Essentially English Bakery & Cafe is your new favourite source for freshly baked local goods and imported groceries.

"You don't have to love cooking to cook, but you have to do more than love baking to bake. You have to bake out of love." - Tom Junod

Located in Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Kate and her team offer English-style sweet and savoury treats using traditional family recipes, pies using local fresh fruit, muffins, and so many more. Custom cakes and cupcakes available.

We also provide a delicious daily lunch option with a dine-in area. Drop in for your favourite fresh baking and special daily features!

What We Offer

Custom cakes & cupcakes, fresh baked goods, lunches, and more!

Custom cakes

Custom Cakes

*Not currently accepting orders*

Cakes and cupcakes for special occasions.

Apple pies

Fresh Pies

Pies made with fresh local fruit (seasonally available).

Daily soup specials

Lunch Specials

Soups, sandwiches, and daily baked specials.

Cheese and onion, and chicken curry pasties

English Treats

A variety of English sweet & savoury treats using traditional family recipes.

Crusty country loaves with floured tops

Fresh Breads

Fresh daily! Baked bread with a variety of options.

UK imported groceries


Select imported grocery items.