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The 8 Best Options For Cake Delivery In the UK


Fancy a slice of cake on a normal day or for a festive celebration? You may be thinking of a flavor already, but you might come across other cake types that will delight you and your celebrant! These top-rated bakeshops can deliver your cake anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Note: Due to the recent developments of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the UK, some of the bakeries featured here have been temporarily closed or can only offer limited services and products. We’ve noted down below some of these changes that transpired.

1. Best Cakes UK

Best Cakes UK


BEST FOR Gourmet Cakes
PRICE RANGE £36 – £52
DELIVERY FEE Free Next Day Delivery
WEBSITE https://www.bestcakesuk.com/
PAYMENT Major credit cards, PayPal, Bank Transfer

Best Cakes UK offers delicious gourmet cakes in London and the UK which are perfect for all of life’s celebrations! Their gourmet cheesecakes are baked fresh, and then freeze blasted to seal in the rich flavours and textures. Their industrial blast freezer, as opposed to a home freezer, is designed to preserve the fine cell structure and moisture content of the gourmet cakes, preserving their aroma and taste.

Their signature cakes include the timeless Cookies & Cream Cheesecake and Swiss Alps Chocolate Cake. For the health-conscious and with dietary restrictions, they have Gluten Free Strawberries & Queen Cheesecake. If you want to sample a range of flavours, try out their 6 Cheesecake Minis & 6 Cheesecake Cupcakes for a mini feast for your mouth. Best Cakes UK delivers all of their delectable concoctions anywhere in London and the UK absolutely free!

2. Cakes Today


BEST FOR 2D cutout cakes
PRICE RANGE Starts from £59.99
DELIVERY FEE Calculated at checkout
WEBSITE https://www.cakestoday.co.uk
CONTACT +44 20 3974 2282
PAYMENT Major credit cards

Cakes Today lets you order personalized and character 2D cutout cakes! You’re completely in charge of the design, but you can also consult with the shop’s bakers to know which flavor combinations and looks will be ideal.

Note: In spite of the pandemic scare, Cakes Today is still delivering cakes across London for FREE, Hertfordshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, Essex, Bedfordshire, Hampshire and Berkshire as always for seven days a week!

3. The Cake Shop


BEST FOR Novelty cakes
PRICE RANGE Contact the store for prices
DELIVERY FEE Calculated at checkout
WEBSITE https://www.the-cakeshop.co.uk/
CONTACT 01295 270447
PAYMENT Visa, Mastercard

The Cake Shop’s novelty sponge cakes can last up to five days if they are stored at room temperature in a cool place, not in the fridge. Once cut, the cake also be kept in an airtight container to preserve freshness. On the other hand, their fruit cakes should last at least three months.

Note: Unfortunately, the Cake Shop is closed for the time being, in compliance with government restrictions. They mentioned that as soon as everything is better, they would open their doors again. By the way, you can pre-order and -quote the cake you would want, to be made and delivered when the restriction has been lifted.

4. Happy Cakes


BEST FOR Cupcake gift boxes
PRICE RANGE Starts from £30
DELIVERY FEE Calculated at checkout
WEBSITE http://www.happy-cakes.co.uk/
CONTACT +44 7814 519611
PAYMENT Major credit cards

Happy Cakes create custom cupcakes, which are sold at £2.50 and the required minimum order is 12. They also have cocktail-laced cupcakes and cupcake gift boxes, which are great bite-sized offerings for house parties.

Note: Julia from Happy Cakes continues to bake even during these trying times of COVID-19. She always practises with great hygiene. Contactless deliveries are available so you can enjoy the treats, and at the same time stay safe and healthy!

5. Desserts Delivered

best cake delivery services in the UK - Desserts Delivered


BEST FOR Homemade, bespoke cakes
PRICE RANGE £20 – £23
DELIVERY FEE Contact for delivery fees
WEBSITE http://www.dessertsdelivered.co.uk/
CONTACT [email protected]
PAYMENT Mastercard, Visa, JCB, Maestro

Desserts Delivered offers a variety of colorful bespoke hand made cakes which are created by their experienced professional bakers. There’s a lot to choose from in their online shop when it comes to flavors and designs. To ensure you receive your cake fresh, all of the shop’s orders are delivered next day. Every cake is also delivered in a strong corrugated cardboard box to ensure your cake is kept intact when received.

Note: Unlike others, Desserts Delivered stays open to satisfy your sweet tooth through cakes with style, colour and vivaciousness.

6. The Hummingbird Bakery


BEST FOR Same day delivery cakes
PRICE RANGE £19.95 – £64.55
DELIVERY FEE Calculated at checkout
WEBSITE https://hummingbirdbakery.com/
CONTACT +44 20 7851 1795
PAYMENT Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Visa

Most bakeshops require that you order at least 2 days or even a week for your cake, but The Hummingbird Bakery allows you to order cakes that can be delivered on the same day. Their express cakes are still able to retain their freshness since the shop prepares their baked creations daily.

Note: Their store has closed temporarily as of now due to the global pandemic. However, you can still orders some books and merchandise to have at home.

7. Sponge Cakes


BEST FOR DIY sponge cakes
PRICE RANGE Cakes start from £10.50 for a gift box of 4 baby sponges
From £13.50 for whole sponges (serves 8 people)
DELIVERY FEE Free (for orders more than or equal to £27.50)
WEBSITE https://www.sponge.co.uk
CONTACT +44 1263 711033
PAYMENT Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Apple Pay

If you or your recipient likes sponge cakes in particular, then you’re in for a treat! The eponymous Sponge Cakes shop sell varieties that differ in flavor, theme, and size. You can even order sponge cakes that are solely made for sharing.

Note: For Sponge Cakes, they only offer limited deliveries when you order. However, they still have many delectable choices for you, such as gluten and vegan cakes.

8. The Cake Nest


BEST FOR Cakes for different occasions
PRICE RANGE Starts from £10
DELIVERY FEE Calculated at checkout
WEBSITE https://www.cakenest.co.uk/
CONTACT +44 1663 749603
PAYMENT Visa, Mastercard, Amex, PayPal

Can’t be bothered to think of a cake design for an upcoming event? Leave it to The Cake Nest to whip up dazzling designs that will fit your occasion. If you also have an important message, you can order their “message cakes,” where toppings are made up of letters that can convey your personalized greeting.

Note: The Cake Nest only offers a limited range of cakes, and there might be delays when you order due to the COVID-19 problem.