Located in the bustling area of New Town in Prague and situated in the Art Nouveau Lucerna and Novak Passages is the highly popular, even famed French confectionary Patisserie Saint Tropez, the only holder of the Valrhona expert award in the Czech Republic and creator of the largest chocolate bar made in the Czech Republic (made especially for the opening of the patisserie). This authentic French sugar shop sells a colorful variety of all things sweet, made by the establishment’s Pastry Chef who is from the area of St. Tropez and has over 20 years of experience in creating pastries as well as operating his own bakery in St. Tropez. The sweet offer at this lovely patisserie includes chocolate bonbons, truffles, numerous types of cakes, puff pastries with fresh fruit, eclairs, croissant, pains au chocolate made with high quality Valrhona Chocolate, one of the world’s best chocolates and used in international five-star hotels, Czech desserts made from family recipes that date back to 1920, coffee to go, macarons and much more. If you enjoy baking and creating mouthwatering sweets it is good to know that Valrhona chocolate is available to purchase in bar form as well so you can make your own tempting creations. If you wish to learn more about the art of pastry making you can learn from the experts at St. Tropez as they also offer pastry classes! All of the French pastries in St. Tropez are made in accordance with family recipes handed down over many generations. If you wish to sample a taste of history make sure to order the pineapple cup, reportedly Tomáš G. Masaryk’s favorite! It is a light, creamy creation perfect for summer that consists of delicious vanilla pastry cream (made from a secret family recipe), special sponge cake, fresh pineapple and topped with thick whipped cream. St. Tropez not only sells delectable pastries and bonbons but also a variety of savory quiche, breakfast croissants and a lunch menu combining a piece of quiche and salad. And last but certainly not least, St. Tropez offers on its menu Nutrilon milk, Sunar milk and baby tea, all of which can be served in St. Tropez’s baby bottles or your own. The intimate café and confectionary shop features small tables where you can sample delectable French delicacies. Outdoor smoker-friendly seating in the passage is also available, as is complimentary Wi-Fi.
Address: Novak Passage: Vodičkova 699/30, Praha 1, +420 603 333 338, www.cukrarnatropez.cz
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