Empire Cafe

Since the 1920s this family business has been known for its homebaked breads and celebration cakes.


One of the longest-running family businesses in Newbury, this cafe serves locally sourced, traditional British food.

The Empire Cafe and Bakery, with the Upper Crust Function rooms, has been established in Newbury since the 1920s and is one of the oldest Family businesses in the town. Known for their legendary lardy and celebration cakes, not to mention the wide range of bread and cakes baked freshly on the premises early every morning.

Scroll down on their website to take a look at the photo albums, all cakes are made to order and can be customised as much as you like.

Of course The Empire Cafe isn't just a bakers, it's a cafe too, offering light bites and hearty home-cooked meals - when the cafe is able to reopen.

To go with your daily bread, why not treat yourself to: 

  • Free Range eggs from a local farm
  • Tiptree fruits, jams and preserves
  • Wessex Mill Flour and Yeast - to have a go yourself

Wide range of cake decorations and accessories available including:

  • Cake boards, cards and boxes.
  • Sundries for all occasions including traditional and modem decorations
  • We can print your photographs on A4 edible icing
  • Stuck for time? We have sugar roses and sprays as well
  • For hire: traditional cake stands: silver, pewter or plastic or offset 2 and 3 tier stands

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Open Hours:


08:00 - 18:00


08:00 - 18:00


08:00 - 18:00

Contact & Location

  • 01635 41424
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  • http://theempirecafe.co.uk/
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  • 19 Cheap Street,
    RG14 5DD.

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