Montrachet's Long-Awaited King Street Boulangerie Is Now Open
After moving across town, the French favourite has opened its own provincial-style bakery.
December 16, 2017
For more than a decade, French cuisine-loving Brisbanites made a beeline to Paddington for soufflés, steak frites and Friday night five-course degustations. Now, feasting on Gallic gastronomy at Montrachet means heading to the other side of town — and enjoying their new boulangerie.
Montrachet said au revoir to Given Terrace and bonjour Bowen Hills' King Street at the beginning of December; however moving to the city's new foodie precinct wasn't enough for the award-winning restaurant. In a case of marching onwards and upwards, their bigger digs on the corner of King and Machinery streets now includes an all-day takeaway patisserie pumping out baked goods that'll make you think you're in provincial France.
Opening its doors on December 16, the boulangerie boasts an array of freshly baked baguettes and artisan pastries through its village-style entryway, as initially overseen by Lyonnaise baker Patrick Delbar. The third-generation pastry whiz left France for the first time to share his skills and secrets with the Montrachet team, and while he isn't staying for good, you'll be able to taste the end results in their croissants, sourdough loaves, eclairs and more.
Open from 6.30am to 2.30pm from Tuesday to Friday, and from 6.30am to midday on Saturdays, the bread and dessert haven joins a huge dining room and an in-house wine cellar among the highlights of Montrachet's new 240-square-metre site. And, it means that you can devour one of their tasty treats even when you're not feeling cashed up enough for the full restaurant experience. Très bon.
Find Montrachet's at King Street, Bowen Hills. Head to their website and Facebook page for further information.
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