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14 +2 pastry shops and their specialities

14 April 2013 / 14:04:04  GRReporter
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Some people like syrupy sweets, others - chocolate, still others - frozen ones. The site click@Life takes a walk in Athens and suggests 15 pastry shops and their specialties, that will satisfy the strong desire you will have after reading this ...

La duree du gout – for a lemon pie and chocolate soufflé

“La duree du gout” means the duration of the taste and the truth is that the taste of the sweets offered in the shop will accompany you for a long time. Its lemon pie and chocolate soufflé are the most popular specialties, but its tiramisu is also superb, fluffy and fresh. Information: 38 Iraklitou, Halandri, phone: 210 6081000,

Glikotechneio - for ekmek

Words cannot describe the wonderful dessert that you will try at Glikotechneio. Made in a deep clay vessel, the ekmek here is like forgiveness. With the aroma of fresh butter, fluffy cream and a "bottom" of ekmek, it is perfectly moist. Do not miss it... Information: 35Α Iasonidou, Elliniko, phone: 210 9620013.

Andrias - for a profiterole

No doubt these are the best profiteroles in town since 1972. In an individual serving or cake, no matter what your preferences are, Andrias’s profiteroles are unrivalled. With lots of chocolate surrounding fresh eclairs filled with fluffy cream, you will not be able to resist it. And you’d better not  ... Information: 92 Kapodistriou Avenue, Filothei, phone: 2102755793, 2102772090 / 64 Sevastоupoleos, 64 Ambelokipi, phone: 2107775631 / 80 Kleisthenоus, Gerakas, Phone: 2106046466,

Galyfanakis - for а milk-pie galaktobоureko

The recipe has not been changed for years and it is unique: puff pastry, each sheet separately brushed with butter and fluffy cream. The cake is baked slowly, until golden brown, and when removed from the oven, hot syrup is poured on top of it. Eat it hot ... Information:

Melissa - for fancy cakes of any kind

Fancy cakes are its specialty, and the chocolate that decorates the majority of them is always of the best quality. Tarts, fluffy cakes - such as the one with caramel with excellent combinations of fruit, cream and chocolate, prepared with fresh organic products, are waiting for you. Prices are high, but the cakes are worth it. Information: 43 Etnarhou Makariou, Peristeri,

Chatzis - for Constantinople cakes

It has existed in Thessaloniki since 1908 and offers unique flavours and aromas of other, sweeter times. Try ekmek kadaifi with traditional cream and, of course, a kyufene with kadaifi and cheese that smells of fresh butter. Information: 27 Eikosi Pemptis Martiou, Nea Smyrni, Athens, phone: 210 9317273 /5 Mitropoleos, Syntagma phone:210 3222647,

Pavlova – for a... pavlova

Pavlova, this incredible cake, inspired by famous ballerina Anna Pavlova, has found its home in Kolonaki. Effie Yialousi makes the best pavlova in Athens and offers it with various flavours: strawberry, lemon, berries, mocha, chocolate, hazelnut, mint, lime, mango and many others. Information: 56 Skoufa, Kolonaki, phone: 210 3388827,, / PavlovaOtiKalitero.

Nouvelle Patisserie -for Royal Chocolate

For more than 30 years, it has been offering authentic French recipes, delicious chocolate cakes and wonderful fruit tarts. Royal Chocolate, however, is something different. It combines various types of chocolate with cocoa and it can become chocomaniacs’ favourite. For better service, since the cake needs time to prepare, order it before you get there. Information:

Despina - for a millefeuille

Velvety cream, crispy crusts and a lot of almonds - for most people, this is the best millefeuille in town. Fresh, fluffy, creamy, with exceptional cream that is not sickly – this dessert, unfortunately, encourages you to eat a lot of pieces ... It is made on-site. Information:

Panorama – for Panorama trigouni and French millefeuille

With two pastry shops in Athens, Panorama has brought Thessaloniki’s taste into the city. Enjoy fresh Panorama trigouni, which are filled with fluffy cream on the spot, as well as the remarkable French millefeuille with crunchy caramel pastry and velvety cream. Information: 24 Vassilis Sofias, Maroussi, phone: 210 8027230 / Dimitri Vassiliou Avenue, Psychico, phone: 210 6727638.

Malebi-Muhallebi & café – for a kazandibi

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