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Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe

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by Cris (subscribe)
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Published May 4th 2021
A great spot for refreshment when travelling
Arthur Clive's Bakery Café is family owned and operated in Aratula. The bakery is named after Mr Pennell's grandfather Arthur Clive, whose father Herbert started his first bakery in Boonah in the 1930s.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
There is a great variety of breads. Photo by Author.
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Today many members of the family are involved in the bakery, a generational allegiance that continues over the years.

Mission of Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula

To provide quality baked products and coffee to our customers.


The bakery in well known in the Scenic Rim for the traditional fine bread, great pies, savoury rolls, delicious cakes and sweet pastries.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
There is a great selection of sweet pastries, ranging from Pecan Tarts, Honey Macadamia Tarts, Custards Tarts, Vanilla Slices, Muffins, Apple Crumbles are on display. Photo by Author.


There is a great selection of sweet pastries, ranging from Pecan Tarts, Honey Macadamia Tarts, Custards Tarts, Muffins and Apple Crumbles for $5.00 each.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Delicious sweets are available with your favourite coffee. Photo by Author.


Wagon Wheels $4.50, Monkey Faces $2.50 and Vanilla Slices $5.50.

There are also fresh Sponge Rolls for $7.95 in different flavours.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Fresh Sponge Rolls ready to be grabbed and sliced or morning tea. Photo by Author


All products are baked on site. The bakery opens every morning at 6:00 and every food item is fresh, ready to be enjoyed for breakfast, morning tea or to take away. If you are travelling, take fresh bread, fine pies and tasteful pastries with you.

There are vegan options like vegan ciabatta and vegan hot dog. Flourless cake and a bread loaf with gluten-free flour are made on the premise.

If you are coeliac, please consider there is a chance of contamination since the gluten-free products are made in the same premises where all the other flour products are made.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
All the products are prepared in the bakery. Photo by Author.


Zucchini slices, Quiches, bagels and sandwiches are available.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Savoury food. Photo by Author.


The Bakery/Cafe is very spacious inside, the food is well presented. The orders are taken quickly and professionally. A professional barista prepares hot drinks.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Mark Samele is part of the family, preparing delicious hot drinks. Photo by Author.


Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
The bakery is thriving with many happy customers. Photo by Author.


Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Inside the Bakery/Cafe. Photo by Author.


Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Inside the Bakery/Cafe. Photo by Author.


Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Mark preparing coffees. Photo by Author.


The coffee is Grinders, made by professional baristas.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
There are also fresh flowers inside the shop. Photo by Author.


The cafe has milk alternatives, as well as vegetarian options.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Cold drinks are available. Photo by Author.


The place is family-friendly and you can bring your pooch.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Pooches are welcome! Photo by Author.


There is a spacious verandah with tables and chairs.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
The verandah has tables and chairs. Photo by Author.


Arthur Clive's Bakery Café in Aratula is very popular with day-trippers, weekenders and hikers. I stop at the Bakery/Cafe when I am in the area. It is a great spot to stop to refresh and have a delightful hot drink and nice food.


Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy, Scenic Rim,
Hmm..., irresistible! Photo by Author.



Aratula

Aratula is a small town and locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia, about 60 kilometres southwest of Ipswich, just east of Cunningham's Gap. Aratula has long been a place for food and accommodation to weary travellers crossing the Great Dividing Range. The rural town of Aratula offers a range of accommodation including caravan parks and motels.

There is lots of to do and to see around Aratula, which is surrounded by Moogerah Peaks National Park and Main Range National Park. Between Mount Edwards and Mount Greville is Lake Moogerah, a popular lake for water skiing, jet skiing and boating.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy, Scenic Rim,
The tranquil waters of Lake Moogerah. Photo by Author.


Lake Moogerah caravan park on the shores of the lake and other facilities include electric and wood barbecues, two boat ramps, children's playground, kiosk and kayak hire.



Mount Mitchell and Mount Cordeaux are the two mountain sentinels on top of Cunningham Gap with great hiking tracks.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy, Scenic Rim, Mount Edwards, Mount Greville, Lake Moogerah, Moogerah Peaks National Park, Main Range National Park, The Great Dividing Range, Fessifern Valley, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux
Mount Mitchell has a beautiful graded trail. Photo by Author.


Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy, Scenic Rim, Mount Edwards, Mount Greville, Lake Moogerah, Moogerah Peaks National Park, Main Range National Park, The Great Dividing Range, Fessifern Valley, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux
The hiking track of Mount Cordeaux runs under the canopy of the forest to the top. Photo by Author.


The hikers enjoy walking the trail of Mount Edwards and Mount Greville and the trails of the beautifully rugged mountains of the Main Range.

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy, Scenic Rim, Mount Edwards, Mount Greville, Lake Moogerah, Moogerah Peaks National Park, Main Range National Park, The Great Dividing Range, Fessifern Valley,
Views over the Fassifern Valley, from the top of Mount Edwards. Photo by Author.


Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Aratula, Cunningham Hwy, Scenic Rim, Mount Edwards, Mount Greville, Lake Moogerah, Moogerah Peaks National Park, Main Range National Park, The Great Dividing Range, Fessifern Valley,
View of Lake Moogerah from the lookout on Mount Greville. Photo by Author.


The Scenic Rim family own three bakeries in Aratula, Boonah and Kalbar.

OPENING HOURS

Mon 6:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Tue 6:00:AM - 4:00:PM
Wed 6:00:AM - 4:00:PM
Thu 6:00:AM - 4:00:PM
Fri 6:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Sat 6:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Sun 6:00:AM - 5:00:PM

Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe in Aratula, Cunningham Hwy,
Arthur Clive's Bakery Cafe. Photo by Author.


Phone: (07) 5463 8555

Reference

www.facebook.com/bakersofaratula
www.qt.com.au/news/family-recipe-bakerys-success/3044623/#/0
https://arthurclives.com.au/#
www.queensland.com/gb/en/places-to-see/destination-information/p-56b26136aeeeaaf773cf4485-aratula
https://scenic-rim.com.au/category/aratula
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Phone: (07) 5463 8555
Where: 6746 Cunningham Highway Aratula, QLD, Australia 4309
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Another great article Cris. How delicious do all those bakery items look. This is the type of establishment I like when on the road. Coffee and a snack rather than a large meal. The scenery is worth visiting as well.
by Neil Follett (score: 3|2573) 43 days ago
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