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The Baking Bird

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2 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
+44 1872 277849
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Baking Bird is 'The' place to go for quality cake. It also has a welcoming and relaxing environment . Baking Bird also produced my girlfriend's birthday cake as shown below..

Thank Haward2402
Truro, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a number of times, and never felt the need to write a review. However after today's visit there are a few things that I would improve. The coffee is from a machine (rather than a barista manned machine) - it's okay, but not what it could be (and not what you'd expect from a place of... More 

Thank SMatthews1983
Mark G, Owner at The Baking Bird, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. Let me address your points.. The machine used to make coffees is a La Spaziale S5 2 group espresso machine and all our staff are fully barista trained. We use fresh ground coffee and the milk is steamed to produce a variety of drinks, it is not a machine where you push a button for... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for tea and cake after first visiting last year on a trip to Truro. Lots of choice when it comes to the cakes. I finally settled on a slice of tiramisu cake which was delicious, even though I had to share with my partner. Tea was served in a large teapot and there was plenty for a second... More 

Thank Tricia B
Cornwall, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my daughter here for a shopping treat. we loved it :) fresh cakes (A LOT to choose from), clean,tidy & cosy sofas! We will defiantly be back for another visit

Thank Kernowru
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After having read a magazine article about the Baking Bird I was keen to visit whilst in Truro. I was not disappointed! What a lovely place to relax with a coffee and superb choice of cakes including gluten-free options - not always easy to find! Sat and enjoyed coffee with lots of magazines to read. Well done to all those... More 

Thank Carole P
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hired the Baking Bird for a get together with friends. We all had a lovely time. The staff were very friendly. Service was excellent, cakes were delicious and great value for money. Thoroughly recommend. Will definitely be doing it again soon.

Thank Alex C
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times with friends and family. My most recent visit was with my sister and son. We went in around midday and it was very quite in the upstairs seating. As we were there it quickly became busy. Very relaxed atmosphere. Cupcakes are amazing, I had the Cookie Monster (always have this one) and my sister... More 

Thank Holly T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! What can I say about this lovely lady and her wonderful cakes! I contacted the Baking Bird in the hope of arranging a birthday cake for a very special friend of mine and she did not fail to deliver. Despite being rather vague with my theme (40 and wonderwoman) the baking bird was so friendly and helpful, and created... More 

1 Thank Lisa E
Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were nice and friendly, my drink was well made, and my cake was delicious - and gluten free too, for those who are looking for these kinds of things! The place itself is decorated prettily and well furnished, providing a relaxing atmosphere. I would go back there again, 100%

Thank Lauren H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the hoof in search of afternoon coffees. Setting quirky, very female friendly upstairs with colour scheme and furniture, but thought it worked very well (as only male in room over 11). Between us we ordered several cup cakes, some being more well received than others - although youngest didn't like his mint chip one. I had a... More 

Thank yorky69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $7
Gluten Free Options, Cafe, British
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 277849
With sofas upstairs overlooking Truro Cathedral, we offer the best selection of hand made cakes, brownies, cheesecakes, pies, loaf cakes, muffins, flapjacks, caramel shortbread and cookies. And a vast range of coffees, tea, hot chocolate and soft drinks. Open 10am-5pm Mon-Sat

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?