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Paul's Patisserie Review

One lazy Sunday I found myself at Paul's Patisserie after much procrastinating.
Paul's patisserie - macron
Paul's Patisserie - giant vanilla macron
Paul bakery is pretty basic if I'm honest. Nothing really eye catching on display. Paul's Patisserie sell fresh bread, simple savoury options like cheese toasties and a few sweet treats. I purchased a giant vanilla macaron from Paul's patisserie and a
coffee cream eclair.

I visited the SE1 branch of Paul's patisserie where I received good service, which is worth a mention because great service always makes for a more enjoyable experience. The shop was nice and clean, with indoor and outdoor seating.

The Paul's Patisserie bakery looks old school. As if pulled from 1889. The year in which it was originally founded. There were some brownie samples on the counter at Paul's patisserie, which my son liked the taste of, however he's quite easy to please!

I didn't expect to be wowed by the giant macaron from Paul's patisserie, but thankfully it exceeded my expectations! The macaron is wonderfully chewy and filled with the softest, butteriest vanilla cream. It is neither too sweet nor too savoury and surprisingly quite filling! I like it so much I would definitely buy one again. Macrons are the perfect afternoon tea companion.

The Paul's patisserie eclair was pleasant but not very memorable. Paul's coffee cream eclair has the traditional hard icing on top, with the perfect hint of coffee. The filling is a bit jelly like, and it's hard to work out whether or not it's supposed to be a chocolate filling as it's quite bland to the taste.

Paul's patisserie is a reasonably priced bakery, with 25 London locations, all in pretty good areas. Paul's patisserie also serve a Parisian afternoon tea between the hours of 2.30-5.30pm

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This is a review of Paul's patisserie London Bankside branch. Paul is a French bakery that serve afternoon tea with a Parisian twist. Founded in 1889.  With 25 branches all over London. The menu at Paul's Patisserie during the time of visit and at the time of this post includes meat and vegetarian options. All information was correct at the time of listing. Paul is described online as a "French chain of bakery/café restaurants established in 1889 in the town of Croix, in Nord, by Charlemagne Mayot. It specializes in serving French products including breads, crêpes, sandwiches, macarons, soups, cakes, pastries, coffee, wine, and beer." Further details taken directly from Paul's patisserie website are as follows : Telephone :0207 928 3946   ADDRESS: Paul Bankside, 
16 Sumner Street Unit 4 Blue Fin Building 
Monday: 07:00 - 17:30  
Tuesday: 07:00 - 17:30  
Wednesday: 07:00 - 17:30  
Thursday: 07:00 - 17:30  
Friday: 07:00 - 17:30  
Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00  
Sunday: 09:00 - 17:00
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