Our story

Step inside Redfern’s most cherished artisan bakery where passion meets excellence and patisserie is an experience.

Located on the well-trodden corner of Redfern and Chalmers  Streets, Breadfern is an inspired home of rustic, handmade goods, built on a family philosophy. We believe in tradition: our devoted pastry chefs and bakers use only the finest ingredients from local and sustainable producers, prepared and baked daily for the freshest, most memorable experience.

Whether it’s bread or brunch you’re after, you’ll discover seasonally inspired pastries, an extensive range of artisan breads, sweet and savoury delicacies and a menu of favourites from daily pizza, breads to lunch-time pies.

Our doors have been open since 2014, bringing the smell, sight, tastes and textures of a traditional bakery to the neighbourhood. With artisan bakers and experienced pastry chefs, we are committed to quality and creativity, delivering only the finest to our customers and wholesale partners.

And so we welcome you to Breadfern – where you’ll find much more than a bakery. We’re part of your community, where customers are family and our experience is a shared one.

Come in and meet the team today!




Meet Michel Akolbi

Breadfern Bakery is home to passion, excellence and a mastery of creating shared experiences. It’s this passion for good food that brings us together – our team, our customers, our community, and of course, the best local suppliers in the business. Our family spirit runs through everything we do: it’s why you’ll find laughter, creativity and food that is reminiscent of grandma’s – filled with love, abundance and sense of childhood fun.

Michel is a familiar face in the community and no stranger to the industry. As a seasoned restaurateur and business manager, Michel has been creating successful businesses across the industry for over two decades, creating an established reputation for operating businesses that become much-loved places in the local community.