German Bakery

Sachsen Café & Restaurant

358 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

We are located opposite Fort Anne National Historic Site

Open every day for
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Please call for late dinner reservations.

Contact us: Email or phone: 902-532-1990


In a Jake the Baker Award competition organised by the Bakers Journal the German Bakery/Sachsen Cafe & Restaurant has won fifth place among competitors from all across Canada!


Bakery & Café in the Historic District

Bakery Showcase

Outside Terrace

Susi Greeting You to the Café

Located opposite Fort Anne National Historic Site in Annapolis Royal, the bakery is the dream of Heidi and Dieter Claussing, formerly of Fraureuth, Germany. Open year round, the bakery features German baked goods from sweets to breads and numerous specialities. The Café and Restaurant, alongside the bakery with indoor/outdoor seating, features German café style breakfasts,luncheons and dinners, always utilizing the finest from the bakery and local suppliers of produce, meats and beverages. Heidi and Dieter will welcome you daily, along with their daughter Susanne. And say hello to them at the Annapolis Farmers Market in Annapolis Royal on Saturdays.

From biscuits to pigs ears, schnitzel to bratwurst, come enjoy a leisurely breakfast, lunch or dinner, indoors or outside, the choice is yours. From the bakery, you are a 1 minute walk to Fort Anne, and just 5 minutes to the Historic Gardens, museums and quality gift shops and services. Heidi, Dieter and Susi wish to thank all the many visitors that came to the café in 2014, and invite you to experience their new expanded facility and menus in 2015.

MasterCard, Visa and Interac are Accepted

Heidi and Dieter
Heidi (left) is a master baker specializing in pastries and sweets from family recipes as well as new creations of her own. Dieter (right) is a master baker as well, with his focus being on the breads and rolls, with over a dozen different types in his repertoire.

Susanne and Markus
Susanne (right) is a graduate of Holland College; she manages the Sachsen Café, from menu design to serving you with a smile. Markus (left) is now a professional helicopter mechanic in western Canada.

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Website updated May 26, 2015