Monday, 30 June 2014

Tree Table

Wonderful tree tables spotted on Oban harbourfront

Friday, 27 June 2014

The Kid Friendly Cafe

Vibrant, colourful, healthy, great quality - the Storytellers Cafe by Barefoot in Oxford has it all.  Worth visiting if you want to appeal to the kids market.
Books to read on every table.

Thursday, 26 June 2014


Margarita and Pina Colada 'Caketail' cupcakes made by Megan Harbord for the Beach Cafe, Wells-next-the-Sea with non-alcoholic flavourings.

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Blended & Crushed

Pret gets serious about its made-to-order smoothies and frappes.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Cake, Coffee & Your Custom

Those wonderful partners at John Lewis are after your trade and offering coffee and cake to account holders every month.

Monday, 23 June 2014

Melbourne Breakfast

200 types of tea at Aussie-owned T2 new shop in Shoreditch

Friday, 20 June 2014

Award Winning Church (Cafe)

The Wren Cafe in an amazing space in the City of London - simple, high quality and award-winning.

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Great Cafes Hits 1,000

1,000 blog posts and going strong - cafes are doing just great throughout the UK.  We are busy working on new cafe feasibilities and improving existing operations for:
  • Abbeys
  • Businesses
  • Castles
  • Cathedrals
  • Courts
  • Distilleries
  • Farm Attractions
  • Farm Shops
  • Galleries
  • Garden Centres
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Palaces
  • Parks
  • Racecourses
  • Stately Homes
  • Theatres
  • Universities
  • Venues
  • Visitor Centres
  • Zoos
Get in touch if we can help you.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Peyton's Pies

 Peyton & Byrne's Modern British Bakery in Covent Garden.
  Twice Cooked Pulled Pork & Sweet Potato Pie

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Nothing Changes

Staff back of T-shirt message at Gordon's Wine Bar by Embankment tube: Nothing Changes ... Pickpockets Still Abound.  Please Watch Your Valuables.

Monday, 16 June 2014

Joined the Juice Bandwagon Yet?

Raw & Naked's superfood smoothies
Crusshed's juices, green juices, super smoothies and boosters

Friday, 13 June 2014

Brownie Bar

 If you want to see a real selection of brownies, visit The Brownie Bar in Newcastle or

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Pobble Popular

I never thought it would take off but bubble drinks are fashionable and increasingly available.  Wild Monk sell cartons of their juice 'pobbles' so you can make up your own drinks with bubbles in.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Drop That Scone

 Gail's Bakery has some new menu items - Gruyere & Chive Drop Scones
 Maple & Pecan Drop Scone topped with a maple glaze while still hot from the oven

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Chocolate Chew

Chocolate Rose by Peyton & Byrne - soft and chewy chocolate biscuit with a rose marshmallow centre.

Monday, 9 June 2014

Cake Stands at Home

Mini cupcake selection on its own cake stand at M&S

Saturday, 7 June 2014

Digest the Logo

Guest Spot
From Sticky Beaks Cafe in Cambridge - their logo is a bird, so a neat way of updating a classic biscuit in their own handwriting!  Sent in by Claire Martinsen, Founder of Breckland Orchard Drinks.

Friday, 6 June 2014


Savoury doughnuts - what next?!  Spotted by my teenage daughter Natalie.

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Expensive Furniture

 Pop up cafe at Caffe Culture show with low cost tea chest table and pallet seating - all you need.

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Bottled Sunshine

 Gazpacho in a bottle from Cho

Tuesday, 3 June 2014


Bunnychow have come up with their own take on filled buffins/muffins:
  • Lemon Meringue filled with lemon curd
  • Jaffa filled with marmalade
  • Chocolate filled with chocolate custard and topped with popping candy

Monday, 2 June 2014

Gluten Free with Appeal

 Gluten free does not have to be stodgy and boring - check out Fig, Cardamom & Orange Cake and Pear, Parsnip and Salted Caramel Cake from the Free From Bakehouse
 Lola's new 'free from' cupcake range.