Cocktails and Cake in London
Did somebody say Cuptail? Or was it Caketail? Either way the craze that is cocktails and cake is bringing something sensuously sweet to London's cool city air. Whether it is pudding themed cocktails, a twist on the civilised (or soon not to be) Afternoon Tea trend or just a place where you can enjoy the best of both worlds – a cheeky slice of cake and a delicious cocktail, we've got it all. The cake invasion is truly upon us and it's about time we knew were to get our sugary alcoholic fix! Check out our hand selected list of cocktails and cake bars in London for your enjoyment.
Last updated on 8th November 2017
Not only is Haunt one of the best places to catch vegan cake in London, they know how to churn out a cocktail or two. Join them for laid back interiors and Stokey charm as you chow down on sugar laced treats and knock back a few cocktails.
This place is a chameleon for all things drinking, dancing and doing. Serving up a variety of Afternoon Teas, you can choose for the boozy option (obviously) and even order in jugs of candy cocktails like the sherbet one for some lip-smacking refreshment. Partner all of this with the quirky, cool setting where you can enjoy various random activities or even venture downstairs for a good old dance (after a jug or two).
The Sanderson Hotel invites you to explore the fascinating world of the Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Discover a wonderland of extravagance with playfully decorated cakes in a captivating mystical setting. Even though this tea party doesn't have the same calibre of imaginative cocktails, for the experience alone this is definitely worth a visit.
Hidden in an historic courtyard, Mews of Mayfair is a den of old school decadence. Naturally, they have one of Mayfair's best cocktail selections, as well as a fabulous afternoon tea that comes with a luxurious array of tipples including the Queen Raffald which consists of rum, gingerbread liqueur and Ambrosia custard.
Swanky and indulgent, there's a cocktail and cake event in London that's shaping up to be delicious. Brought to you by Map Maison, not only is it hailed as chic thanks to interesting sweet and savoury choices, there's experimental cocktails to boot.
Screw eating cake, Be at One are serious about one thing and one thing only - drinking. But that doesn't mean you can't indulge! On the contrary, this bar is bursting with a cornucopia of sweetly themed cocktails to lift your spirits. Get your after work aperitif with the their Blueberry Muffin, Strawberry shortcake or Maple margarita concoctions. There's even a Truffle or Treacle cocktail option too! Suits you, Sir.
Shoreditch is host to a myriad of secrets, and one of them is hiding a delicious selection of treats for a casual afternoon. Join The Old Shoreditch Station a they promise a petite selection of cakes alongside a roster of classic cocktails.
With an abundance of honey, cinnamon, apple, ginger and berry infused cocktails, this restaurant come bar will dazzle you with their seasonal collection of cocktails. Taste the Autumn Ramble and Honey & Spice creations for The Fable's authentic cake-take on cocktail making. Swill down these subtly dessert inspired drinks in the comfort of the bars ethereal setting.
Top chef Dorian Picard is here to bring the most decadent of dessert plates, ladies and gentleman, so save your stomachs for stars such as the Chocolatine, consisting of white chocolate and mint foam, almond and cumin crunch, dulcey chocolate mousse and manajri chocolate. Add to this the promise of the tastiest tipples, provided by Blyly Tran of Prescription Cocktail Club, and you have a haven of luxurious indulgence.
With gorgeous views across the Thames, there's no better place to indulge in cake and cocktail in London. Whether it's just ordering dessert or going all out on the afternoon tea, there's numerous ways to get your fill of booze and bakes.
When it comes to cutesy things to do in London, nowhere does the art of cocktails and cake quite like Little Nan's. Not only are there lashings of kitsch and vintage about the space, you'll be all over scones and cocktails before you know it.