During lunch break, I decided to make use of the beautiful weather in Sydney and venture down to the Rocks again. I passed a French patisserie which had a massive queue. You know what they say about a queue, the food’s good. I just had to stop and get some macarons to try.
This family business was established in 1974 and has built a reputation as one of the country’s finest patisseries, regularly displaying a collection of mouthwateringly fresh cakes, pastries, savouries, chocolates and macarons.
The food can be enjoyed by visitors in the outdoor café, nestled between sandstone walls of the historic Rocks. I was overwhelmed by the myriad of cakes and pastries in the glass display cabinet. Everything looks so pretty and colourful! I wished I could take a bit of everything home with me. I could only settle for some macarons and I picked the passionfruit, salted caramel and pistachio one. I know I was greedy but I wished I could try them all. The salted caramel one was the best ever! The caramel buttercream filling has bits of saltiness in it.
The macarons were beautifully made with a smooth and silky cookies and the velvety butter cream filling was delicious. If you’re in Sydney, check it out. Be sure you have the patience to queue though.
La Renaissance Café
47 Argyle St
The Rocks Sydney
02 9241 4878