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Reviewed 26 September 2023 via mobile

The attitude of a women was quite rude, when I enquired about the rolls she was very patronising with a terrible customer service attitude- she must of been having a bad day! However- I have my money to another bakery

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 15 May 2023

Best sausage rolls around, and their doughnuts are great too; well worth a visit as their products are tastier than what you’ll get at other places in Halstead.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 7 November 2022

Honestly the best bakers around. Food is fresh, great variety, reasonably priced with friendly staff

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 30 October 2021

Thankfully our village shop sells Humes bread, but when in Halstead we do shop in there. Doughnuts are fantastic and being diabetic, they keep the big ones for me!!!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 29 April 2021

I just purchased an afternoon tea for our friends who have done a lot for us over the last year.The afternoon tea was for two people,well my goodness.There was so much food and of an extremely high quality!This is what you call incredible value for...money.if you want to put a large smile on somebody specials face then you won't go wrong getting an afternoon tea from Humes in Halstead Thank you Humes!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic cake and afternoon tea for my daughters lockdown birthday. Judith was so helpful and accommodating in planning the special cake. My daughter is an Orla Keily fan and the cake was beyond our expectations. She was in her words “amazed”. The afternoon teas...were apparently delicious. Why shop anywhere else when we have this on our doorstep.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 22 November 2020

Fabulous afternoon tea.Lovely fresh bread and good selection of fillings. Lots of nice pastries as well. And the cakes.. Well they were so yummy 😋. We cannot recommend highly enough. Please support your local Baker.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 15 August 2020 via mobile

I have fond memories of Humes from my childhood and the service and quality hasn't changed over the year, still a great friendly welcome and same fantastic food. Recently ordered one of their new afternoon teas. Having tried .... A few of the others being...offered locally during lockdown which have disappointing, Humes have maintained their standards and supplied us with a fantastic spread at a competitive price. Judith was very polite on the phone, asking if we had any dietary requirements and asked our preferences. The selection of food was fantastic with more than enough to go around. Honestly can not fault the service or the food. Fingers crossed they'll continue to offer this service.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 11 August 2020

Always great service, wonderful fresh bread, rolls,cakes, pies, filled rolls for lunches, soup in the winter. Offers gluten free produce too. It's no wonder they have been around for a long time. My kids love the gingerbread men and butterflies!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 26 June 2020

Lady with glasses and curly hair. No greeting, no acknowledgement, too busy complaining to serve us, then continued to embarrass a family member in front of customers. Sorry, but at least 6 people from my family and friends won’t be coming back.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020 via mobile

This bakery has been here for decades. They offer such a large range of baked goods, you'll be spoilt for choice

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 26 July 2019

Visit too often as everything is so good. Best bakery from rolls to Swiss cobs. Everything is always fresh and the staff are great. Favourite food shop

Date of visit: July 2019
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LukeHume, Web Manager at Hume's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2019

Dear Vanessa J. Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoy our bakery. One constant over the last nearly 60 years is the desire of quality has passed through all the generations. See you soon. All at Humes

Reviewed 5 June 2019

When I first started work at 16, I used to be sent down by my employer to get everyone's food mid-morning, their rolls/bred is wonderful, a wide range of different types & pies/pasties, why is it when things taste so nice they are always fattening...I still buy them. when we are working locally that is the shop we all head for.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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LukeHume, Web Manager at Hume's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2019

Dear triprip1 Thank you for your kind words about our bakery, and we are so glad that you are still enjoying our shop all these years later. Hope to see you soon All at Hume's

Reviewed 24 March 2019 via mobile

A Halstead institution and rightly so. Great bread, rolls and pastries, others try but don’t accept imitations, we have tried them. Queuing out the door says it all along with loyal and friendly staff. Halstead needs shops like these,shame they are few and far between...these days. Thank you Humes...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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LukeHume, Web Manager at Hume's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2019

Thank you for very kind words, and for calling us a Halstead institution. The support of our customers means the world to us of all, and we are so thankful for the wonderful support we have received over nearly sixty years in Halstead. We hope...More

Reviewed 24 January 2019

Stopped for a quick snack. Bought sausage rolls and the meat content was awful. It was like eating sawdust. Will definitely not return. This used to be a very good family bakers..... very disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2019
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5