Reviews for La Couronne
by Jonie Jane
4 days ago
I quite like this bakery because there's so much variety! the price isn't too bad as well. You could get an item for $2! If you're looking for anything sweet or savoury, I'm sure you'll find it here!
9 days ago
I absolutely love La Couronne. Someone I know used to work here, and she was always so lovely! The other staff members were so friendly as well. I love the taro buns/cakes, as well as the custard buns. I could go on but they've got a whole selection of buns that I like! Their macaroons are decent and they're all in little individual packaging! So cute! Others worth mentioning are their butterfly cookies (i think they're called these? the heart shaped ones, MMMM). Prices are very good for the value and taste! I need to visit again soon!
by Razelle Icaro
9 days ago
An adorable asian bakery. I haven't tried much of their sweets and cakes but I've tried their coconut cupcakes and coconut meringue. It was heavenly! This place also serves coffee and tea which I am yet to try, but the interior is so pretty and the staff are great :)
by Rhiannon Sinfield
30 days ago
The perfect cake store for novelty yet absolutely divine designs and flavoursome treats!! I would often walk past and buy the little delicately wrapped brownie and tiramisu cakes, but I was most impressed with my 21st birthday cake. I wanted something a little different, and that would impress. I was utterly impressed! I requested the large burger cake, which is built in layers of different flavours. My favourite layer was the 'cheese' - which was custard. Presentation was 100% as was the taste and service. The only downfall was the price coming in at $80, but for special occasions it's pretty reasonable. And my one and only disappointment was there being none left.
by Katherine Feng
one month ago
My favorite place in city. Such a lovely bakery shop, if I need any feed for school morning, I will go there for various types of breads; if I am hanging out wiz friends, we will go there for the mousse cake and French style dessert; if I am having party I will go there for the fantastic birthday cake, the mango and Durian are my favorite! All the bakery things are at quite reasonable price. Especially there stuff are cute and always helpful!
by Anick (ankit)
one month ago
La Couronne cake is delicious. The quality and looks of cake is very nice .
Chinese staff there is very friendly.
Customer service :5/5
Quality of Cake : 4.5/5
by Alfie Boy
one month ago
This shops sells fabulous cakes, when I was visiting Auckland I ate one every night and sometimes had one at lunchtime too. They were light, fluffy, tasted fabulous and looked devine. I would definitely say visit this place and try them for yourself. :P
one month ago
Scheduled to pick up a cake from their shop well in advance but when i arrived there i had to wait almost an hour before it was ready, which was not very good since i was in a hurry at that time too. However the cake was pretty nice although a bit too expensive compared to The Gateau House which i thought had slightly better cakes too. Would probably stick to The Gateau House for cake orders next time. However La Couronne does have a lot of other baked goods and a good variety of breads & desserts.
2 months ago
An Asian bakery with lots of fluffy style baked goods. A big range with lots of different flavours to suit different tastes. They also do a variety of dessert style items including macaroons. Have tried some of the baked goods, they were ok but not amazing.
2 months ago
Cute bakery on Lorne street, I loved it the moment it opened however some of the bread options aren't as good as other Asian bakeries.
I would highly suggest the cabinet food as it tastes great - the creme brûlée to the fruit tart (my favourite) and the cream on it doesn't taste fake or plastic like some places. I also love coming here during the moon cake festival because they usually have the moon cakes with different flavourings inside (including the disturbing durian flavour).
The personalised cakes/cakes on display near the entrance are fairly expensive, I was quoted $50 for one of their smaller/basic cakes.
The staff are friendly and always helpful.
Sarah Reynolds #challenge
2 months ago
It's cute inside, decent range. Prefer the other bakery on Elliot Street, find the quality a little better. Have yet to try the items behind the cabinet, would go back to try something else.
by Tani Saguinsin
2 months ago
This was my go to dessert/bakery stop when I was in Uni. Affordable prices and very close to the campus! 😃 they're dessert and baked goods changes Atleast every 2 weeks so there's always something new to try! 👍
3 months ago
La Couronne is heaven for bread, patisseries, and desserts. There's so many sweet treats to choose from! The bakery accomodates 2-3 couples, which makes it mainly a takeaway bakery. But it is a wonderland! Colourful and cute designed cakes and breads. Whenever I get a sweet craving, La Couronne always comes to mind. Window says no photography but I guess they don't mean it seriously.
by Kellie Lee
4 months ago
LOVE La Couronne! This adorable bakery offers a wide range of treats and savoury buns that have extremely reasonable prices too! always get my taro and red bean buns here :) I had also ordered my 21st bday cake here, a caramel and chocolate mousse cake and I can say it was by far the best cake I'd ever had! The sponge layers were light and moist and the layers of caramel and chocolate mousse in between... omgahd D: and the macarons on top were adorable!
Would definitely reccomend to people looking for celebration cakes or just a snack to get you going thru the day
by Aniva Huang
4 months ago
This is my go to asian bakery.
I love their different brulees and macaroons.
They offer a variety of flavours for both!
I definitely recommend their custard snaps!
by Ashley Jones
4 months ago
I used to come here regularly to grab a snack and I attribute their bread to me gaining weight haha. That's how addicting their bread is or I just have a weakness for bread. Anyways, I recommend trying the maple pudding. Most people just go for the varieties of breads that they have displayed on the tables which you can see as soon as you walk in. From memory, they have sandwich style breads on Thursdays and Fridays which contain egg and cheese. Their breads are quite fresh.
by Ameri Lim
6 months ago
My boyfriend gave me a customized dog birthday cake with their most popular taro flavour which tasted delicious. Recently, I just made a birthday cake order which I received good customer services as the staffs were very friendly. I highly recommend their popular taro flavoured birthday cake.
by Michelle Tan
10 months ago
the first time i visited here i was instantly overwhelmed by the amount of choices. there was so much variety in types (cakes, breads, cookies, rolls, etc) as well as in flavours (green tea, taro, cream cheese etc).
the prices were a lot higher in comparison to the normal asian bakeries i visit but everything looked so good i couldnt help but try a few things.
the matcha suncake ($2.20) was my favourite out of everything. the delightfully flaky green tea pastry with a thick, chewy green tea centre was absolutely delicious in my opinion but everyone else who had a bite didnt like it at all.
the taro cake ($30) we ordered for my mums birthday was also delicious - super light and fluffy sponge cakes layered with a delicious taro paste and cream and pudding filling. a shame i didnt take a photo of it - it looked amazing from the outside and tasted just like that.
i came back a second time with my friends and we bought a few of everything to share and i was honestly so disappointed. the brownies ($3) were more of a moist cake consistency rather than a brownie texture - it still tasted delicious but it wasnt what i was expecting at all. the vanilla cookies ($5) were also pretty good but definitely on the pricier side.
on a negative note, the cream cheese bun ($3) tasted horrible. it tasted almost rancid and had a weird aftertaste to it. the coconut bun was also awful and it tasted rather stale and old - definitely not the sweet and rich coconut buns i usually have. the custard bun ($1.80) was also bland tasting and somewhat artificial tasting and i definitely would never try any of these again. but would i come back here again? hmmm maybe but ill definitely be sticking away from the buns.
matcha suncake 9/10
taro cake 9/10
vanilla cookies 7.5/10
cream cheese bun 3/10
coconut bun 2/10
custard bun 4/10
Jul 04, 2014
There are not many bakeries around the cbd that offers the same range of cakes, bread and other baked goods with the yum factor as la Couronne (aka the pink bakery). Now, the name is decidedly French but what they offer actually has a fusion of European and Asian influences. Their sugared bacon danish can sit right next to a BBQ pork brioche and their fruit custard pastries happily tries to win your picking next to green tea bread with red bean fillings. In their glass cabinets are gourmet looking cakes and other desserts including giant mochi with fruit and cream fillings (even durian!). They also sell other (perhaps less explored) Taiwanese baked goods such as flaky taro, wife bread etc
If you are in need of a caffeine fix then they do serve a range of coffees and a limited seating area should you wish to dine in but my friends and I usually takeaway because it is right next to the counters and can get really busy.
Oh, and another thing to mind is their birthdays cakes displayed by the windows are ones pre-ordered so are not for sale (24 or 12 hours in advance required and can make cakes that go up to sizes that will feed 20 people).
All in all this is a great fusion style bakery if you are after something different...... just watch those calories!
by Lavender Van Alden
Oct 16, 2013
This store is adorable. It's not your average western cake store so go in with an open mind and try something new :)
by Josie B
Mar 26, 2013
Good tasting stuff - I like the taro buns. Reasonably priced too! It's nice to come here for a small snack on a budget and there's heaps of selection. Would recommend to others.
Feb 16, 2013
every year i get my birthday cake here....its the best place to find a cake that isnt super sweet. My favourite is the taro pudding cake, its made out of real taro and turned into a paste form. Another favourite cake i like is the Triple chocolate, it has a classy feel to it, especially the way it has been decorated. But if your not really into sponge cakes with cream, theres also a maple pudding cake. It has maple syrup on top with custard egg pudding on the outside and has a cheesecake base.I also love the breads, especially the custard bread... its SO CREAMY and smooth
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