Welcome to Artisan Foods

We are a small craft bakery, based in East London. Our products are made by hand in small batches by our team of bakers. Fresh pastries, cakes and breads are made daily for Artisan Foods market stalls all over London.

About Artisan Foods

It all started in 1996 when Klaus Kuhnke, a German chef and baker, set out to supply the new breed of independent coffee bars which were opening in London with his brownies, quiches, muffins and loaf cakes. Klaus’s philosophy has always been to use quality ingredients and make each product in small quantities, just the way you would at home.

In 2000 Artisan Foods was invited to trade at Borough Market and became a trader at London Farmers Market’s first weekly market, held in Islington. As other markets sprung up around London, the bakery grew.

Later, Klaus became a partner in another young London business, the German Deli, which sells traditional German foods in its own shop, at markets and through its website. A logical step for Artisan Foods was to broaden its range and start to produce German style breads. In 2008 German master baker Uwe Wolf joined Artisan Foods and was tasked with introducing a variety of typically German breads and cakes to Artisan Foods’ product range. It is these traditional specialities for which Artisan Foods is now best known.

The way to discover what Artisan Foods is all about is to visit one of the market stalls, to try for yourself the treats on offer. Whether it is a giant, soft pretzel, the glossy, mahogany crust studded with salt crystals, or a slice of “bee-sting cake”, covered with honey caramel almond slivers and oozing with pastry cream, you will soon return for more.

Our Market Stalls

Artisan Foods cakes and breads can be bought from markets throughout London, including the famous foodie haven, Borough Market. Check out the map for the locations of our markets.

Day of the week
Opening times
Borough Market Saturday 8am-5pm Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1TL
(Monday–Friday markets temporarily suspended due to Covid-19 precautions)
South Kensington
Tuesday Suspended Queens Lawn, Imperial College, London SW7 5NH
(Tuesday market temporarily suspended due to Covid-19 precautions)
Bloomsbury Thursday Suspended Torrington Square/Byng Place, behind ULU, London WC1E 7HY
(Temporarily suspended due to Covid-19 precautions)
Westminster Bridge Thursday 10am to 3pm St Thomas' Hospital Gardens, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7EP
Broadway Saturday Suspended Broadway Market, 5 Broadway Market, ‎London E8 4PH
(Temporarily suspended due to Covid-19 precautions)
Pimlico Saturday 9am to 1pm Orange Square, corner of Pimlico Road and Ebury Street, London SW1W 8UT
South Kensington Saturday 9am to 2pm Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 3EX
Balham Saturday 9am to 1pm Henry Cavendish Primary School, Hydethorpe Road, Balham, SW12 0JA
West Hampstead Saturday 10am to 2pm West Hampstead Thameslink Station Forecourt, Iverson Road, NW6 1PF
Ealing Saturday 9am to 1pm Leeland Road, Ealing, W13 9HH
Lloyd Park Saturday 10am to 4pm Opposite William Morris Gallery, Forest Road, London E17 4PP
Blackheath Sunday 10am to 2pm Blackheath Station car park, Blackheath, London SE3 9LA
Islington Sunday 10am to 2pm Chapel Market, between Penton Street and Baron Street Western End, London N1 9PZ
Ally Pally Sunday 10am to 3pm

For location check the CCFM website.

Muswell Hill (bottom entrance), N10 3TG or Nightingale Lane entrance, off Priory Road, Haringey, London N8 7AF


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