Pâtisserie la Reine Mathilde

Photo: Jennifer Greco

A lavish pastry case lines one wall of this delightful pâtisserie and tea salon located on the busy rue Saint Martin, in the center of Bayeux. The multicolored frescoes, painted clouds and gilded decor preserve the old world charm and are original to the shop, which opened in 1898. Special local pastries include la pomme d’Or (a rich chocolate mousse enrobed in dark chocolate with a heart of Calvados infused sponge cake), le pavé Bayeusain (buttery praline mousse sandwiched between delicate, thin layers of cake and wrapped in dark chocolate), and la tarte aux pommes Normande – quite possibly the best apple tart you will ever taste.

Practical Information

Address: 47 Rue Saint-Martin, 14400 (in Bayeux)
Closed: Closed all day Monday
Reservations: No reservations
Telephone: 02 31 92 00 59
Website

Additional Images

Photo: Jennifer Greco
Photo: Jennifer Greco
Photo: Jennifer Greco
Photo: Jennifer Greco
Photo: Jennifer Greco
Photo: Jennifer Greco

 

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