Cafe Beat: Peggy Porschen Cakes, London

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If you ever feel like stepping into a pastel-pink Instagram dream, complete with slices of the most divine cakes you’ll ever try, stop by Peggy Porschen Cakes on your next round of London. This café/salon/cake heaven is known for its dreamy décor (so. pink.) and its delicate, creative cakes. In fact, Porschen’s sweet creations are so famous that her cakes have graced parties and weddings held by the likes of Stella McCartney, Kate Moss, Madonna, and more. Us plebs can enjoy slices from her divine desserts at the café’s Belgravia and Chelsea locations. Their signature cakes combine an array of classic flavors and ingredients with a luxurious edge, from the Vanilla Cloud chiffon sponge cake with Italian meringue buttercream to the Salted Caramel cupcakes topped with caramel cream frosting. The summer specials, meanwhile, are a colorful dream of pink frosting, summer berries, and edible flower petals. Head for the vanilla chiffon sponge cake with elderflower butter, the lemon tartlet topped with macarons and tiny merengues, or the strawberry jam cupcakes. Top it off with a cup of Chelsea Floral Rose tea and a perfect little croissant, and you’ll have your summer sugar craving fixed.

Peggy Porschen Belgravia

116 Ebury Street


Open every day 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM


Peggy Porschen Chelsea

219 King’s Road


Open every day 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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