To A Tea | Primrose Bakery

Continuing on with

in my new little journey

to find great places for tea in London

comes something a little different

that the fancy Fortnum & Mason afternoon tea

I posted about previously.

After reading about how delicious their kitschy retro bakery was,

I was set & determined to head out to Primrose Hill

to try out Primrose Bakery.



asked my friend,

Meg, to join me

for a little afternoon out,

and, like nice friends often do, she obliged.

Primrose Bakery

Located in the posh residential neighborhood of Primrose Hill,

this bakery is a bright cheerful spot

to find yourself chatting away an afternoon.

The staff is sweet,

the baked goods offer plenty of variety,

and somehow, you end up getting cozy 

with those around while you're there.


I won't lie when I say 

it's constantly luring in a crowd of yummy mummies

and their Bugaboo-saddled offspring,

{Fortunately, most of them are so fatigued from French Nursery School,

the atmosphere remains quite serene.}

I recommend the lemon cake.

It's moist and really tart...

if that's your thing.

{It is definitely mine!}



are also notable...

as they are what landed Primrose Bakery on the map

and are the most commonly requested item

on the {cute, hand-drawn chalkboard} menu.

As the bakery is fairly cozy, 

you'll find there is limited seating, 

so going with a large group could be difficult.

Save this spot for a quiet afternoon with a friend or two.

{Their cute offspring coming is an optional, but recommended, addition.}

Prices are more than reasonable,

as you will find yourself well-off the tourist track.

My pot of tea

and {cough} two sweets

were under £10.

To be honest,

this original location of this bakery

 is tucked away from the typical tourist loop.

It's not necessarily difficult to get to...

but I'd have a map handy (or google maps)

when heading there,

as it's about a 10 minute walk from the tube station and bus stop.

The purist in me enjoyed the short trek to

the starting place

 of the Primrose Bakery dynasty,

but for those seeking an option

slightly more conducive

to a tourist-schedule, 

you might consider

their newly opened location

in Covent Garden.


So overall, who would I recommend the Primrose Bakery for?

Probably for those of us who are local to London

looking for a fun place to meet up with a friend...

or for anyone who has more than a couple of days in the city.

Otherwise, you might feel too rushed to enjoy

 the experience of getting there

and settling in with tea and a good conversation

 for the afternoon.

*all images original to Aspiring Kennedy