From doughnuts to muffins, sweet treats to savoury bakes, we all love those deliciously baked goods that we know we shouldn’t but can’t resist! Whether you’re baking them yourself or enjoying them in your favourite cafe, there’s even more reason to enjoy them from the 16th-20th October as it’s #NationalBakingWeek!

Here are our top 6 picks for lovingly baked food in Southampton…

The Docks Coffee House

You cannot fault The Docks Coffee House on Oxford Street Southampton for it’s ever-changing variety of freshly baked cakes, pies and pastries! Catering for all dietary requirements there’s bound to be a baked treat there with your name on it. Just follow them on Instagram and you’ll love the flurry of colourful baked goods on offer daily, we can’t help but be particularly mesmerised by their doughnuts!

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The Lovely Little Cafe

Found over in Dibden Purlieu on the edge of the New Forest is The Lovely Little Cafe. Recently claiming fame with coverage of their fantastic new Yorkshire Pudding Wraps! Serving quality home-made food, this pleasant little cafe has plenty on offer. Working with local producers and bakers such as Cake Me Crazy, you’ll not be disappointed with a trip to this little cafe!

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No.4 Coffee & Wine Bar

On Canute Road near Ocean Village, No.4 Coffee & Wine Bar is a cafe by day and bar by night! Whichever hour of the day you choose to visit you’ll be greeted by some delicious home-made treats! From mouthwatering cakes to gluten-free bread to pair nicely with your cheese board. Why not enjoy a glass of wine with some home-baked nuts! It’s #NationalBakingWeek after all!

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Wherever you are in Southampton you won’t be far from a Mettricks with coffee shops at the Bargate, Guildhall, Woolston and Beaulieu. Jam-packed with a wide selection of lovingly baked treats, whether you’re stopping for breakfast, lunch or dinner you’re bound to find something to hit the spot!

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The Songbird

Found in Bitterne Park Triangle, The Songbird Cafe is also a creative space and nut-free environment! Well-known for it’s huge selection of ice-cream it’s also home to a fantastic selection of home-made cakes! Sit back and relax in this family run cafe and treat yourself for #NationalBakingWeek…and beyond!

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The Artisan

You’ll find The Artisan Southampton in the Guildhall Square. With a delicious selection of handmade dishes and baked goods to go perfectly with their top notch barista quality coffee. The ideal spot for a bite to eat or business lunch.

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