The crème of the crop, Lovecrumbs is a treat and a half and has quite the scrumptious reputation. The concept really is simple — homemade classic tasty eats smothered in sugary sweet goodness and whipped up to perfection. A slice or two from Lovecrumbs guarantees happy days all around. And yes, every single crumb is lip-licking good and is always worth savouring.
Lovecrumbs, 155 West Port, Edinburgh, Scotland, +44 131 629 0626
Let it be known that Cuckoo’s Bakery will make any foodie bake-crazy. A brilliant tearoom and artisan bake house, this little gem of a place plays around with traditional and exotic flavours. Cupcake fans be warned — Cuckoo’s are master cupcake connoisseurs and reach unprecedented heights with their little cakes of joy. Everything is baked fresh daily using free-range eggs and proper Scottish butter. It really is no surprise that they’ve won ‘Best Cake In Scotland’ two years running.
Cuckoo’s Bakery, 150 Dundas St, Edinburgh, Scotland, +44 131 556 6224
With multiple locations in Edinburgh, Mimi’s Bakehouse is everything you could ever desire in a bakery, and then some. This family-run sweet dreamland is filled with the most delicious artisanal cakes, tray bakes, cupcakes, biscuits, brownies, cheesecakes, and more. You name it — they have it. Whether a classic Victoria sponge, carrot, Oreo, red velvet, or rainbow cake tempts your fancy, Mimi’s is ‘Great British Bake Off’ kind of wonderful.
Mimi’s Bakehouse, Leith, 63 Shore, Edinburgh, Scotland, +44 131 555 5908
Those who delight in suave simplicity and effortless serenity will no doubt congregate at Peter’s Yard. From cardamom buns and loaves of levain, to almond-filled Mazarin, crispbread, and sourdough loaves, this coffee shop and Swedish bakery boasts a stunning selection of goodies to forever whet your appetite. Like all great bakeries, the secret lies within the recipes, vision, and tiptop ingredients. Perhaps this is why many a chef from Michelin-starred restaurants source food items from Peter’s Yard.
Peter’s Yard, 27 Simpson Loan, Edinburgh, Scotland, +44 131 228 5876