WELCOME TO THE FRIENDLY LOAF COMPANY, LOCAL BAKERY AND SHOP IN BURY ST EDMUNDS, SUFFOLK.


The Friendly Loaf Company, Bury St Edmunds, Bakery, Wholesale and Retail We specialise in slow proved breads, Sour Dough, patisserie and much more, using only high quality flours and ingredients.

We offer a wholesale/retail service from our bakery based in Nowton, Bury St Edmunds.  The public are always welcome to call in to purchase freshly made breads or patisserie goods, purchase flour or place an order. There is also a trade shop alongside the bakery, we look forward to seeing you.

Opening hours
Tuesday to  Saturday: 8am to 3.30pm.
Closed Sunday, Monday and Bank Holidays.

We offer very popular bakery classes throughout the year at our bakery in Bury St Edmunds,  please visit our BAKING CLASSES page to read more on this. Also we offer bread gift vouchers from £5 or £10, and baking class vouchers are also available, these can be purchased directly through our voucher page or instore.

Our breads are used and sold though some of the well known restaurants in Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas,  we also supply to many local catering companies in Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Sudbury and more.

If you have any questions or other correspondence please email us at mark@thefriendlyloaf.co.uk and we will be happy to help.


  • Wholesale & Retail
  • Home Baking Supplies
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  • Bakery Courses
  • Continental & Sour Dough
  • Patisserie
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  • Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5ND
  • A134 from Bury towards Sudbury
  • First Right towards Nowton
  • 500 Yards on your left
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