7 locals recommend · Estimated price 1 out of 4 ·
Why locals recommend it
The legendary bakery started in Paris in 1932 and now has an outlet in Belgravia, where you can pick up one of their famous sourdoughs. I also love the Viennese pastries. Lionel Poilâne has been hugely influential to bakers worldwide. He combines the best of old and new techniques and calls it “retro-innovation.” If you’re in Chelsea, check out their branch there, where you can order light meals from the cuisine de bar.
Tips from locals
Superb French bakery which dates back to 1832 when Lionel Poilane, a young baker from Normandy, came to Paris to open his first shop. His mission was to revive the traditional French sourdough loaves which were not as popular as baguettes, baking them in a wood-fired oven. Over the years, their…
This is the genuine thing. It really is the London branch of a famous French bakery. They make rye bread the classic way. They use a wood fired oven (allegedly the first in London since the great fire!). Totally classy, totally awesome. Come here, buy a complete round loaf ("un pain s'il vous…
This is a lovely french coffee shop behind PETER JONES in Sloane Square. A great Meeting place. Great tartines and I love the Porridge.