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Our story began in 2013 by the joint cooperation of Paul O’Brien and Gabriela Maria Cristea in Islington, London.

Sunflour Bakery was established on the core values of making the best bread and cakes with the freshest ingredients. Every product that comes out of our oven is made with heart and soul.



Paul O’Brien has been baking for over 30 years and spent thirteen years working for the original Artisan Baker Dan Schickentanz at Borough Market for Degustibus where he learnt about Sourdough and Rye Breads.

He is trying to bring this concept to the Caledonian Road by using sourdough as a natural fermentation in all the breads to give extra flavour and longer shelf life.

Everything we produce is made in small batches without additives, preservatives or improvers and has a long fermentation. Every single bread or roll is moulded by hand.


Smiley Baker - Gabi


Gabriela also worked for Degustibus for eight years. She has a lot of experience in home made cakes including cupcakes, Birthday cakes and all types of Celebration Cakes. She also has experience working with all types of Food and specialises in all types of Catering corporate or private.

 Our mission is to use simple and good quality ingredients to deliver the  freshest products with the most delicious taste.





  • Our Core Values

Who We Are

  • We are a family bakers engaged in the production of bread, cakes and pastries, seeking to pursue freshness and integrity, and committed to creating value for our customers and our community.  
  •  We take the most joy from daily chats with our regular customers, many of whom have been with us since we started.
  • We offer an insight of proper artisan baking.
  • We strive to be producers of quality bread, to be honourable, friendly, loyal and engaging.         


What We Do

  • We feed our families, the community, the nation, and the world with trusted food products.
  • We strive to provide a safe working environment for our Team Members.


How We Do It

  • We strive to provide consistent and excellent service and invest in our community, people, products and processes.
  • We strive to operate with integrity and trust in all we do and to be respectful with each other, especially our customers.
  • We know our business and deliver excellent results.
  • We are passionate about taking care of our customers and consumers.
  • We anticipate, embrace, and thrive on change.
  • We work hard and have fun as a TEAM.
  • We look forward to welcoming you.