 5 16 October 2016
by Jarrod B.

If your sweet tooth is itching for a fix, head to the Hummingbird Bakery, the shop behind the delicious cupcakes known worldwide. The South Kensington spot is small, but as charming as you'd expect. My friends and I stopped by for a quick treat to enjoy as we explored the city. The staff was so knowledgeable about each flavor, and very helpful.

The Salted Caramel cupcake was spongey and...more

1.0 out of 5 28 August 2016
by Claudia C.

Less than one star

Doesn't live up to the hype at all

Got the vanilla , carrot and red velvet

All were equally disappointing , tiny and expensive.

The place I went to is nice but does not lend itself to sit with a nice cup of coffee

The cheesecake looked good thoughmore

4.0 out of 5 13 July 2016
by Kavita K.

I am thoroughly convinced that Hummingbird has the best red velvet cupcakes/cakes in town. It's the cream cheese frosting. Or maybe the perfectly moist red velvet sponge. All I know is that it has ruined me for anything else. I have sat and ate two entire slices of cake in one sitting and felt no remorse.

They have lots of branches but I personally love the South Kensington one because they...more

4.0 out of 5 12 May 2016
by Celeste S.

OMG Great Cake! I've heard a lot a lot Hummingbird bakery and seen their cupcakes on a lot of top 10 lists. They deserve to be on that list. Was looking for a place to sit for a treat after a stressful week. There isn't much seating space and they were on the wrong side of the road to enjoy the sunshine. Store was quiet and sat at one of there 3 inside tables to enjoy carrot cake and coffee....more

5.0 out of 5 2 March 2016
by Lori M.

Holy heavenly sugar and carbs! I am so embarrassed to say I came here two days in a row during my stay in London. They have cakes, cupcakes and other baked goods in the most popular flavors and types!

From the pink and brown decor to the yummy mix with coffee and tea this place screams indulgence. The staff greets you in their aprons and immediately you are their first priority. From the...more

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