Information & FAQs

Can I book a table at Mimi’s Bakehouse or Mimi’s Picnic Parlour?

Mimi’s Bakehouse at The Shore is a very busy café and we would strongly recommend booking a table, especially during lunch time and at the weekend, to avoid disappointment. Bookings can be made via Please note:

  • There is a discretionary 10% service on tables of 6 or more.
  • We require a £5 per head deposit on parties of 10 or more
  • Unfortunately we cannot split bills 

Mimi’s Picnic Parlour is a takeaway and, as a result, unfortunately do not take bookings, however, we still have all of your favourite cakey goods available on the go, for the office or to take home for later.


Do you cater for dietary requirements and allergies?

If you have specific dietary requirements and are planning a visit to Mimi’s, we would suggest emailing ahead to make a booking at in order to notify of us any restrictions you may have. We will do our very best to cater for your requirements or will let you know of any limitations in advance. 

We generally are able to offer at least one option to the following dietary requirements with prior notification.

  • Gluten Free
  • Nut Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Egg Free
  • Vegan

We also have a wide range of vegetarian food available every day on our lunch menu which is available to view online. If you would like to order a cake with a dietary restriction please email us on


Do you host events at Mimi’s Bakehouse?

Mimi’s Bakehouse at The Shore is a fantastic and versatile venue, and we have held a wide spectrum of events ranging from the filming of an episode of BBC’s Pram Face and professional photo shoots, to private functions for birthdays, anniversaries and wedding receptions. Mimi’s at the Shore is fully licenced and we will be able to work closely with you to create a tailored evening with a special menu, entertainment and décor to suit. We do not charge venue hire and instead work on the basis of a minimum spend on food and drink at your event.

Minimum spend at Mimi’s Bakehouse Private Function and Event:
- £600 Sunday to Thursday
- £1200 Friday & Saturday


Mimi’s Picnic Parlour has been used for photography shoots and can also be used for filming or creative events. Please get in touch contact us via for any questions or enquiries you may have about either venue.


Do you make wedding cakes?

Mimi’s regularly create a wide range of custom wedding cakes, and offer a wedding consultation service where you can sit down and speak with one of our highly trained bakers to discuss what is right for you on your big day. We aim to take the stress out your big day and all our packages include delivery set up and collection of any stands and equipment. Please contact if you have any questions or would like to book a cake consultation appointment.