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L'Ami de Pain Boulangerie Cafe

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37 Spofforth Street, Cremorne, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
99537007
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 07:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 18:00
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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just what will all the loyal customers do now that French FAULTY Towers has closed due to the proprietor Thierry retiring. For 6 wonderful years we have enjoyed the quirkiness of this cafe. Steak knives for butter knives,French back packer wait staff who charge $400.00 for a cup of coffee by mistake on the swipe & go machine, but we... More 

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Thank warner392
Sydney, Australia
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This cafe is filthy, the staff are rude and the food it stale. It's obvious the pastries are de-frosted and not fresh. The bread is overpriced... and it's 'L'Ami Du Pain' not 'De Pain'. By the way I am French and have family ties in the bakery industry in France. An embarrassment to have this place representing the French!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Nice little cafe. Thought the service was good, not brilliant. I had a pie which was nice - was hoping they had the Bourguignon pie but was not available. Wife had a Danish - good but not great.

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Thank Tadashi N
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

The secret is out, the best little French cafe outside FRANCE.. There is a lot of french magic in this little cafe, sit out side with your dog, or inside & listen to the old french music . Beautiful traditional french cuisine, from sourdough, bread to wonderful chocolate delights.

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Thank warner392
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here and we were enticed by outdoor seating in the shade. We experienced great coffee and friendly service. The baguette sandwiches were made fresh to order and I would 100% recommend the almond croissant. Very tasty and no crumbs left on the plate!

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Thank Talk2libby2
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I can't understand why this place is so popular? It's seriously daggy, which could be overlooked if the food / coffee was decent - which it absolutely is not. The only reason I think this place does well is that people are enticed by the French name (great tip if you are planning to start up a business - give... More 

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Thank Daisy C
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

.... and I have tested a LOT of florentines. I guess it is a good sign that getting here at 9am means there is not fresh bread to buy, as it has already all been bought. A nightmare if you are trying to avoid sweet treats - as everything here is delicious, and I have made it my business to... More 

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Thank Ali S
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Bumbling service. Slow. Frustrating and not very good food. Nonchalant and not very helpful. They get the orders wrong. Coffee too hot one day. Too cold the next.

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Thank Rebecca T
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

My partner and I came by to have a quick bite to eat. My partner had been there before to have a coffee, hence why we were returning our business. We ordered a spinach and brie quiche, soy latte and a toasted banana bread. I asked the blonde girl to heat the quiche and toast the banana bread. My quiche... More 

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3 Thank MaskedWright85
Cremorne, Australia
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

I work there and this is a terrible place to eat. Some of the pastries/cakes stay on the trays or on display for at least 3 weeks and are sold even if they are all dry or with mould. You can see on the picture attached the caramel has mold and the boss "Thierry" asked the staff to just remove... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$30
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 18:00
Monday
06:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 18:00
Thursday
06:30 - 18:00
Friday
06:30 - 18:00
Saturday
06:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Spofforth Street, Cremorne, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Cremorne
  • Phone Number: 99537007
Description
Welcome and bienvenue à L’Ami de Pain Boulangerie Café, a unique French café experience located in the little village of Cremorne, just few steps away from Mosman. Combining French pastry and classic French cuisine, our dishes are brought to you by the professional French Chef “Thierry”, whom with over 45 years experience, our team is providing a friendly dining experience for you and your guests from 6.30am to 6.00pm 7 days a week, “Bon Appétit”.

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