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.

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

We’re hiring!

July 17

Big news for the Loaf team – we have two vacancies coming up! It’s bittersweet as we are saying goodbye to two wonderful team members – Kerry and Rob – but they both have exciting plans to return to University in the autumn and we wish them all the best. If you would like to […]

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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