Cakesbyjames is a highly-regarded bespoke cake studio in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is run by brother and sister team James and Dawn Watson. Opened in 2010, the family business specialises in wedding cakes and occasion cakes. James learned his trade in London, where he spent several years specialising in hand-painted bespoke wedding cakes and sugar fondant work. His creations were displayed in the windows of the renowned Selfridge's on Oxford Street, one of London’s busiest shopping districts. As a baker, James has worked in in Belfast, London, Sydney and Melbourne.

The cake studio operates on a bespoke basis and therefore opening hours are by appointment only. Cake orders can be arranged by email, telephone or in person by appointment. Two weeks' notice is normally required on cake orders.