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Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, pastry or freshly baked loaf, the city of Edinburgh has no shortage of amazing bakeries to choose from. Here’s our guide to sampling the best bakes, in the best bakeries in Edinburgh.
1. Babyfaced Baker
341 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8SD
What started as a recipe blog is now a permanent fixture on Leith Walk. Babyfaced Baker serves the most amazing chunky stuffed cookies, cruffins and buns, including plenty of vegan options.
2. Kate’s Bakery
116 Causewayside, Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1PU
With a focus on seasonal, locally sourced ingredients, the menu at Kate’s is ever changing. Featuring both savoury and sweet bakes, you can also preorder your favourites online for special occasions.
3. Twelve Triangles
90 Brunswick Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
With locations popping up all over the city, Twelve Triangles has become know as one of the best bakeries in Edinburgh – a staple. Their fermented sourdough and pastries contain no additives, with all the flour milled and grown in the UK. They even make all their jams, custards, and fillings daily in the bakery using local, seasonal ingredients.
45 Broughton St, Edinburgh EH1 3JU
A Swedish cafe and bakery, Söderberg has 7 locations across the city. They serve up authentically Swedish food and bakes – open style sandwiches, savoury waffles, cardamom buns and cakes. Open all day, head here for breakfast, lunch or coffee.
5. Archipelago Bakery
39 Dundas St, Edinburgh EH3 6QQ
An independent and organic bakery right in the heart of Edinburgh, Archipelago keeps it simple but delicious. Everything they sell is made from scratch every day, only using organic and local ingredients.
6. Nice Times Bakery
147 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8AG
Whether you sit in with a coffee, or takeaway from their hatch, Nice Times is sure to wow you as one of the best bakeries in Edinburgh. You’ll be able to smell their fresh bakes before you even arrive.
7. 101 Bakery
101 Newington Rd, Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1QW
This tiny bakery, according to many, has the best cinnamon buns in Edinburgh. We recommend also trying their cookies, cakes and focaccia – anything you can get your hands on!
8. Sugar Daddy’s Bakery
8 Roseneath St, Marchmont Cres, Edinburgh EH9 1JH
A family run cake shop, everything made at Sugar Daddy’s is completely gluten free, and they have plenty of vegan and fairy free options too.
9. Mimi’s Bakehouse
63 Shore, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6RA
Since opening, Mimi’s has become one of Edinburgh’s best and most loved bakeries by locals and tourists. Come here for brunch, afternoon tea or just a coffee and slice of cake.
10. The Pastry Section
86 Raeburn Pl, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH4 1HH
The Pastry Section serves up amazing brownies, buns, tarts and cookies as well as locally sourced teas and coffees. Known for their friendly team and welcoming atmosphere, this is a great pick to sample some of Edinburgh’s best bakes.
11. Gooseneck Bakery
22 Grindlay St, Edinburgh EH3 9AP
Run by a husband and wife team, Goodeneck Bakery have helped revitalise their corner of Edinburgh with their amazing baked goods. All their pastries and bakes are freshly made in-house, and they also have some wonderful soups and quiches for lunch.
150 Dundas St, Edinburgh EH3 5DQ
Known for its award-winning cupcakes, Cuckoo bakery also features weekly specials, delicious brownies and seasonal products. They’re committed to using the best, locally sourced ingredients and are a great choice to round of our list of the best bakery in Edinburgh.
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