Their pastries are beautiful, but not that tasty. It tastes a bit artficial if you ask me. Fun, but not really worth the money.
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We arrived to find a queue of people out of the door. We were wanting to try the watermelon cake which we had heard about. It was very nice, and well worth trying as it is something quite different, but I think the hype is...More
We ordered the watermelon cake for my 50th birthday party- gathering of friends and family at home on a wonderful summer evening- we had caterers on site cooking paella, but the watermelon cake was the hit of the night - luckily we ordered the massive...More
I've bee coming to Black Star since it opened in 2008. Yes back when there was Instagram and no queues! Despite the long queues, mostly of tourists coming to buy the world-famous watermelon cake, service is fast and friendly. We had a delicious Japanese curry...More
The cafe is easy to find tho its location is a bit hidden. If you're walking from the Newtown train station, cross the road and walk straight (50-100m) before turning left to a smaller street. The bakery attracts a huge crowd, so you'll probably spot...More
There was always a long queue here but don't let that put you off. Not only is the famed water melon cake delicious but so are the lychee cakes as well as the pies and quiches. The biggest problem there is no space or seating...More