Coffee and Croissants - Paris - Expedia.ie Travel Blog

The delicious combination of coffee and croissants has become a symbol of the Parisian lifestyle. You may think of it as a bit of a cultural stereotype until you visit the city itself and discover this is a custom that Parisians take seriously! The indulgent ritual of taking time to enjoy a buttery, crumbly pastry with a hot beverage is an idea we can get on board with. Take a look at our ultimate guide to coffee and croissants in Paris below for inspiration on where to get your fill in the city.

Liberté Patisserie Boulangerie

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Flaky on the outside, fluffy on the inside, Liberté’s croissants are as close to perfection in a pastry as you will find. The experience is made all the better by the bakery’s open layout, which allows you to see its bakers making all sorts of pastries in front of you.

Lemarie Francoise Boulangerie Patisserie

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The smell of freshly baked bread will greet you instantly at Lemarie. Head outside and sit by the fountain with your croissant and coffee for a true Parisian experience. You won’t regret buying a slice of tarte au citron to indulge in later.

Le Peloton Café

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Definitely not your typical Parisian café! Le Peloton’s funky tiles and bright yellow chairs stand out from the regular café crowd. The biking enthusiast owners also run cycling tours around Paris if you feel like working up an appetite before you indulge.

Du Pain et Des Idées

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This boulangerie offers the authentic croissant and black coffee combination that Paris has become known for. Don’t be put off by the queues as they move quickly and are part of the bustling atmosphere! There are no tables inside but you can find a spot to sit outside and enjoy views of Notre Dame.

L’Éclair

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Less than a kilometre away from the Eiffel Tower, L’Éclair is a great spot to enjoy a coffee and a croissant. Renowned for its warm and friendly service, you know L’Éclair is the real deal because it’s usually filled with tourists and locals.

La Caféothèque

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A favourite for Instagram photos, La Caféothèque is all the more appealing because of the delicious smell of roasted coffee beans. Paris used to be solely known for its strong, dark espresso, and while you will still find it in abundance in the city, places like La Caféothèque offer a full spectrum of coffee styles. Wonderfully buttery and flaky croissants also reside here! Take a look at our list of other Instagram friendly spots in Paris for more inspiration for your trip.

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