Pâtisseries in the 17th arrondissement; succumb to the sin of gluttony
Publish on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 in Visit Paris
There’s no age limit for giving in to temptation. So, let yourself be seduced by the irresistible offerings of famous pâtisseries (cake shops) just a stone's throw from the Hôtel Niel. These sweet treats, made by virtuosos who excel in their art, are just waiting to melt in your mouth...
Revisit your childhood at the Pâtisserie des Reves
Founded in 2009 by Philippe Conticini, undisputed master of sugar and the great classics of French pastry, the Pâtisserie des Reves (Cake Shop of Dreams) will delight your gourmet taste buds with revisited icons, deliciously reinterpreted. You’ll succumb to the siren song of the Saint-Honoré, Paris-Brest (voted best in the capital) and the essential Mille-feuille, an internationally recognised delicacy. Here you’ll find the joys of slipping back into childhood and experiencing again the enchanting flavours sleeping in a corner of your memory.
9 Rue Poncelet, 75017 Paris
Pâtisserie Cyril Lignac; simplicity and flavour
At Cyril Lignac the viennoiseries are distinguished by their size and delectable appearance. Beware! The generous heart praline brioche may quickly turn you into an addict. This pâtisserie offers some other traditional cakes for your delight, such as Bourbon vanilla chantilly, chocolate eclairs and their cousins made with salted butter caramel, lemon tarts, raspberry or Caribbean with a chocolate mousse heart and crispy biscuit, which cannot fail to seduce lovers of pure and tasty chocolate treats.
9 Rue Bayen, 75017 Paris
Maison Pou; a traditional pâtisserie
In this well respected and very terroir-oriented shop dating from 1830, savoury and sweet cohabit in perfect harmony. Maison Pou, a true institution of the capital, which has long been a part of the microcosm of the greatest caterers in Paris, is also known for desserts well worth trying. You’ll find some traditional cakes listed in the Pantheon of French desserts and some house specialties.
16 Avenue des Ternes, 75017 Paris