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Bread Ahead Bakery

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8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL, England
+44 20 7407 7853
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“doughnuts” (68 reviews)
“vanilla cream” (10 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
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8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here on Monday. It wasn't busy during lunchtime. We had tried vanilla and rasberry donuts. We prefer vanilla cos rasberry one was way too sweet for us but they were still nice with loadssss of filling. Very friendly service tho.

Thank Rooftop_Beach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Doughnuts are delicious! As is there Bread, the rosemary and sea salt one in particular. (Homer Simpson Mouth Water)

Thank MSK888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would fly to London just to eat their delicious donuts! Go for the classic vanilla and honeycomb is also tasty! Seriously these doughnuts are some of the best we've ever eaten and you're missing out if you didn't try them. Just thinking of those...More

Thank The_Wanderlusty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The muffins from here are huge, light in texture and are great tasting. At £1 each they are definitely worth a try.

Thank Hooch2015
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The bread looked amazing I was disappointed I couldn't buy a loaf as I was leaving London the next morning. I had the best doughnut salted caramel and honeycomb top. Best doughnut EVER. I'm looking into doing on of their bakery school classes.

Thank dartmoor-pony
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Donuts looked amazing. Sadly they were only average =( Would give it a shot if I was there, but wouldn't go out of my way for it. Had the caramel sea salt honeycomb donut

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I came across this place on my visit to borough market. I'd never heard of Bread Ahead, but wandering around their stall with piles of luscious looking doughnuts, couldn't resist buying one. I chose the vanilla cream and it was simply amazing.

Thank mansi h
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great value ! Not to be missed when you are at Borough Market or King's Cross Station. The best doghnuts filled with honeycomb, chocolate or vanilla. We preferred the vanilla one.

Thank Roxane H
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

So delicious vanilla donuts, my favorite. Do not miss try 1 pcs 3 pounds. Agreat choice of delicious bread and desserts. All fresh directly from the oven. A wonderful school of baking with courses. I would love to volunteer in this bakery. 🥖🙂👌. Do you...More

Thank imathi
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Been following Bread Ahead on social media for a while now and couldn't wait to try their donuts! I'm a simple donut person, so I went straight for the blueberry jam filled one. It was amazing! We also got a tomato and pest focaccia. Equally...More

Thank Lorraine S
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Roshni P
13 May 2017|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they actually sell donuts. Breads, sandwiches .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7407 7853
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