Bringing Back Real Food

Cookery courses

We run a wide range of cookery courses at our high street cookery school in Stirchley, South Birmingham. Find out what’s on and book a place through our online shop.

Visit course list

Weekly lunches

Seasonal, tasty lunches every week! Tuesday to Friday from 12 noon until we sell out, and from 10.30am on Saturdays. We have Salt Beef every Friday and Saturday.

What’s on this week


Loaf is a worker cooperative bakery in Stirchley, Birmingham. Established in 2009, Loaf is passionate about real bread – we specialise in sourdough. We strive to build community through food – we teach courses so you can learn cookery skills for life, we host social events, we have a friendly presence on the high street + our bread is great. Come and visit!

Latest News from Loaf

This week’s lunch menu

June 18

Here is this week’s lunch menu for you: Tuesday: Tarka Daal served with sourdough (Ve) Wednesday: Ham, black olive and artichoke sourdough pizza OR Goats cheese, spring onion, pea and mint frittata w/ salad + focaccia (V) Croissants Thursday: Tomato and Harissa soup w/ sourdough (Ve) Croissants Friday: Aubergine, potato and pea curry w/ sourdough […]

Opening Hours

Tuesday — Friday 12pm—6.30pm

Saturdays 8.15am—1pm.

Closed Sundays & Mondays.

Sometimes we'll lock the door when we sell out - so that we can start our cleaning jobs. If it's before 6.30pm Tues-Fri, and you'd like to buy eggs or milk just knock on the door!

Friday lunchtimes and Saturday mornings it can get very busy. We take a number of pre-orders and payments must be made in advance. Ask in the shop or contact us for details.


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