From breads to croissants, cakes and pies – get ready to eat your way through the best bakeries in Adelaide!

Cabinets filled with freshly baked delights, the aromas tantalising every corner of the shop and a finished product filled with warmth and love with every mouthful. Adelaide, it’s your turn!

Plotted around the CBD, Adelaide’s best bakeries are one well-worth making a trip for. So, if you’re searching for the next bread to break, the next croissant to crunch or the next cake to spoon through, our list of the best bakeries in Adelaide of 2023 will have everything you need!

<strong>Abbots and Kinney</strong>
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Abbots and Kinney

Since their opening which was less than 10 years ago, Abbots and Kinney still continues to knead in visitors their Pirie Street residency. Led by Jonny Pisanelli who was inspired by American real estate developed Abbot Kinney; Jonny wanted to draw on baking as a platform of art, creativity and the fusion of modern materials. Specialising in all things bread, pastry and cake, for your visit we’d recommend trying Abbots and Kinney’s Twice Baked Berry and Almond Pastries. Or, learn from the very best at home with their online guides!

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78 Pirie St, Adelaide, SA 5000
<strong>Bakery on O'Connell</strong>
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Bakery on O'Connell

Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, if you’re needing an afternoon pick-me-up, a sweet late-night treat or a pastry to start the day, Bakery on O’Connell should be your first point of call. Living by the mantra that they ‘won’t run out of food’; Bakery on O’Connell specialises in all things baked goods. From the classic vanilla slice to kitchener buns, mud cakes, cannolis, pies and so much more. Going beyond your standard bakery fare, Bakery on O’Connell also has a wide range of fresh sandwiches, salads, yoghurts, smoothies and even soups throughout winter. No wonder why they’re known as one of South Australia’s best bakeries!

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128-130 O'Connell St, North Adelaide, SA 5006
<strong>Dulwich Bakery</strong>
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Dulwich Bakery

If their 12 locations across Adelaide doesn’t pull you in, maybe their gluten-free and vegan ranges will? Meet Dulwich Bakery, a South Australian family-owned business that only uses wholesome, quality ingredients. One of the best Adelaide bakeries of 2023, Dulwich Bakery takes pride knowing that all of their products are baked daily to ensure the freshest variety for their customers. Think cakes, pies, party food quiches, pasties, desserts and so much more! Order online or head in-store to see all of the magic come to life!

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<strong>Han's Patisserie</strong>
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Han's Patisserie

From their humble beginning back in 2014, to taking the list as one of Adelaide’s best bakeries, Han’s Patisserie is certainly worth sharing. Specialising in traditional Chinese pastries, this Adelaide-based dessert bar also has a range of specialty cakes on offer too. Just a four-minute walk from Adelaide Central Market, Han’s Patisserie has a vast selection of ready-made desserts including freshly brewed tea and coffee that pairs seamlessly with their signature Yunnan Rose Petal pastries. This is one Adelaide bakery worth trying in 2023!

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96 Wright St, Adelaide, SA 5000
<strong>Jenny's Gourmet Bakery</strong>
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Jenny's Gourmet Bakery

Made fresh everyday, one visit to Jenny’s Gourmet Bakery will have you turning into one of their biggest fans. Reviving the feeling of how freshly baked goods specialises the shopping experience, here at their Eastwood bakehouse you’ll be tantalised by the aromas of breads, sweets, savouries and more. Despite their selection, they are famed for their rotating selection of flavoured Cronuts that are guaranteed to keep you coming back. Pick up a box of cannoli or a cheesecake for a special occasion, spoon through a Rocky Road Loaded Cake, or treat your tastebuds to their Banana Caramel Pie – the choice is yours!

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81 Glen Osmond Rd, Eastwood, SA 5063
<strong>Muratti Cakes & Gateaux</strong>
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Muratti Cakes & Gateaux

Just a touch away from the Art Gallery of South Australia and Adelaide Zoo, hanging off Prospect Road is Muratti Cakes & Gateaux. A haven for all baked goods, both big and small, Muratti opened its doors in 1990 in the hopes of introducing Adelaide’s suburb of Prospect to premium quality pastries, breads and so much more. Delivering happiness in every bite, crunch and lick, Muratti’s hand-crafted products aim to provide a special moment for every type of customer and the experience they are looking for. A craving, a celebration or just consistency, Muratti Cakes & Gateaux will have you covered.

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114B Prospect Rd, Prospect, SA 5082
<strong>Perryman's Bakery</strong>
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Perryman's Bakery

When premium ingredients and 90 years of tradition combine, you get one of Adelaide’s best bakeries. And Perryman’s Bakery surely tops this list. They title their goods as ‘superior products’, but we think that they are much more than that. Housed in a two-storey corner shop, Perryman’s takes the cake when it comes to baked goods. We’re talking sweets, savouries, artisan bread, Christmas treats, pies and platters for entertaining. Start with their Pepper Steak Pie and finish with a Vanilla Slice or Beesting Bun. You won’t regret it!

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54 Tynte St, North Adelaide, SA 5006
<strong>The Red Mill Bakehouse</strong>
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The Red Mill Bakehouse

With a bakery in Ethelton and Hectorville, The Red Mill Bakehouse is one spot Adelaidians must visit in 2023. Fifteen years since they opened their doors, husband and wife duo, Buddy and Sylvia Denison alongside their sister Dianne, has since created a haven where passion, family values and tantalising aromas and tastes take centre stage. With a menu promising to be delightfully addictive, here you’ll be able to find cakes, sweets, breads and a variety of gluten-free and vegan treats too. Just don’t blame us if you’re here everyday!

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<strong>St Peters Bakehouse & Coffee Shop</strong>
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St Peters Bakehouse & Coffee Shop

Starting in the heart of Adelaide’s eastern suburbs, today, with three locations under their belt, St Peters Bakehouse & Coffee Shop is renowned as one of Adelaide’s best bakeries. Greeted by experienced bakers and friendly staff, St Peters is sure to cater to your tastebuds. With everything from delicious pies to pasties, treats, baguettes and rolls, a breakfast and lunch menu and, of course, exceptional coffee made by their in-house baristas – the perfect assortment for any visit! Plus, St Peters also caters for parties, functions and weddings!

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Craving something creamy? Be sure to put Adelaide’s Best Vanilla Slices on your list! Or, start your day right at these 10 Best Brunch Spots in Adelaide of 2023.

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This article was first published on December 16 2021. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on March 23 2023.