Alexandra workers, rejoice at this new lunch option in the area that’s not the meatballs at IKEA. Cafe and bakery Carpenter and Cook has a new outlet, The Bakehouse, conveniently located at Alexandra Central mall near IKEA. The bistro’s serves mainstays like the brioche breads and sandwiches. More types of bread are included at this eatery, like ciabatta and olive oil bread. Fillings include pear compote, pulled pork and guacamole.
You can also get more hearty stuff like pizza from their wood-fired ovens, with toppings like grilled eggplant with pesto and crabmeat with pink sauce.