Sweets & Bakeries
Coffee, artisan tea and sweet fantasies
Sidestepping the kitsch rabbit hole into which it could've so easily fallen, this whimsical bakery-cafe pays homage to a grown-up Alice in Wonderland. The sweets and specialty brewed coffee (available to take home) is the stuff of epicurean fairytales.
- Port phillip Arcade, 228 Flinderrs Street, Shop 13, Melbourne
This pint-sized patisserie combines Parisian culinary nous with the adventurous spirit of a German wunderkammer. Locals flock here for melt-in-your- mouth macarons in flavours such as Fleur de Sel Caramel and Moet & Chandon and Blackcurrant.
- 30 Hardware Lane, Melbourne
- 9024 4528
Once a street corner newspaper stand, this dainty takeaway crêperie conjures the romance of Paris in the most charming way. Everything from the accents to the décor is a tiny lesson in design and deliciousness.
- 38 Hardware Lane
- 0404 002 341