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Can someone recommend a shop in London selling cake decorations, glitters etc?

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StrictlyBoogying Thu 05-Nov-09 20:39:07

Hi, I've bought loads of cake stuff online but would love to have a proper browse somewhere. I'm going to London Xmas shopping next month so any ideas would be fab. Ta!

BirdyArms Thu 05-Nov-09 22:23:22

You could go to Jane Asher's cake shop here, I've never been so not sure how much stock they have. I go to a shop called Party Party in Dalston which has loads of stuff but in a very un-glamourous area so it might not fit in with the rest of your shopping trip.

StrictlyBoogying Thu 05-Nov-09 22:31:45

Where is Dalston? I'm in Glasgow with two small children so despite us having a flat in Paddington I never go down and have no idea where anywhere is!
I'm having a break from the kids so can, in theory, go anywhere. grin

GuyFawkesIsMyLoveSlave Thu 05-Nov-09 22:32:38

Well, I use a shop in Putney and sometimes one in Richmond, but there must be somewhere closer to Paddington than that...

CountessDracula Thu 05-Nov-09 22:33:32

The richmond one is brilliant

GuyFawkesIsMyLoveSlave Thu 05-Nov-09 22:35:14

Yes, if only I could remember what it's called. Or even the name of the road it's on... blush

StrictlyBoogying Thu 05-Nov-09 22:46:08

I've got a friend near Richmond so that one would be fab...fingers crossed the name comes back to you!

WobblyPig Thu 05-Nov-09 22:50:01

In Burnt Oak, North London there is a cake decorating shop that I go to even though I live on the opposite side of London. Does specialist tins, icings, sugarcraft tools and paints etc. Not a particularly nice part of London though and no other shopping around.

GuyFawkesIsMyLoveSlave Thu 05-Nov-09 22:54:34

Is it Kooks or something like that, CD?

GuyFawkesIsMyLoveSlave Thu 05-Nov-09 22:59:16

Yes, I think it is -- here on Eton Street.

StrictlyBoogying Fri 06-Nov-09 09:58:51

Fab. It looks interesting! Is Richmond worth a dedicated shopping trip?

I do tend to go to Richmond for Christmas shopping, but that may be because I hate the crowds in Central London grin. Richmond has lots of chains but also some interesting independent shops. And some nice restaurants and cafes.

StrictlyBoogying Fri 06-Nov-09 15:53:58

Excellent. Sounds like a good option.

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