London is known for having some of the best bakeries in the UK, and in the south east of the capital there are plenty of top spots for cakes and pastries.

We asked readers on Facebook to shout out their 'favourite local bakery in south east London' and these were their responses.

Crumbs Bakery in Erith was one of the most popular bakeries among south east Londoners.

Black cab driver Paul Cook praised Crumbs Bakery, saying: "I can honestly say the service and the quality is second to none.

"A bakery run by local people for the love of the local people.

"Use them or lose them."

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Crumbs Bakery sells fresh filled rolls, homemade soup and all bread is made on site. 

Charles May recommended The Sponge Kitchens in Beckenham for not only baked goods but community spirit.

He said: "Brilliant bakers plus they always help support my soup kitchen with bits when needed".

Zosia Urbanczyk added Sponge Kitchens sells "the best jam doughnuts".

Lots of readers also mentioned cupcake shop The Tipsy Bakery in Bexleyheath as their personal favourite.

Donna Hunt said The Tipsy Bakery is "the only place I go for my cakes".

The Tipsy Bakery offers alcohol-infused cupcakes, as well as celebration cakes, brownies and cookies.

Full list of readers' favourite bakeries in south east London:

  • Crumbs Bakery (Erith)
  • Ayres (Sidcup)
  • Twinz Bakery (St Mary Cray)
  • The Tipsy Bakery (Bexleyheath)
  • Swanley Bakery (Swanley)
  • Worth's Bakery (Welling)
  • The Sponge Kitchens (Beckenham)
  • Belle's Bakery (Welling)
  • Choux Bakery (Orpington)
  • Marlborough Bakery (Eltham)
  • Crofton Bakery (Orpington)