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Sweet Dreams French Bakery

52 Fairfax Street | Next to the Butcher, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9742
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (20 reviews)
“choux” (3 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
52 Fairfax Street | Next to the Butcher, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing pastries and pies, if you're staying at the lovely Riversong Cottages you'll have an oven so get in early to choose a pie then heat it up later... yum!!!

Thank trampingbear
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped today for a pepper steak pie - rated by my partner as 8.5/10 (he is tough critic) and beautiful French onion soup, best I’ve had since visiting France. clean, deep flavour - hint of mineral sweetness topped with baguette and gruyere. Thanks - best...More

Thank Flossydots
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have had the privilege of stopping here 3 times while visiting family in the west coast. This is a wonderful find, with very lovely owners. Food is fantastic, but sells out quickly when around lunchtime. The pasteries are light, and the pies are flavourful. They...More

Thank kiwialaskan
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This little bakery is a delight. Traditional french baked goods. The pastry melts in your mouth. The French Onion Soup is delicious. You have to visit this place!

Thank Jamtime_26
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We always stop here enroute South/North. The best baguettes in South Island, and pies and rolls to die for. Run by genuinely nice people with a passion for fabulous food at a good price. Highly recommended - stop-by for coffee! You’ll be spoilt for choice...More

Thank Wowzap
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Cutest little bakery with a row of window seats and an outdoor table, what a surprise find in little Murchison. Colourful and smelling delicious, its then hard to choose. Settled on a lovely pocket style pastry with pork - light buttery pastry and very tasty....More

Thank PauleLec
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on a tour. Looked like a cute place so we went in. The proprietor and his wife were welcoming and the place was full of locals. Pastries looked great as did the meat pies and savories. Had a coffee and almond croissant both...More

Thank giaff
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Almond Croissant's to die for, so much so that we had to go for seconds and lovely coffee ☕ and a lovely man who served us.

Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome pastries, pies of all different varieties & coffee - This place is a must visit. Forget the rest try the best.

Thank Jude W
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The pastries here are second to none. Seems out of place to find such a gem in “middle of no where”. Coffee great. Meat pies and sausage rolls will not disappoint. Hit the spot. Perfection.

Thank Erin W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Fairfax Street | Next to the Butcher, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Murchison
  • Phone Number: +64 3-523 9742
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