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The Handmade Bakery

Unit 6 Upper Mills | Canal Side, Slaithwaite HD7 5HA, England
+44 1484 842175
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“croissants” (12 reviews)
“bread” (64 reviews)
“canal side” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Unit 6 Upper Mills | Canal Side, Slaithwaite HD7 5HA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to pay over the top for rustic and quirky then go here. The bread and coffee is lovely but I personally think it's more than you should pay.

Thank Roxy_lem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read about this cooperative bakery a while ago and love the idea of a not-for-profit community bakery - should franchise the idea! Don't expect anything plush as the bakery is located in an old industrial unit right by the canal side and I was...More

2  Thank Mark I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called here on a Sunday lunchtime with my partner and 2 little girls, I have heard many positive things about this place and have wanted to try it for ages. The café was busy and most of the tables full but after 5 minutes...More

1  Thank Helen N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a gruelling mountain bike trip over from Holmfirth this place popped onto our radar as we meandered along the canal path. What a place! Like a surreal New York cafe it smelled and looked like everything you could imagine from our American cousins. Great...More

3  Thank gibberingjock68
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

A working bakery with cafe. The bread as you might expect is gorgeous. The vegetarian food was delicious. Seating is communal and it is busy. Well worth a visit.

Thank Stewart1947
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Havent been for at least 2 yrs but everything was still as good, lovely cakes, savoury danish to die for (so yummy we time our visit so they are just about ready from the oven, otherwise any later and we'd miss out). Staff were brilliant...More

2  Thank cheeky212
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

I have been a regular customer of the Handmade Bakery for several years. Good bread has to be my favourite food, and this is some of the best you will find anywhere! The granary loaf is, for me, their most delicious. I cannot recommend it...More

1  Thank deegee2006
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Really good cup of coffee in pleasant surroundings. The food looked good as well with a good menu for both breakfast and lunch. Staff were very pleasant.

1  Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

If you have allergies or food intolerances this isn't the place for you! Staff members most unhelpful and they stated all sandwiches are pre-prepared, therefore unable to cater for customers with allergies. Not willing to make a sandwich for a customer with allergies. Also, equally...More

1  Thank rotterducks
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Had heard good things about this café, and used to work in Slaithwaite many years ago, so thought I'd take a trip down memory lane......the day couldn't have been better, lovely warm sunshine to stroll along the canal to the cafe, but we arrived about...More

Thank bandsix
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 6 Upper Mills | Canal Side, Slaithwaite HD7 5HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Slaithwaite
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 842175
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