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Gwen Choc Boulangerie Patisseries

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5 rue Temple, Paris, France
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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

I live close to Gwen Choc, so I've been into the bakery many times. The ladies that work there are never friendly or pleasant. They always act inconvenienced and annoyed and I don't think I've ever seen them smile. To me, this makes a huge difference and usually leaves me with a bad taste in my mouth (figuratively- the macarons... More 

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Peachland, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

While walking past this shop, stopped in to buy some of their beautiful macaroons. Quite a charity of flavor so and other tasty looking pastries. Not on a Main Street, so a very happy accident.

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Thank MTucker867
Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Perfect place to buy a sweet treat and enjoy it on the streets of Paris. Mine was amazing fresh. Would go back for more.

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Thank arjan1326
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Beautiful pastries and croissants, as well as macarons that were not too sweet or artificial-looking. A great breakfast stop in the Marais!

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Thank Libby M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We have no doubt good pastries aren't hard to find in Paris, but this lovely boulangerie was always on our way out in the morning. The pastries are simply outstanding!

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Thank Flight_JJ
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed at Hotel Duo and walked by this little shop located right by the hotel. We had their macarons, baguette and some pastries and they were all sinfully delicious. I'm surprised this place isnt more popular... it's a true hiddem gem. The lady didn't speak english but was very helpful and kind.... it's not hard to smile, point, attempt... More 

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Thank KDR1710
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food was awesome...anything you buy is of best quality. The lady at the cash counter was snobbbish and refuse to speak in english. But do not let that stop you from buying at this place.

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Thank Malaymithi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

This boulangerie makes the most amazing Pastiche aux chocolat pastries. They were so delicious I went out of my way and across Paris to get them several times. So good!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Located yards beyond the Hotel de Ville Metro shop on Rue de Temple, this is my favorite place to get a croissant in Paris. It is a no fuss boulangerie, no seating is provided, the service is prompt, and the food is fantastic. While studying abroad, it was on my walk to school and every day I had to will... More 

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Neuilly-sur-seine, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I really like this bakery and can go in this bakery just to buy their bread with pistaccio and raisin. The "chouquettes" are really good too, like croissants. Concerning lunch, you have a lot of choice of bread (swedish bread, baguette, vienna bread...) and type of sandwiches... The staff could be more smiling at lunch time...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Temple, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais

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