When you have lived almost all your life in western countries, have traveled a lot, you got to know what is a croissant, pain au chocolat, baguette and others. Finding pastry & bread as good as in Europe, that taste the same, is very important to feel like home here. So where to find a good pastry & bread?
IN DISTRICT 2:
VOELKER on 37 Thao Dien street, just in front of An Phu supermarket. The Ciabatta or Sour bread and for all the pastries they offer are excellent quality. Croissant, pain au chocolat and chausson aux pommes are roughly 20,000 – 25,000 VND. The mini tart cost around 55,000 VND.
SAINT HONORÉ 17 tran Ngoc Dien in Thao Dien, just in front of Papagayo restaurant, has excellent bread like the “pain de campagne”. They also have the largest choice of pastries. You will find delicious desserts such as Opera, Saint-Honoré, Macarons and so on. To know more about Saint-Honoré and its restaurant, click here.
LE SQUARE ÉPICIER FIN on 186 Nguyen Van Huong in district 2. The baguette is 20,000 VND and with cereals for 22,000 VND.
IN DISTRICT 1:
Paul at Takashimaya/ Saigon Center on Le Loi street in district 1. Paul has the best baguette and excellent pastries such as éclair au chocolat, tarte citron meringuée, tarte à la rubarbe and so on. The pasty & bread is much more expensive but the quality is undeniable. For example, the strawberry tart costs 110,000 VND. To know more about where to have the best tart in town, see the article here.
UNE JOURNÉE À PARIS on 234 Le Thanh Ton street in district 1, the shop offers different kind of breads, as well as very good pastries and sandwiches.
ON DELIVERY ONLY:
Freshly delivered right after baking, BREADVENTURE has different kind of breads like 50% whole wheat, Seeded dark rye sourdough and so on. Pretty expensive but super good, count 100,000-160,000 VND per piece. Delivery fee is not included.