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The Baking Bird - CLOSED

2 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
+44 1872 277849
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cupcakes” (148 reviews)
“cheesecake” (71 reviews)
“cup cakes” (45 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 532 reviews

Reviewed 29 June 2017

These cakes while are visually lovely and pretty to look at, and sadly thats all there is to them. The sponge is very dry, stale, cheap and lacking in any sort of taste. What you pay for is how the cake has been decorated not...More

Thank emily r
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing for cakes. Loved the peanut butter cheesecake. Can't believe it's gone now. So gutted.

Thank thelocalbigdog
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I love the Baking Bird! The cakes are so delicious and there are plenty to choose from. They cater for gluten free too. The teapots, plates etc are so sweet and add to the charm of the spacious, quirky decor of the cafe. The staff...More

Thank GS134725
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Popped in with the wife and kids, what a little gem, I enjoyed it all, the food, the coffee the settees, and the prices. Great selection of cup cakes and cakes, with cheerful staff and reasonable prices.

Thank rg8282
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

They do the best cakes, muffins and cupcakes I have ever had to suit all eating habits, they do a nice soya latte! I highly recommend this comfy friendly place for a catch up with friends or family.

Thank Travel8unny2009
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The last time I came in here it was a bed shop as far as I remember! We were only visiting Truro for the day, meeting friends with young children, and they suggested meeting upstairs as it was a good place for kids to relax....More

Thank AggiePirate
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in late on a Sunday afternoon for a quick coffee and cake. I had a mocha which was too strong, I like it strong but this was very strong the peacan cake was very good. My wife had a latte which is normally...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Used a voucher for the vintage tea. Was lovely, as much tea as we wanted and amazing supply of chocolate brownies and rocky road. Had the white chocolate and raspberry cupcake - amazing. Lovely treat for a birthday. We will return.

Thank Cornwallchloe
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Nipped in to buy some cakes to take away with us. We bought the carrot cake on recommendation, Maple and pecan cake plus 3 cupcakes, rocky road, egg custard and nutty. I must say the carrot cake was huge and delicious, the maple and pecan...More

Thank KatyandPeter
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I pre-ordered a lovely selection of cup cakes for a birthday celebration to take away. I was conscious of getting egg free and was pleased to be told that all the chocolate cup cakes were suitable which gave a good choice. Looked lovely and went...More

Thank Emma H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 277849
  • E-mail
With sofas upstairs overlooking Truro Cathedral, we offer the best selection of hand made cakes, brownies, cheesecakes, pies, loaf cakes, muffins, flapjacks, caramel shortbread and cookies. And a vast range of coffees, tea, hot chocolate and soft drinks. Open 10am-5pm Mon-Sat
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