10 Bakeries and Tea Rooms Not to Miss in Paris

After wandering the streets of Paris, do you find yourself looking for something sweet to eat or a place to have a hot beverage? In this article, we are introducing you to 10 good places where you can eat the best pastries and taste the best hot chocolates, coffees or even teas in the capital city of Paris. There is a place for every budget and every taste, whether you are more traditional or exotic, it is your choice.

 

Bakeries

1) Ladurée €€€

ladurée
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Is anything more iconic than Ladurée? This prestigious company is a place you cannot skip if you are a fan of macaroons.

You will have plenty of opportunities to buy some, as they have six different locations in Paris and, even though you cannot go inside one of their shops, don’t worry, you can order online!

When it comes to macaroons, the flavors are traditional: lemon, coffee, strawberry candy, licorice, pistachio, and raspberry but there are also some seasonal flavours such as chestnut, brandy, and chocolate hazelnut. The company Ladurée also gives you the opportunity to customize the macaroons – a good way to please your family!

Prices: Unit price of a macaroon: 1.90€. Box: starts at 29.50€

  • Ladurée Paris Royale: 16 to 18 rue Royale 75008 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Monday to Saturday: from 8am to 8pm, Sundays and public holidays: from 9am to 7pm
  • Ladurée Paris Champs Elysées: 75, avenue des Champs Elysées 75008 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Monday to Thursday: 7.30am to 11.30pm. Fridays: 7.30am to midnight. Saturdays: 8.30am to 12.30 am. Sundays: 8.30am to 11.30pm
  • Ladurée Paris Bonaparte: 21 rue Bonaparte 75006 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 7.30pm. Saturdays: 8.30am to 8.30pm. Sundays and public holidays: 10am to 7.30pm.
  • Ladurée Paris to printemps de la mode: 64, boulevard Haussmann 75009 Paris.
    Opening hours: Every day except Sunday: 9.35am to 8pm. Thursdays: open until 8.45pm.
  • Ladurée Versailles: Château de Versailles 78000 Versailles.
    Opening hours: From October 1st to October 31st: from Tuesday to Sunday: 9.30am to 6pm. From November 1st to March 31st: From Tuesday to Sunday: 9.30am to 5pm
  • Le macaron Ladurée Paris: 14 rue de Castiglione 75001 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Monday to Friday: 10am to 7.30pm. Saturdays: 9.30am to 7.30pm. Sundays and public holidays: 10am to 7pm

Website: https://www.laduree.fr/en/

 

 

2) Pierre Hermé €€

Credit: 挪威 企鵝, sous Creative Commons 2.0

What’s better than trying pastries from the world’s best baker of 2016? Pierre Hermé, the inventor of the “Haute Couture Pastry”, offers you cakes, macaroons and other sweet treats that will satisfy the most demanding of you.
You will obviously find his hallmark macaroons like rose, salted caramel, Brazilian coffee, or even those tasting of milk chocolate and passion fruit. Additionally, you can choose from those a bit more original (offered depending on the season), like the jasmine one, neroli one or the “immortelle de Corse” (flower from Corsica) one proposed during spring 2017. You will also be able to find desserts that have now become classics such as the 2000 Feuilles or the Mont to Blanc.
Pierre Hermé also has an online shop.

Average price of a pastry: 7.50€
Price of a box of macaroons: Starts at 18€
Price of a box of chocolate: Starts at 12€

  • 185 rue de Vaugirard 75015 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Monday to Thursday: 10am to 7pm. Fridays and Saturdays: 10am to 8pm. Sundays: 9am to 5pm
  • 72 rue de Bonaparte 75006 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Sunday to Friday: 10am to 7pm. Saturdays: 10am to 8pm

Website: http://www.pierreherme.com/?___store=english&___from_store=french

 

 

3) Aoki Sadaharu €€

aoki sadaharu
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This Japanese man, who moved to France 20 years ago, offers pastries with original flavors coming straight from Japan – enough to satisfy the taste buds of the most adventurous!

You will particularly be able to find matcha tea croissants, black sesame seed eclairs, pastry rolls and other desserts with Japanese flavors. Their desserts are always extremely elegant and mastered to perfection, making Aoki Sadaharu one of the best bakers in the capital.

Unit price of a macaroon: 1.40€
Average price of a pastry: 5.50€

  • Boutique Vaugirard: 35 rue de vaugirard 75006 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Tuesday to Saturday: 11am to 7pm. Sundays: 10am to 6pm.
  • Boutique Port to Royal: 56 boulevard de Port to Royal 75005 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 7pm. Sundays: 10am to 6pm.
  • Boutique Ségur: 25 rue Pérignon 75015 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Tuesday to Saturday: 11am to 7pm. Sundays: 11am to 6pm.
  • Boutique Saint to Dominique: 103 rue Saint Dominique 75007 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Tuesday to Saturday: 11am to 7pm. Sundays: 10am to 6pm.

Websitehttp://www.sadaharuaoki.com/boutique/paris-en.html

 

 

4) Pâtisserie Cyril Lignac €€€

cyril lignac
 ©La pâtisserie Cyril Lignac

France’s favorite chef has not started his own bakery brand and managed to establish himself successfully. Associated with the Michelin-star chef, Benoït Couvrand, together, they create classics of French pastry such as eclairs, rum babas or even lemon pies but restyled in a more modern way with the sole purpose to please. Don’t miss the chefs’ hallmark: the Equinoxe – a clever mix between shortbread biscuits flavored with speculoos (crunchy biscuits flavored with sugar and spice), light Bourbon vanilla ganache, and a center filled with salted caramel.

Average price of a pastry: 6.50€
Unit price of a macaroon: 2€ (boxes start at 20€)
Chocolate bars: Starts at 6€

  • Boutique Paris 6ème – Sèvres: 133 rue de Sèvres 75006 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Monday to Friday: 10am to 7pm. Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 7pm.
  • Boutique Paris 11ème – Ptol Bert: 24 rue Ptol Bert 75011 Paris.
    Opening hours: Mondays: 7am to 7pm. Tuesday to Sunday: 7am to 20h.
  • Paris 15ème – Pasteur: 55 boulevard Pasteur 75015 Paris.
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10am to 7pm. Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 7pm.
  • Paris 16ème – Chaillot: 2 rue de Chaillot 75016 Paris.
    Opening hours: Monday 7am to 7pm. Tuesday to Sunday: 7am to 8pm.
  • Paris 17ème – Poncelet: 9 rue Bayen 75017 Paris.
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10am to 7pm. Saturdays and Sundays: 9am to 7pm.

Website: http://www.lapatisseriecyrillignac.com/en/

 

 

5.Arnaud Larher €€

arnaud larher
©Arnaud Larher

Arnaud Larher, awarded with the title “Best Worker in France” in the category bakery/sweet in 2007, offers you a whole range of simple yet elegant pastries in one of its three Parisian addresses. You can also order online, and then come pick up your order at the shop.
Arnaud Larher offers a few classic french cake and pastries, (such as “kouign amann” a specialty from the Brittany area, babas rum …), ice creams, and macaroons that he offers in a variety of flavors (dark chocolate, vanilla, lemon, poppy to raspberry, rose to Turkish delight…). You will also find delicious chocolates and a range of different cakes with flavors (lemon cake, chocolate and Gianduja, chocolate lava cake, orange…) – a good way to please everyone!

Price of a box of macaroons: Starts at 9.20€
Average price of a pastry: 6€

  • Boutique 53 rue Caulaincourt – 75018 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 7.30pm. Sundays: 10am to 1pm
  • Boutique 57 rue Damrémont – 75018 Paris.
    Opening hours: From Wednesday to Saturday: 9.30am to 7.30pm. Sundays:10am to 1pm.
  • Boutique 93 rue de Seine – 75006 Paris.
    Opening hours: Tuesdays: 2pm to 7.30pm. Wednesdays and Thursdays: 10am to 7.30pm. Fridays and Saturdays: 10am to 8pm. Sundays: 10am to 7pm

Website: http://arntodlarher.com/en/

 

 

Tea rooms

 

6) The Tea Time of the Hotel Prince de Galles €€€

Crédits : Bar-les-Heures at the Prince de Galles

In the bar of the Hotel Prince de Galles, between 3pm and 6pm, the atmosphere changes completely and becomes more British as people enjoy their delicious tea. Known to be one of the best tea rooms of the capital city, Prince Galles’ Tea Time is led by the chef Tristan Rousselot and his team. You will be able to enjoy a hot drink of your choice, served with the traditionnal scones, as well with fine pastries and salted delicacies. You will also be able to try the chef’s version of a few Gâteaux de Voyages, which are common cakes French families love to grab for a picnic. This menu also offers an option with a glass of Champagne Laurent Perrier.

33 avenue Goerge V 75008 Paris

Price: 48€ per person (62€ with champagne)
Opening hours: From Monday to Saturday: 3pm to 6pm. Sundays: 4pm to 6pm
Website: http://www.bar-les-heures.fr/en

 

 

7) Tea Time of the Hotel Bristol €€€


©Le Bristol Paris

At the heart of the French Garden, you will be able to enjoy a moment away from the pollution and noise to have a tea served with a pastry of your choosing. It is in this haven of peace that you will be able to taste macaroons as well as cakes, scones, muffins, and other petit fours, all of this washed down with your favorite tea and even a little bit of champagne if you wish.

112 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris

Price: Formulas at 60€ (classical complete tea formula) and 80€ (complete tea formula “Le Bristol”)
Opening hours: Every day from 3pm to 6pm
Website: https://www.lebristolparis.com/eng/gastronomy/le-jardin-francais/

 

 

8) Puerto Cacao

puerto cacao
©Puerto Cacao

This tea room, centered around chocolate offers you an exotic journey but also an environmental and fair one. It is not only a tea room, it is also a chocolate shop that supports fair trade and offers chocolate in all its forms: bars, boxes, granite, slivers, and even a chocolate fountain. Puerto Cacao has a living room where you will be able to drink authentic hot chocolate (plain, spicy or fruity) served with a chocolate fondue and fresh fruits – a great way to satisfy the most gourmand!

Average price of a beverage: 5€

  • 2 rue Théophile Roussel 75012 Paris
    Opening hours: From Tuesday to Friday: 11.30am to 2.30pm and 3.30pm to 7.30pm. Saturday: 10am to 7.30pm
  • 103 rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis 75010 Paris
    Opening hours: From Tuesday to Friday: 11.30am to 2.30pm and 3.30pm to 7.30pm. Saturday: 10am to 7.30pm

Website: https://www.puerto-cacao.fr/ (in French)

 

 

9) Angelina €€

angelina
This company, created in 1903, imposed itself as a gourmand and refined place to settle down and have a cup of tea. Just like some famous people have, in particular, Proust and Coco Chanel. You will be able to taste two of their bestsellers: the African hot chocolate composed with three cacaos from Africa (Niger, ghana and Côte d’Ivoire) as well as the Mont-Blanc, which is a pastry composed of a meringue, whipped cream and vermicelli of chestnut cream that made the company, Angelina, famous.

Price: 20€ per person (32€ with champagne)

  • 226 rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris
    Opening hours: From Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 7.30pm. Saturdays and Sundays: 8.30am to 7.30pm
  • 108 rue du bac 75007 Paris
    Opening hours: From Monday to Thursday: 9am to 7.30pm. Fridays and Saturdays: 9am to 8pm. Sundays: 10am to 6pm.
  • 19 rue de Vaugirard 75006 Paris
    Opening hours: Every day from 10.30am to 7pm

Website: http://www.angelina-paris.fr/en/

 

 

10) Toraya €€€

This Japanese tea room, which has been settled in Paris since 1980, will offer you a relaxed atmosphere and will allow you to discover teas and treats from the other side of the world. This company offers you a range of 4 different cakes every two weeks, so that the cakes are always fresh and seasonal – a good way to satisfy the most curious.
Toraya’s specialty remains the Yokan, a traditional sweet pastry made out of kidney beans, dough jellified with agar-agar, and declined in a wide range of flavors such as fig, apple or red berries (depending on the seasons). In this tea room, you will only find Japanese products, from teas to pastries that will take you all the way to Japan.

10 rue St-Florentin 75001 Paris

Price of the pastries: Starts at 4.90€
Price of the tea: Starts at 6.50€
Opening hours: From Monday to Saturday: 10.30am to 7pm
Website: https://www.toraya-group.co.jp/toraya-paris/menu (in French)

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