What’s happening at 86 Mill Lane?

I haven’t blogged for an awfully long time, and that’s just because life has been incredibly busy and all new. I have so much I want to share and will do over time, but for now I felt compelled to write something here after yesterday I found that stories from

Angel Gabriel

On the last weekend at bake-a-boo I had a visit from a young boy. It was a hectic weekend and as I was always based in the kitchen at the end, I got called up several times that weekend by various customers who wanted to say goodbye and wish me

Celebrating the end of an era


I was so glad I got to end the story of bake-a-boo in a way in which I controlled, a way in which I could celebrate its achievements and my own personal contribution to that. To pull the plug, so to speak, on something that became my whole life

Leaving the space

As I write this I’m sitting on my balcony in Greece typing to the humming of the crickets and the waves crashing.

It’s been a big week. A big month, oh hell it’s been a big year.

A year where I have made big decisions, have continued my health battle and

Fairy Tales Come True


Thank you to Natalie from Fairy Tales Come True party entertainment for sending us in this collage of when Rapunzel came to visit bake-a-boo on our last weekend, we had lots of princesses in the tea room to meet her. We have worked with Natalie on several occasions at bake-a-boo

Our exclusive goodbye sale

As mentioned in our previous post with our frequently asked questions, we will be having an exclusive sale for our friends and customers. We will be selling off many of our treasured possessions once we close the tea room at the end of the month. This is a ticketed event

faq’s about closing the tea room..

We decided to do this post with ‘Frequently asked questions’ as we have a lot of your asking questions in the tea room every day about why we are closing the tea room. Sometimes we are crazy busy and explaining it all is hard so we have put our most

Rapunzel is coming to bake-a-boo

Something special for the children on our last weekend in the tea room..

The fabulous Fairy Tales Come True party entertainment will be visiting bake-a-boo on Friday 27th May at 4pm for a very special tea party. Get ready for your children to be whisked off on a 45 minute magical adventure

And so the ship sails….


This picture was me five years ago at my book launch. I remember this day like it was yesterday and can’t believe five years have passed by, but I also look at this picture and I know what a different person I am now and that I have changed mentally,

Treat your mama! celebrate Mother’s Day with us

Mother’s Day is always the busiest day of the year for bake-a-boo. I know it’s still a long way off (the 6th March in case you didn’t know) but we are getting enquiries and bookings already and I’m posting this so there is somewhere I can guide everyone.

Treat your mum

Valentine’s afternoon tea at bake-a-boo

I know we have only just said Happy New Year, but by popular demand – yes there are some GREAT boyfriends out there already booking in! Here are the menus for Valentine’s weekend afternoon teas. Book now for a special tea at bake-a-boo on Valentine’s Day, or over the valentine’s

West Hampstead Christmas market


This weekend we will be at the 6th annual Christmas market in West Hampstead. It’s always a great day out for local people and we love being a part of the market, even if we do get a little bit chilly, we are surrounded by our lovely friends and neighbours,

Hello December

Happy December everybody!

We ended November with a busy weekend that started early and finished later than usual.

On Thursday evening we had a great Christmas event with Lactofree and we made lots of Christmas treats for them using lactofree products, it was a lovely evening and we’ll share some pics in

Styling and Prop Hire

As the founder of a whimsical London tea room for 10 years, 2006-2016, parties and sweet treat fuelled events have been a huge part of my life. Attention to detail is in my soul and working with people to create a vision makes my heart flutter! With years of experience

Tea Parties by Boo

Host a bake-a-boo style tea party at home or in your chosen venue.
Want to host a special and personal party at home for you or your dearest friend but without the hassle? I can provide you with a full afternoon tea menu and hire you all you need to serve