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Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie

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300 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria 3103, Australia
+61 3 9830 0188
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good sandwiches and cakes. Coffee is acceptable but not fantastic. Tea is okay too. The staff is friendly and it is a vibrant place. The great thing is they are always open, even Sundays and public holidays

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

When we look for a nice French patisserie you can stop and order some kind of the things you find in all Europe specially at Mediterranean area an Laurent have a lot of !!the service some times it's very poor ! maybe they must trainee some the staff better !!

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Thank serveandvolley8
Melbourne, Australia
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108 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

A Balwyn icon (even before it changed locations), Laurent is always busy with patrons. It can be hard to get a table because a lot of people seem to go on their own and so all the tables are taken up with just one person on each! There are some small tables towards the back that are more suitable for... More 

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wynyard
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I love Laurent patisserie. They have an excellent selection of mini cakes and patisserie. Their croissants and breads are excellent as you would hope. Coffee is great and the atmosphere is a little taste of French. My only disappointment is they don't make the chocolate donuts any more! Oh well, just have to have my other favorite, the almond croissant!

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Thank Cyndyc100
Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My initial visit for a Morning coffee seemed to be a very slow process. Lunched here a day or so later on salmon, cream cheese and caper sandwich and a skinny latte. Coffees turned up at the same time but not the sandwiches. Had to ask! Better places in the area for better service available! Not in a hurry to... More 

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Thank TeTLOW8
Melbourne
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146 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is similar to other Laurent Boulangeries with their standard fare, but quite a few tables and good access for elderly with walking frames etc. Friendly staff.

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Thank MARMELB
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Delicious array of cakes, pastries, homemade gourmet sandwiches and quiches. Wonderful cakes for special occasions on offer. Serving tea and coffees. Comfortable seating area, tram directly out front, I wanted one of everything! !

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Thank bec p
Melbourne, Australia
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

As a regular at all the Laurent cafes, this one is by far the larger, with a bustling ambience. Locals flock there for their cake and coffee fix. Usually i will have the chicken focaccia and a latte in a bowl. (their example of a mug) And will take home one of their danishes preferably a cherry one. Service is... More 

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Thank Chase8Global
Melbourne, Australia
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285 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Met a friend on a Sunday morning and it was nice to be able to sit and chat without being hurried on. A good variety of tea and coffees were on offer, with lively take aways, as well and fresh sandwiches and pastries looked appetising.

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Thank Janem0205
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I used to go to the predecessor of this place, then it took a turn for the worst. hardy any of the food is made on site, everything is VERY expensive fro what you get, coffee is bad quality. Plenty of other cafes in walking distance that serve better quality with a smile for a lot less.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Cafe, French
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria 3103, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Balwyn
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9830 0188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?