Previously on The Blog About Nothing... in London!

  • federationcoffee Federation Coffee
    Independent Coffee in Brixton
  • xmasblend Bean Review
    Christmas Blend
  • francomanca Franco Manca
    Pizza in Chiswick
  • algeriancoffee Bean Review
    Algerian Coffee: Velluto Nero Blend
  • irmaspereira Bean Review
    Rave Coffee: Irmas Pereira
  • thehive The Hive SW6
    Parsons Green Independent Coffee Place
  • tozi TOZI
    Venetian Tapas in Victoria
  • redsbarbecue Red's True Barbecue
    American Barbecue in London
  • tamp Tamp
    Coffee Time in Chiswick
  • zucca Zucca
    Last meal in Bermondsey
  • francomanca Franco Manca
    Great Pizza now in Covent Garden
  • flavourly Flavourly
    Beer Delivery in London
  • workshopcoffee Workshop Coffee
    Coffee and more Coffee
  • Wokshop Wok Shop
    Best Dumplings in Berlin
  • mustafas Mustafa's Gemuse Kebap
    Long queues and a complete tourist trap
  • beerberlin Beer Garden Time in Berlin
    Eins Bier Bitte
  • grindcoffee Grind Coffee
    Coffee Time in Putney

Coffee Enquiry XIV: Balthazar Boulangerie

Finally one of my favourite NYC places is in London. Balthazar is in town. Keith McNally took the complete concept and made a carbon copy of the Soho place in Covent Garden. There is no sitting at the Boulangerie, only take away options, including, artisan breads, sweets, pastries, salads, sandwiches, and coffee. Everything is baked and made in house by chef Regis Beauregard in charge of pastries and chef Jon Rolfe as head baker. 

The Door to the Bakery
Salads and sandwiches
Cafe & The
Got to the place, ordered a focaccia, some cookies, and a macchiato. The coffee was strong and nice, no latte art, remember is in a take away cup so no need for that. Service was extremely friendly. 

Macchiato
Take away style
Espresso Machine: Wega
Beans: Square Mile
Score: 4/5

Bread
Nice bread, the focaccia flavour was great, the coffee was excellent, red brick blend from Square Mile.

Some cookies to go
Bread reminds me the Seinfeld episode “The Rye” 

Jerry: He stole back the rye?
George: Yeah
Jerry: Why?
George: Why? Why? Because he's off his rocker! That's why
Jerry: So, do the Ross's know?
George: I don't know. They're all very suspicious
Jerry: Why wouldn't they be? A rye bread doesn't just disappear
George: Now, because of that stupid rye bread, I got to keep them all separated for the rest of my life

Balthazar Boulangerie
T: 020 3301 1155
Bakery
Approx Damage: £10pp
Area: Covent Garden
Borough: City of Westminster
Balthazar Boulangerie on Urbanspoon
Square Meal


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