The gift boxes of candy and chocolates are always a pleasure, as are the retro treats of times gone by.

Founded it 1761, this is the oldest confiserie in the city and it shows in all the right ways, from the iconic Belle Époque type on the storefront to the glass jars full of bonbons inside. You'll feel like you stepped straight into 18th century Paris.


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A la Mère de Famille, The oldest chocolate shop in Paris


À la Mère de Famille first opened in 1761. Over the years the chocolate shop/confectioners, which also sells ice cream, cakes and pastries, has become a well-known institution.

Located on the corner of rue du Faubourg Montmartre and rue de Richer, the historic boutique and its listed shop window are worth a visit.


Everything here is reminiscent of the Belle Epoque


Antique tiles, countertops with patinated wooden counter, metal chandeliers and pendants. Bonbonnières aligned between the elegance and carefree.

Everything here is reminiscent of the Belle Epoque, This historic shop has not changed much. It’s an Parisian treasure and the location is also a piece of French heritage, as the place is listed as a historical monument since 1984.


The inside is a paradise for those with a sweet tooth.


The inside is a paradise for those with a sweet tooth. Old-style sweet jars, nougats, bergamots, caramels, pralines and marshmallow squares.

There, you can buy their homemade iced chestnuts, considered the best in Paris.


Nougats, bergamots, caramels, pralines and marshmallow squares.


Among a thousand references, there are the homemade treats that have made the reputation of the place (the Nevers Negus or the Folies de l'Ecureuil), but also many chocolates, pucks, candied chestnuts or candies. Pralines at a very good price-quality ratio.

A la Mère de Famille, The oldest chocolate shop in Paris

À la Mère de Famille first opened in 1761. Over the years the chocolate shop/confectioners, which also sells ice cream, cakes and pastries, has become a well-known institution.

Located on the corner of rue du Faubourg Montmartre and rue de Richer, the historic boutique and its listed shop window are worth a visit.


Everything here is reminiscent of the Belle Epoque

Antique tiles, countertops with patinated wooden counter, metal chandeliers and pendants. Bonbonnières aligned between the elegance and carefree.

Everything here is reminiscent of the Belle Epoque, This historic shop has not changed much. It’s an Parisian treasure and the location is also a piece of French heritage, as the place is listed as a historical monument since 1984.


The inside is a paradise for those with a sweet tooth.

The inside is a paradise for those with a sweet tooth. Old-style sweet jars, nougats, bergamots, caramels, pralines and marshmallow squares.

There, you can buy their homemade iced chestnuts, considered the best in Paris.


Nougats, bergamots, caramels, pralines and marshmallow squares.

Chocolate

35 rue du Faubourg Montmartre - 75009 Paris

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 9:30 - 20:00 Sunday: 10:00 - 19:30

Official Website : la Mère de Famille

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A glass of champagne

(Sample of menu with 5 dishes to choose from the following 6) :

To wait: Marinated Sea bream, beetroot

∝ Pan-fried duck foie gras, parsnip and prune

∝ Macaroni with black truffle, slightly gratinated

∝ Sections of roasted Sole, Salsify and condiment with Sorrel

∝ Volaille jaune en demi-deuil, vegetables of the season, Albufera sauce

∝ Contemporary Vacherin with pineapple and lime

∝ The crunchy chocolate nut of our creation in Paris

Coffee

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