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14 +2 pastry shops and their specialities

14 April 2013 / 14:04:04  GRReporter
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In this paradise of Constantinople in the south of Athens, the kazandibi dessert is outstanding, just like the malebi, shekerpare and kyufene. Here, Constantinople sweets meet contemporary pastry art. If you go past the bakery in the morning, do not forget to try the lovely breakfast with country eggs and Constantinople sausages, served with traditional coffee or tea. Information: 172 Dimitri Gounari, Glyfada, phone: 216 7001922,

Valentino - for Italian ice cream

Remarkable hand-made traditional Italian ice cream with various flavours is offered at the cafeteria Valentino. It is very fresh. Try flavours like Ferrero Rocher, Lila Pause and Pistachio or just vanilla. The first shop is located in Kondopefko, but others have also opened - in Gerakas, Holargos and Agia Paraskevi Square. Information: 53 Perikleous, Holargos, phone: 210 6528002 / 4 Iroon Politehniou, Agia Paraskevi Square, phone: 210 6008587 / 209 Kleisthenous, Gerakas, phone: 210 6006213 / 47 Hiou & Pendelis, Kondopefko, phone: 210 6010315.

Maxperry - for all types of chocolate

This must be the paradise of chocolate. From ordinary chocolates and cakes to cookies, stuffed Easter cake, covered with chocolate and remarkable tiny doughnuts with chocolate cream - here is the kingdom of chocolate. Good prices make it one of the best pastry chains in town. Now, with Easter coming up, go there and buy Easter eggs and bunnies made of milk or dark chocolate. Information:

Nanou – for doughnuts

This is not exactly a classic pastry shop, but the best doughnuts in town are surely offered here. Choose from round doughnuts with cinnamon and sugar, chocolate or biscuits, chocolate inside and outside, creamy vanilla and sugar, Turkish delight, etc. If you prefer savoury doughnuts, you will find wonderful doughnuts with sausages and mini-doughnuts with mince, potatoes and sausages, which are frozen and must be defrosted. You will surely like the attractive price of 0.60 euro per piece. It is only open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Information:

Aigaion – for loukoumades

It may not be a pastry shop, but offers the best loukoumades in town - with dark chocolate, honey, nuts or cheese. Can you think of anything better than a plate of juicy loukoumades with an 86-year history? Information:

Where have you eaten the best dessert?

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