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Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong review: Three generations in the making.

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Even if you’ve never stepped foot inside Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong, it’s likely you’ve heard of them, or had a gourmet sandwich made with their specialty loaves of bread. That’s because in the short time that they’ve been open they’ve managed to get their bread on the shelves of a significant number of cafes through Geelong and surrounding areas.

Counter - Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

Many of the cafes we’ve reviewed such as the Kilgour Street Cafe and Grocer stock their goods and there are many others that we’re still getting round to as well.

The Bread - Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

With the coverage they have, you might struggle to believe that it’s only been one year since they opened their doors just off Pakington Street in Newtown. They’ve done exceptionally well.

Three Generations - Born and Bread

This might be helped by Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong’s commitment to quality, and the fact that they really know what they’re doing. Ben Gower is from a long line of Bakers. Look to the walls and you’ll see many pictures of his Grandfather and Dad horsing around in their baking gear back in Warrnambool, which is where Ben is originally from.

Croissant - Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

As you approach their shopfront bakery cafe you’ll be hit with the aroma of fresh baked specialty bread and as you walk in you’ll find an enormous range of mouthwatering baked goods both sweet and savoury.

Vegetarian Roll - Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

We’re talking gourmet rolls with all the trimmings, tarts, croisstants, macaroons, and soup (with a side of bread of course). They also make a great Roastcraft Coffee.

Plants and Magazines - Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

We visited around 11am and the sun was streaming in through the large glass window and door that takes up most of the front of the building. The bench facing out to the road is the perfect spot to stop for a morning coffee, grab a Surf Coast Living magazine and take it all in.

Cakes - Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

Finshed Coffee - Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

Grandpa - Born and Bread

Long Black - Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

More Cakes - Born and Bread

Rating for Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

Coffee: Roastcraft Coffee
Atmosphere: Bright, warm and delicious
Service: Great
Kid/Pram Friendly: Yes
Free Wifi: No
Table/chair height ratio for working from a laptop: Great

Contact Details for Born and Bread Bakehouse Geelong

Address: 2/364 Pakington St, Newtown VIC 3220, Australia
Phone: 0409 765 963
Online: WebsiteFacebook
Other Reviews:
New bakehouse is bread and butter for husband-and-wife duo – Geelong Advertiser

Originally posted on wholesomefun.com.au. Written and photographed by Patrick Blampied. © 2015 Sequence Digital.