Tried Vintage Bird Cakery in Yate and it may be one of the best in Bristol
Bristol is full of hidden gems and this adorable patisserie is definitely one of them.
Tucked away in Yate, Vintage Bird Cakery is one of the city’s best-kept secrets, serving a range of delicious fresh home-cooked meals.
The cafe is perfectly cute, covered in flowers and plush furnishings that make it a lovely place to spend an afternoon. And their amazing Instagram feed is enough to make everyone hungry, imagining their amazing giveaways; baked potato brownies, most of which looked too good to eat.
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So I decided to take a trip to the local hotspot to sample the treats for myself.
The cafe is separated into two buildings with a cute front yard for furry friends to join. The cafe operates on table service, so after checking out the gorgeous produce on the counter, I was seated in a comfortable seat upstairs.
LED lights, velvet seating and florals make Vintage Bird Cakery the perfect place for foodies who care about their Instagram feed as much as their food.
I browsed the menu, which has a wide variety of dishes – the cakes aren’t the only thing on offer. Food is served all day so you can enjoy a full English, baguette, baked potato or soup.
Incredibly sweet milkshakes, blondies, tiffins, a huge range of cakes and even afternoon tea are also on offer. To say you’ll be spoiled for choice is an understatement.
I decided it was mandatory to sample some of the awesome offerings and so ordered the deluxe hot chocolate, with some goodies to top it off.
After careful consideration, I made my choice. I ordered the brookie sandwich, which was two brookies (a combination of brownie cookies) with white chocolate sandwiching them, a victoria sponge cake and a Lotus Biscoff tiffin.
The hot chocolate was as luxurious as advertised, with the rich hot chocolate topped with whipped cream and marshmallows. The Victoria sponge was perfect – the cream and jam complimented the soft sponge nicely ensuring the cake wasn’t too sweet.
The brookie was unlike anything I had tried before – the baker had achieved the perfect balance of a chewy brownie and a crunchy cookie with the chewy white chocolate adding a smooth texture.
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The choice of flavors for the tiffins was huge, including oreo, aero and chocolate orange among others – but I chose Biscoff on the recommendation of the waitresses. It was definitely the right choice. The Biscoff was joined by white chocolate, it was both incredibly sweet and delicious.
Having so much to choose from, I had certainly ordered more than I could eat – but I was offered boxes to take my treats home with, meaning I didn’t have to go without. one of the awesome products.
The cakes were delicious and the decor was beautiful, however – my favorite thing at Vintage Bird Cakery by far was the polaroid wall they displayed which is dedicated to showing off all the adorable dogs that visited.
The wall is full – which means they are a clear dog and owner favourite!
While the cafe is accessible only, they do take reservations for their afternoon tea sessions; making it a good choice for special events as well as casual get-togethers.
There is a range of different treats on offer day in and day out and I can’t wait to come back and try some more!
More of their delicious products can be found on their website and Instagram.
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