By Shahin Araghi

New in London and not sure how to satisfy your sweet tooth? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered – here’s our pick of 5 of the best dessert and sweets vendors in London

1) Venchi – Mmmmmm, gelato. Call us biased for putting our personal favourite at number one, but who doesn’t love artisanal ice-cream expertly made with all natural Italian ingredients? Find this hidden gem in the iconic Covent Garden Market.

2) Miki’s Paradise – This Holloway café, famous for its ‘Freakshake’, offers up a milkshake crammed with brownie bites, cream, ice cream and pretzels, all crammed with an upside down ice cream cone. It’s a wondrous thing to behold!

3) Dominique Ansel Bakery – Ever been torn between taking a bite out of a donut or croissant for that sugar fix? Fear not, with the insta-famous Ansel ‘Cronut’ in Elizabeth Street, you no longer need to choose-it’s a hybrid of both. We know exactly what you’re thinking, yes it really is an incredible time to be alive.

4) Bubblewrap – No, not the air-filled plastic packaging, we’re talking about the Chinatown dessert sensation – a gloriously sweet Honk Kong style waffle-wrapped dessert, shaped into a cone and stuffed with ice cream, nuts, fruits, oreos and sauces. Yummy!

5) Caffé Concertó – Still not done sugar binging? We’ve got just the thing to push you over the edge – grab a decadent piece of chocolate coated layer cake at this continental style café on London’s exclusive Regent Street, and let yourself slip deep deep into that sugar-coma……  


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