Délicieux! Where to Find Sweet and Savoury French Pastries in Hong Kong
by: The Beat Asia
June 28, 2022
It’s not much of a surprise that people from all over the world have a soft spot for French desserts given that France is famous for the delectable pastries and patisserie they produce.
French cuisine has emerged as one of the most popular options when it comes to restaurants, cafés, and bakeries in Hong Kong. Whether you want a quick bite with friends or an afternoon snack to enjoy on your own, here’s where to get some of the most delicious French pastries in Hong Kong.
Are you the type who likes their bread served hot? Look no further. Wan Chai’s Bakehouse bakery is known for its signature bread and French pastries in Hong Kong made from high-quality and natural ingredients.
According to its website, Bakehouse bakes fresh pastries using “organic flour from the Girardeau Family’s Suire Mill in Boussay, France; grass-fed Canary Butter in Waikato, New Zealand; and Guérande sea salt” as their menu was inspired by artisanal shops in Europe.
Some pastries and bread available at the Bakehouse are Croissant (HK$20), Brioche (HK$48), Quiche (HK$28), and more. Bakehouse café also offers all-day dining from 8 AM to 6 PM.
For takeaway orders, you may visit them at their branches in Soho and Tsim Sha Tsui.
Location: For a complete list of branches, visit Bakehouse’s website
From French artisanal pastries to birthday cakes, Plumcot is a bakery shop in Tai Hang that is known for its viennoiseries and branded products.
Its latest viennoiseries creations include croissant, almond croissant, pain au chocolat, cinnamon roll, raisin snail, plumcot brioche, and canelé. The bakery also has buttery cookies perfect for your tea and you should taste its delightful Lemon Madeleine, Rose Madeleine, Earl Grey Madeleine, Pistachio Madeleine, and Financier cookie.
The shop is open every Wednesday to Sunday from 8 AM to 6 PM.
Location: 10A Sun Chun Street, Tai Hang
Another authentic artisanal bakery café that serves French pastries in Hong Kong is the Maison Kayser. With more than 10 outlets across Hong Kong, you can now taste some of the best Paris-inspired bread, sandwiches, and cakes.
Some of their recommended French pastries are chocolate éclair, crème brulee, apple turnover, almond croissant, and ham and cheese quiche, among others. Maison Kayser’s hamper worth HK$788 makes for a perfect gift for your loved ones who like chocolates, fruit jam, wax candles, and more.
Location: For a complete list of branches, visit Maison Kayser’s website
Miam Bakery is a retail and wholesale bakery located along the neighbourhood of Sai Ying Pun. The shop is open daily from 8 AM to 6 PM except on Tuesdays.
It specialises in baking croissants, baguettes, cinnamon buns, sourdoughs, bagels, and more. Price ranges from HK$360 to HK$420 for whole pies and cakes.
Location: 73 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun
Frenchies is an artisan bakery and coffee roaster in Hong Kong that serves 100% handmade pastries. The shop’s name pertains to French people who moved into a new region or country, adapting a fresh culture. The shop embodies this concept by combining its products with creativity inspired by different cultures and people.
Frenchies takes pride in the crispiness of their bread baked fresh every day. Some of their must-try products are veggie quiche, quiche Lorraine, croissant, mini viennoiseries (12 pieces), pain au chocolat, and more.
Location: 39 Hollywood Rd, Central
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