A Suffolk bakery chain has expanded to Norfolk with the launch of a new outlet offering a ‘wide’ range of baked goods baked on site.
Two Magpies Bakery – run by husband and wife team Steve Magnall and Rebecca Bishop – has opened its fourth bakery in Norwich city center.
The growing company, specializing in high-end bakery, has three locations in Suffolk – in Southwold, Aldeburgh and Darsham along the A12, which includes a bakery school.
The new bakery, on the site of the old Timber Hill bakery in Norwich, features a 70-seat cafe serving baked goods and lunches and will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
The couple came up with a new menu and new baked goods for the boutique, which opened on Saturday, February 8.
MORE – Growing fortunes of the bakery brand that has set its sights on Norfolk “We are very happy to open our fourth bakery, especially as this is the first time that we will be moving away from the coast to go to city, ”said co-owner Steve.
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“Two Magpies is building a very good reputation in Suffolk so we hope to do the same in Norfolk and become a destination in the city for great baked goods and fantastic breakfasts.”
The company has acquired the assets of Timber Hill Bakery Ltd and aims to offer a “wide” selection of baked goods, all made on site.
“Timber Hill Bakery had a good range of vegan and gluten-free options, so we designed a new menu to cater to their customer base and also grow that side of the business,” said Rebecca.
“This cafe is a stand-alone site that will offer daily fresh sourdough bread, pastries, cakes and a delicious lunch menu. We are introducing a whole range of new products which will all be lovingly crafted by our expert bakers, pastry chefs and chefs. breakfast .”
Managing Director Yasmin Wyatt, who joined the company six months ago and will oversee the management of the group’s four bakeries, said he wants to attract a range of customers.
“This is a very exciting new project for us. It will be great to be in the city and attract a whole new range of customers, from tourists to office workers and customers who want a good lunch on the go. We have hired six from the existing Timber Hill Bakery team, and moved a baker and pastry chef from our current team to the Norwich site. There will be 18 employees in total. “