Brisbane’s Best Bakeries 2023

Brisbane boasts an abundance of delicious bakeries. From rustic loaves to cream-filled cruffins & danish delicacies, you’re bound to find something that hits the spot. Or, if it’s savoury you’re after, you’re in luck, as I’ve also tracked down a few specialities. Here are just a few of what I consider the best bakeries in Brisbane (in no particular order).


Agnes Wood-fired Bakery is housed in a gorgeous heritage-listed cottage on the corner of James and Harcourt Streets in New Farm.

Weekly specials include:

  • Lemon Meringue Kouign Amann
  •  Honeycomb & Almond Danish
  •  Date & Walnut Caramel Scroll
  •  Mocha Doughnut
  •  Potato & Rosemary Danish

Just to name a few! They also bake delicious artisan breads, bagels & a selection of other tasty treats. All are baked over an open fire, home-made from scratch daily.

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 7am to 2pm and weekends from 7am to 3pm.

📍85 James Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD , 4006

Rhubarb Tart
AGNES BAKERY – Rhubarb Danish
potato savoury tart
AGNES BAKERY – Potato & Herb Danish


Darvella is a Patisserie worth crossing the river for! Their display is such a feast for the senses! From their gorgeous hand-crafted baby cakes (pictured below) to flaky pastries & savoury delights -you are sure to find a delicacy or two. In fact, I dare you to stop at just one! Oh, and they make pretty good coffee as well! 

Their Custom Cakes include:

  • Chocolate Raspberry
  • Turkish Delight
  • Chocolate Snickers
  • Honey & Chai Tea
  • Grapefruit & Elderflower
  • Coffee & Wattleseed

Weekly specials include:

  • Lemon Orange Blossom Meringue Croissant 
  • Golden Gaytime Croissant
  • Mango Lamington Dessert

Opening Hours: Darvella is open 7 days 6am – 2:30pm – but get in early as they get sooo busy, particularly on weekends!

📍Shop 1/37 Oxford St, Bulimba QLD 4171

Baby chocolate cake
DARVELLA – Chocolate Ganache, Salted Caramel & Peanut Praline Baby Cake
2 baby cakes
DARVELLA – Wattleseed & Vanilla Baby Cakes
 Lemon Orange Blossom Meringue Croissant
DARVELLA – Lemon Orange Blossom Meringue Croissant


Hand-crafted & steeped in tradition, Sprout produces some of the finest artisan breads and pastries around. Conveniently located in James Street, Sprout has drawn quite a crowd since becoming a permanent fixture in 2021. A must-visit!

Weekly specials include:

  • Seasonal Fruit Danish
  •  Raspberry Brioche Crumble
  •  Almond Croissant
  •  Cinnamon Bun
  •  Berry Croissant

Sprout also serves a selection of amazing savoury tarts, pastries & sourdough loaves.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 7am – 2pm

📍76 James St, New Farm QLD 4005

Fruit croissant
SPROUT BAKERY – Fruit croissant
Savoury Pastries
SPROUT BAKERY – Savoury Pastries


Another amazing patisserie that I’d cross the river for! Love love the Ham & Cheese Croissants! All of their croissants are slowly fermented over two days using premium French butter. The flavours, texture and layers are what sets these authentic French croissants apart.

Weekly specials include:

  • Kouign Amann
  •  Croissant baked with crème pâtissière and topped with either raspberry, blueberry or apricot fruits.
  •  Chocolate Eclair
  •  Lemon Meringue Eclair

In addition, Christian Jacques also serves up delicious savouries, quiches & long fermentation process authentic French method baked breads.

Opening Hours: Wed to Sun: 6am – 1pm

📍8 Baildon St, Kangaroo Point
(opposite Story Bridge Hotel)

Ham & Cheese Croissant
CHRISTIAN JACQUES – Ham & Cheese Croissant


Famous for their traditionally made, three-day, lovingly prepared French croissants, Lune has quickly become one of Brisbane’s best bakeries! Serving up morning buns, lemon curd cruffins (yum), as well as Pizza Escargot!

Monthly specials include:

  • Carrot Cake Croissant
  •  Rhubarb Danish
  •  Margherita Pizza Escargot
  •  Iced Vovo Cruffin (pictured)
  •  Cardamom Bun

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 7:30am – 3pm/ Weekend – 8am-3pm

***Lune Croissanterie now has two Brisbane locations!

📍15 Manning St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

📍Entrance on Burnett Lane, Shop 10/79 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Almond Croissant & Iced Vovo Cruffin
LUNE CROISSANTERIE – Almond Croissant & Iced Vovo Cruffin
Margherita Pizza Escargot
LUNA CROISSANTERIE – Margherita Pizza Escargot

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