Superb, authentic French pastries and chocolates and cakes. My absolute go-to place for pain au chocolat!
Traveled five weeks through New Zealand and spent quite some time for discovering best food/sweets. My benchmark at most places (south&north island) was the Almond croissant. At Philippes it was, hands down, the BEST by far. Unbelievable! I can not recommend it enough- go there!...More
Come and stroll into this warm and inviting cafe where they brew a nice cuppa and make their own breads, cakes, choc and pastry. Love coming back! Small cosy warm cafe normally busy so takeaway or sit down if you find a spot.
The staff were very friendly and helpful and the royal was delicious without being sickly sweet. I ordered one to share and next time will order a full one for myself. Coffee and hot chocolate were rich and flavourful not just full of milk powder....More
I would have loved to have tried everything on offer as all items looked fresh and pretty. I succumbed to a raspberry pastry, whereas I'd usually have a pain au chocolat. Very happy with my choice and my flat white -nice and strong on special...More
I'm French so I can be really picky when it comes to so-called French food outside France. I have to say that I was really surprised and agreed with my friends, when they recommanded me to visit that place in Grey Lynn. Really croissant, pain...More