There’s nothing spooky about London’s Halloween food offerings! From delicious sweet treats in the form of ghosts and ghouls, to tasty pumpkin based savoury dishes, you can even go all out with a Halloween afternoon tea. Read on to find our top picks for celebrating October in the city this year.
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London’s Sweet Halloween Treats
When it comes to Halloween, London’s cafes and bakeries go all out. Whether you’re more a fan of cute cookies, or scrumptious cakes, you’ll find a Halloween offering here for you.
Humble Crumble’s Famous Pumpkin Crumble
The ultimate Halloween food in London is Humble Crumble’s Pumpkin offering. Presented in mini gourds, ideal for getting that perfect Instagram shot. The crumble inside is a spiced pumpkin and apple crumble – delicious! You can find Humble in two of London’s best markets: Spitalfields and Borough markets.
Peggy Porschen Iced Biscuits & Cakes
Peggy Porschen is the bakery of pink dreams, and their Halloween food does not disappoint. Taking on the more whimsical aesthetic of the season you can find pumpkin topped cupcakes, as well as spooky ghost biscuits! Find their locations in both Chelsea and Belgravia.
Lanka’s Pumpkin Crème Brulee
Located in Camden, Lanka is a French Patisserie that has a sophisticated addition to the London Halloween food scene. Here you’ll discover a yummy pumpkin creme brulee – what more could you want from October themed food!
Gaya’s Spiced Pumpkin Cakes
A cake studio based on Putney Bridge Road, Gaya serves up delicate pumpkin cupcakes each October. Bite into one and you’ll experience the lovely flavours of pumpkin pie spice, with a brown butter maple cream cheese topping – in a wonderful pumpkin shape!
Hummingbird Bakery’s Spooky Range
Hummingbird is a popular cake shop across London and they go to town with their London Halloween food dishes! From decorated cakes, to whoopies with vampire teeth – this is a great one to take the kids to!
Whipped London 3D Pumpkin Cookie
A spectacular piece of London Halloween food is Whipped London’s pumpkin cookie. This is a spiced cookie in the shape of a pumpkin, stuffed with hazelnuts and dulce de leche! You can find this sweet treat in Brixton Village.
Cutter and Squidge Halloween Sweets
Another London bakery that you’ll recognise the name of is Cutter and Squidge. They’re serving up monster inspired cookies, biscuits, and brownies in their Soho located cafe during October!
Chin Chin Pumpkin Ice Cream
If you’re still craving London’s ice cream offering despite the drop in temperature then Chin Chin is for you. Their London Halloween food special is a pumpkin seed ice cream – why not have it on top of their delectable sticky toffee puddings? Find Chin Chin in both Soho and Camen.
If you’re after a London made Halloween treat that can be delivered right to your door – then look no further than OhLaLa macarons. They are offering up pumpkin, ghost, and skull shaped and decorated macarons!
Biscuiteers Autumnal Macarons
Another macaron spot on the list is Biscuiteers. With their uniquely iced biscuits and gorgeous cafes, this has become a go-to spot in London for those with a sweet tooth. Here you’ll find autumnal inspired macarons for the season. Bite into pumpkin spice, toffee apple, and spiced plum! You can find Biscuiteers in both Belgravia and Notting Hill.
Spooky Savouries in London
We appreciate that not everyone has as sweet a tooth as us! So here are the best Halloween inspired savouries available in London this spooky season!
Latua Pasta Pumpkin Tortelloni
La Tua Pasta in Borough Market are serving up pumpkin and ricotta tortellini and we couldn’t think of anything tastier to dig into this October!
Halloween Themed Afternoon Teas in the City
Nowhere does afternoon tea as well as London, and spooky themed tea-time treats are no exception. Here are our top picks for Halloween afternoon teas in London.
Peggy Porschen Halloween Afternoon Tea
In 2021, Peggy Porschen made a wonderful Halloween afternoon tea for the season. Whilst they haven’t yet announced the 2022 version, they have got a delectable autumnal inspired afternoon tea to die for! We’re keeping our eyes peeled in case they do have a festive one running over the Halloween weekend too!
A classic red bus tour of London and ghostly afternoon tea all in one? Brigit’s Bakery is the one for you. Between the 21st-23rd and 28th-31st October, Brigit’s are running a Halloween tea on their bus whilst showing you around London’s landmarks.
Halloween Wizard Afternoon Tea
The Wizard Exploratorium is running Halloween wizard afternoon teas. Get ready for an afternoon of spell casting, tea brewing, and spooky inspired treats! You’ll find this spot on Greek Street.