11 Unity Street #01-08/09 Singapore 237995
Telephone (65) 6738 8145 Facsimile (65) 6738 8146
Mondays to Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fridays to SaturdaysL 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sundays : 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Paragon Shopping Centre
290 Orchard Road #B1-K8 Singapore 238859
Telephone (65) 6733-8893 Facsimile (65) 6733-8896
Mondays to Sundays : 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
1 Scotts Road #01-01A Singapore 228208
Telephone (65) 6738-9020 Facsimile (65) 6738-9027
Sundays : 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Mondays to Thursdays : 8.30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fridays : 8.30 a.m to 11 p.m.
Saturdays : 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Shaw Theatres Lido
350 Orchard Road, Shaw House #05-21, Singapore 238868
Telephone: (65) 6735-5855 Facsimile: (65) 6735-5455
Mondays to Sundays : 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Experience the height of luxury with Canelé Pâtisserie Chocolaterie – Singapore’s finest home-grown pastry delicatessen helmed by the Les Amis Group. With five convenient locations to choose from, dessert devotees can expect to indulge in our artisanal collection of macarons, handcrafted chocolate pralines and designer cakes.
The camralised onions with smoked ham inside a huge pancake was delicious though a little hard to eat. The dressing matched excellently with the salty sweet dish. The set included an artisan tea which was very light tasting and a delicious opera cake. For the price it was definitely worth it.
My experience with their salted caramel was out of this world. Finally, I know what all these craze about macarons are. They tasted heavenly. From now on, I will always buy my macarons from Canele.
I love the ambiance here. I always love places with huge, comfortable lounge chairs. They make perfect place to catch up with friends while having a quick bite on sumptuous desert.
Price is a little bit high end here. Be prepared to pay a little bit for the quality that you'll get.
Skip the colorful macaroons. We dived straight to the strawberry shortcake. It was amazing.. It was not too sweet and the strawberries buried in between the layers were huge too! They tasted real fresh and we just could not stop eating it! It did not taste too creamy as well.
What a wonderful creation by Canele. Definitely be back for more strawberry shortcake goodness! (:
The cakes that they offer are wondrously delectable; the chocolate melts right in your mouth, and the last thing on your mind would be the calorie overload. There's always the guilt ridden wondering if it was really worth blasting thousands of calories on a slice of cake (or two. You can never stop in Canelé). Well, I just have to say something: Go for it. You wouldn't regret it, after-all, Canelé isn't called as one of the best dessert places in Singapore for nothing.
The prices aren't exactly cheap, but they're not exorbitant either. Prepare to bring at least $50 if it's on a date with your (girl)friend; you wouldn't want to be embarrassed with an empty wallet. Don't worry, I promise it's all a bang for your buck.
Just this day, while shopping with my gf along Orchard, we decided to take a break at Canele, the one near to Shaws. It's her first time trying out Macarons while I decided to only have a coffee, having still being full from lunch.
Although my gf has taken a long time, literally really a long time, choosing her Macarons flavor, the staff is helpful and patient in providing feedback and comments on the different options. Sad to say, my gf doesn't find the Macarons (or perhaps all Macarons) to her liking for she finds them horribly sweet and she doesn't have a sweet tooth like me. On the other hand, after taking a small bite of her Macarons, even I find them too sweet for my liking. I may not have a lot of experience with Macarons (having the only other time tried at Antoinette) but this is really incredibly sweet.
I probably will not return to Canele, despite liking their classy European layout and good service, at least for the Macarons. A cuppa might still be possible though.
That is namely, their sweets. Got a whole row of their macaroons one day and the bright colours definitely excited me. One look at the oozing fillings sandwiched between two crisp meringue shells, the thought already makes me salivate. Turquoise, chilli red, amber and a pretty green, the colours reminiscent of a rainbow, what's there not to like?
BUT WAIT. Don't jump the gun here now. That's the appearance, not the taste. My verdict's not out yet. Well, too sweet, definitely too sweet. I know macaroons are meant to be sweet, they are. But theirs? Diabetes inducing. Heck, on a health freak's point of view, the amount of colouring added is enough to induce a string of health related problems.
After a few bites, i couldn't take it anymore. Even though i have a sweet tooth, they were definitely to much for me. I got a migraine from the excessive amount of sugar added.
I must say that their macaroons are really delicious, unlike some from other shops which taste really artificial. They also came in really interesting flavours such as rice kris pie chocolate, violet berries, lemon lime, and vanilla banana - specials from their summer collection. My friend and I felt really tai tai eating here as their seats were really plush and the place was very elegantly furnished. However, we felt that the sandwiches were nothing special since they only came in ham and cheese or egg mayonnaise. Their cakes, which were their specialty, were also very tastefully decorated and tasted fabulous. The tea were not those from the teabags as well, hence they were exceptionally aromatic and suitable for refills (which are allowed).
Be warned though that the hot chocolate is not the conventional hot chocolate. My friend who has a sweet tooth made a mistake by ordering that drink. I believe it takes a person who really appreciates chocolate to appreciate the drink because it was not sweet but not bitter at the same time. It just tastes chocolatey and for me, that's good enough!
Typically Singaporean in its approach to aesthetics, Canele is branded and designed to the hilt, from the swanky graphics on all their takeaway packaging to the colour-coordinated interiors.
The coffee and cake are all up to scratch, on par with similarly-priced competitors. Especially noteworthy is the Earl Grey and Fig ice cream flavor, which is unique to Canele.
I don’t like that there is service charge. Table service is not necessary for me. I’d rather carry my own tea to my table. That’s what God gave me hands and legs for.