Dubai is a foodie’s haven for sure. Dubai has got almost every country’s cuisine. You can easily taste the authentic dishes of other countries. The city is an ideal destination for food bloggers who travel around the world to know more about international food cultures.
If you have France on your travel bucket list, you have to admit that one of the main reasons for visiting the place would be its flaky croissants and creamy hot chocolates. French pastries are unique and tasty on a different level. They never fail to satisfy our taste buds.
There are many French bakeries in Dubai from where you could get what you crave. If you are looking forward to a dreamy evening in the best patisserie, here are some of the French bakeries you should try in Dubai.
PAUL Bakery has an excellent success story to showcase to the world. The bakery has passed down to five generations with each decade adding innovations and creativity contributing to the growth of PAUL Bakery. PAUL Bakery has over 60 outlets in 8 Arabian countries serving people who have an appetite for French taste.
PAUL Bakery is famous for its breakfast spread in the region. They serve authentic palmier, pain au chocolat and croissants. They have an exclusive menu for viennoiseries. The tiramisu, tarts, and meringues they serve at PAUL will make you return to the place more than once.
PAUL Bakery has introduced a blend of Arabian taste to their French menu. You can try out their creamy date eclairs and grilled halloumi croissants to taste the fusion varieties of PAUL.
PAUL Bakery & Restaurant’s official website provides an option for you to order their products online. They also cater to your special events with prior booking.
Average pricing: It will cost around AED185 for two people.
Opening hours: It opens around 8 am and closes by 11 pm. (Timings may change concerning stores)
Location: PAUL Bakery has 17 outlets in Dubai. You can visit some of their outlets at Dubai Mall, Burjuman, and Dubai Festival City Mall.
Pascal Tepper French Bakery
Pascal Tepper French Bakery is one of the popular spots in Dubai to satiate the French cravings you have. This French bakery has a modern interior and turns into a beautiful space where you can spend your time.
Pascal Tepper French Bakery is the contemporary take on a French patisserie that serves oven-baked bread and pastries. This place has got an extensive menu including breakfast, lunch/dinner, and midnight menu. They also have a wide collection of beverages that includes milkshakes, hot chocolate, smoothies, and varieties of tea.
The croissant turkey sandwich and egg benedict from Pascal Tepper French Bakery are the must-try items on their menu. The ambiance they offer with the delicious French dishes makes them one of the best patisseries in the city.
You can have a look at their menu on their official website. The website offers an option to reserve an appointment at their outlets.
Average pricing: It will cost around AED220 for two people.
Opening hours: They are open 24/7 daily.
Location: You can visit their outlet at Four Points by Sheraton on Sheikh Zayed Rd.
French Bakery is a must-visit place for anyone who loves the ambiance of a French café. The place is filled with the aroma of freshly baked cakes and bread. You can have a perfect cozy French evening at this café.
They have an elaborate menu for the bakery section which includes bakeries, pastries, and savories. While at the French Bakery, make sure to taste the blueberry Danish and their traditional almond croissant. If you crave savory items, you can try their quiche chicken and mushroom or cheese rolls.
French Bakery also serves a variety of hot and cold beverages like hot chocolates, café lattes, and caramel frappe. They also have a wide variety of macarons and muffins. You can also customize your cake with them. You can have wholesome meals like sandwiches, salads, and egg benedict from here.
French Bakery’s website allows you to add their freshly baked goods to your cart and they will deliver them to your doorsteps within a day.
Average pricing: It will cost around AED100 for two people.
Opening hours: It opens at 8 am and closes by 10 pm.
Location: They have 14 cafes in Dubai. Some of them are located at Sheikh Zayed Road, Umm Suqeim, Healthcare City, and Al Sufouh.
Ladurée resembles an ideal Parisian team room. The legacy of this famous patisserie begins in the 1860s and ties in with the history of the Ladurée family. The success of Ladurée led to the opening of multiple branches around the world. They have around 6 outlets in Dubai.
Ladurée is popular for its macarons, not just for their taste but also for their chic look. The patisserie has around 100 secret recipes for their macarons. Ladurée provides some of their exclusive macarons in their afternoon tea package. They have an exclusive menu for breakfast including healthy and nutritious dishes.
You can also taste their hot chocolate and creation teas. They also offer a variety of croissants. Try to buy their aesthetic macaron pyramid as a centerpiece to decorate your table for events.
Ladurée offers an option to host brunch or business lunch at their place. You can visit their official website to view their menu before visiting them.
Average pricing: It will cost around AED230 for two people.
Opening hours: It opens at 10 am and closes around 12 am.
Location: They have 6 outlets in 5 locations in Dubai. You can visit their outlets at Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Festival City Mall, Nakheel Mall, and Dubai Hills.
The Hamptons Café
The Hamptons Café on Jumeirah Beach Road is one of the famous spots for having breakfast in Dubai. The exotic interior of The Hamptons Cafe is one of the main reasons why this place is popularly visited.
The Hamptons Café serves nearly 12 varieties of croissants. The signature rose croissant is the best-selling item on their menu. Lavendar croissant, coconut croissant and pistachio croissant are some of the exotic flavours in viennoiseries section. They also serve middle eastern flavors like dates and zaatar in croissants. They also have varieties of bread and salads.
The Hamptons Café also offers dishes that are part of other international cuisines, like American and Italian.
You can buy aesthetically appealing cakes from them to elevate your special events. You can visit their official website to see their menu.
Average pricing: It will cost around AED240 for two people.
Opening hours: It opens at 8 am and closes by 12 am.
Location: They have three outlets in Dubai. You visit their outlets at Umm Suqeim (Jumeirah St), Jumeirah Islands, and Arabian Ranches.
Café Society is popular for its exquisite interiors and food. It is one of the finest restaurants in Dubai Marina. The café is decorated with masterclass art pieces and modern furniture.
Café Society is an ideal place for you to meet your loved ones in a luxurious atmosphere. This place serves the calm and finest dining experience you have always looked for.
Café Society’s breakfast menu includes authentic egg benedict along with other varieties of egg dishes. They also serve a wide variety of viennoiseries and bread including French brioche and croissants. The dessert section includes classic meringue cakes and fruit tarts. You can also taste their wide tea and coffee collection.
Café Society’s official website has its normal menu and catering menu which you can look through. You can order their bread and jams from the website. Book your seats before you visit the café.
Average pricing: It will cost around AED260 for two people.
Opening hours: It is open from 9 am to 11 pm daily.
Location: You can visit the café at TAMANI Marina Hotel in Dubai Marina.