Turn into Kingly Street at the classy end of Soho and you’ll find the cutest cupcakes inside of the M25. Forget Hummingbird – Crumbs & Doilies is the bakery of choice for the quieter Londoner. And your author can confirm that their cakes are very yummy indeed.

Oh, and they do takeaway too.

Earl Grey tea from Crumbs & Doilies, Soho, London

As well as a shop in Soho, they also have a bakery in Wandsworth and stalls at various markets across the city.

There’s no wifi, although they do have a nice space by the window to watch the world go by – perfect if you want to go off the grid for a bit.

Open: Monday-Saturday: 11am-7pm, Sundays: 12pm-6pm

Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus

More information: www.crumbsanddoilies.co.uk