Craving a delicious cake, or planning a celebration for someone special? Then look no further - the heart of the city offers some of the best options for cakes Auckland wide. The city centre is home to multiple award-winning bakeries and some of the best cake shops in Auckland. These bakers make some of the best cakes Auckland has to offer so we are sure you'll want to check each one of them out. Browse the list of some of our go-to places below. 


Bluebells Cakery | Inside Commercial Bay, 7/21 Queen St

Bluebells Cakery is known throughout Auckland for their lovingly created, beautiful cakes and cupcakes. Their hand-iced cupcakes are ideal for a celebration such as a baby shower, while their cakes are often the centerpiece of a wedding or birthday party. Aside from tasting amazing, the intricate presentation of each creation is what makes Bluebells so popular. 

The Three Words

The Three Words | 57 Lorne St

By combining breathtaking cakes with beautiful floral arrangements, two things that often go hand in hand, The Three Words makes planning a celebration simple. Save yourself from making two trips and head to The Three Words to get a lovely bouquet and delicious cake all in one beautiful little store. The cakes are ideal for varied tastes, from a banana and nutella cake to lemon curd cakes and more.  

La Couronne Cakes

La Couronne Cake Boutique | 5C Lorne St

La Couronne is a sweet little spot that specialises in cakes and never fails to impress. Located on Lorne St, this cake shop sticks to what they do well, producing decadent desserts for all occasions. Choose from their extensive collection of cakes made with the finest ingredients, ensuring your celebratory event will be a success.   

La Petite Fourchette

La Petite Fourchette | 9 Britomart Place

Started by French-Kiwi couple Natalie and Romain Le Gal, La Petite Fourchette is bursting with authentic baking techniques and French delicacies. Specialising in tarts and small cakes like the caramel or lemon meringue tart, come in and order a variety of options to ensure you and your guests will have their sweet tooth satisfied. 

OKO Dessert Kitchen

OKO | 291-297 Queen St

A renowned dessert kitchen, OKO takes their desserts to new levels, treating them as works of art. Valuing natural and organic ingredients, OKO maintains this high standard with the end result as well. Noteworthy desserts include The Lemon Cloud cheesecake and the Tiramisu. 


Milse | 31 Tyler St

Milse is Ortolana's sweet counterpart, a perfect destination for dessert lovers of all kinds. Milse is known for its execution of a wide variety of decadent desserts - if you're keen to sit in and enjoy, try the exquisite gateaux from their a la carte menu, it doesn't disappoint. 

Delish Cupcakes

Delish Cupcakes | 12 O’Connell St

Each day Delish Cupcakes bakes at least 12 different flavours of sumptuous cupcakes that appeal to a wide range of taste palettes. Delish Cupcakes consistently deliver bite-sized bliss in the form of strawberries and cream, mochaccino, or even strawberry shortcake. 


The Gateau House | 332 Queen St

The Gateua House has strived to make the finest cakes since 1996, and they are definitely achieving this goal. From decadent chocolate mousse cakes to fresh fruity flavours such as mango cream and blueberry yoghurt, every creation is equally delicious. The newest cake in the cabinet is the raspberry and coconut slice, a sweet and smooth raspberry mousse on top of a buttery biscuit base.

Last updated: 20 August 2020