The best pastries, ice creams and tea parlours in Paris

LUXOS uncovers Paris' top venues for a sweet break

Take an afternoon break to satisfy your sweet tooth with these picks of the best pastries, ice creams and tea parlours in Paris...

Ladurée
16 Rue Royale, 75008 Paris, www.laduree.com

The macaron, the iconic Parisian pastry is a must while visiting Paris. Ladurée, founded in 1862, offers an exquisite range of seasonal flavours...

Sébastien Gaudard
22 Rue des Martyrs, 75009 Paris, sebastiengaudard.fr/

The prince of pastries, Sébastien Gaudard produces some of the most beautiful cakes, breads and chocolates in Paris.

Glaces Glazed
L'Artisan Lafayette, 6 Rue Lafayette, 75009 Paris and Causses, 55 Rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009 Paris and Wanderlust, 32 Quai d'Austerlitz, 75013 Paris, www.glaces-glazed.com

Relive the days of the ice cream truck, with a treat from one of these three 'nomadic restaurant on wheels' as they hit the roads on those hot summer days.

 

La Maison du Choux
7 Place de Furstenburg, 75006 Paris, www.facebook.com/MaisonDuChou

Saint Germain's newest shop, specializes in Paris' latest favourites, the classic French choux à la crème, or cream puff. (image above)

Clasico Argentino
56 Rue de Saintonge, 75003 Paris, www.clasico-argentino.com

You'll find authentic argentinian cuisine including helados, or ice creams.

Sadaharu Aoki
35 Rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris, www.sadaharuaoki.com

Sadaharu Aoki fuses Franco-Japanese flavours, to create pastries like the Matcha éclair or the Wasabi macaron.

Toraya
10 Rue Saint-Florentin, 75001 Paris, www.toraya-group.co.jp

One of the oldest sweets shops, Toraya specializes in Wagashi, the traditional confection that has become a respected art form.

Angelina
226 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, www.angelina-paris.fr

World-renowned for its hot chocolate and sweet pastries, Angelina is a favourite meeting place in Paris.

Colorova
47 Rue de l'Abbé Grégoire, 75006 Paris, www.facebook.com/Orlova2013

Opened by the young pastry chef Guillaume Gil, Colorova os a tea salon and pastry shop that will invite you to feel at home.