Take an afternoon break to satisfy your sweet tooth with these picks of the best pastries, ice creams and tea parlours in Paris...
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...
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.
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)
56 Rue de Saintonge, 75003 Paris, www.clasico-argentino.com
You'll find authentic argentinian cuisine including helados, or ice creams.
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.
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.
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.
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.