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Salon de Gourmandises Intuitions By J.

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22, rue Bivouac Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 63 36 05 07
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: World Champion pastry chef Jerome de Oliveira welcomes you to his Pastry...
World Champion pastry chef Jerome de Oliveira welcomes you to his Pastry shop and Salon de Gourmandises "Intuitions by J". From Tuesdays to Sundays on the ground floor of the Five Seas Hotel, 22 rue Bivouac Napoleon in Cannes. You will discover classic products as well as more daring and creative ones, which can be eaten there or taken away. To the delight of gourmands of all ages.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best pastries ever!

I had the opportunity to try the majority of the deserts here for free whilst interviewing the chef, in 2013. So i knew i had to bring my partner when i returned, and the deserts were just as great as i remembered. Only problem was, i couldn't decide what to have. On average its €5 a desert, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

I had the opportunity to try the majority of the deserts here for free whilst interviewing the chef, in 2013. So i knew i had to bring my partner when i returned, and the deserts were just as great as i remembered. Only problem was, i couldn't decide what to have. On average its €5 a desert, but totally worth... More 

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Thank Daniel S
APHR, Propriétaire at Salon de Gourmandises Intuitions By J., responded to this review

Dear Daniel, Thank you so much for your message! The Chef and his team are glad to see that their sweet creations pleased you as much as in your memories! Hope to see you again next time you will pass by Cannes. Kind regards, Intuitions by J. team More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Many years ago in Cannes, there was an incredible pastry shop called Rohr, on the corner of rue d'Antibes and rue Hélène Vagliano. In 2000, it closed and was sold to Lenôtre, a pastry shop chain that, despite its reputation, cannot make a pastry to save its life. That same year, a very close friend of mine in Cannes passed... More 

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Thank Operalover123
APHR, Propriétaire at Salon de Gourmandises Intuitions By J., responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your message. The Chef and his team are delighted to see that you had a great exeprience at Intuitions by J. We didn't have the chance to sample Rohr's creations but many of our clients tell us about it and it's an honour for us to be compared to them. We do our... More 

Chester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Superlatives do not adequately describe the produce, preperation quality and service. Truly in my top 5 gastronomic experiences in the last 12 months.

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Thank Richard B
APHR, Propriétaire at Salon de Gourmandises Intuitions By J., responded to this review

The whole team thanks you for your pleasant feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your experience in our salon de gourmandises and we hope to welcome you soon again. More 

Burleigh Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

the only problem visiting an award-winning place like this is that your stomach can't possibly sample all the pastries and chocolate treats on offer. but do the best you can while you are there...and take the rest home with you. one of my favourites: candied orange slices covered with dark chocolate. i carefully rationed the large bar and managed to... More 

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APHR, Propriétaire at Salon de Gourmandises Intuitions By J., responded to this review

The Chef Jérôme De Oliveira and his entire team are glad that you enjoyed your moment in our tea room and hope to welcome you again soon. Sincerely, Intuitions by J. team More 

Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The chef is world champion pastry, so to integrate to you repertoire of taste signatures. The cakes are very well executed, technically beautiful, aesthetically as well. A shop in an hotel with a good design. People are nice. Speaking of taste, I must admit that I find the work a bit too sweet, too "sugared" for me. But I'am particulary... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Nice little café with on-street seating a couple of rows back from the Croisette....for that alone it's worth a recommendation. Then there are the cakes, and the almost nonchalant notice among them that they are made by the world pastry champion....OMG!!! Cakes this good could easily sell for several times what Intuitions charge, and the macaroons in particular are beyond... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stunning display of sweets and cakes which are so temptingly presented they are almost impossible to refuse, had a selection with coffee in the lobby on the recommendation of the young polite member of staff. I had a small slice of an Orange muffin type of cake with a small gateau which were just divine. Well worth a visit to... More 

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prague
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Sampled here several desserts and all were extraordinary - Paris-Brest or Opera dessert are fabulous.

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Thank Martin K
Plymouth, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

He's not won the award of world pastry champion for nothing! Superb deserts to eat in or takeaway and not at ridiculous prices. Macaroons are highly recommended. Polite, friendly shop assistant that spoke excellent English. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area, and it's just off the main shopping street, so not even out of the way.

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Yes, it is in the lobby of the hotel, and yes, you get exactly what you want : the best sweets ever. They also serve thick italian style chocolate.

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Thank Oleg-Oksana
APHR, Gérant at Salon de Gourmandises Intuitions By J., responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, The whole team Intuitions by J. is proud to hear that your experience matches with your requirement. We hope to see you again if you have the chance to pass by Côte d'Azur again Best Regards, Intuitions by J. team More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22, rue Bivouac Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Cannes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 63 36 05 07

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 17
  • Cuisine: French

Description

World Champion pastry chef Jerome de Oliveira welcomes you to his Pastry shop and Salon de Gourmandises "Intuitions by J". From Tuesdays to Sundays on the ground floor of the Five Seas Hotel, 22 rue Bivouac Napoleon in Cannes. You will discover classic products as well as more daring and creative ones, which can be eaten there or taken away. To the delight of gourmands of all ages.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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