Warings The Family Bakery

Made Locally – Made Traditionally – Made for You

Warings Bakery is a fourth-generation family business established in 1932 by Lawrence Webster Waring. We still trade today from the original family home where it all began and now have six shops and a central bakery in Spencers Wood where we bake each night before delivering fresh to our shops for your enjoyment.

Our six shops (five in Reading and one in Thatcham) are open Monday – Saturday and serve our delicious range of fresh bread, rolls, sourdough, cakes, handmade sandwiches, hot savouries, buns, and doughnuts as well as fresh ground coffee, hot & cold drinks.

As a direct result of the Covid-19 global pandemic Warings Bakery revisited its roots, returning to how it all began, delivering our tasty baked goods direct to the door (minus the Hovis style bike) ensuring that our customers and the local community had access to not just baked goods but everyday essentials such as milk, eggs and butter. Our new online contact free delivery service is now well established and continues to grow as we add more products, wider delivery area and choice of delivery days.

Bread and more

delivered to your door

Readings Oldest Bakery

Warings are the oldest bakery in Reading, tracing its roots back to 1932 when it all began.

We are proud of our heritage and our craftsmanship. Our highly skilled bakers ensure that Warings tradition is maintained in everything we do. When it comes to baking, we believe that less is more, so you are guaranteed an uncompromising flavour in every mouthful.

I’ve been going to the Thatcham one for only two days now and they are amazing. Lovely staff, always happy to see you, have great recommendations (not to mention their up-sales are perfect, I always get convinced) and the food is amazing.
If I could give more stars for this store I definitely would!