The official Cinnamon Bun Day is fast approaching and we thought we’d share where you can get hold of your sticky and oh’so delicious treats in London! We will be celebrating the cinnamon roll on Tuesday 4th of October, so make sure you check out our top ten list of delicious cinnamon buns in London.
The celebration is originating from Sweden and is on the native tongue called ‘kanelbullens dag’. Started in 1999 as a celebration of the longstanding baking traditions of Scandinavia, the official ‘cinnamon bun day’ has quickly gained popularity. Come Autumn, rainy and cod days… what better than to warm you up with a freshly baked cinnamon bun!? Best enjoyed together with coffee! So here goes; London’s top 10 cinnamon buns!
Nordic Bakery is a beautiful Scandinavian-style café with several branches around London;two in Marylebone and one in Soho. All three locations offer a peaceful meeting place in a frantic city + amazingly delicious cinnamon buns. In fact, the popular butter, sugar and cinnamon filled bun will be celebrated extensively with not only a cinnamon bun day – but a week, starting on the 28th of September.
In addition, Nordic Bakery is running a competition where you can win a year of daily… cinnamon buns!
Premium Stockholm bakery Fabrique, known for their thoughtful baking process and bread oven, has branched out. At the moment there are three Fabrique’s in London; Shoreditch, Covent Garden and Notting Hill. The cinnamon buns served here are moist and utterly delicious and definitely a must try.
Cooper & Wolf
Next door to the open landscape of Millfields Park, at the end of Chatsworth Road is this local Hackney cafe with a Scandi inspired menu. Cinnamon buns are on offer, so this is a good choice for unpretentious rolls served with perfectly brewed coffee in homely surroundings.
Scandinavian Kitchen is one of the first Scandi deli’s and cafes in London, providing the Scandinavian community and Scandi fans with everything from open sandwiches topped with herring to stocky yummy kladdkaka. For cinnamon bun day this is a sure bet. The coffee is really good at this place too. Great Titchfield Street is the place!
This quaint little cafe in Bermondsey promises to deliver ‘generous heap of positivity in each cup’ of coffee and we have heard they serve some really yummy cinnamon buns too!
Blåbær Nordic Living
This Putney Bridge based cafe names itself as ‘a new generation of unique Nordic Design for home and life, as well as inspiration for a Nordic Lifestyle’. Blåbær is a combined design studio and cafe – and of course there will be cinnamon buns for 4th of October.
Newcomer to the Scandinavian food scene in London is this Whitechappel based Scandi cafe. From hearty breakfasts to fresh, healthy lunches, coffee from Löfbergs and homemade cinnamon buns. Smaka wants you to feel at home; enjoy Nordic specialties in a friendly, warm atmosphere.
Specialising in sourdough bread and pasteries, Brick House lives in an old electrical warehouse just off Lordship Lane in East Dulwich. The light, airy space houses a bakery, shop and cafe. Go for the cinnamon bun – but don’t forget to pick up one of their crunchy and airy sourdough breads too!
The cinnamon bun is baked daily in-house at this Shoreditch cafe. In fact, the Fika is a Swedish word meaning taking a break, preferably whilst having coffee and cakes with your friends. So in other words; Fika is your place if you are looking for a (cinnaom bun) break.
Tucked in in Rose St in Covent Garden this tiny bakery is as famous for their open sandwiches and cream cakes as they are for the twirled, sweet and sticky cinnamon bun. This bun comes in a white cupcake case and is baked with yeast, so slightly less moist than the sourdough counterpart. Nevertheless; Bageriet baked goods are pretty little things, both a feast to the eye and taste buds.
Hope you will be celebrating the Cinnamon Bun Day with us! x