The much-hyped A.P. Bakery's Inner West cafe serves fresh and flavourful pastries, bread and pies in a Newtown back street.
June 30, 2022
Since early 2020, A.P. Bakery has built a cult following among Sydneysiders through its renowned bake sales. Initially popping up across Sydney before finding a home on the rooftop of Paramount House Hotel with A.P. House, the team has been winning over locals for 18 months with its bread, pastries, pies and egg rolls.
A.P. Town arrives in Newtown as the team's first standalone venue. The bakery and cafe is tucked away behind north King Street on Bucknell Street in a quaint red-brick inner west building filling a once quiet alleyway with lines out the door each day.
Open 7.30am–2.30pm Wednesday–Sunday, the outpost is sure to be a hit with inner west residents heading down for their morning coffee, a mid-week baked treat or weekend breakfast. The response from locals was huge from the get-go, with A.P. Town selling out before midday on its first day of operation.
The menu is simple. There are pies filled with pastrami, pork belly or native Warrigal greens. There are two toasties, too, a tuna melt and a next-level cheese toastie filled with onion, tomato, mustard, gruyere, asiago and cheddar. And there's an Aleppo and chickpea soup served with a buttered A.P. baguette.
Then there's the Baked Today section of the menu, featuring pastries like buttermilk croissants or Aleppo pepper and asiago cheese scrolls; cakes including a chocolate and liquorice tart; and bread ranging from seeded rye loaf and baguettes through to chimichurri choripán and hazelnut, fig and apricot fruit loaf.
As for the drinks, you'll find coffee supplied by Reuben Hills, tea is by Teacraft, Strange Love sodas and West End's juices and smoothies.