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The Hummingbird Bakery

#20 of 278 Bakeries in London
#1,471 of 19,179 Places to Eat in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
South Kensington
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47 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3JP, England
+44 20 7851 1795
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:30
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever in London, we always make a point of visiting Hummingbird. They offer a great selection of cupcakes, tray bakes and cakes, all of which are out of this world. A personal favourite is the salted caramel cupcake, which is just perfect. It's well worth a visit. The cakes are reasonably priced and the staff are lovely and friendly. There's... More 

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Thank Sam B
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5,287 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11,727 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good cupcakes Like the cupcakes at Hummingbird Bakery Service very good Prices moderate Staff friendly

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've tried many cupcakes in my life up and down the country, but I can confirm… Hummingbird is deffo the winner this far! Lovely moist sponge, great flavour and a beautiful presentation of each piece. I will be returning here for those birthday cakes from now on! They are a little pricy compared to other cake shops, however well worth... More 

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Thank 1QualityControl1
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious, favourite is raspberry lemon cake. So good. Generous slice, has to be for the price. Cup cakes are a bit too sweet and smothered with cream, the chocolate cake is extremely filling, had is a takeaway and it to took three goes to finish slice. Rich, don't bother with rainbow cake. Looks good but boring taste.

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Thank fauzia c
Denver, Colorado
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a few options for coffee locally but this is actually a pretty good one, and a cupcake on the side is not a bad start to the day!

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Thank Rochelle A
Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Lovely bakery on Brompton Road, it was also a few yards away from our rented apartment. They do serve coffee and mainly cakes, cupcakes, anything sweet. Don't look for breads or croissants because they don't have it. A good place to satisfy any sweet cravings.

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Thank CloeNTravels
Almere, The Netherlands
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Passed this by coincedence. Looked very lovely and appealing from the in and outside. Cupcakes are rich, full and just taste very good. You get it in a nice package to take away and employees are friendly.

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Thank Bryan N
Connecticut
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505 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We walked past this adorable bakery when we first arrived in South Kensington, where we stayed on our recent trip. It was closed on Sunday when we arrived. My son wanted to visit, so we popped in early on Monday while the rest of the family slept. Just a minute walk from the tube station, the exterior is adorable, and... More 

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Thank TheSecretVagabond
London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This place is to die for, the cup cakes are delicious and i order hot chocolate with some cold milk and she did just perfect for me. I did have a portion of the red velvet cake and was amazing. Thank you

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Thank JJCORCHADO
Horley, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Been here three times now as it's right next door to the car dealership I was purchasing my car from. I usually buy the cakes as gifts but they are very expensive. I have all their baking books and find I can make them just as tasty at home however the presentation is much better on the real thing. Staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7851 1795

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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