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GA listed: Where to get home-baked bread and brötchen

GA listed : Where to get home-baked bread and brötchen

Family-run bakeries are becoming increasingly rare. They are often replaced by large chains. In our overview we list bakeries in Bonn and the region where they still honour craftsmanship and traditional recipes.

Bread rolls for Sunday breakfast, freshly baked bread for the end of the day and snacks when visiting good friends: Numerous bakeries in Bonn and the region offer their customers a wide range of products - off the beaten track. Here’s an overview.

Max Kugel in Bonn

TV chef Johann Lafer described him as the best baker of the year in 2015, and two years later he opened his own bakery on the Bonn Talweg: Max Kugel bakes bread with passion. The slogan is: "Where there's only bread" - "bread with character", as the young owner emphatically emphasizes. Max Kugel's range includes nut breads, black breads, wholemeal rye breads and Föhrer white bread. Kugel collected the inspiration for this on numerous journeys and stopovers at confectioners and bakeries all over the world.

Address: Bonner Talweg 34, 53113 Bonn, Germany

Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10 to 18.30 hrs, Saturday, 8 to 14 hrs

Contact: 0228/850 836 75, maxkugel.de

Town bread bakers Rott in Bonn and the region

For more than 120 years, the town bread baker Rott has been represented in Bonn and the region. The family-owned company operates branches at 17 locations. There, however, the range is not the same every day. In the Südstadt, for example, the popular pumpkin seed bread is only available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Rott also offers baguette rolls, the grain rolls "Bonner Junge" and "Bonner Mädchen", Eifelerbrot, Berliner Roggenbrot as well as a selection of cakes and sweet pastries. According to Rott's own statements, he obtains all raw materials from the region and supports local cultivation.

Addresses (selection):

  • Südstadt: Weberstraße 81, 53117 Bonn, Germany, open Monday to Friday, 6.30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m. to 11.30 p.m.
  • City centre: Münsterplatz 9, 53111 Bonn, open Monday to Saturday, 7.30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Vilich: Siegburger Straße 145, 53229 Bonn, Germany, open from Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Meckenheim: Heinz-Gottschalk-Straße 1 (in the Edeka-Center), 53340 Meckenheim, open from Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • further branches under:stadtbrotbaecker-rott.de

Contact: 0228/985 250

Bakery Knipp in Oberkassel

The Nikolaus Knipp bakery is now run by the fourth generation as a family business. What is important to the bakery apart from traditional bread handicrafts: Sustainability. For example, the delivery vehicles run on electricity and the electricity required for the bakery is produced with a fuel cell in the bakery's own cellar.

Address: Königswinterer Straße 698, 53227 Bonn, Germany

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 6 to 12.30 and 14.30 to 18, Wednesday and Saturday, 6 to 12.30

Contact: 0228/443 347

Bakery Markmann in Friesdorf

The Markmann bakery has two branches on Annaberger Straße in Friesdorf. Especially in the morning the waiting times are long. Industrial goods are not to be found in the showcases, instead there are freshly baked rolls, breads and sweet pastries. Spelt variations are particularly popular with customers. Every November Markmann also organises the so-called "Riesenweckmann-Aktion" for the Friesdorfer Martinszug on behalf of the Bonn Children's Cancer Aid.

Address: Annaberger Straße 148 and Annaberger Straße 204, 53175 Bonn, Germany

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Contact: 0228/536 899 11

Bakery Gruhn in Endenich

The Gruhn bakery and pastry shop in Endenich offers homemade delicacies ranging from pastries and pralines to traditional breads. The foundation stone for today's business on Frongasse was laid by the great-grandfather of the present owner in 1850.

Gruhn offers Holsteiner bread, wholemeal cereals, muesli rolls and winegrower rolls. The cakes offer varietiesfrom strawberry cake and Swabian apple to Baumkuchen with champagne cream.

Address: Frongasse 33, 53121 Bonn, Germany

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 6.30 am to 6.30 pm, Saturday, 6.30 am to 1 pm, Sunday, 8 am to 11 am

Contact: 0228/623 680

Bakeries in the region

Confectionery and bakery Bürder in Oberdollendorf

Bürder in Königswinter-Oberdollendorf combines café and bakery. Numerous seats can be found in the bright shop. Customers can either enjoy a cappuccino or choose from the numerous baked goods. The bakery bakes in multi-generation operation. The range of bread and rolls is complemented by a wide selection of cakes.

Address: Heisterbacher Strasse 40, 53639 Königswinter, Germany

Opening hours: Sunday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Contact: 02223/909 76 43

Bakery Dorfinger in Sankt Augustin

The Bäckerei Dorfinger in Sankt Augustin is a family business run by the second generation. According to its own statement, the company attaches great importance to the high quality of its products, regional ingredients and traditional craftsmanship. There are delicious breads from the stone oven. All doughs are prepared according to our own recipes.

Address: Uhlandstrasse 5, 53757 Sankt Augustin

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 5.30 to 18 o'clock, Saturday, 6 to 12.30 o'clock, Sunday, 7.30 to 11 o'clock

Contact: 02241/211 68

Oehmigen in Sankt Augustin

Under the motto "We love what we bake", Oehmigen Bakery and Confectionery focuses on healthy baked goods. The bakery products are manufactured in our own workshop.

Address: Hammstraße 17, 53757 Sankt Augustin

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 6 am to 1 pm and 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm, Saturday, 6 am to 1 pm, Sunday, 7.30 am to 11.30 am and 1.30 pm to 4 pm

Contact: 02241/212 60

Cafekränzchen in Uckerath

The Cafekränzchen in Uckerath is a traditional bakery. According to its own statement, it attaches great importance to preserving tradition and at the same time being up to date in terms of craftsmanship and nutrition.

In order to be helpful with healthy and balanced nutrition,they pay attention to high-quality raw materials. Organic products are used in the production process. No artificial flavour enhancers or other additives are used.

Address: Westerwaldstrasse 151, 53773 Hennef, Germany

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 5.30 to 18 o'clock, Saturday, 5.30 to 17 o'clock, Sunday, 7 to 17 o'clock

Contact: 02243/2517

Bakery Kries

The bakery and confectionery Kries has been producing bakery and confectionery products in Bornheim since 1949. In order to produce an optimal aroma, many bread doughs are stored overnight before processing. The bakery also delivers fresh rolls to the front door by 6.15 a.m. on request.

On Sunday there is a particularly large cake selection in the Bornheimer business.

Address: Richard-Piel-Straße 5, 53332 Bornheim, Germany

Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday from 7 to 18 o'clock, Saturday from 7 to 13 o'clock, Sunday from 8 to 14 o'clock

Contact: 02222/952140

GA readers also recommend:

  • Bakery Kocaman in Bonn, Reuterstraße 105, Bonn, 0228 2273152
  • Café Schell's Eck in Duisdorf, Rochusstraße 257, Bonn, Contact: 0228 640515
  • Bakery Schell in Castell, Römerstaße 96, 53111 Bonn, Germany
  • Bakery Maus in Bonn Brunnenallee 1, Bonn, Contact: 0228 362520
  • Bakery Pesch in Kessenich, Burbacher Str. 161, Bonn, Contact: 0228 238223
  • Else's bakery in Königswinter, Dollendorferstraße 396, Königswinter, contact 02244 80174
  • Bakery Penkert in Alfter-Witterschlick, Hauptstr. 244, Contact: 0228 641878
  • Bakery Kluth in Alfter, Pelzstraße 7, Alfter, Contact: 0222 2501
  • Bakery Welsch in Bad Honnef, Hauptstraße 41a, Bad Honnef, Contact: 02224 72829
  • Bakery Knappke in Lannesdorf, Lannesdorfer Straße 2, Bonn, Contact: 0228 34 23 26
  • Linnemann bakery in Rüngsdorf, Rheinstraße 19, Bonn, Contact: 53179 Bonn
  • Bakery Rüth in Königswinter, Kasseler Weg 16, Königswinter, Contact: 02223 23568
  • Bakery Landsberg in Bornheim, Ploon 4, Bornheim, Contact: 02222 931236
  • Bakery Könsgen in Menden, Von-Galen-Straße 47, Sankt Augustin, Contact: 02241 311739

This is a list of bakers in Bonn and the region that does not claim to be exhaustive or would have followed objective criteria. It is not a ranking either. The order is arbitrary. Are you missing a baker in the list? Please send us an e-mail to online@ga.de.

(Original text: GA Bonn / Translation: Mareike Graepel)