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Pierre Herme

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Address: 72, Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 47 77
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Not a fan of macaron, but Pierre Herme may have changed my mind. We bought 16, planed on eating four in the first sitting but ended up eating 10 before we realized what had just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Not a fan of macaron, but Pierre Herme may have changed my mind. We bought 16, planed on eating four in the first sitting but ended up eating 10 before we realized what had just happened. Yum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The sales lady was very patient to explain and name each flavour of macarons. Other than the macarons, they provided me a lovely box with a pic of a cat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

For years, we have been coming to Paris and have 'dutifully' bought Ladourie to bring home. Now, after a visit to their workshop and shop, our tongues have been brought up to a whole new level of sensory pleasure. To say this is the best is not saying enough: this is stupendous 5 *****macaroons! You have to buy and consume... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

A place to get dessert. Beautifully made and delicious. So fresh and you can taste the quality of the ingredients. It might be a line outside but don't be intimidated, it is only because it is a small business. But totally worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Needless to say more - les macarons de chez Pierre Herme are really really special! Whether it's Rue Cambon or Rue Bonaparte... the macarons are amazing. At Rue Cambon, there is a particular amalgam between the Chanel legacy and the Pierre Herme macarons... the great French classics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Must try the lychee, rose and raspberry, the intense chocolate, salted caramel and creme brûlée. Super expensive but worthy! Ladurée may invented these but Pierre Herme took them to another level.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I am the biggest Laduree fan you could ever meet. I am in one of their stores at least once a month and I rave about them to all my pals. However, this place......... WOW Literally holy WOW They have elevated macarons to a whole new level in my opinion. The patisserie chef is a Master of his craft and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Not what I expected when I went inside, but art in edible form is all I'll say!! Beautiful and tasty. We stopped here as a part of a Paris by Mouth tour and tasted 2 macarons. One was the taste of the month (I forgot what they called it) and one was a citrus/cream cheese flavor. Both were amazing, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I wasn`t into macaron as much as other french pastries, but after trying the Ispahan macaron (rose, lychee and raspberry) I changed my mind a bit. Even though he is famous for the macarons one have plenty of other choices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Pierre Hermé operates 10 shops in Paris, all selling the same wonderful confections, and where shoppers often encounter long queues. We visited the shop on rue Gambon, in the first block off of rue de Rivoli and quite near the Concorde Metro station at Tuileries, which is on the M1, M8, and M12 lines; i.e., it is really easy to... More 

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