Baguette.lk.

Baguette.lk is no longer at the House of Wines premises, but you can order their stuff via the ZipSip app. They also have their own outlet on Havelock Road.


If you've been craving proper, fresh European bread (baguettes, Viennese bread, croissants, etc) in Colombo, you're going to be ridiculously pleased to hear about Baguette.lk. 

What Do They Have?

Apart from a variety of homemade French breads, the space has also got a whole heap of things you'd find in any European delicatessen or small bakery. 

Their freshly baked goods are definitely their forte (or should we say torte), with some of the best macarons we've had in Sri Lanka at Rs. 450 for a box of 4 or 5. We'd strongly recommend you head over and get yourself some of the coffee macarons. 

They also sell a variety of sourdough breads, and bread made with whole grain and rare flours such as rye, barley, maize and spelt, cakes, macaron towers, and bespoke items (just call or drop an email to make an order). We didn't get the baguette this time, but opted for the Viennese bread instead, a reasonable Rs. 110 for 100 grams of soft, fresh baked loaf.

The area also stores cured meats (salami, pancetta, prosciutto etc), ouvo di lompo (the poor man's caviar),  pâté, and a whole selection of cheeses from France and Italy. They've also got speciality international stuff like coffee, black rice, pasta, even wasabi. 

Unlike cheaper stores at say, Colpetty market, this spot ensures that all produce is up to date and nowhere near the expiry date or damaged in any way. 

We also got a couple of packages of cured meat which were a little more expensive, the prosciutto at Rs. 1300 and the pancetta at about Rs. 1100. Yes, it's definitely pricey, but we don't really know what other Colombo shop sells fresh, well packaged imported cured meats so we're fans. Keep in mind that prices depend on stock and suppliers, so you'll just have to go there and ask.

The ouvo di lompo, a cheap and delicious replacement for traditional caviar, came in at a pretty reasonable Rs. 1600 or so (which is on par with the €12 it used to cost me in Italy). 

Service

The service here is great. Efficient, quick, and helpful. The French lady running the show, Nathalie, is more than happy to give you exact details, recommendations, and advice, and her helper is terribly friendly as well. 

They also often have little tasting portions for you to try, which is a huge plus!

Where Is It? 

They have a fully-functioning website that you can peruse for bread menus, contact details, and photos. Better still, you can also swing by their outlet tucked away in House of Wines on Flower Road, meet the staff, and get some real-time recommendations, along with a host of other edible options.

This is stuff that generally pairs well with wine anyway, so you'd be tempted to drop in after your next wine-buying spree. The space itself is neat, blissfully cold, with a few cold-storage displays and cupboards. They accept credit cards too, and wrap up your stuff in environmentally-friendly paper bags.

Would We Recommend It?

Resoundingly yes. We've very much enjoyed all the freshly baked goods we've picked up here (especially the coffee macarons), and we love having a convenient spot to pick up pâté or cured meat when we're wine shopping. It makes party planning super easy, and doesn't dent your wallet as badly as ordering these items yourself would. 

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp

Highlights.

Latest.

KAMU.

Ceylon Curry Club – Sri Lankan Cuisine With a Twist

By Janani Vithanage Ceylon Curry Club, located in the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, is a

Kamu

The Delightful Indian Cuisine at Navaratna by Taj Samudra

Navaratna is an Indian Restaurant located in Taj Samudra Colombo. Taj Samudra is a 5-star

Kamu

10 Places to Get Sushi in Colombo

By Janani Vithanage A Japanese dish most often presented as vinegared sticky rice, seafood or

Highlights Kamu Yamu Guide

An ideal dinner date spot in Colombo – Ward 7

By Shamrina Carim Are you struggling to decide where you could have a decent fancy

Kamu

Reaching new heights at Virticle by Jetwing’s rooftop bar & restaurant

We were so excited to go to the highest rooftop bar & restaurant in Colombo

Highlights Kamu

Satisfy your Kottu cravings at KottuLabs

Located in Nawala down a little lane, Kottulabs is home to the widest and most

Highlights Kamu

Trending.

Savor The Salt Of The Sea At Hilton Colombo

Fresh from the seafood markets to your table Colombo, Sri Lanka – 20th June 2022 – Partake

Trending

10 Types of Sri Lankans in Petrol Queues

By Janani Vithanage These days, spending time in the petrol queue is almost every Sri

Highlights Trending

Celebrating life with Perera & Sons

by Shamrina Carim Perera & Sons holds a privileged history of catering to the most

Highlights Trending

Before You Watch… Jurassic World Dominion

By Shamrina Carim The movie On a critic of honest opinions, Jurassic World Dominion is

Trending

Treats fit for a King at Ramada Colombo this Father’s Day!

Enjoy Father's Day special Grill, Lunch, Dinner, Deliveries, and Stays… This June 19th, we all

Trending

Celebrate Father’s Day with your Super Dad at Hilton Colombo!

Looking to express your gratitude for the superhero of your household this Father’s Day? Hilton

Trending

Yamu Guide.

10 Places to Get Sushi in Colombo

By Janani Vithanage A Japanese dish most often presented as vinegared sticky rice, seafood or

Highlights Kamu Yamu Guide

The ideal skin care routine with Bio Oil

By Shanali Fernando Feeling overwhelmed, confused, and/or frustrated by the multitude of competing messages about

Highlights Yamu Guide

5 common causes of Dry Skin

The general cause of itchy, dry skin might seem like a no-brainer: It's a lack

Highlights Yamu Guide

7 Places to Watch the SL Vs. AUS ODI Matches

By Janani Vithanage Sri Lankan cricket may ot have been on its best footing over

Highlights Yamu Guide

5 Cooking Tips from Knorr

By Janani Vithanage Being a mother in today’s world is no easy task. From waking

Highlights Yamu Guide

How Bio Oil reduces scars

By Shanali Fernando Still curious about this little pink bottle of magic and what it

Highlights Yamu Guide