211-B  Waimairi  Rd,  Ilam, Christchurch,  New Zealand  Ph: +64  03  358-9020

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A warm welcomeWelcome to the Village Bakehouse, where baker and pastry chef Thierry Didierjean brings a tantalizing taste of wholesome French baking to Christchurch residents. 

French-born and trained, Thierry’s passion for good food and consummate baking skills shine through in our bakery’s daily offerings.

Through our commitment to traditional artisan methods, fresh, natural ingredients and baking from scratch, the taste and quality of our products are assured. 

No chemical fats, artificial preservatives or colouring, gluten powder or soya flour are added to our doughs.

All our products are made and sold on the premises. 


We make:

  • Traditional and speciality breads

  • Fine pastries and brioches

  • Quality meat pies, quiches and savouries

  • Filled rolls and sandwiches

  • Biscuits and cookies

  • Scones, muffins

  • Great tasting slices

  • Gateaux

  • Gluten-free bread, biscuits and gateaux

  • Mini-pastries and savouries for parties and functions

  • Made to order French treats such as Paris-Brests, flans, paté Lorraine, quiche Lorraine

  • Traditional French wedding cakes

  • Seasonal delights such as Christmas Log cakes

  • Coffee to go


Our bakery is conveniently close to the University of Canterbury, College of Education, Burnside High School and Westburn School.

©Village Bakehouse Ltd 2017