Fancy a pastry this weekend? Well, you might want to head to this bakery in Oxfordshire that 'rises above the rest' in the UK.

Bakeries are renowned for flour-based baked goods made in an oven such as bread, cookies, cakes, doughnuts, bagels, pastries, and pies.

Although there are a lot of chains on our high streets nowadays, nothing beats an independent bakery.

Warm loaves in the oven with freshly piped eclairs and show-stopping cakes of every kind - Brits sure know how to make them.

Whether you’re making a quick stop for a breakfast croissant or fancy a quick Pastel de nata as you head out on a weekend stroll, here are the bakeries to tick off your list in the UK, which only offer the best, as per Betway.

Top bakeries in the UK:

  • Betty's Tea Room, Harrogate, Yorkshire
  • Manna Bakery, Harrogate, Yorkshire
  • Popham’s Bakery, Hackney
  • ARAN Bakery, Dunkeld, Scotland
  • Arôme, London
  • Bread Source, Norfolk
  • Sunflour Bakery, Islington, London
  • Sara’s Petite Cuisine, Exeter, Devon
  • The Secret Bakery, Harrogate, Yorkshire
  • Jacka Bakery, Plymouth, Devon
  • Botham’s of Whitby, Whitby, Yorkshire
  • Bostock Bakery, North Berwick
  • The Street Bakeshop, Basingstoke
  • The Dusty Knuckle, London
  • Blake’s Kitchen, Clanfield, Oxfordshire
  • Flour Water Salt, Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Fortitude Bakehouse, Bloomsbury, London
  • Stir Bakery, Cambridge

Blake’s Kitchen:

Blake’s is a third-generation, family-run bakery-café, food store & Post Office on the edge of the Cotswolds.

The Oxfordshire café is nestled away from the hustle and bustle - where locals queue for their morning pastries in the village of Clanfield near Bampton in West Oxfordshire. 

According to their website: "We make everything in our café kitchen using only the best quality, natural ingredients; from the bread for your sandwich, to the falafel and hummus inside it.  We serve freshly made salads and daily changing hot specials.

"We also take orders for whole cakes. Most recently we have launched a cookery school, to allow us to share our passion for Real Bread and homemade food with the wider community.

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Opening times:

Blake’s Clanfield
Main Street, Clanfield
Oxfordshire, OX18 2SH

Opening times
Monday - Saturday: 08.30 - 16.00
Sunday: Closed

Blake’s Coleshill
Coleshill, Nr Swindon,
Wiltshire, SN6 7PT

Opening times
Tuesday - Sunday: 09.00 - 16.00

Clanfield Post Office hours

Monday - Saturday: 08.30- 12.30
Sunday: Closed