|Belinda (right) and her flatmate|
I also ordered a toasted bagel with bacon, avocado and cream cheese (yum yum yum!!!)
Technically the custard square was labelled 'Vanilla Slice, $2.50', but for the purposes of this survey let's call it a custard square. Or let's not, as I am going to award it a....
The custard was dry around the outside, nice enough to eat but not very custardy tasting. The pastry was quite nice, I enjoyed having an extra layer through the middle as I am a pastry fan. The icing was okay, just plain white icing, quite dense. The redeeming features were 1. my bagel :-D 2. the friendly staff and clean comfortable dining area and 3. watching the hookers and drunks sobering up in the sun on the notoriously seedy KRd ;-)
No endorsements, then, for the custard squares of Hollywood Bakery - but perhaps if it's a bagel you're after it's a good spot?
Thanks Belinda, for the entertaining review! I'll overlook the use of 'hungus' as if it's actually a word. ;-p
Hollywood Bakery is located at 246-254 Karangahape Road, Auckland