About the business
Laurent French Artisan Bakery, Cake Shop and Cafe
Laurent is French Artisan Bakery & Cafe. Coffee, fresh baked breads, baguettes, croissants, sandwiches, cakes, macarons and breakfast are available daily. 16 retail stores around Melbourne. Products also available for catering, wholesale customers and food service.
Nina Monger said 4 years ago
Stopped in here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon with the hubby. It looks pretty and inviting from the outside and the inside didn't disappoint. Likewise, the baguettes, pastries and cakes tasted as good as they looked. We shared a baguette (they're plenty big enough for two) and then shared a strawberry tart and a chocolate eclair. All the food we had was exceptional quality. The iced coffees were great too. Service was quick and very friendly even though they were very busy. We paid $42 in total which I think is a good price for lunch, especially of this quality. The only fault would be that the tables and chairs are a bit uncomfortable. But we'll definitely be back.
Jui Hong Teoh said 3 years ago
I have no doubt in my mind that Melbourne is one the greatest foodie destinations in the world. Plenty of cuisines, as well as places to just chill. Such as the Laurent Boulangerie on Little Collins Street. A great place to stop by for lunch or dessert with all the amazing patisserie on display.
Laurent is also the landmark to find The Causeway, an unassuming little lane connecting Little Collins with Burke Street, filled with even more food options and cafes.
Olga Shabalina said 4 years ago
Noticed this cute little cafe on the corner of a graffiti laneway. Surprisingly quiet for what it is. There are many people inside but for some reason they don't make any noise. Probably it's a French style.
The cakes look elegant and taste very light (different from American typical sweetness). Coffee is good as well, just be careful with the size - large is probably too big even for 2 of us.
Shelley Henley said 3 years ago
I really like their tea and coffee but I cannot get past the extreme sweetness of every single one of their cakes that I have ever hopefully tried (lots).
Murray Jeffrey said 3 years ago
Very cool place. Great selection of food but very expensive and seating can get tight. Upstairs seating always seems to be closed...