Where to Get the Best Croissants in Sydney

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If there's one thing we know to be true, it's that Sydneysiders love themselves a little treat ensconced in a brown paper bag accompanying their weekend coffee. And the vast majority of the time, it's croissants rattling around in those bags, just waiting to be devoured.

The perfect balance of sweet and savoury, croissants in Sydney are bursting with buttery, flaky goodness and many filling options. From the humble ham and cheese to chocolate, almond and a host of fancier choices (salami and pickle, anyone?), we've diligently applied ourselves to rounding up where to get the best croissants in Sydney (it's a tough job, but someone's gotta do it.)

Where to Get the Best Croissants in Sydney

1. Loulou Boulangerie 

The best croissants in Sydney
Mais oui! The croissants at this Milsons Point Boulangerie are a literal *chefs kiss*.

On weekend mornings, you'll find a queue around the block at Lou Lou's in Milsons Point. Their croissants in Sydney are simple but done oh-so-well, so you can bet your bottom dollar you'll be licking up every last crumb of their ever-evolving pastry options. 

Location: 61 Lavender Street, Milsons Point

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2. Lune Croissanterie (coming soon)

The best croissants in Sydney
Lune's Sydney store is set to open in 2023! 

World-famous Lune's Sydney iteration is landing in 2023, and we'd like the minutes to show, it can't come soon enough!

Their Melbourne locations bring flaky delights such as Coconut Rough Croissants—twice-baked pain au chocolat jammed full of cocoa and coconut frangipane and topped with flaked coconut and dark chocolate—plus a heavenly-sounding Birthday Cake Croissant.⁠ Drool!

Location: 60 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst

3. Rollers Bakehouse

The best croissants in Sydney
This Manly institution is serving up some seriously epic croissants in Sydney.

Rollers Bakehouse has unsuspectingly tucked down a back lane in a shop-front inspired by modernist Californian architecture in Manly.

They're renowned for combining classic French pastry techniques with seriously supercharged, complex flavour profiles like hummus and eggplant croissants and gianduja croissants. Yum!

Location: 19 Rialto Lane, Manly

4. Penny Fours 

Penny Fours
Cherry Ripe Croissant from Penny Fours.

Inventive and ever-changing flavours are the order of the day at Penny Fours! Cherry Ripe croissant, anyone? 

Penny Fours are renowned for their unique flavour combinations and drool-worthy pastry creations, always crossing flavour frontiers that have never been crossed before!

Location: 485A Darling Street, Balmain

5. Humble Bakery

Humble Bakery
Humble Bakery

Humble Bakery is hands-down one of the best places to grab a croissant in Sydney - trust us on this!

Humble Bakery bring fresh bread and pastries baked daily, as well as some seriously delicious humble classics such as croissants, cakes and finger buns.

Their multiple locations mean Humble treats are fast becoming a stalwart of the Sydney bakery scene!

Surry Hills -
50 Holt Street
Newtown - Pop Up Weekend Bakery @ 208 Australia Street
Quay Quarter Lanes, Sydney - 16 - 20 Loftus Lane

6. Oh My Days

The best croissants in Sydney
Oh My Days

Serving freshness and flavour to Glebe and the inner west, this plant-based bakery is the perfect spot to pick up some croissants in Sydney.

Oh My Days are Sydney's ultimate plant-based cafe in Glebe, and are renowned for their almond croissants—trust us, you've got to get up early to get your hands on one! They regularly fly off the shelves and are accompanied by a range of other sweet croissants as well as savoury options too. Race you there! 

Location: 99 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

7. Black Star Pastry 

Black Star Pastry
Black Star Pastry serve up some of the best croissants in Sydney, day in, and day out. 

Known for bringing a fun twist to classic pastry items, Black Star Pastry's offering is always delicious and always unique. Even their plain croissants are a mouth-watering sensation, and there are plenty of spots throughout Sydney to get your mitts on one.

Location: Multiple throughout Sydney - see Black Star Pastry Locations for details. 

8. Banksia Bakehouse

The best croissants in Sydney
Drool-worthy goods and inventive flavours are the order of the day at Banksia.

Offering a visual spectacle thanks to an open kitchen and incredibly deft pastry chefs, Banksia bring plenty of creativity and flair when it comes to serving up the best croissants in Sydney.

Their ever-changing roster of flavours guarantees something delicious at every visit! 

Location: Grosvenor Place, T4/225 George St, Sydney

9. A.P Bakery

A.P. Bakery
A.P. Bakery

Serving some of the best croissants in Sydney, A.P. Bakery ooze a fun, hipster vibe, and, most importantly, incredible quality croissants.

Their flavours are deep and moreish, and their rotating offering of flavours covers both sweet and savoury bases to perfection. Their ham, cheese and bechamel croissants with a maple glaze are up there with the best croissants in Sydney (and we've tried a few.)

Surry Hills
- 80 Commonwealth Street
Newtown - 1a Bucknell Street
Carriageworks Markets - 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh, every Saturday

10. Bourke Street Bakery

Bourke Street Bakery
This Sydney institution peppered throughout the city is known for its bread, coffee and glorious croissant offering. 

The ultimate neighbourhood bakery in Sydney, Bourke Street Bakery bring dedication and deliciousness to all of their offerings.

Their croissants are a masterpiece and a must-try on any quest for the best croissants in Sydney!

Locations: Multiple throughout Sydney - see Bourke Street Bakery Locations for details. 

11. Threefold Pastry

The best croissants in Sydney
Threefold Pastry brings some sky-high indulgence with a creative range of sweet and savoury pastries.

Bringing brown bags and boxes of buttery bliss to Parramatta, Threefold Pastry offer a great destination for your morning coffee and some of the best croissants in Sydney.

Our order will have to be a Zaatar Croissant followed by an Apple Crumble Croissant, bringing both the sweet and savoury goods at once!

Location: 12 Darcy Street, Parramatta

12. Flour and Stone 

Flour and Stone
Flour and Stone

Crafting croissants in Sydney using the finest, locally-sourced ingredients, Flour and Stone are a much-loved bakery destination in Woolloomooloo.

Their ever-changing menu is both classic and unique, making them a must-try when the croissant cravings hit.

Location: 53 Riley Street, Woolloomoolloo and takeaway available at 43 Riley Street, Woolloomooloo

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