We love our bread, we love our butter, but most of all, we love croissants!
Flaky, buttery, and delicately layered. A well-made croissant can automatically jumpstart the day in the right direction and even turn a bad one into a spectacular one.
A good croissant should tick all the boxes: buttery, flaky, perfect with a cup of coffee, and have you feeling like Emily in Paris. And we found just the best croissants in the Metro that do just that and will transport you to the streets of the Parisian. Oui oui croissant!
For a small price of 59, you can already get top-notch quality croissants from Butterboy Bakehouse. And though a classic butter croissant is probably enough to get your fix if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous and want to try something new out, opt for their special croissants and savory croissants which include unique flavors such as Caldereta Croissant. They also have limited edition flavors you need to watch out for.
Eric Kayser is a French artisan boulangerie serving freshly baked loaves of bread using top-quality ingredients including their secret ingredient, natural liquid leaven, which is what sets them apart from other local bakeries.
28 Derby Bakery serves a wide array of baked goodies such as artisanal bread and sweet treats like chocolate chip cookies. They initially started out as a home-based humble bakery of sourdough bread to neighbors and family, then slowly made their way into restaurants and cafes like Yardstick Coffee. Throughout that journey, they’ve added staples to their menu including bagels, croissants, and loaves.
Masa Madre Bakehouse is a home-based online bakery in Caloocan run by award-winning pastry chef Kris Edison Tan. They’re best known for making premium quality laminated bread and pastries including croissants.
The Daily Knead has got rap as one of the best artisanal bakeries in Manila that makes quality hand-baked goods from loaves of bread to pastries, and cakes that are made with only wholesome ingredients. They don’t just make classic plain French croissants, they also have sweet and savory fare options such as Calamansi Caramel and Truffle Three Cheese.
Paul is a French chain of bakery/cafe restaurants established in 1889 in the city of Croix, in Northern France, by Charlemagne Mayot. And when it comes to luxurious pastries and treats, they are one of the go-tos.
Panaderya Toyo is the bakery extension of Toyo Eatery, a well-known modern Filipino restaurant that’s considered to be a hidden gem of Makati. They have Filipino classics like Bicho-Bicho and Pan de Coco and other bread and pastries such as croissants.
People will travel long and far to visit Bungalow Cafe. It’s easy to see why when not only are they “Instagrammable” but they also serve homemade bread, all-day breakfast, pasta made from scratch, and delicious entrees as well as the most scrumptious desserts and pastries easily making them one of the best hangout spots in Molito.
If an ensaymada and a croissant had a baby, you’ll get Croissant Lady’s Croissaymada. It’s a cross between two well-loved pastries from Europe that give you the best of both worlds. It’s one of the standout items on their menu. But the best thing about the Croissant Lady is that you can get their offerings in frozen packs to satisfy your cravings any time of the day or month.
The PYC Group, most known for One World Kitchen and Cafe Fleur, has launched the newest concept featuring Chef John Lees, The Tattooed Baker himself. Here, you can get brunch meals, coffee, as well as freshly baked bread and pastries like croissants.
Good Pastry Cafe lives up to its name by offering good pastries of all kinds. From egg tarts, cheesecakes, and croissants, you’ll definitely find something here for everyone. They also don’t fall short of offering freshly made meals for a casual dinner or lunch!
If you find yourself scouring for croissants outside the metro, visit…
Lipa’s best-kept secret is Michelin-trained pastry chef Joaquin Katigbak‘s Ijo Bakery. They are known for their extremely buttery and flaky croissants and are also the go-to for artisanal bread.
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Big Ben Complex, Lipa, Batangas City
(0945) 729 5257
Cover image is from @butterboyph
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