About Us.

We only bake real, naturally leavened sourdough here at Cannibal Creek Bakehouse.

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Our Daily Bread.

Creating Natural Bread Baked Daily

Pure Natural Ingredients

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All of our bread is created the same way it was a century ago, and it takes over a day to create each batch from start to finish.

Meet The Team: Kane, David, Kanny and Matt

The team at Cannibal Creek bakery are passionate about baking sourdough bread using old fashioned techniques.

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Kane

Kane is our head baker. His area of expertise is creating tasty blends of ingredients for the range of sour dough breads.

He works his magic where fragrant loaves of fresh sourdough bread are baked in the old Scotch Oven which is 129 years old.

David

David

David is the friendly face and  passionate barista calling out a cheery Hello from behind the coffee machine.

He can make you any type of coffee from your normal cappuccino, to an almond milk charcoal latte or a wet spiced chai.

Kanny

Kanny

Kanny’s creative genius in the kitchen brings you beautiful food which not only looks a visual feast, it tastes amazing too.

She uses local produce to create her daily feasts which customers enjoy from far and wide.

Matt

Matt

Matt has recently joined our team as our passionate and talented apprentice.

He keeps the fire well stoked and is mastering the art of baking in our wonderful old Scotch Oven

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What People Are Saying

  • Gordon Walker Avatar

    Diana, from Vladivostok, and Gordon from Main Beach, Qld were equally amazed at this wonderful place. Funny efficient and knowledgeable staff. Owners who have comprehensively "nailed" the concept.... read more

    Gordon Walker 21/11/2020
    Angela Smallbone Avatar

    This crew excels in a niche market! Super friendly staff, great coffee, delicious food & the BEST gnocchi I've ever had. We love what you've done to the space and... read more

    Angela Smallbone 10/11/2020
  • dennis mitchell Avatar

    Best coffee in Garfield.And the coffee frappe,bloody delicious.

    dennis mitchell 20/09/2020
    Danielle Kutchel Avatar

    Delicious fresh bread in a variety of flavours, and such friendly service. Well worth peeling off the hwy for!

    Danielle Kutchel 23/07/2020
  • Mick Oneil Avatar

    Just had the most delicious bfast, corn fritters, 2 perfectly cooked eggs, mushies, avo salsa etc etc topped off with an amazing hot chocolate.
    Thankyou guys, your all incredible, perfection...
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    Mick Oneil 11/07/2020
    Peter Gribben Avatar

    Great food and excellent service. Spot on with their hygiene and Covid precautions

    Peter Gribben 14/06/2020
  • Sean Somers Avatar

    Amazing food & coffee every time! Great teams and always looking after the customer!

    Sean Somers 10/06/2020
    Katerina Toutzoglou Avatar

    It has amazing food!! I could eat here everyday! The staff were lovely. A cute cafe perfect for any meal of the day. Reccommend 100/10!!🎉🎉

    Katerina Toutzoglou 07/06/2020
  • mikaela dickson Avatar

    Absolute delicious food! Always fresh and great presentation. Staff are always there to welcome you with a warm hello 😊

    mikaela dickson 17/02/2020
    Adam Keher Avatar

    Really friendly staff and great service. We stumbled across this place and had an awesome breakfast. Will return next time I'm in the area.

    Adam Keher 26/01/2020
  • Phil Taylor Avatar

    Today my Wife & I took the time after over 6 months to try again & weren’t disappointed 👍🏿Awesome Food , Coffee & certainly can’t beet the fantastic service of... read more

    Phil Taylor 26/01/2020
    Graeme Potter Avatar

    Now this is a great place to have cakes, coffees and food. Excellent staff and great cooks. Would recommend all to make a visit to the bakery.

    Graeme Potter 18/12/2019
  • Paul Steele Avatar

    Go out of your way to enjoy the amazing sourdoughs and excellent organic fair trade coffee.

    The small heritage building houses the 120 year old wood fired oven that bake the...
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    Paul Steele 22/11/2019
    Tara H Avatar

    Delicious artisan sourdough baked in an historic scotch (wood fired) oven, alongside an amazing cafe with yummy breakfast and lunch items highlighting their bread.

    Wonderful country hospitality.

    We are so lucky...
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    Tara H 28/09/2019

A few words about us

Organic Stoneground Flour

We choose Organic stoneground flour for our bakery. Stone milling is important as it is gentler on the wheat and thus retains more of the nutrients and enzymes that are lost in the modern roller milling process.

Living Cultures

These nutrients are not just good for us but also for the live cultures present in the sourdough starter, where the beneficial bacteria get a chance to multiply.

Gut Friendly

Out of some 3500 different bacteria in sourdough, Lactic Acid Bacteria are of great interest, as they are known to break down the gluten structure that can cause problems for some people.

Up to 90% of the gluten structure can be broken down before the bread even goes into the oven.

And although our bread is not gluten free, there are some coeliac customers who can tolerate our bread.

It is also much easier to digest even for people with gluten sensitivity (different to coeliac) as much of the “digestion” has been done in the fermentation stage of the bread.

And although our bread is made simply with only flour, water, and salt, (with added fruit or seeds etc) it is full of a flavour unknown to supermarket “sourdough” which is burdened with so many other chemical preservatives and so called bread improvers.

We are lucky enough to use a 125 year old scotch oven (wood fired) for baking all our bread. This adds its own character to each loaf, which is impossible to mimic by other means. The immense heat stored in the masonry oven bakes our bread much quicker than a gas or electric oven, thereby changing the crust, crumb, and flavour of our loaves.

Our Food Policy

We choose to use locally sourced produce from the freshest vegetables from our Suppliers.

The Bean Alliance, Cheffields Country Style Meats, Garfield Fresh Harvest, Gippsland Cheese, Gippsland Jersey, Glorious Googies, Laucke Flour, Mt Zero, Ozone Organics, Little Bertha, Nan’s Pantry, Sharon’s Home Of Patisserie

Our Core Values

We welcome everyone here at our Garfield Cafe and Bakery situated in the heart of Garfield. 

We recycle, reuse left over food scraps to the local Community Garden and to local farmers.

 

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