The Empire Café and Bakery, with the Upper Crust Function rooms has been established in Newbury since the 1920’s and is one of the oldest Family businesses in the town. Known for our lardy cakes and celebration cakes we continue to bake bread and cakes freshly on the premises everyday.
The Empire Café is also known for our range of celebration, wedding and birthday cakes. Please have a look at our photo albums on the site, all cakes are made to order and can be customised as much as you would like.
|Tuesday||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|Wednesday||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|Thursday||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|Friday||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|Saturday||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
We make all our cakes on premises, all custom made to your requirements. You can have a cake made of sponge, carrot cake, chocolate muffin mix, traditional fruit or a favourite of your own choosing!
Would you like a favourite photo put on a cake? How about a collection of photos showing someone growing up? Just send us the photo and we can put it straight onto a cake made of edible icing.
A Birthday cake is always a special thing, so why not have a proper handmade cake for your loved ones? Individually tailored to your needs each cake can be customised as much as you would like. Just pop in ask!
Would you like a custom wedding cake? The Empire Café makes every cake on the premises to your requirements, we have been producing wedding cakes for over 50years so we know how to design and make them. Just drop into the shop and we can go through our large portfolio of designs and options with you.
You wouldn’t guess but this wedding cake pictured here is one layer chocolate muffin mix, one layer sponge and one layer fruit cake!
The Café offers a wide range of Drinks, Snacks and full meals and a Daily Special. If you want a quiet Tea and Crumpet, a full English breakfast, or a 3 course meal the Empire Café is the place to go
Please see the link below with our menu here
Situated in the heart of Newbury, the Upper Crust Functions, fully licensed, can be used for birthdays, dinners, events or meetings. The location has full Wifi coverage and parking can be found in plenty either in the Kennet Centre or Bus Station car parks.
The Upper Crust is open everyday of the week and available to hire from 8am in the morning through to 10pm at night. A full catering service is available, from tea & coffee through to lunch and full 3 course meals.
The Empire Café does not just sell bread, cakes and meals
We sell Free Range eggs from a local farm
We hold a wide range of Tiptree fruits, jams and preserves
We sell Wessex Mill Flour and Yeast as well
We have a wide range of cake decorations and accessories available including:
We also hire Traditional cake stands: silver, pewter or plastic or Offset 2 and 3 tier stands