The best quality ingredients, care and time make our food taste better naturally

We are an independent artisan bakery, baking the best bread, cakes and pastries we can for the people of Enfield and beyond. Our mission is to delight our customers with exceptional quality products and great service.

Our baked goods and take-away lunches are all made from scratch using the best quality ingredients. Artificial additives have no place in our bakery. Skill, care and time make our products taste better naturally. So you know exactly what you are eating, and where it comes from.

To accompany our baked goods we have selected a range of deli items made by producers who are passionate about their craft: farmhouse cheeses, freshly-roasted coffee, craft beers, wines, preserves and more.


Orders can now be placed & paid for on our online shop for collection the next day OR home delivery on Mon, Weds & Fri. This is how it works:

1. Click & collect:
Products can be ordered & paid online for collection from the shop the next day if the order is placed by 1pm (click & collect). E.g. order by 1pm today for collection tomorrow. If you order after 1pm today your order will be for collection the day after tomorrow.

2. Home delivery on Mon, Wed & Friday:
We offer a home-delivery service on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays in the Enfield area (postcodes EN1, EN2, EN3, N21, N13 & N14 only). Please note, we can no longer to deliver to addresses outside of these postcodes on Mondays and Wednesdays. On Fridays only, we can deliver to addresses in other postcodes within a 5 mile drive of our bakery (EN2 6NN).

Order deadlines are as follows:

Order by 1pm Friday for delivery on Monday

Order by 1pm on Sunday for delivery on Wednesday

Order by 1pm on Tuesday for delivery on Friday

If you have family or friends who find it difficult to order online, please consider ordering on their behalf or tagging their order onto your own. We are only able to deliver orders that have been placed via our online shop.

For the safety of our team and customers in the current COVID-19 situation, our delivery team cannot make face-to-face contact with customers so please specify clearly where we should leave your order (e.g. on your doorstep; behind a gate etc). We will call or message you when we deliver to confirm where we have left it.


From Monday 6th April 2020 until further notice, our shop opening hours will be as follows:

Monday to Saturday 10am to 3pm (closing 12.30-1pm for cleaning & team change)

We will open 3-4pm for click & collect customers only. No purchases can be made after 3pm.

Sunday 9am to 1pm

To order baked goods and other essentials including milk, eggs, cheese & coffee, please visit our online shop.


Coronavirus Update

Dear customers,

🍞 Please rest assured Holtwhites Bakery will stay open as long as we have a healthy team, and we will continue to bake as fast as we can (which isn’t very fast, actually) 7 days a week. Please do not panic buy. You can pre-order by calling the shop on 020 8363 6503.

🚲 We have introduced a home delivery service on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Orders must be placed & paid for via our online shop at least three days in advance. Online orders placed before 1pm can be collected from the shop the next day. Please see our online shop for more details.

🕗 We are now open 10am-3pm Monday to Saturday  and 9am-1pm on Sunday. Monday to Saturday we will have a half-hour closure between 12.30pm and 1pm to allow each shift to clean down and leave the building before the next shift arrives. By minimising contact between shifts and teams we hope to give everyone the best chance of staying healthy at work. We will open 3-4pm for click & collect customers only. No purchases can be made after 3pm.

Please keep a 2 metre distance between yourself and other customers and staff when you are queuing and being served. We need to limit the number of customers in the shop to 2 at a time, so if you are in group please only send one person into the shop.

🍕 Sadly we need to cancel Thursday Pizza Night for now as it clashes with our new shift patterns. We will postpone all evening events until healthier times; a full refund will be given for any tickets already purchased for our Italian evenings in April.

💳 We are taking extra precautions including extra hand-washing and sanitising high contact areas every hour. Please pay by contactless; if you really have to pay by cash we will wash our hands before we serve the next customer.

❤️ Thank you to all of our customers and to our brilliant team for your ongoing support, cooperation and good spirit. Let’s look after ourselves and each other, stay safe and be kind.

We hope to see you in the shop soon!

Kate & Richard

Evening Events in 2020

We host food & wine evenings in the shop on the first (and sometimes the second) Wednesday of each month. These give us the chance to show-case some of the wonderful products on our deli counter along side our baked goods, home-made dishes and great wines and beers.

Sadly, our evening events are on hold until further notice due to the current Covid-19 situation. However we will be back as soon as possible with more events. If you have booked tickets for one of our Italian events in April we will be in touch soon to make arrangements for a refund.

Watch this space!

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