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The Locals’ Guide to the 10 Best Bakeries in Kelowna

By REW (Real Estate Wire) May 10, 2021

Kelowna, in Canada’s British Columbia, is a scenic location that boasts incredible natural spaces with some of the area’s best food spots. And when it comes to baked goods, you can’t get better than Kelowna! Here are the top 10 bakeries, as suggested by local guides. 

 

1. The Bread Company 

With almost two centuries of experience in baked goods, and with a history stretching to the Netherlands, The Bread Co. is a Kelowna institution renowned for its unique bread and delicious recipes. The Bronswyks are the fifth generation of bakers who continue to draw on ancient traditions that keep this one of the best bakeries in Kelowna. Using sea salt; filtered water; olive oil; 100% dairy cream; no refined sugars; and fair-trade, locally-roasted, organic coffee they create healthy, sustainable food. 

 

2. Sandrine French Pastry & Chocolate 

Sandrine welcomes hungry travellers to her family patisserie that brings the great taste of French baking to the heart of Kelowna. Coming from a long line of renowned French patissiers, Sandrine creates a decadent selection of gourmet chocolates, homemade tourtière or quiche, croissants and croque-monsieur as well as hearty, homemade soups. 

 

3. 350 Bakehouse and Café 

With family, food and fun at its heart, 350 Bakehouse and Café was created with a vision of bringing together the Kelowna community to enjoy artisan food and handcrafted beverages. This Dutch bakery offers all sorts of classics including bokkepootjes, stroopwafels, broodje kroket and more! Coffee lovers can enjoy everything from medium to dark roast, espresso and decaf made from locally-roasted Lonetree Coffee beans. 

 

4. Bliss Bakery 

Using real ingredients and locally-roasted Cherry Hill coffee, this Kelowna bakery offers the best in warm beverages, as well as a variety of desserts, bread and croissants. All patios are pet-friendly so enjoy a bite with your four-legged friend. 

 

5. Specialty Bakery 

For freshly-made, artisan bread; healthy sourdoughs; and 9-grain, wholewheat bread – including gluten-free – Specialty Bakery is the right spot. Run by a third-generation Austrian family, traditional recipes and techniques are used to make the best doughnuts, pastries, cakes and cookies. 

 

6. Mount Royal Bagel 

Started by the Workman brothers in 1999, and founded on true love for bagels, Mount Royal Bagel has a number of outlets. Kelowna tourists and residents now have the opportunity to enjoy tasty bagels in every flavour, including 

cinnamon apple, cinnamon raisin, rainbow sprinkles and more!

 

7. It’s a Bakery 

For an assortment of freshly-baked bread, pastries and treats, this Kelowna bakery is a must-try. Grab a bite to eat and a cup of coffee as a great way to start your day. 

 

8. Fezziwig’s Bakery Café 

Established in 2006, this Kelowna bakery, café and catering company serves nourishing, home-style meals in relaxed surroundings. There are three locations; Mission Park Shopping Centre, Guisachan Village Centre, and the Okanagan College. All ingredients are locally sourced and, wherever possible, organic; with the delicious and locally-grown Cherry Hill coffee served on site. 

 

9. Lakeshore Bakery and Café 

This one-stop-shop is conveniently located in Orchard Park Mall, serving all-day breakfasts, daily lunches and dinner specials. This is a locally-owned Kelowna café committed to serving fresh, daily-baked treats and home-style dinners, with freshly-ground speciality coffee served. 

 

10. Whisk Cake Company 

For some of the best cakes in Kelowna, you must try Whisk Cake Company which crafts inspired wedding and special occasion cakes fused with locally-grown flavours and an Okanagan-inspired feel. ]

The company’s Red Seal Chef was trained in wedding cake design at the Culinary Institute of America, so you know you’re going the best. Every cake is specially designed and tailored to your particular event, ensuring you inspire your guests with a visual masterpiece and flavourful final product.

Whisk Cake Company specialises in realistic, hand-made sugar flowers as well as sweet table items featuring the best Okanagan fruit.

There is so much to eat, drink and do in the beautiful city of Kelowna, which is surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards, orchards, set on sparkling Okanagan Lake. Whether you’re coming to visit or live in Kelowna, there is so much to experience in this Canadian paradise. 

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