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Laurent Patisserie

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Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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306 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 1011
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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The croissant was light and fresh; however, it wasn't nice to eat as it was still chilled from being in the refrigerated bay marie: a few seconds on the bench or in the oven to thaw it out would have helped. The coffee comes from a different section of the shop and so didn't arrive with the food. The flavour... More 

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Thank CharmedLife11
San Diego, California
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106 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to love this place because I love cake and haven't found great offerings in the CBD area yet. The Castel cake sounded killer- hazelnut meringue, nougatine and hazelnut cream. It also looked amazing with layers if goodness. The first bite was disappointingly dry, and it sadly didn't get better towards tue middle of the cake. It needed more... More 

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Thank KindaAF
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not always that I get the chance to visit thus place, but it surprises me with its quality everytime. First class service and excellent pastries.

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Thank armand076
Brisbane
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487 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

I love Laurent bakery in Melbourne. The cakes aren’t too overpoweringly sweet, the savoury pastries are beautiful to the taste pallet. All in all I use Laurent as a staple bakery to visit whenever I am in Melbourne. It’s lovely décor and seating reminds me of a little bit of Paris in Melbourne.

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Thank DJ_Mizit
Melbourne, Australia
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113 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

With the overwhelming choice of places to buy coffee in the CBD, THIS place serves consistently excellent coffee. And there's always something to have with it.

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Thank jewel236
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my recent visit! We discovered this little gem of a patisserie on our last visit and l couldn't wait to come back! Coffee is fabulous and pastries are absolutely delicious!

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Thank Glen and Tenai L
Antwerp, Belgium
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505 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Our daughter lives in Ivanhoe so we popped in. Last year Laurent Ivanhoe was closed for transformations ! We wanted to see the result.... They did a good job ! The almond croissant and the latte were as nice as usual....

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Thank Hugo H
Sydney, Australia
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131 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great place to grab a coffee, pastries and baguette. the cafe is beautiful to sit in and watch people walk by. Coffee and food very nice.

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Thank rykony
Adelaide, Australia
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

So many cakes, so hard to make a decision, solution buy too many cakes and get a sugar high. Have been here on every trip to Melbourne and always the same, which cake? It's a really nice pit stop in the middle of all the great arcades of that part of Melbourne.

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Thank Mark T
Invercargill, New Zealand
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Amazing cakes and very good coffee, the rest of the food looked great too but we didn't try any. Would definately go back next time we're in Melbourne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 1011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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