Festive Bonanza

As well as the Christmas Party on December 6th there will be a fabulous Festive Bonanza on Saturday 1st December along the lower end of the Gloucester Road.

Joe’s at the Bread Store look forward to seeing you – please come inside for delicious offerings of edible Christmas delight.


Click & Collect or Delivery to Your Door

A reminder as we approach the busiest time of the year that we have teamed up with the local online marketplace Good Sixty.

You can now click & collect or have our fantastic bread and pastries delivered directly to your door.

Click the link below to see our Good Sixty Store.


Bishopston Window Wanderland 2018

The dates for the Bishopston Window Wanderland this year are February 24th to 26th – something to look forward to.

Keep a look out for our display – all will be revealed!

Here are links to

the Bishopston Wanderland Facebook page – www.facebook.com/events/

the generic Wanderland Facebook page – www.facebook.com/Window.Wanderland/

And also the generic webpage – https://windowwanderland.com


Christmas Order and Opening Details


Christmas Products

This week on Facebook and Twitter we have featured the following products –

Our fabulous Mince Pies – all the traditional mince pies are vegan (the puff pastry and crumble topped ones are not unfortunately).


Rum Truffles – a rich truffle cake (based on our Christmas Cake) flavoured with dark rum and covered with Belgian dark chocolate and rolled in dark chocolate pailettes!


Christmas Bread -a lightly spiced wheat and rye bread with raisins, sour cherries, pistachio nuts, candied orange peel, hazelnuts, cranberries and orange zest.


Stem Ginger Florentines – almond croquet with pieces of crystallised stem ginger and a Belgian dark chocolate drizzle.


Stollen – this year we have 3 types of Stollen, all of which comply with the German National Standards for Stollen –

  • Authentic German Stollen with a marzipan core made to a traditional recipe and method using top quality spices, marzipan, Italian candied peel, fresh butter, honey, pure lemon oil and California raisins;
  • Spelt Stollen made with wholemeal and white spelt flour and all the other ingredients and spices as the German Stollen;
  • Curd Stollen is made with soft cream cheese and is an authentic German soda bread style recipe containing top quality spices, rum, Italian candied peel, fresh butter and California raisins.

Available wrapped as shown in the photo.


Good Sixty Feature

Have a look at this short video to see all these amazing retailers brought to you directly by Good Sixty – including us!



Martin’s Popular Bread Courses at Vale House Kitchen

Here are details of Martin’s bread making courses over the next 6 months at Vale House Kitchen:

Introduction to Bread Making

places available for the 29th April or 20th May 2018

2 Day Bread Masterclass

24th & 25th February 2018

All courses run from 10am – 5pm. Please visit the Vale House Kitchen website for more information and to book.

Some previous course participants with their examples of success!

These courses sell out months in advance, so please book early to avoid disappointment.


More Christmas News!

Saturday 23rd and Christmas Eve Sunday 24th December

FROM NOW you can pre-order a selection of products for collection from the shop on Christmas Eve.

Saturday 23rd December will be a full day from 7am to 5pm with fully stocked counters including our range of bread and confectionary.

**On this Saturday orders will only be taken for sourdough breads, soft and crusty cobs and all our Christmas products**

Always happy to do the best for our customers Joe’s Bakery will also be open on Sunday 24th December from 8am to 2pm to enable you to collect pre-ordered items from a selected range of products.

Seasonal Favourites  

Our delicious range of seasonal goodies include:  

  • Christmas bread
  • Authentic German Stollen
  • Mince Pies
  • Cinnamon Stars
  • Panettone (large/mini)
  • Yule Logs
  • and of course traditional Christmas Cake

As well as stocking up for your own family these items make fabulous gifts.

Curd and Spelt Stollen are also available.

In the community this Christmas  

On Saturday 2nd December Joe’s Bakery are looking forward to taking part in Bristol Independent District’s Christmas Market, alongside Nailsea Electrical’s returning Winter Alpine Christmas.

We will also have a strong presence at Glos Rd Central’s forthcoming Christmas Street Party on Thursday 7th December (from 5.00 to 8.00pm). There will be plenty of edible samples to enjoy, as well as an opportunity to purchase some of our beautifully packaged baked Christmas products.

Jane and Martin and the staff of Joe’s Bakery thank YOU – our local customers – for your ongoing support and we wish you and your families a very Happy Christmas!



Mince Pies

Our delicious mince pies are in the shop already! Come on over…


A Couple of Christmas Dates

Come and visit Joe’s Bakery at Nailsea Electrical’s Winter Fayre on Saturday 2nd December where we will have tasters of our Christmas products.

Thursday 7th December is the Gloucester Road Central Christmas Street Party – this event kicks off at 5pm and we look forward to seeing you there!