The croissant is a staple food of the tradition French breakfast. Whether you have it with butter, jam, chocolate or plain - the most important thing is to have a great quality croissant. We've found the perfect places to get the best croissants in Paris!



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A family business for three generations, the Gosselin patisserie and boulangerie has offered tasty treats to travellers and locals alike for over a hundred years. Over the past twenty years this establishment has won a multitude of awards which include 'Best Bakery of 2015' and the 'Best Baguette in Paris'. They are very friendly with tourists and speak many different languages, so head over for an easy and perfect croissant. They sell savoury croissants as well as the traditional plain butter croissants and why not even pick up some of the other tasty treats they have to offer! 

Open Sunday - Friday: 7am - 8pm and closed on Saturday, 123 rue Saint-Honoré, 75001

Open Monday - Friday: 7am - 8pm and Saturday: 7.30am - 7pm and closed on Sunday, 258 bd St Germain, 75007

Open Monday - Friday: 7am - 8pm and closed on the weekend, 28 rue Caumartin, 75009

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Maison Pradier is a company that has been around since 1859 and offers beautiful food in a wonderful setting. Although Maison Pradier has many establishments around the city, we recommend visiting the original behind 'L'Assemblée Nationale' in the 7th arrondissement of Paris which we think is the best! This fresh deli style eaterie also offers homemade patisseries and croissants which are to die for - making it the perfect place for breakfast in Paris.  

Open Monday - Friday: 8am - 8pm and exceptionally open during all the weekends of December

6 rue de Bourgogne, 75007

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A great breakfast spot for those incredible croissants is Boulangerie Pichard in the 15th arrondissement of Paris! After winning the best croissant of the year award in 2011 it's clear to see why this spot is one of the places to go. The golden crunch of these croissants is what make them brilliant and the decor of the establishment is quite lovely. The warm atmosphere and the wide range of sweet treats should put it on your places to go list when visiting Paris.

Open Wednesday - Sunday: 7am - 1.30pm then 4pm - 8pm and closed Monday and Tuesday

88 Rue Cambronne, 75015



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A visit to this bakery will be sure to blow your mind, it is home to some of the most acclaimed breads and viennoiseries in Paris, and Du Pain et Des Idées also offers incredible croissants. This bakery is adored by Parisians and pretty much everyone who has visited it. Their croissants offer tasty buttery tones and are lovingly crafted by Christophe Vasseur - known as one of the best bakers in Paris. Be advised that you can only pick one up during the week as they're closed on weekends

Open Monday - Friday: 6:45am - 8pm and closed on the weekend

34 Rue Yves Toudic, 75010

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While Liberté serves as a fantastic lunchtime place in Paris with their sandwiches, salads and stuffed breads - this stylish patisserie is also a hidden treat for incredible croissants. You'll be able to see the chefs in action in this open-style boulangerie and patisserie that was transformed from an ancient looking establishment in order to give it a breath of life. Definitely worth a look around and to try one of their spectacular croissants.

Open Monday - Friday: 7.30am - 8pm and open Saturday: 8.30am - 8pm and closed Sunday

39 Rue des Vinaigriers, 75010

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