Visit A la Mere de Famille-Paris' oldest sweet shop

Enjoy retro treats of times gone by

Founded it 1761, A la Mere de Famille is the oldest confiserie in the city.  Walk through its doors and you'll feel like you have 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, 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 well worth a visit.


Everything here is reminiscent of the Belle Epoque


The interior of A la Mere de Famille is reminiscent of the Belle Epoque era from the antique tiles, countertops with patinated wooden counter and metal chandeliers.


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


The sweets selection is a paradise for those with a sweet tooth. At A la Mere Famille there are old-style sweet jars filled with  nougats, bergamots, caramels, pralines and marshmallow squares.  Be sure to try the homemade iced chestnuts, considered to be the best in Paris.


Nougats, bergamots, caramels, pralines and marshmallow squares.


The orange-labeled gift boxes of candy and chocolates are always a pleasure as are the treats of times gone by.  Take a step back in time as you sample caramel roudoudous eaten out of the shell, marshmallow ropes and pretty violets.

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, 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 well worth a visit.


Everything here is reminiscent of the Belle Epoque

The interior of A la Mere de Famille is reminiscent of the Belle Epoque era from the antique tiles, countertops with patinated wooden counter and metal chandeliers.


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

The sweets selection is a paradise for those with a sweet tooth. At A la Mere Famille there are old-style sweet jars filled with  nougats, bergamots, caramels, pralines and marshmallow squares.  Be sure to try the homemade iced chestnuts, considered to be the best in Paris.


Nougats, bergamots, caramels, pralines and marshmallow squares.

The orange-labeled gift boxes of candy and chocolates are always a pleasure as are the treats of times gone by.  Take a step back in time as you sample caramel roudoudous eaten out of the shell, marshmallow ropes and pretty violets.

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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(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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