This week we asked the #Leedsrecommends community to nominate their favourite bakeries in the region. Whether you like bread, cakes or pastries, these artisan offerings will delight baked goods fans.
Babs Hind. Murton’s in Headingley - the best and certainly the cheapest.
Colton Juniors FC. The Village Bakery in Rawdon.
Martin Walker. There’s a bakery in Horsforth on Alexandra Road, the Artisan Bakery on North Lane in Headingley and the village bakery in Bramhope.
Kelly Stephenson. Thomas Dawes, lovely bread and homemade pies.
The Main Deal. Dumouchel Garforth is the best bakery in Leeds, so many choices and so many products made from bread. Artisan baking at its best.
Donna Hendrickson. Cottage Bakery in Woodlesford, it’s amazing. I’ve been going for over 25 years.
Gary Bellwood. Gilchrist family bakers in Harehills.
Adam Brown. Moore’s of Horsforth.
Amy Harrison. Wilson’s in Morley. I currently live in Ireland and I miss their pies and pastries so much.
Joanna Gansel. Leeds Bread Co-op.
Hayley Robinson Pickering. Cottage Bakery, Woodlesford.
Jane Nadine. The Urban Bakery Co.
Danielle Hutchinson. Cottage Bakery, Woodlesford.
Adam Walters. The Urban Bakery Co.
Dave Breathwick. Artisan, Headingley.
Helen Foster. Rocky Pies.
Carol Banks. Coults in Shaw Cross.
Andrew Townsend. Grantham’s in Batley. Try their vanilla slice.
Ann Imtiaz. Gilchrist of Harehills.
Rachel Hartley. Bakery 164.
Caroline Heyhoue. Blue Sky Baker, Hebden Bridge.
Christian Hobson. Greggs!
Siarna Smith. Cottage Bakery, Woodlesford.
Alan Thompson. Bagel Nash.
Maggie Edwards. Cottage Bakery, Woodlesford.
Joanne Wood. The Loafer, Ilkley.
Rick Poppa. Leeds Bakery are good, they sell bread at House of Koko in Chapel Allerton, and the farmers’ market on Briggate has a great choice of different breads.
Anne Lawrence. Moore’s bakers on Alexandrea Road, Horsforth. Lovely little family bakers, so fresh.
No-Title Mag Nadine. The Urban Bakery Co. is amazing, ace bread and super-duper tasty cake.
Max Mason. The Lidget Lane Larder sells lovely bread. And the Street Lane Bakery in Moortown.
Kathryn Needham. The Sunshine Bakery in Chapel Allerton has great cakes and brownies.
Giselle Milner. Grantham’s family bakery in Batley and Mirfield, and also Brighouse and Elland markets. Best vanillas in Yorkshire and a bread baked fresh every morning.