If there was ever a time to take on the challenge of discovering the Best Local Croissant, it’s NOW. It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it. Here’s what our research uncovered!
Black Toque Patisserie
225 Morrison Road, Putney
Beloved by Putney locals, this French bakery serves delectable treats of all flavours, textures, both savoury and sweet. In terms of croissants, many say their almond croissant is the best around! More info here.
Shop 7, 52-56 Gladesville Rd Hunters Hill
Whether it’s breakfast, morning tea or lunch you’re after, this artisan bakery will hit the spot with bread, gourmet produce, Will & Co. Coffee and lots of sweet things! Plus, of course, some pretty delicious croissants, both almond and chocolate stuffed. More info here.
Shop 1 2 Callaghan Street, Ryde
French-born chef and owner Jean Francois Perron knows keeps the craft of the traditional artisan alive right here in Ryde! Using traditional French techniques, he creates exceptional delicacies including his famous croissants. Visit early and catch them coming straight out of the oven. More info here.
95A Pittwater Road, Hunters Hill
Famous for pies, cakes, cupcakes, pastries, coffee and breads, Boronia Bakehouse is an institution in the area! Their croissants are very yummy too. More info here.
The Pantry Hunters Hill
Shop 1/37 Alexandra St, Hunters Hill
Neighbourhood deli, grocer and co-op The Pantry sells everything you ever dreamed of including croissants, daily deliveries of which it receives from Penny Fours, Leichardt. More info here.
Local Honourable Mentions
- Top Ryde Baker’s House – Top Ryde Shopping Centre LG1
- Sunny Hot Bread – Victoria Road corner Massey Street, Gladesville
- Lai Bread Shop – 144 Coxs Rd, North Ryde
- North Ryde Bread Shop – 28 Blenheim Rd, North Ryde
- Cafe 4ty7 – 47 Boronia St, Ermington
- Quarry Road Bakehouse Cafe – 128 Quarry Rd, Ryde
A Bit Further Afield
- Buttercrumb Croissant – Shop1, 189 Great North Road, Five Dock
- Village Sourdough Bakery – 79 Great N Rd, Five Dock
- Bowan Island Bakery – 183 Victoria Rd, Drummoyne
- Victoire – 660 Darling St, Rozelle
- Labancz -719 Darling Street, Rozelle
- Melia Bakery – 382 Darling Street, Balmain