On some days, all that will do is a big ol’ pastry or cake to calm the nerves. Or, maybe you’re just after some of the finest sourdough to have with your lunch! Thankfully, there’s plenty of great spots around Wellington to appease those cravings. From cakes, gooey donuts to soft breads, and more — here-s some of the best bakeries in Wellington.
1. Belen Vegan Bakery
Enjoy the most creative and impression vegan bakes at this hot new bakery. Expect mouthwatering handmade goodies like mac and cheese pies, cookies and huge cream donuts, filled croissants, raspberry cheesecake pastries, and much more.
📍 12 Lambton Quay, Masons Lane, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
This Italian joint serves a variety of breads, cakes, pastries like almond croissants, pizza slices and plenty of sugary goodness. Equally, they’ve got some of the best donuts in Wellington, from apple pie to Nutella, and more. Wonderfully, they cater for both vegan and gluten-free dieters.
📍 12 Park Road, Miramar, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
3. Sweet Bakery & Cakery
Home to one of the best freakshakes in Wellington, you know their baked goods will be just as delicious. We recommend going for a selection of well-worth-the-calories sweet treats to satisfy those cravings.
📍 3/149 Karori Road, Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
This 5-star hotspot is particularly known for huge and fluffy donut sandwiches, usually stuffed with cream and jam. Although, customers also love the stuffed brioche sandwiches, cheese scones, loaded pastries, sausage rolls, to name a few. Pair your purchase with a hearty cuppa for the most pleasurable experience.
📍 21 Majoribanks Street, Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
5. Leeds Street Bakery
Indeed, you’ll find world-famous and some of the best cookies in Wellington here. But, if that doesn’t tickle your fancy, indulge on a range of pastries, artisanal breads, cheesecake slices, and custard squares…the list is endless.
📍 unit 6G/14 Leeds Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
This bakery café handmakes delicious a host of bakes and sandwiches. Particularly, Wellingtonians love their sausage rolls, fresh fish burgers and drooling pies. With not much of a social media presence…you’ll have to take our word for it.
📍23 Kent Terrace, Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
7. Shelly Bay Baker
Famous for their selection of sourdough breads, expect the most delicious, indulgent but healthy breads on the planet. Highlights include fruit loafs, country sourdough, brioche buns, focaccia slabs, bagels, to name a few. Indeed, bread lovers will be in their element at one of the best bakeries in Wellington.
📍 133A Park Road, Miramar, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
8. Sweet Release
This vegan café and bakery offers a creative selection of gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free items. Think oreo buns, cake slices, brownies, filled cookies, to name a few. Likewise, they have one one of the best breakfasts in Wellington.
📍 99 Manners Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand