George Street Cafe and Patisserie – 27 Aug 2016


Cuisine: Cafe, French, Patisserie
Location: Kensington – George St
 

Raspberry Tart $5.50

George Street Cafe and Patisserie - Raspberry Tart

Lovely plump fresh raspberries immersed in a creme patisserie mixture that is soft, light, not rich or too creamy, but soothing and complementing the slight tartiness of the raspberries. There’s a lovely light thin pastry holding it all together and everything about the tart is enjoyable.

 

Pairs Brest $5.50

George Street Cafe and Patisserie - Pairs Brest

A Paris Brest is a French dessert, made of choux pastry and a praline flavoured cream. The choux pastry is lovely encasing a delicious almond laden light cream just livening up each bite. So yum.

 

Almond Croissant $5

George Street Cafe and Patisserie - Almond Croissant

I saved this for the next day for breakfast. Kept in an airtight container, I realise it wouldn’t have been at it’s optimum but the slightly firm and crunchy croissant is delicious. Covered in slivered almonds, this croissant is considerably richer as a result of the almonds but is really delicious and a great way to begin your weekend or any day for that matter.

 

George Street Cafe and Patisserie Food Review Summary

Verdict: Not too far from the Albany Highway restaurant strip lies this hidden away suburban French cafe serving breakfast and lunch. Being a sucker for sweet things, baked goods, and pastries, I was interested in seeing what was on offer from the patisserie section of the display cabinet. A range of tarts greeted me and I was immediately drooling over which ones to pick. In the end I chose the raspberry tart, Paris Brest, and also picked up an almond croissant as part of my takeaway order. The raspberry tart has a lovely thin pastry, firm enough to hold the contents of a delicious light creme patisserie which partners well with the raspberries. The Paris Brest has a lovely light choux pastry encasing a lovely light almond laden cream which is quite rich but tasty. I saved the almond croissant for breakfast the next day and loved the slightly crunchy on the outside croissant, covered in slivered almonds which make the croissant quite rich. A lovely local cafe to drop by for some baked goods or grab a bite in a cosy comforting cafe. There’s seating inside and out with a retractable plastic wall to shield patrons from the elements.
Price: Bargain
Taste: Delicious
Value: Excellent
Recommendation: Recommend

 

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George Street Cafe and Patisserie - 27 Aug 2016, reviewed by Shaun on 2016-08-27T11:13:20+00:00 rating 3.9 out of 5
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