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Humble Pie Bakery

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47A Main Street | Bothwell, Glasgow G71 8ER, Scotland
+44 1698 853242
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (28 reviews)
“amazing cakes” (2 reviews)
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47A Main Street | Bothwell, Glasgow G71 8ER, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My goodness we found this lovely little family run business while out for a little stroll. SO glad we did, the cakes were exceptional very very good. highly recommended to anyone the ginger was fabulous and chocolate malteser cupcake too. great cup of coffee too

Thank Scousemidwife
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I visited the battlefield shop today. I had a huge slice of the red velvet cake with a large cappuccino. Hubby had a large slice of the carrot cake with a latte. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food and...More

Thank jely12
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I've been past this little bakery a number of times when in the area so took the plunge and met a friend there recently for a mid morning snack and coffee. Really tasty coffee and the cakes were some of the best I've tasted. So...More

Thank Darren C
Susan B, Owner at Humble Pie Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks for your review. Our classic aluminium US Navy chairs can indeed be a bit chilly on a cold Glasgow winters day, so we have now added seat pads. Do check them out next time you are passing.

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for a coffee and a delightful selection of cakes. Yes it's small with only a couple of tables but it is spotless with friendly service and the choices....... Delicious!

Thank dghp9
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A family-run, stylish cake and coffee shop in the south side of Glasgow, packed full of delicious treats. I love the biscotti biscuits and red velvet cupcakes, and the bakery offers a wide variety of gluten-free options too. I have used Humble Pie many times...More

Thank MhairiGraham
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is SUCH an asset to the Southside of Glasgow. Top quality baking (always wins at the Scottish awards) using only the best ingredients well; innovative and delightful; beautiful packaging that makes such a lovely gift, far better than any flowers or wine; spotless, professional,...More

Thank glasgowgigi57
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Small, cramped, overpriced, unfriendly not impressed. Selection of very expensive cupcakes which were average.

4  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I had heard good things about their Bothwell store so wanted to try out the new one closer to me and it was AMAZING! First impressions the bakery itself is pretty, fresh and clean looking with seats outside ( I would've taken advantage of if...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

After hearing great reviews I was really looking forward to my cupcake but I ended up with a very dry tasteless piece of cardboard my chocolate orange cupcake had no taste and the sponge just crumbled as if it was stale.

3  Thank lovethegrub11
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered mini Cupcakes for a party and we were not let down, absolutely tasty, cut and service was fabulous. well worth a visit. Thank you

Thank alyson c
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Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:30
Thursday
10:00 - 17:30
Friday
10:00 - 17:30
Saturday
10:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47A Main Street | Bothwell, Glasgow G71 8ER, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 1698 853242
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Description
Susan Brown opened Humble Pie Bakery Ltd in 2010. After thirty years as a teacher and thirteen years after first visiting the then fledgeling Magnolia Bakery in Manhattan she took the plunge with her first commercial venture which has been enthusiastically received, and to much critical acclaim, by fans of traditional baking. Susan's aim is to make cupcakes that taste as delicious as they look beautiful. The recipes are her own, developed and refined over the years - her cakes and butter cream are lighter and less sugary than the American equivalents and more suited to the UK palette. In only its second year of business, Humble Pie won the Regional and National Gold Award for 'Best Individual Cake in Scotland' at the 2012 Scottish Baker of the Year Awards, a competition voted for by customers and judged by a panel of master bakers. Unlike many of the current proliferation of 'virtual' cupcake businesses, Humble Pie is a real micro bakery and cake shop located in Bothwell, on the outskirts of Glasgow. At our stylish shop you can see and sample our cakes before ordering or just treat yourself to one of our cupcakes for fun, accompanied by one of our speciality hot beverages - we serve Tazo Teas, Nespresso Coffees and Spanish Hot Chocolate. Our cakes are baked fresh on site daily and have proved to be so popular we regularly sell out by the end of the day. We would be delighted to work with you to produce bespoke, hand crafted cakes for your special occasion, be it a wedding, christening or kids' party. Email Susan and book an appointment to come in and discuss your requirements. Our aim is to exceed your expectations and grow our network of delighted clients. Why not come and join us on Facebook.
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