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15 Insanely Delicious Places To Eat Doughnuts

Go nuts for doughnuts!

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1. Bread Ahead

Bread Ahead

Borough Market's Bread Ahead is where doughnut dreams are made. Swing by and pick up a bite, then wash it down with a cup of Monmouth coffee from the café around the corner. Suddenly, the world is a brighter, warmer place.

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2. Cookies and Scream

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I am a huge fan of Camden's Cookies and Scream – a vegan, gluten and wheat-free bakery that makes jaw-dropping sweet treats. Just look at this doughnut ice-cream sandwich. LOOK AT IT. Flavours change daily and when they're gone, they're gone.

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3. Crosstown


Sourdough doughnuts with inventive flavours served in Soho? Sign me up. If the sight of this seven berry glazed sourdough ring doesn't have you drooling yet, then you should try their Creme Brulee doughnut. Or buy a box online.

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4. St John

St John

Fluffy, soft and oozing with dreamy fillings, St John's doughnuts are never equalled. The ones in the above photo are marmalade, apple, and vanilla custard. Not all together, but I bet that would taste damn good too. You can pick them up from the bakery at Maltby St Market, but they also supply other stores too – like Harringay Local Store.

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BIRD has three North London locations – Shoreditch, Holloway Road and Camden – and they all serve freshly made doughnuts from hatch. If you prefer to eat in, then pick up an ice cream doughnut sandwich. There are two daily glazes, and a whole load of whipped cream.

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6. Rinkoff Bakery

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This Whitechapel institution is well known for its crodough (that's a croissant and a doughnut, mixed). Choose from flavours like Creme Egg (above), Toffee Apple Crumble or Salted Caramel and Pistachio. And then pick up a loaf of their delicious round chola bread for good measure.

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7. Dum Dum Donutterie

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If you want more from your doughnut experience, can we suggest that you get down to Shoreditch and pick up Dum Dum's 8" Giant Doughnut? It will feed 8-10 people AND you can personalise it.

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8. You Doughnut

You Doughnut

I'm obsessed with You Doughnut's bitesize treats. You get a pot of mini doughnuts, plus all the toppings you heart desires. In the case of the above, that's vanilla sugar, lemon curd sauce, oat crumb and mini marshmallows. Keep an eye on their site for where they're currently trading.

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9. Bea's of Bloomsbury

Bea's of Bloomsbury

Over the doughnut (how dare you)? Tired of the muffin (you animal)? Well then, try the duffin. Bea's have blended a doughnut and a muffin to make a surprisingly light and moist delight. There are three central London locations, and jam's the best flavour, in my opinion.

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11. Duck & Waffle

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It would be remiss not to include Duck & Waffle's signature Ox Cheek Doughnut in this piece. If the combo worries you, think of it along the lines of a char siu bao: sweet melting meat, with a light fluffy dough and a crunchy sugar coating. Delicious.

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12. Vicky's Donuts

Vicky's Donuts

Small scale donutterie Vicky's Donuts trades at Chatsworth Road in East London, and also sells doughnuts online. The only problem? They're so pretty that you won't be able to bear to eat them.

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14. Flesh and Buns

Flesh and Buns

Swing by this cool Izakaya joint and round off your meal with some dreamy Kinako doughnuts, with black sugar custard. And then stay and have a couple more, just to be sure.

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Head to East London's Columbia road, and gorge yourself on these gorge doughnuts. I'm just going to list some of what we see in this picture, and leave you to it:

Vanilla, Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Lemon Curd, Espresso, Berry Jam. Amazing.

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