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Yuletide Food with French Flair
Pefect for Christmas or whenever, a delicious bakery
Location: 202 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1RQ
Description: This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington.
'The Euphorium Bakery'...
Despite French leanings, this passionate Islington bakery offers its customers some top quality British fare every Christmas.
Their puddings and mince pies are some of the best in London while their strudels, apple and ginger cakes and Chocolate Marquises offer excellent alternatives to the standard seasonal sweets.
There's another Euphorium branch in nearby Chapel Market.
Mmmmmmm yummy - go find