The Best Bakeries Brisbane: Mind-Blowing Bakeries Around Brisbane That You Must Try
Have a pastry craving that just won’t quit? You're not alone. Check out our list to decide which are the best bakeries in Brisbane. Plot twist: it’s all of them.
Running low on #croissantent? Never fear. Brisbane has some amazing bakeries around town and we have selflessly volunteered ourselves to explore them for you. How nice are we? Whether you’re searching for the perfect Sunday loaf of sourdough to last you the week, or you plan to carb-load for breakfast, you’re spoiled for choice across the city.
85 James Street, Fortitude Valley
Want to try the internet’s favourite cookies? Or perhaps you’re looking for the most extra and Instagrammable cake on the market? Brooki’s is the place to go. We’re utterly obsessed with her decadent heart cakes, lovingly piped and iced in the colours of your choice, and lettered with a custom message.
If cookies happen to be your craving, you’re in luck. Try their best-selling NYC Chunky Choc Chip, Nutella Bueno or Caramilk flavour to really satisfy that sweet tooth. Brooki’s is easily one of the best bakeries in Brisbane to treat yourself or a loved one.
Wednesday to Friday | 8:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am to 2:00pm
15 Marshall Street, Fortitude Valley
Lunar Pies x Batch Cookies
A brand new contender for the best bakeries in Brisbane is Lunar Pies! As Brisbane’s first dedicated empanada bakery, these tasty half-moon pies are perfect for catering a work lunch, party, or simply your daily lunch!
Founder Ginger Mendoza brought her vision to life in full colour, stemming from a youthful fascination for how good food brings people together, and has manifested her dream in the form of colourful, flavourful, and highly portable pastry snacks that make every meal special.
Choose from a wide variety of flavours, spanning chorizo and eggs, cheeseburger, classic beef, buffalo chicken and cheese and much more. Ginger’s other delicious bakery business, Batch Cookies, operates out of the same location, so you can stock up on her blissfully chunky cookie concoctions along with your savoury empanada scores.
Monday to Friday | 7:30am to 5pm
Saturday | 8:30am to 5pm
The Myer Centre, Shop 078/91 Queen Street, Brisbane
What began as a love affair with croissants, has expanded into one of Brisbane’s best bakeries. Located in Cleveland, La Bouche honours its baking methods with French butter, Australian flour and quality produce from local Redlands farmers. This charming patisserie specialises in artisanal sourdough, croissants, and pastries both savoury and sweet.
They switch up their menu regularly to accommodate for seasonal produce and to make sure they keep you on your toes! Our pick is the fresh bicolour croissant, filled with hazelnut milk chocolate bavarois (Bavarian cream) and sprinkled with Gianduja choc and roasted hazelnuts. It’s one for the Ferrero Rocher lovers, for sure!
Tuesday to Saturday | 6:30am to 12:00pm
71 Shore Street West, Cleveland
This gorgeous new hole-in-the-wall bakery is set to re-open in June 2023 after sadly shutting its doors to pastry lovers in Paddington not long after it opened. Reopening in partnership with Chouquette and Sunny Side, mis.spelt will now serve a tasty mix of stunning croissants, danishes and flaky melt-in-your-mouth morsels.
Soon to be added to the cabinet are the sandwiches from Sunny Side, a sandwich store that makes food with heart. We’re so excited to see one of the best bakeries in Brisbane return in some form, and can’t wait to visit and grab a Blackout coffee from next door, while we’re at it!
Everyday | 6:30am to 11:30am
173A Latrobe Terrace, Paddington
The chokehold Lune Croissanterie has on our pastry cravings… If you’ve been there, you understand. If you haven’t yet, you’re probably wondering why people line up down the street. Let us tell you right now: it’s worth it! This cult favourite venue is easily one of the best bakeries in Brisbane.
You may want to pre-order your favourites so that you don’t miss out, with seasonal flavours like chocolate and pear danish, chocolate banana rum and ginger molasses flying off the shelves. Lune croissants are crafted to perfection and their limited edition special flavours keep us on the tip of our tastebuds at any given moment. Try now, thank us later.
Sitchu Tip: If you’re a Lune lover, book in for their specialty Lune Lab set menu experience. Beginning with Lune's signature (and iconic!) traditional croissant, followed by an experimental sweet and savoury course, this degustation is a foodie’s dream.
Monday - Friday | 7.30am to 3pm
Saturday - Sunday | 8am to 3pm
15 Manning Street, South Brisbane
King Street Bakery
Staffed by internationally trained bakers and skilled pastry chefs, King Street Bakery really know bread. With artisanal loaves, viennoiserie, tarts and cakes all made in-house, it’s going to be tricky making your pick of the day when you visit this little bakery. Lately, we’re craving the New York Roll, a classic apple strudel New York roll, filled with vanilla-infused pastry cream, apple and sultana spiced compote and garnished with candied walnuts.
Whether you’re making a pit stop for a humble sausage roll or for some avo on toast before work, we know it’s not going to be the last time you grace this Brisbane bakery with your pastry-craving presence.
Monday - Friday | 6:30am to 3:00pm
Saturday | 6:30 to 12:00pm
20 King Street, Bowen Hills
Sprout Artisan Bakery
If you’re one to take your loaves very seriously, this is the spot. Born from a passion for high-quality, artisanal baked goods, Sprout prides itself on its lovingly prepared sourdough, delectable danishes and tasty tarts. Popping up at the Rocklea Markets and now with a well-established shopfront on bustling James Street, you best get in quick before the daily bread is sold out.
Another reason that Sprout makes our list of the best bakeries in Brisbane is their unwavering commitment to not only ensuring the quality of their product but also the attention they pay to minimising their environmental footprint. This bakery uses a closed-loop recycling system with a local farm to manage their food waste and prevent it from adding to landfill.
Tuesday - Saturday | 7am - 2pm
Sunday | 7am - 1pm
76 James Street, Fortitude Valley
When the Venzin Group set up shop anywhere, Brisbane takes notice. Named for the tiny town in Switzerland that their ancestors hail from, Darvella warmly welcomes you to explore their range of croissants, bread and speciality cakes. You can also sample locally made Swiss-style cheeses, meats and savoury pastries. Darvella has a strong focus on utilising sustainable and local produce of the highest quality.
This Brisbane bakery is located on the bright and bustling Oxford Street in Bulimba, making it the ideal, sunshine-filled spot to stop and enjoy a sweet treat for breakfast with a coffee. Personally, we can’t go past their almond croissant, it’s one of the best in Brisbane!
Everyday | 6:00am - 2:30pm
37 Oxford Street, Bulimba
Fresh, bright and full of fresh croissants. Not a bad combination when it comes to breakfast spots! Peruse the display of savoury or sweet breakfast croissants at the Superthing counter, before taking a seat in the colourful dining area. You can watch the magic happen as the pastry chef rolls out the dough in the open kitchen space behind the counter. Superthing is always bustling with people and pups on weekends and early mornings, a clear marker of a contender in the running for Brisbane’s best bakeries.
So the next time you’re looking to brighten up your morning, we recommend beginning it with a delicious Padre coffee and one of Brisbane’s freshest croissants.
Everyday | 7am-2pm
215 Montague Road, West End
Just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean that you need to miss out on delicious baked treats. This is without a doubt one of the best bakeries in Brisbane for plant-based pastries!
Veganyumm stocks a full cabinet of delectable desserts that would turn any head, including some gluten-free options. You can find freshly made sausage rolls, pies and pasties warm in the cabinet for a quick and tasty lunch, best washed down with a milkshake (Neopolitan is our shake flavour of choice).
Order a cake for your next special occasion, or pop in when the sweet tooth craving hits…Veganyumm is open until late, perfect for those late-night snack attacks when you realise you don’t have any treats on hand. Do yourself a favour and pick up a couple of the Tiramisu snack pots to stow in the fridge, they’re utterly unreal.
Monday - Tuesday | 8am - 9pm
Wednesday - Saturday | 8am-10pm
Sunday | 8am-8pm
473 South Pine Road, Everton Park
If a beautiful, indulgent yet balanced birthday cake is what you need, Jocelyn is your girl. With a nationwide reputation for the highest quality ingredients and artisanal baking skills, you’ll soon understand why customers just keep coming back. Whether it’s her grab-and-go sandwiches for your lunch break or something sweet to tide you over, Jocelyn’s is one of the best bakeries in Brisbane to visit when you’re in need.
Utilising traditional recipes, Jocelyn’s is the go-to for special events, gifts or preserves and pantry items. With four locations across Brisbane, you can get your fix no matter where you are.
Anyone who’s been to France will tell you just how incredible the pastries and the fresh beard are… and Chouquette is the closest thing you’ll find to an authentic patisserie in Brisbane. The French owners honour traditional methods of baking to ensure consistent quality across their loaves and cabinet goods. Loaves are baked fresh daily and available in pumpkin, olive, fruit loaf and more. You’ll also find their pastries, croissants and danishes served in mis.spelt, another of our favourite Brisbane bakeries.
When you’re hunting down the best bakeries Brisbane has on offer, Chouquette is a no-brainer! Be sure to tell them that Sitchu sent you.
Monday - Sunday | 7am - 2pm
19 Barker Street, New Farm
Adored by locals, with a line out the door each Saturday morning, the delicious scents wafting from this little bakery will have you following your nose in no time. Danny’s secret to success begins from his extensive expertise in the best ways to mix, ferment, shape and bake the fresh loaves daily and the organic flour and high-quality ingredients that they are made with. We promise you will never look at a supermarket loaf ever again.
If bread isn’t on the agenda, you might like to opt for a sweet jam sponge roll or the impeccable custard tart on offer. There are croissants, danishes and twists all just waiting for you to stop by and collect them on your next weekend morning stroll through Teneriffe.
Tuesday to Saturday | 6:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am - 1:00pm
5/113 Commercial Road, Teneriffe
Looking for more tasty treats, now that you’ve explored all of the best bakeries in Brisbane? Perhaps it’s time to sample some of the best desserts Brisbane has to offer. Or if you need a walk to digest all the bread you just ate, why not stretch your legs on one of the best walks around Brisbane instead?