Dark bakes and flaky bois served from the Princess Street creative hub

The fabulous baking duo of Lewis Loughman and Dorothy Jaffa will be operating an on-site bakery and kitchen, Batard, at SEESAW co-working space in the next few weeks. 

We are looking forward to sampling treats such as spiced peach hand pie, shokupan (Hokkaido milk loaf) and babka

We’ve been keeping tabs on Batard for a while now, following its first steps selling bread and baked goods out of Withington Public Hall, then on a journey around Foundation, Takk, Bernie’s Grocery, Pollard Yard and more. 

Batard will be serving the dark 'n' flaky bakes instantly recognisable to anyone who follows it on Instagram, as well as a food menu focused on local produce and seasonality.  

Wide Shot Of The Cafe Space At Seesaw
The cafe space at SEESAW Adrien Brenner

We are looking forward to sampling treats such as spiced peach hand pie, shokupan (Hokkaido milk loaf) and babka. 

Coffee will be served by SEESAW’s baristas using local roastery Swansong. Natural wine by KERB, local beers and cocktails are to follow. 

The food menu will consist of breakfast and lunch items, using the best produce Manchester has to offer; meat from Littlewoods, cheese from The Crafty Cheese Man and veg from organic farm Cinderwood. 

A Tray Of Hand Pies From Batard Credit Adam Pester
Fresh out of the oven at Batard Adam Pester

SEESAW was founded by three Manchester creatives - Takk, Kerb Wine and OL Brewery founders, Philip Hannaway and David McCall alongside Sheila Bird Studio's Atul Bansal. 

They partnered with 86 Princess Street’s landlord to see what could be made possible, building a creative industries community in the historic transformed warehouse space. 

Interior Shot Of Seesaw Cafe By Batard
The cafe space at SEESAW Adrien Brenner

Managing Director Philip Hannaway, said: “We're really excited to welcome Batard into SEESAW. As a fellow startup they share our love of the creative and doing things differently. We couldn’t think of a better addition to our SEESAW cafe offer and we look forward to our members, as well as the public, enjoying what we have to offer between us.”  

Batard at SEESAW, 86 Princess Street, M1 6NG

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