CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Sussex Life today CLICK HERE

Artisan bakers in Sussex

PUBLISHED: 10:53 21 September 2015 | UPDATED: 15:40 21 February 2018

Getty Images/iStockphoto

Getty Images/iStockphoto

Archant

There is no shortage of artisan bakers here in Sussex all dedicated to hand-making some the finest fresh bread you’ll taste

Flint Owl Bakery

The Flint Owl in Lewes make their bread from just the finest flours, water and sea salt... and nothing else. With no additives, their breads, along with croissants and other pastries are baked from scratch in the morning and delivered to shops, restaurants and more establishments across the county. Flint Owl have their own café located on Lewes High Street where you can enjoy the artisan produce alongside a nice cup of tea or coffee.

 

The Hungry Guest

The Hungry Guest (who recently won Delicatessen of the Year) hand make and bake their own bread, pastries, brownies and cakes for their café in Petworth as well as their Food Shop. Like all good artisan bakers, The Hungry Guest use basic ingredients (flour, water, salt and occasionally some yeast) to produce the freshest flavours in their loaves - which are left to naturally ferment, giving them an even longer shelf life. You’ll also find The Hungry Guest selling their breads at farmers’ markets across Sussex (and surrounding counties).

 

Rushfields Farm Shop

Artisan breads cooked in their very own bakery are just the tip of the iceberg for Rushfields. With a farm shop offering homemade pies, a huge range of sausages, cheese, fruit and veg and locally sourced meats, your search for artisan produce has the potential to turn into a small day trip..! That’s without mentioning the plant centre and café on site too. We also featured Rushfields on our list of favourite Sussex farms shops.

 

Bluebell Farm Shop

Run by Michael and Phillipa, Bluebell Farm Shop has a passion for locally sourced quality ingredients used to bake their hand-made bread and delicious cakes (amongst more tasty produce).

 

Slindon Bakery

With recipes made up from scratch, Slindon Bakery use the classic ‘long-dough’ method, which gives their artisan bread more time to mature. Once fresh and ready to go, they retail their bread through delivery to catering customers and at a number of farmers’ markets right across the county. Click here to find out where you’ll find Slindon Bakery and their bread next.

 

The Hearth Pizzeria & Bakehouse

The team at The Hearth Bakehouse prepare and bake all of their bread on site and are well known for their Sourdough, which, as they say, is tastier and better for you. @ChoiceHire gave a rave review on Twitter, telling us: “They’ve grown their own heritage wheat & bake in a wood fired oven. Does it get more artisan?”

 

Stoneham Bakehouse

Rather than describing themselves as a traditional bakery, Stoneham and their baking is centric to the community. Bread baked by the community, for the community. They use their profit to benefit the people, offering bread making courses for locals. Check Stoneham’s website for all the latest news on where to buy their bread.

 

The Flour Pot Bakery

With two shops in Brighton (124 Elm Grove and the address above) The Flour Pot have a commitment to all things artisanal. Open 7 days a week, The Flour Pot serve an ever-changing selection of freshly baked bread and other hand-made products. They also supply fresh breads and baked goods to restaurants, hotels and café’s in Sussex.

Shop with us at Great British Life

More from Baking

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Whether you have strawberry or raspberry jam on your scones, or prefer Earl Grey to English breakfast tea - we've found 12 of the best tearooms that Devon has to offer

Read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Great British Bake Off can be a life changing experience for the contestants. We chatted to local finalist from series one, Ruth Clemens about her journey and the new series.

Read more
Friday, August 26, 2016

Millions tune in to see the Queen of Baking share her culinary wisdom each week on The Great British Bake Off – but how much do you really know about judge and food writer Mary Berry?

Read more
Monday, August 8, 2016

Afternoon Tea, once the preserve of high society, is now widely available in cafés, tearooms and restaurants across Britain. This is no less true in the Cotswolds, where you can delight in a cream tea or sip a delicate speciality blend in virtually every town and village in the region. To help you choose, here’s our selection of the best places to enjoy afternoon tea around the Cotswolds.

Read more
Sunday, April 10, 2016

Are you always on the hunt for the perfect Flat White or Americano in Cheltenham and the Cotswolds? Whether you like your latte fair trade, decaffeinated or crafted from locally roasted coffee beans – we pick 9 favourites to fill that caffeine craving

Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Are you always on the hunt for the perfect Flat White or Americano around Suffolk? Whether you like your latte fair trade, decaffeinated or crafted from locally roasted coffee beans – we pick 10 favourites to fill that caffeine craving

Read more
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

If you’re looking for things to do with a friend, or you just want to indulge a sweet tooth, Suffolk is home to some of the best cream teas in Britain – from country house hotels to chilled out coffee shops, we pick 10 worth a visit

Read more
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Every month, Surrey Life magazine showcases one of the area’s best tea shops, from Parisian pantries to countryside coffee houses. Below you’ll find abridged versions of Louise Johncox’s Tea Shop Trail column...

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Topics of Interest

Food and Drink Directory

Subscribe or buy a mag today

subscription ad

Local Business Directory


Property Search