The 5 Most Beautiful Bakeries in Paris

Ah! There’s nothing quite like the scent of fresh, crispy bread wafting through the boulangeries of Paris… Here, the art of baking isn’t just a mere profession; it’s an institution. Paris is renowned for its countless boulangeries that play a crucial role in the daily lives of Parisians. After all, it’s no wonder that the French consume an average of one baguette per day, making it a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage. Baking is a serious matter in the country and is deeply rooted in the essence of French culture and history.

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Whether it’s to enjoy a croissant, buy a baguette, or perhaps indulge in a pain aux raisins, boulangeries are true oases of life and delight in Paris. But let me tell you a secret: the real magic happens at midnight when the bakers spring into action away from prying eyes. It’s at this moment that the city comes to life, with the aroma of fresh bread permeating the air and enchanting the deserted streets.

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The team at Gastronomos hit the streets to discover the 5 most beautiful bakeries in Paris, classified as historical monuments.

Le moulin de la Vierge, a bakery with over 6 centuries of history

Le Moulin de la Vierge is a bakery that has perpetuated its know-how since the 14th century. With frames, frescoes on the ceiling, and meticulously painted landscapes on ceramics, this bakery, naturally classified as a historical monument for its history and beauty, is commonly nicknamed “the pearl of the neighborhood”. It’s simply wonderful!

105, rue Vercingétorix, 75014

Bo Boulangerie, the ‘belle époque’ in the 12th arrondissement

Photo: @boulangeriebo

At the foot of a Haussmannian building (architecture with symmetrical facades, wrought iron balconies, large windows, and ornate elements), the golden letters on the facade of “Bo boulangerie” mesmerize. Outside, blue and gold panels recall the stages of the harvest, transporting us to the ‘belle époque’. We highlight the desserts adapted to the seasons. Delicious!

85 bis Rue de Charenton, 75012 Paris

Du pain et des idées, the taste of tradition

Photo: @parissecret

A stone’s throw from the Canal Saint-Martin, this old bakery underwent a major renovation in 2002 with the aim of recreating its sumptuous 1900s decoration. The bucolic ceilings, marble walls, and large golden mirrors are from that time. And at “Du pain et des idées,” viennoiseries are based on old recipes, maintaining their flavor and tradition.

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34 Rue Yves Toudic, 75010

Landemaine Beaumarchais

Photo: @maisonlandemaine

Formerly “Boulangerie 28”, this Parisian address is now occupied by the renowned Maison Landemaine. Classified as a historical monument since 1984, the facade of this Parisian bakery is unlike any other. Earthenware, floral patterns, vibrant colors… A true Parisian gem, both visually and gustatorily.

28 Boulevard Beaumarchais, 75011 Paris

Le Petit Versailles: A touch of Versailles majesty in the Marais district

Foto: @aupetitversaillesdumarais

The beauty of the facade of “Petit Versailles du Marais” leaves us speechless! If the period panels framing the door justify its classification as a historical heritage, the interior is even more spectacular. Charles Anselme ceilings, frames, majestic chandeliers, and gilding all contribute to bringing a little of the Versailles breeze to the Marais. And the best part, everything is signed by chef Christian Vabret, the best worker in France in 1986.

1, rue Tiron, 75004 Paris

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