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THE BREAD LOVER’S GUIDE TO GLUTEN-FREE BAKERIES IN NSW
If the one thing you’ve been longing for is amazing bread and baked treats, get into our guide to amazing gluten-free bakeries in NSW.
By Jaymie Hooper
If you once lived by the motto that carbs are life, but have been diagnosed with coeliac disease or have a gluten sensitivity, we understand the cravings are real when you’re on a gluten-free diet. We found the best gluten-free bakeries in Sydney and NSW, from the inner city to Newcastle and Bryon Bay. The breads, pastries and baked treats you’ll find here are so good you might want to make it a round trip.
Made from high-quality local ingredients, everything on the menu here is 100 per cent gluten free. Alongside the essential schnitty roll, you’ll find a well-stocked cabinet of freshly baked sweets, plus frozen scrolls and pies to heat up at home. It’s a win-win.
203 Rothery St, Bellambi NSW 251
Famed for gourmet pies, chewy sourdough and sausage rolls, Wholegreen Bakery deserves a spot on our gluten-free map. With acclaimed nutritionist Cherie Lyden at the helm, this bakehouse has three Sydney locations. ACCREDITED BY COELIAC AUSTRALIA.
25 McCauley Street Alexandria NSW 2015; 257 Clarence Street Sydney NSW 2000; 24 Arden Street Waverley NSW 2024
Fluffy olive and rosemary loaves, pizza slices, finger buns and fudgy brownies – Sandra Hudson’s bakes are completely gluten free. Founded in 2020 after Sandra’s search for gluten-free treats came up short, Hudson’s evolved from a market stall to a permanent shopfront in 2022. ACCREDITED BY COELIAC AUSTRALIA.
238 Oxford St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
SEBASTIEN SANS GLUTEN
Dreaming of a Parisian patisserie? Try French chef Sébastien Syidalza’s array of cream puffs, tarts baguettes and quiches. Syidalza believes that those eating gluten free deserve exquisite food, and his must-try speciality the ham and cheese croissant proves it’s possible. ACCREDITED BY COELIAC AUSTRALIA.
131 Marion Street Leichhardt NSW 2040
THE BLIND BAKER
This artisan bakery adheres to strict kitchen processes to accommodate those with coeliac disease. Savoury feasts include cheese and bacon rolls, pizzas, and beef and red wine pies, with cheesecake, choux pastries and decadent slices offering sweet temptation.
4/89 Regent St, New Lambton NSW 2305
BREAD AND WATER CAFE
Specialising in completely gluten-free fare, Bread and Water’s resident pastry chef whips up breads, pizza bases, pastries and cakes daily for the Hunter Valley’s GF community, and everyone who loves spongy lamingtons, gooey caramel tarts and chocolate eclairs.
6-18 John St, East Maitland NSW 2323
With an expansive menu of gluten-free meals and smoothies alongside traditional foods, Combi tempts GF eaters with organic, raw cakes, slices and muffins. Enjoy your sweets with a coffee or take them to a beautiful Byron beach.
5b/21, 25 Fletcher St, Byron Bay NSW 2481
Do you have a favourite gluten-free bakery we need to know about? Share it in the comments!
GOOD TO KNOW
Only bakeries that are Coeliac Australia accredited have undergone training and an onsite audit to validate the gluten-free menu items. For bakeries without accreditation, it is recommended that you verify that the food offered is indeed gluten free and prepared without contamination before consuming it.
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