Le Delly’s Café
Le Delly’s Café in the Vaugirard neighbourhood is a quaint and typically Parisian café, ideal for those wanting to escape the tourist pockets. The café is frequented by Parisians looking for a quick lunch, yet is also on the radar of discerning foodies. Straightforward, well-made crêpes are at the heart of the menu.
Le Delly’s Café, 91 rue Blomet, 75015 Paris, +33 (0)1 4828 7801
This small wine bar may be unassuming, but it is one of Paris’s best hidden gems. The tapas-style wine bar is a big hit with foodies, especially those looking for some takeaway crêpes. The queues are a testament to the quality of the crêpes, and with top fillings this is one place to put on your list.
L’Avant Comptoir, 9 carrefour de l’Odéon, 75006 Paris, +33 (0)1 4427 0797
Located in the heart of the Marais, Breizh Café is one of the more famous crêperies in Paris thanks to its fusion of Breton tradition and subtle hints of Japanese culture. The carefully sourced ingredients are the highest quality, including organic buckwheat flour and Bordier’s fabulous artisanal butter. Choose from a range of savoury and sweet options, from traditional ham and cheese to home specialities such as the Provençale with cider confit onions, tomatoes, ham, anchovies, cheese, eggs and Provençal herbs.
Breizh Café, 109 rue Vieille du Temple, 75003 Paris, +33 (0)1 4272 1377
Those craving a slightly thicker form of the traditional crêpe should head to Pancake Sisters. Located in the Canal Saint-Martin area, it is a popular spot for those seeking breakfast or brunch. The menu is vast, with innumerable different coloured pancakes, flavours and fillings. Highlights include the Choco Tornado, with chocolate chip pancakes, chocolate-hazelnut spread, banana, whipped cream and chocolate sauce.
Pancake Sisters, 3 rue Lucien Sampaix, 75010 Paris, +33(0) 9 8333 3023
La Crêperie Bretonne
Family-owned La Crêperie Bretonne, a Montparnasse stalwart since 1937, has made its name selling home-cooked traditional Breton crêpes made with naturally gluten-free buckwheat flour. The fillings are impressive, and include indulgent options such as the Kerlodert with mushroom, grated cheese, tomatoes and parsley-garlic butter, or more indulgent sweet offerings with caramel and salted butter.
La Crêperie Bretonne, 56 rue du Montparnasse, 75014 Paris, +33 (0)1 4320 8958