Old World Levain Bakery

Naturally Leavened Breads. European Pastries. Coffee & Tea. Breakfast & Lunch.


We are as busy as elves in our OWL Bakeshop this holiday season! We hope you join us throughout December for celebration, indulgence, or to find the sanctuary of a quiet moment in the bustle of the season. Below is our event schedule and the offerings available throughout the month.


We have a bountiful selection of savory and sweet options for special order, including catering platters, petite pastries, specialty cookies, cakes, and gift boxes. 

Please Click Here for our Holiday Special Order Menu


Please Click Here to Place Orders for Christmas Eve Pickup

Available every day, we will have shortbreads and other cookies in the case for Cookie Collection Boxes, gift wrapped, if desired. We are introducing retail offerings, including herbal and black tea samplers, bags of coffee from our guest roasters, granola, new OWL Bakery pantry items and merchandise, and gift certificates. 

Events & SChedule

OWL Bakery is available on select evenings to rent for Private Events and Parties! Please call us to discuss options and pricing.  

Every Thursday and Friday, 5 - 8 PM // Aperitivo Wine and Nibbles at OWL

Friday, December 9th // Gingerbread House Kits Release 

Sunday, December 11th //  FREE Community Coffee Cupping featuring Kuma Coffee from Washington state and Black Tap Coffee

Saturday and Sunday, December 17th & 18th // Southside Studios Pop-up Sale // 3 Mulvaney Street, Asheville

Wednesday, December 21st // Solstice Open House at OWL // Mulled Wine, Special Treats, Gifts // Buche de Noel Sales

Friday and Saturday, December 23rd & 24th // Holiday pie and pre-order pickups 

Saturday, December 24th // EARLY CLOSE at 4 PM 

Sunday and Monday, December 25th and 26th // CLOSED

Tuesday, December 27th and remainder of week // OPEN regular hours

Sunday, January 1st // OPEN from 10 AM - 2 PM for special New Years Brunch

Monday - Wednesday, January 2nd - 4th // CLOSED for our Staff Retreat