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23 Best Bakeries in Sydney | Man of Many

From the swanky upmarket bakery cafes to the humble side alley early birds, this selection of bakeries ain’t so crumby. Take a peek at the best bakery shops Sydney has to offer.

Bakeries in Sydney

One of the best bakeries Sydney has to offer is none other than the highly popular foodie icon Bourke Street Bakery. Sweet treats, savoury bites and some of the best sourdough you can wrap your mouth around are just some of the delights you’ll find at the Bourke Street Bakery.

1. Bourke Street Bakery Surry Hills

In the beachside suburb of Bronte, Iggy’s Bread is often littered with hungry customers patiently waiting for a turn to get their daily bread, and the wait is certainly worth it. Iggy’s uses old school methods, i.e. the best methods, to make their bread with naturally leavened simple ingredients that are hearth baked and delicious.

2. Iggy’s Bread

The hugely popular Flour and Stone Bakery in Woolloomooloo is known for its dreamy baked goods and warm inviting atmosphere. Try the renowned lamington, a vanilla sponge soaked in panna cotta with a berry compote centre and dark chocolate or the famous lemon drizzle cake, a rich moist lemon almond cake with lemon drizzle icing.

3. Flour and Stone

Berkelo’s motto is ‘simple food is the best food’ and that’s exactly why it’s one of the best bakeries in Sydney, because it’s does simple so well. Try their long fermented signature white sourdough or the banana cake for a sweet treat. Want to learn to bake yourself? You can take a class and learn the art of the humble sourdough.

4. Berkelo

Sonoma Bakery uses only the very best ingredients of freshly milled flour, filtered water and sea salt, you’re sure to fall in love with their simple but perfectly executed breads. For something sweet try their signature treat, a croissant pastry scroll sprinkled with cinnamon or a deliciously gooey hazelnut brownie with Belgian chocolate.

5. Sonoma Bakery Glebe

At Breadfern Bakery you’ll find the very best of local ingredients lovingly made into some of the finest artisan breads and sweetest pastry treats you can get in Sydney. Step inside for a tasty breakfast croissant or grab a loaf of tasty sourdough to take home, whatever you grab you won’t be disappointed.

6. Breadfern Bakery

One of the best bakery shops in Sydney and a bustling one at that, Organic Republic Bakery is on a mission to deliver gluten free loaves to the masses. Beautifully located at Bondi Beach, take a break from the waves and head over for an almond croissant, a custom sandwich made with delicious Organic Republic’s bread or a spelt carrot cupcake.

7. Organic Republic Bakery

Oregano Bakery is one of the best bakery shops in Sydney and for good reason, their selection of tasty sweet scrolls. Cinnamon, cookies and cream, red velvet, fig and almond, tahini and pistachio and chocolate with raspberry and coconut are just some of the delicious flavour combinations you can expect.

8. Oregano Bakery

Rollers Bakehouse is the place to be if you have a hankering for anything baked that comes in rolled form i.e. croissants, sausage rolls or in other words all the best things about baked goods. Get in early as everything is rolled and baked daily and once it’s gone, it’s gone.

9. Rollers Bakehouse

A local favourite supplying Sydney with premium sourdoughs, cakes and pastries all from the Brickfields Marrickville shop. Try a chocolate croissant, berry danish, or take home a delicious Danish rye or fig, raisin and walnut sourdough. Got a sweet tooth? Try the salted caramel chocolate cake.

10. Brickfields

Staple Bakery in Seaforth is one of the best bakery shops in Sydney with their wholesome tasty award winning sourdough. The perfect place to get your ‘staple’ bread for the week and to treat yourself to pain au chocolat or the popular cheese and oregano croissant.

11. Staple Bakery

Goose Bakery is not only good for your weekly bread shop, the cakes and baked treats are to die for. Buttery, flaky croissants, crunchy baguettes and deliciously dense chocolate tart awaits. Add in a Five Senses coffee with a side of shortbread and you’re in baked treat heaven.

12. Goose Bakery

Francois Artisan Baker pumps out the most delicious savoury and sweet baked goods on a daily basis and they’re all hand made with great care. Grab your daily loaf, pop in for a morning croissant and coffee or grab an extra special sweet cake for dessert.

13. François Artisan Baker

A favourite among locals looking for top quality bread and tasty pastries, Wild Cockatoo Bakery is one of the best bakery shops in Sydney. There’s so much on offer from croissants and pies to a wholesome sourdough and more.

14. Wild Cockatoo Bakery

Tuga Pastries offers up a whole range of delicious pastries and bread but the real star of this café is the Pastel de Nata or Portuguese custard tarts. The family recipe passed down is handmade and hand press daily, so be sure to grab one on your next visit.

15. Tuga Pastries

Another purveyor of Portuguese tarts and equally worth checking out is Sweet Belem Cake Boutique. Made with free range eggs and quality ingredients, you’ll never be disappointed with your choice at Sweet Belem

16. Sweet Belem Cake Boutique

For Israeli-style cakes and baked goods look no further than Shuk Bakery in North Bondi. A favourite meeting place for locals and visitors, Shuk middle eastern and Mediterranean inspired baked goods for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

17. Shuk Bakery

The Cook & Baker is one of the best bakery shops in Sydney and offers flavour packed bread and baked goods that are made fresh every day. From savoury tarts to hearty pies and humble sourdoughs to the sweet tasty pastries, you won’t be disappointed.

18. The Cook & Baker

With over 20 years of baking, owner Keiran of Baked by Keiran knows what he’s talking about when it comes to bread. If you’re after good solid bread then Keiran’s sourdough or plain white is the way to go or for something sweet try one of the danishes with fruit and custard.

19. Baked by Keiran

Stoneground Bakery started from humble beginnings as a shopfront and is now one of the best bakery shops in Sydney as a bustling café with an in-house bakery and menu that keeps locals coming back for more.  The pies are a real winner with patrons along with the Kytherian custard tarts.

20. Stoneground Bakery

Feeding Sydney-siders their daily bread since 1995, award winning Brasserie Bread offers all the bready delights you can think of. Pastries, sourdoughs, buns, sliders and rolls, at Brasserie you’ve got your bread sorted for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

21. Brasserie Bread

Pioik Bakery (pronounced pee-oyk) in Sydney’s Pyrmont is a little family run bakery that offers big flavour. Everything is made from scratch using the best market fresh ingredients with zero preservatives. Try the Epooro “The King” signature bread, a blend of whole wheat and rye and weighing in at a hefty 2kg.

22. Pioik Bakery

  • Known for: gluten free sourdough, almond croissants, hot cross bun
  • Address: 67 Frenchmans Rd, Randwick NSW 2031
  • Phone: +61 02 8021 0728
  • Trading Hours: Mon-Sat 6am-4pm, Sun 7am-4pm
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    With an editorial team full of foodies, Man of Many has had the unique opportunity to directly sample and experience the baked goods of the best spots in Sydney. It is also based on our experience, in-depth research and customer reviews of bakeries in Sydney. As expert journalists who guide people between competing products and services, we have provided our independent opinion in formulating our selections. Our editors have taken into account food, service and atmosphere while also making a concerted effort to highlight a few spots outside of the CBD. You can review our editorial policy here surrounding how we maintain our independence in our editorial reviews.

    How Man of Many Chose the Best Bakeries in Sydney

    Where is the best bakery in Sydney?

    Some of the best bakeries in Sydney are Bourke Street Bakery, Flour and Stone and Iggy’s Bread.

    Where can I get sourdough bread in Sydney?

    Sourdough is available at many bakeries across Sydney but the best place for a solid sourdough is Iggy's Bread.

    Where is the best bakery near Marrickville?

    Brickfield in Marrickville is a great Bakery to sample tasty baked treats and grab a sourdough loaf for home.

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