Both branches of the loaf - the original in Crich and our branch in Matlock - have a friendly and welcoming café serving a varietly of hot and cold drinks and food.
Our popular café menu includes a full choice of breakfast items including the popular vegetarian haggis. As well as straight-forward sandwiches, we have a range of gourmet choices including the loaf deli club sandwich. All are available on a choice of crusty white, wholemeal, malted grain and sourdough breads - baked fresh every day in the bakery.
For a more substantial meals, how about our home made soup served with a soft roll, salads or one of our toasties. Or choose from one of the following freshly made meals:
ciabatta bruschetta with warm mushrooms, walnuts and goat's cheese or sauteed cherry tomatoes, red onion, buffalo mozzarella and basil leaves
the mezze - salads of your choice, salami, brie or stilton served with hummus, olives and bread of the day.
the pie - a generous slice of home-made pork pie served with your choice of salads, balsamic onions, chutney and Lincolnshire Poacher cheese.
the flan - mouthwatering flan of the day served with salads of your choosing, bread of the day and Derbyshire's own Delishas red pepper jelly.
our chef's choice dish of the day, prepared from fresh local ingredients, every day.
Do come along for some lunch, tea and cake, or simply a relaxed coffee.
Though the menu is slightly different in Matlock, you will find the same delicious coffee and tea, home-made soups, sandwiches and toasties and a delicious selection of cakes.
We are delighted to say that we welcome well-behaved dogs in the shop and café. We have many regular four-legged visitors and are happy to provide water if required.
Please note that due to the busy restaurant atmosphere on pizza nights, we would ask you not to bring your dog then.
Come and enjoy delicious fresh pizzas either in the comfort of the café in Crich or to take away. We are open from 6pm until 9pm every Wednesday. To book a table (recommended) or to order a takeaway, just phone on 01773 857074. View the pizza menu here.
Download the menus as pdf files here: