10 of the Best Bakeries in Melbourne

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Whether you're a fresh-bread-daily kinda family or prefer a once-a-week-for-pastries vibe, we believe having a fantastic go-to local bakery is essential for family life.

If you don't have a favourite bakery in Melbourne yet, we've rounded up the best bakeries in Melbourne, so you know where to head for your next fix of the good stuff. 

The Best Bakeries in Melbourne

1. Tivoli Road Bakery

Tivoli Road Bakery
Baked goods don't get much better than these!

An artisanal South Yarra institution, Tivoli Road Bakery is just a stone's throw away from Toorak Road. It offers some of the best local sourdough, pies, cakes and pastries in the city, making it one of the best bakeries in Melbourne. 

The croissants are a particular crowd favourite - Tivoli Road serves up some of the best almond, plain and chocolate croissants in Melbourne, as well as unique specials like white chocolate and strawberry (drool!). 

Location: 3 Tivoli Road, South Yarra

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2. Lune Croissanterie

Lune Croissants
Lune Croissants

As the name suggests, Lune Croissanterie take their croissant-making seriously. We're talking work-of-art level seriously! They consider themselves to be a celebration of the creation, complexity and ultimate enjoyment of a croissant, which is definitely something we can get on board with. 

Offering utterly mouth-watering selections of both sweet and savoury goods, Lune is an absolute must-visit for any croissant lover. Our pick? The Lasagne Escargot, which is an escargot pastry filled with beef and pork bolognese, bechamel and mozzarella cheese, then sprinkled with parmesan before baking. Follow it up with a cruffin of your choosing for the perfect pastry-filled plate! 

- Shop 9, 161 Collins Street
Fitzroy - 119 Rose Street

3. Cobb Lane Bakery

The best bakeries in Melbourne
Handcrafted delights await at Cobb Lane Bakery.

Crafting a delectable range of handmade gems, Cobb Lane Bakery believes in making moments and memories with their artisanal offerings.

Bread, cakes, pastries, doughnuts, pretzels, cookies and more are all on the menu and lovingly created using the finest ingredients. See you there!

Location: 1-3 Taylor Street, Yarraville

4. Wild Life Bakery

Wild Life Bakery is a Brunswick-based bakery and cafe that champions all things sourdough, seasonal produce and community.

The menu is bursting with sourdough sandwiches, pies, cakes, breads, croissants and more. And if you're after a cup of something caffeinated to accompany your baked treat, Wild Life Bakery is the place to be. 

Location: 90 Albert St, Brunswick East

5. Baker Bleu

Baker Bleu creates delicious, ethical, slow-ferment sourdough bread, pastries and groceries, including bagels, Challah, rolls, baguettes, pastries and more - talk about one of the best bakeries in Melbourne with the lot!

There are also incredible spreads on offer to take home to accompany your fresh-as-can-be loaf, as well as pantry goods like granola, grains and pickles. It's a real one-stop shop!

Locations: 119-121–Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield North and 42–Errol St, Prahran

6. Bread Club

Bread Club Melbourne
Bread Club sounds like our kinda club! 

Doing exactly what it says on the tin, Bread Club is a celebration and ode to everything local and seasonal.

Bread Club use classic techniques to create their stunning sourdough loaves and baguettes, croissants and ultra-unique pastries on the weekends.

The Club also plays exclusive tunes supplied by Melbourne DJs, making it a super-cool hangout and a world-class bakery in Melbourne.

Location: 558 Queenberry Street, North Melbourne 

7. Dench Bakers

Proudly baking artisan-style sourdough in Melbourne since 2005, Dench Bakers is a haven for all things bread and beyond.

For those with a sweet tooth, you've got croissants, danishes, slices, cakes and biscuits to choose from, alongside the plethora of loaves and gluten-free options. 

Location: 17 Grosvenor St, Abbotsford

8. Moon Cruller

The best bakeries in Melbourne
Moon Cruller

For something new and a little different, check out Moon Cruller - aka the brainchild of the team behind Lune Croissanterie and one of the coolest new bakeries in Melbourne.

Moon Cruller make crullers - crispy rings of deep-fried choux pastry, glazed with your fave flavour or tossed in sugar. Fun, deliciousness and a sprinkle of NYC vibes await at Moon Cruller.

Location: 50 Rose St, Fitzroy

9. Rustica Sourdough

The best bakeries in Melbourne
A Melbourne institution, Rustica Sourdough is a drool-worthy pitstop on any bakery quest!

After opening in 2012 on bustling Brunswick Street in Fitzroy, Rustica Sourdough has since expanded to five locations around Melbourne, and each one offers some seriously glorious baked goods.

From sourdough bread and pastries to quirky dessert-style picks, it's a must-visit for a memorable bakery experience.

Locations: Multiple locations throughout Melbourne—see the bottom of the Rustica Sourdough homepage for location details.

10. Cremorne Street Bakers

Look no further than Cremorne Street Bakers if you're after something sweet.

This boutique bakery offers a delectable array of cakes, pastries, cookies, breads and more, made in small batches to preserve the quality and flavour of each and every bite.

Cremorne Street Bakers' products can be found right across Melbourne's ever-expanding cafe scene and in their retail store, making their delights well-renowned throughout the city. 

Location: 135 Cremorne St, Cremorne

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