Old World Levain Bakery

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


Our pastries are made with Local Grass-fed Milk, Organic Sugar, Organic Butter, and Lindley Mills Organic Flour. Our fillings and condiments are made in house using the highest quality ingredients, favoring local and organic when available. All of our Viennoiserie is laminated using Organic Butter from Pennsylvania. Croissants and Danish come out of our ovens between 9:00 and 10 am daily.

Croissants // Plain. Ham & Gruyère. Almond-Rose. French Broad Chocolates 68% Nicaraguan. Maple Cream Cheese & Crystallized Herb Danish. Daily Savory Danish. Daily Fruit & Cream Danish // $3.95 - $4.55

Turnovers // Chausson aux Pommes (Apple) // $4.00

Palmiers with OWL signature spice blend // $3.00

Cardamom Buns with lemon glaze and Maldon salt // $3.50

Seasonal Tartelettes in wheat-less Buckwheat Shell.// $5.25

Financiers // Wheat-less almond tea cakes with seasonal fillings and herbs // $5.00

Shortbreads, Cookies, Madeleines, Cakes, and other special pastries rotate daily. Pasteis de Nata are made on Tuesday afternoons. 


Our breads are naturally leavened and mixed by hand in small batches. We use organic flours from Lindley Mills and Carolina Ground and mill alternative flours in house. Please call to inquire about our daily selections and availability. 

Porridge Pan Loaves // Oatmeal, Buckwheat, and Barley Porridge with Flax and Sunflower Seeds 

Raisin Flax Pan Loaves // Organic Thompson Raisins, Golden Raisins, and Flax Seeds 

Sesame Spelt Pan Loaves // Toasted Sesame Seeds

Fermented Grits Porridge Pan Loaves // Old Yeller Grits, Honey, and Organic Whole Milk

Squirrel Loaf // Wheat-less loaf made with Oats and Psyllium Husks, laden with seeds and nuts

**Our new Bread Program will commence on Tuesday, September 12**


Sourdough Baguettes

Yeasted Baguettes (Full and Half-sized)

Peasant Sourdough

Squirrel Loaf (wheat-free)


TUESDAYS // Raisin Flax Pan Loaves, Fermented Heritage Grit

WEDNESDAYS // Porridge Pan Loaves, Rye Batards

THURSDAYS // Sesame Spelt Pan Loaves, Ciabatta

FRIDAYS // Raisin Flax Pan Loaves, Babka & Brioche  

SATURDAYS // Breakfast Fruit & Walnut Pan Loaves, Ciabatta

SUNDAYS // Porridge Boules, Cider Miche (large format loaves sold by the quarter)



Our coffees, including espresso, pour over, and batch brew are sourced from Black Tap Coffee (Charleston, SC) and guest roasters from around the country. We use local grass-fed milk in all of our milk drinks. 

We have over 14 varieties of tea sourced from Upton Tea Imports and herbals from Mountain Rose Herbs.