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Sweet Dreams French Bakery


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


French, Cafe, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Driving from Nelson to Franz Joseph and stopped for a coffee in Murchison. Had no idea where to go but saw the sign for French Bakery. Went in not expecting anything particular but amazingly real croissants, pain au raisant etc! Heaven.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well made, well presented products in a clean and tidy store with friendly staff, what more could you ask for?

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cozza22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was top of my list to visit in Murchison based on trip advisor reviews. Open everyday except Wednesdays said the website and sign on the shop door. We visited on Tues 22 to pick up some goodies for a days' outing, however the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank aidsnang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very impressive little bakery. Everything we had was superb. The French lady baker is a true artist. I think she puts her whole soul into her craft. We never had better pastries anywhere in New Zealand. We traveled the south island for three weeks...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Anna R
Reviewed January 12, 2019

I like a good pie and have tried several in New Zealand. Their beef mince pies have a perfect pastry, not too greasy but not too dry. They were flavoured with fresh herbs. The staff are very friendly and helpful and being French make excellent...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Phil O
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Just had the most delicious warm pain au raisin, fresh out of the oven. Excellent as was the coffee.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank wendyw351
Reviewed December 1, 2018

A good range of very tasty New Zealand tray bakes at this local bakery. Friendly staff and good service

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Great little spot to pick up quality French baked goods virtually in the middle of nowhere. My wife heard of this place as it’s off the main road in Murchison, they have awesome almond croissants and Belgian waffles and being able to have a good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank robspijkerman
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Stopped off at Sweet Dreams Bakery to break up the long drive from Abel Tasman to Greymouth. Great coffee and lovely baked goods, with friendly staff. Nice spot.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank olliemumby
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were disappointed the French bakery no longer sells bread , the reason we called in .the pastries looked appetising .

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank MargaretG1897
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