Are you looking for the perfect traditional galette, a brioche from the kings of author or a gluten-free version? We crisscrossed Paris from East to West to offer you the pancake of your dreams. It's up to you to draw.
In the category tradi
You don't change a recipe that works. The oldest pastry shop in Paris, I named Stohrer , continues the tradition of the frangipane pancake. The one, the only, the original.
Same story at the Boulanger de la Tour , annex to the legendary Tour d'Argent, which saves five lunches at its starred restaurant and at Hugo & Victor who signs a 100% made in France pancake.
Stohrer, € 25 for 5 people, € 35 for 6 people. More info on the Stohrer website .
Boulangerie de la Tour, from December 26. 25 € the galette for 4 people. More info on the Boulanger de la Tour website .
Hugo & Victor, € 25 for 4 people, € 45 for 6/8 people. More info on the Hugo & Victor website .
In the Occitan brioche category
Don't miss out on Cyril Lignac's cake of Kings, you would miss your Epiphany! The Aveyron chef delivers a remarkable interpretation of the brioche crown, flavored with orange blossom and sprinkled with grains of sugar, pistachios and caramelized hazelnuts.
From January 3 to 24, 2021. King's cake € 27 for 6 people and € 4.50 for the individual cake. More info on Cyril Lignac's website .
In the last minute category
For an improvised galette party or to satisfy a sudden desire for a galette (when it happens, it doesn't wait), Frichti delivers its impeccably sourced galette to you in just twenty minutes top time. Bonus, a 100% winning scratch game.
From 1 January, for 3 weeks. € 19.90 for 6 people. More info on the Frichti website .
In the bling-bling category
The Shangri- La galette can save you big money. By partnering with Maison Bucherer, the Parisian palace is increasing the price of its vanilla pancake signed Maxence Barbot. The first 100 are winners: invitation to a gemology workshop, € 600 voucher to smack in diamonds… The jackpot? A gold and diamond necklace and breakfast at the Shangri-La to parade with your new jewel.
Do you prefer watches? Objectif Horlogerie and KRONOS360 feature a Tag Heuer Twin Time GMT and other stylish gifts.
Shangri-La, from January 2 to 7 inclusive, to order 72 hours in advance. Galette for 6 people, € 68 More info on the Shangri-La website .
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Objectif Horlogerie and KRONOS360, more info on the Objectif Horlogerie website. More info on the Objectif Horlogerie website .
In the gluten-free category
It looks like a pancake, it tastes like pancakes… The only difference is, not a trace of gluten on the horizon. Noglu offers a great alternative for gluten free.
From December 28, 2020. € 38 for 6/8 people and € 6.50 per share. More info on the Noglu website .
In the palace category
A palace cake, if not nothing! From the Ritz's little Christmas counter, pastry chef François Perret delivers his serene pancake with inverted puff pastry and flaked almond macaronade. Are you going solo? Opt for the crispy galette bar format.
Between the galette and the brioche, Michael Bartocetti , pastry chef at George V , could not choose. The result is a puff pastry brioche-style crown topped with a frangipane with cazette flower. Insider trading to be found at the hotel's Christmas Pop Up.
Ritz, from January 2 to 7, 2021, 49 € for 6 people, 9 € for the Crousti-Galette, on sale at the Petit Comptoir du Ritz. More info on the Ritz website .
Four Seasons Hotel George V, from January 2 to 10, 58 € for 6-8 people, on sale at Christmas Pop Up. More info on the Four Seasons Hotel George V website .
In the category “This is not a pancake”
Some troublemakers manage with traditions. This is the case of Christophe Louie who turns his amazing panettone into a Panettone des Rois with orange blossom and candied citrus fruits. But also Babka Zana with its babka of kings, a stunning puff pastry brioche with acacia honey and La Meringaie which hides the bean in its inimitable soft meringue.
Christophe Louie, from December 28, 2020 to January 10, 2021. € 36 for 6 people. More info on Christophe Louie's website . © Riss.
Babka Zana, from January 2 to 31, 2021. € 35 for 6/8 people. More info on Babka Zana's website . © Geraldine Martens.
La Meringaie, from January 2. 35 € for 6/8 people. More info on the La Meringaie website .
In the scoundrel category
Among the Vérots , the Epiphany will be… dirty. The charcuterie family combines the savory pancake with a stuffing of pork and foie gras in a pure butter puff pastry. The (good) fat is life.
From 5 to 23 January 2021. 26 € for 4 people, 39 € for 6 people. More info on the Maison Vérot website . © Lucie Sassiat
In the thousand and one nights category
At Maison Aleph , the pancakes are imbued with Levantine flavors through three bewitching variations: orange blossom, Iranian pistachio and halva chocolate. In addition to honoring its star ingredients, Myriam Sabet unveils a puff pastry made from caramelized filo pastry sheet by sheet. Maison Gazelle unveils galette-style gazelle horns with orange blossom, Piedmont hazelnuts and Bronte pistachio.
Maison Aleph, from December 15, 2020 to January 31, 2021, cake on p. from € 28, € 6 per share. More info on the Maison Aleph website .
Maison Gazelle, from January 6, 2020, galette on p. from € 9.50 for 2 pers. More info on the Maison Gazelle website .
In the frozen category
For Snow Queens who swear by frozen pleasures, La Glacerie offers its royal cake in the shape of a crown. Inside, chocolate ice cream, Corsican clementine sorbet and orange blossom ice cream.
At La Fabrique Givrée , we put the galette in a cone with a unique flavor of ice cream in an ultra-limited edition: grilled almonds, pieces of vanilla puff pastry, milk chocolate. Only problem? We searched well, no beans here!
La Glacerie, available from January 2, 2021. € 72 for 10 people. More info on the La Glacerie website .
La Fabrique Givrée, limited edition available from January 4. € 3.40 per scoop. More info on the La Fabrique Givrée website . © Aurélien Bailly