Venue Details & Map
24 Camberwell Church StreetLondonSE5 8QU
- +44 (0)20 7252 6316
- Public transport:
- Denmark Hill, National Railway
Top 5 reviews of Sophocles Bakery
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
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
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
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
Don't try to resist it, truly amazing goodies waiting to eaten. The good is delicious and the price is really good. Worthy of every penny spent there. more