Sourdough loaves

the café and deli

the loaf café

At the bakery in Crich, we also 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 and our Italian panini. All are available with 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
  • the platter –locally sourced Pork pie served with your choice of three salads from our blackboard, balsamic onions, home-made chutney and bread of the day.
  • 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.

View our menus here:




Do come along for some lunch, tea and cake, or simply a relaxed coffee.

Dogs in the café

Of course, we welcome your well behaved pooch into our café... we just ask that you keep them on their lead !

We ask that you do not bring your dog along if you are coming to our Pizza night on a Wednesday.

The Loaf Shop front

Opening hours

Monday: closed

Tue: 8am - 5pm

Weds: 8am - 5pm : pizza night 6pm - 9pm

Thurs: 8am - 5pm

Fri: 8am - 5pm

Sat: 8:30am - 4:30

Sun: 9am - 4pm

wednesday night is pizza night

the loaf special pizza on pizza board

Come and enjoy delicious fresh pizzas either in the comfort of the café or to take away. We are open from 6pm until 9pm every Wednesday. TTempt your taste buds with a delicious special pizza which changes every week, see our specials list here

 If you have any suggestions for new pizzas to try, just drop me an email on ! We are regularly fully booked, so do phone to reserve your table if you fancy a pleasant evening of good food and convivial company. View the pizza menu here and though we don't have a licence, you are welcome to 'bring your own'. Call 01773 857074 to book a table or order a takeaway pizza.



the deli shelves

Our deli counter is often laden with fantastic local chutneys, jellies, jams and honeys as well as delicious continental cheeses, olives and cured meats.

The most recent addition to the counter is Vork Pies, from  Pie Eyed Kitchen. These are 100% vegan pies with various fillings such as Tamarind sweet potato or a piri piri filling - pictured above is our vork pie platter.

If there is anything you would like us to stock, just ask...


news from the loaf

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