Pophams Bakery – Hackney

If you walk along Popham Street and feel engulfed by the heavenly scent of fresh pastries, follow it and you’ll be sure to stumble upon Pophams Bakery. Once inside, you can have your pick from the hand-crafted pastries and other viennoiserie laid out on the counter. They have a constantly changing menu with a few regular classics such as the pain au chocolat and customer favourite bacon and maple croissant. Other seasonal options include the rosemary and sea salt twist and the hazelnut praline.

Bakery regulars visit in the mornings to pick up a pastry and skilfully made artisanal coffee (Ozone), and those with a few moments to spare can take a seat inside or outside the establishment.

The homely interior has wooden furnishings, white walls hung with pictures and plenty of greenery. The centrepiece of the room is the bar with a striped pattern made of wood. On a sunny morning, customers can also enjoy their tasty treats outside in front of the eye-catching black shopfront.