My London: Brigit Bloch – Founder of Brigit’s Bakery

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Brigit Bloch is the Founder of Brigit’s Bakery in Chandos Place, Covent Garden and the internationally renowned BRIGIT’S BAKERY’S Afternoon Tea Bus Tour, an innovative and widely documented experience designed for both Afternoon Tea enthusiasts and also those who would like to immerse themselves in the great British culture; visiting cultural landmarks throughout London aboard an original 1960’s Routemaster bus including The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St James’s Park, The Royal Albert Hall, Downing Street and many more.

We caught up with Brigit for the latest in our ‘My London’ series.


Favourite neighbourhood:

Notting Hill as it’s so stylish, colourful and I love the many vintage shops.


Favourite place for brunch:

Bluebird in Chelsea as they have a large outdoor terrace which I enjoy in the summers.


Best coffee in London:

Tom Tom on Elizabeth Street as they offer a wide variety of coffees. And of course, Brigit’s Bakery in Covent Garden too!


Favourite gallery or museum:

The Tate Britain on Millbank. The Van Gogh exhibition is amazing.


Tell us a secret:

No I can’t because it is a secret!


Favourite place to shop:

Carnaby Street is a favourite as they offer a wide variety of fashion and lifestyle stores and nice restaurants too.


Favourite place to find inspiration:

There isn’t a particular place really as it depends of my mood – I can feel inspired anywhere really!


Best London destination for a date:

Hoping that I won’t need to find one soon but Petersham Nursery has beautiful surroundings right in the heart of Covent Garden.


Favourite park:

Greenwich is lovely. The landscape and beautiful view of London on the top of the hill is breathtaking.


Favourite food market:

Borough Market is the perfect place to go for a glass of wine with some oysters in the oyster bar.


Your sanctuary in the city:

Ecclestone Square has a private garden which is a magical quiet space within the heart of London.


What inspires you?

A song, a scent, people in the street. I find inspiration everywhere – one just has to keep their senses open.


This season I’m loving:

The new start in plants and also in life!


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