Bringing Back Real Food

Cookery courses at loaf

Book places on all our cookery courses through our online shop.

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Weekly lunches at loaf

Different lunches every week Tuesday to Saturday from 12 noon, fresh and local! Salt Beef every Friday and Saturday.

What’s on this week


The bakery is open Tuesday-Friday 12-6.30pm, and Saturday 8.15am-1pm for fresh real bread and sweet treats

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Loaf is a food-based social enterprise in Birmingham, UK. We run a cookery school where you can learn forgotten food skills, and an innovative community supported bakery.

Stay tuned to the news page for interesting bits of news from the local food scene here in Birmingham, and our weekly bakery menu.

Latest News from Loaf


May 02

Hi all, here is this weeks lunch menu: Tuesday: Tarka Daal with sourdough // Salami, pickles, mustard mayo and provolone ciabatta Wednesday: Pesto, halloumi, red onion, tomato and little gem ciabatta // Prosciutto, black olive and mozzarella sourdough pizza Thursday: Ham salad with piccalilli on brioche // Mushroom quinoa, wild garlic humous and feta served […]

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday 12pm - 6.30pm

Saturday 8.15am - 1pm.

Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Visit our bakery shop to buy fresh loaves, cakes and pastries, takeaway lunches and useful baking equipment and books.

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