Just a minute's walk from Trafalgar Square, the flagship BB Bakery is an impressive hideaway. A team of French pastry chefs adhere to your every whim, providing classic French delicacies, freshly squeezed orange juice and even a selection of fine tea from Betjeman & Barton, served in a proper tea pot. Don’t miss their speciality, the Afternoon Tea.
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Afternoon Tea @ BB Bakery - Covent Garden
6-7 Chandos PlaceCovent GardenLondonWC2N 4HU
- Public transport:
- Charing Cross, Underground
The tea room has a lovely feel to it with comfy velour covered chairs and mis-matched china teapots and cups. The window displays themselves are a marvel to look at and in gorgeous, girly shades of pastel. The cakes are all beautiful to look at but sadly the chocolate orange one that I had was a huge disappointment. The sponge was dry and the orange flavour of the icing overpowering and dare I...more
So this is a bit of an awkward one, but I didn't actually eat at BB Bakery. Or go to BB Bakery.
Instead, I booked an afternoon tea bus tour, which is run by BB Bakery (so, all the food and staff were employed by them).
First, the food. Wonderful. Absolutely delightful - especially the sweets! I did it with my mom and my partner's mom, and we all loved it. The lemon meringue and vanilla...more
I'm all for making a bit of an effort, and i don't mind paying top whack for something good, because I am a strong believer in 'you get what you pay for'... which is why I was so disappointed with BB's.
I was out grabbing some food with some friends whilst Mrs D stayed at home marking school work. She tasked me with picking up a cake to make the marking more bearable.
We walked around Covent...more
I brought my Mum here for her birthday last month for afternoon tea - my Dad swept her away to Paris for her actual birthday so this was our little celebration!
I'd always walked past with dropped jaw at how amazing the cakes in their window display looked so I was pretty excited to actually come here!
I loved the atmosphere and decor; all so cute and quirky! The waitress was really nice and...more
I liked BB Bakery. It was very cute and feminine.
I went solo on a weekday afternoon with my Kindle. There was a bit of confusion when I initially entered. The only vacant tables needed to be cleaned and I had a tough time making eye contact with the servers to be able to sit.
My tea was fine and my lemon cake as not. It was extremely dry and perhaps overly sweet, and too cold. I...more