Lartizan Boulangerie Française: French Bakery and Tea Salon in Makati
Feeling French today? Visit Lartizan Boulangerie Française in Century City Mall for a nice and fancy breakfast or afternoon tea.
What started out as a small bakery along Jupiter Street has transformed into a fine-dining French Café where authentic French pastries and baked products are served. The 40-seater restaurant features Parisian-inspired interiors with a hint of rustic sophistication.
Founded by Johnlu Koa, who is also the man behind the pastry franchise The French Baker, Lartizan Boulangerie Francaise is an artisanal French bakery, restaurant, and tea salon.
The restaurant offers a wide selection of French and European desserts, tea, coffee, and bread. There is also a tasting area where small portions of macarons, cookies, brownies, and lavash among others are available for free-tasting.
Lartizan claims to have a complete collection of artisanal bread made from all-natural, chemical-free white and red wheat as well as whole grain flours and rye. Sourdough is also one of their key ingredients in baking their breads. Find fresh baguettes, croissants, and whole-grain bread best paired with their tea!
Baguette (Php 120)
Aside from a wide range of artisanal bread that they are well-known for, Lartizan also offers a breakfast menu, light lunches and sandwiches, and afternoon teas.
Drop by, grab a bite, and have an afternoon tea at this fancy and sophisticated tea salon located at the Lower Ground Level, Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave. cor. Salamanca St., Brgy Poblacion, Makati City. For more information, you can contact them at 02-533-5272.
How to get here:
From Ayala Avenue, head to Paseo de Roxas before turning to Makati Avenue with Metrobank on your left. When you reach City Garden Hotel, turn left. Century City Mall should be on your right.
A version of this appeared in Philippine Primer’s Japanese (Vol. 138) and English (Vol. 43) magazines.