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

Our special offer with Portico Places

We really love being a part of our local community in West Hampstead (#whamp) and like trying all the local gems that we can. For the people renting or buying a property through Portico there is now a membership card that gives discounts and offers from local businesses. Good, right?

November babies x

We headed into a busy weekend a little tired as last week we were celebrating our 9th birthday and we had a cat themed birthday party to celebrate our ‘9 lives’ for all our family and friends. More about that in a later blog post…

It seemed quite a few others

Snow White is coming to bake-a-boo for Christmas

The fabulous Fairy Tales Come True party entertainment will be visiting bake-a-boo on Friday 11th December at 4pm for a very special tea party. Get ready for your children to be whisked off on a 45 minute magical Christmas adventure with Snow White!
There will be drama, games, storytelling, musical statues and

Limo ladies and a visit from Cinderella…

We had a party-tastic weekend.

We started off the weekend with a busy Friday with lots of guests coming in from the cold for a cosy afternoon tea. We are missing Hannah at work on Fridays!

Saturday morning we welcomed Amelia and her friends to celebrate her hen party. They started the

Darling Dottie and the last afternoon tea!

Last week was a busy one for us. We were one (wo)man down as Zoe went on a trip to the UAE to be a part of the Sharjah International book fair and although the rest of the team tried to fit in her suitcase, we had to stay to

Our Spooooooky but sweet weekend

So this weekend just gone we all celebrated Halloween, it seems like everyone really got into the spirit of it this year, I think it’s nice to have something to celebrate at this time of year when the weather turns and it feels dark all the time! We all dressed

Sweetie cakes, twin trouble and happy hens x

We’ve had a busy weekend from start to finish this past weekend, it’s taken us all of Monday to recover! Friday is normally our quieter day but this Friday we had lots of afternoon teas booked in and a couple of guests celebrating their birthdays with a special tea. This

Christmas afternoon tea

It may only be October, and the leaves are only just turning brown, but people have been asking us about our Special Christmas afternoon tea, so here I am….in October…telling you about it.

You can book in for our special Christmas afternoon tea any Friday, Saturday or Sunday from Friday 27th

Time Out #LoveLondonAwards – vote for us!

Last year we were so honoured to be nominated and then even more honoured to win in the Time Out #LoveLondonAwards as the best Cafe/coffee shop in Kilburn and West Hampstead. This year we have been nominated and short listed again and we need your votes to win. We don’t

Pets, PomPoms and Peppa…our week at bake-a-boo x

Last weekend was a crafty one at bake-a-boo. We (the Belles) have been busy crafting things for Halloween, can’t wait to decorate the shop – we love Halloween! But also we have had some crafty tea parties. Christine worked with Yasmin and her friends in a pom pom making workshop

It’s all a little bit Sassy…

Today it’s all happening here at bake-a-boo. We have a film crew from Sassy Films shooting a commercial in the tea room, so we are banned to the kitchen for the day and are keeping very quiet! Yesterday they came in to “dress” the space and we suddenly had lots

what’s been happening this week…

We had a great weekend, with a couple of birthday celebrations and we made tons of birthday cakes. Arianna celebrated her 18th birthday with us (happy birthday!) on Saturday and all the girls came fully dressed up in amazing vintage dresses and with the most beautiful hair do’s. We baked

Cheer leading for Coori #glutenfree

Being gluten free myself and making an array of gluten free cakes and afternoon teas every weekend, I meet a lot of fellow gluten free people, whether they are coeliac or have an intolerance or just choose to eliminate gluten from their for whatever reason. If you are one of

Bank holiday weekend with The Belles….

Another fun weekend filled with cake is over! On Friday we changed up our work division and Hannah spent the morning in the kitchen. She used to spend a bit of time baking, but we have had a few months where she has focused mostly on serving our customers, but