Part of the St John food and restaurant empire, St John's standalone bakery was opened in November 2010. It forms part of the happy and vibrant Saturday morning producers "open door" market that now exists across Maltby and Druid streets.
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St. John Bakery
Railway Arch 72
Druid StreetBoroughLondonSE1 2HH
- +44 20 3286 0774
Discarding more than half of the underwhelming leftovers from Comptoir Gourmand as I progressed down Druid Street it would not be long before I arrived at Archway 72 and with smiling faces behind piles of bread ready in wait my first of two experiences with the team of St. John would prove well deserving of accolades long...more
Everyone has been raving about the doughnuts here, so I had been looking for an excuse to drop by. This happened today, when I walked from the City over to their shop near Tower Bridge. It was different to what I had expected: literally some tables set up in one of the arches under the rail bridge with the baked treats being prepared out the back.
I came here for the doughnuts and I spotted...more
Mmmm, sweet doughnuts.
St John's custard doughnuts in particular really are the best ever - they're so light and fluffy and melt in your mouth that it's hard to believe they've got any calories in them at all. And after one bite, you really don't care anyhow.
It's a bit of a trek around the back of London Bridge station to the industrial style bakery housed under an arch, and it's...more
When I take people down here*, they get REAL suspicious... They have a point, there is only one true** reason to venture down under the railway arches. Trust me.
The best fucking doughnut ever.
Vanilla bean infused cream bursting open and ejaculating in your mouth, this is a good time. A damn good time.
'Fuck Tim Horton's' exclaimed my Canadian companion. I wouldn't though, his...more