Thursday, 25 August 2011

Fitzbillies and those buns

I couldn't let another day go by without blogging about finally tasting the, infamous-all-over-again, Fitzbillies Chelsea bun. It was a gooey, sticky, curranty triumph. I can't think of an occasion when it wouldn't be afternoon treat perfection, washed down with a nice cup of Earl Grey, one sugar please. 

A gooey, glorious Fitzbillies Chelsea bun
And as if that wasn't praise enough, my Nan, a fan from childhood, said they were exactly as they used to be when she was little. She ate hers with relish and then called everyone she knew to tell them just how good they were.

More sweet treats
We took our Chelsea buns away to devour but next time we will definitely eat in. The Cambridge blue tiles set the place off a treat and it all felt very decadent and civilised. I might even try a carrot cake cupcake next time, after my Chelsea bun of course.

Fitzbillies cafe

Fitzbillies, 52 Trumpington Street, CB2 1RG
01223 352500,


  1. I finally made it there the other evening and they were sold out (surely a sign of success) so I bought a florentine and an eclair instead. Must go back again one early morning! And doesn't the place look cute? Think it will get better with age too (once it's a bit more 'lived in' and full or bits and pieces)

    Briony xx

  2. it's great isn't it? Try their bacon buttes for breakfast.

  3. One more fantastic incentive to find our way up to Cambridge...