It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t love macarons – even if you don’t have much of a sweet tooth, you’ve got to agree that these pretty French treats are some of the chicest desserts around.
We might not yet have Pierre Herme on our shores, but there is no lack of delectable options to be found in Singapore. Here’s where to go when you next get a hankering for a macaron.
The Parisian institution famed for its macarons is one not to be missed. You’ll even find nougat, chocolates and a range of merchandise in its charming French-chic aesthetic. #02-09 Ngee Ann City
TWG Tea Salon & Boutique
Localised and tea-infused flavours are what’s unique about TWG’s macarons. You’ll also find that they aren’t overly sweet - perfect to go with that pot of fine tea. #02-21 Ion Orchard
Mobiles at the ready – the macarons here are made for Instagram. Available in cute character designs from Cookie Monster to Hello Kitty, and a range of wild flavours including Thai iced tea, sea salt gula melaka and bubblegum. #B1-72 Raffles City
You’ll be spoilt for choice with over 10 flavours available here. Macarons aren’t the only draw – be sure to sample the cakes, eclairs (they do one of the best chocolate eclairs in Singapore!) and other French pastries. #01-40 Millenia Walk
This is one of Singapore’s most popular patisseries, and its creations are sure to please. Go for the top pick: The Antoinette, which blends Earl Grey with chocolate. #02-33 Mandarin Gallery
There’s word that some of the best macarons in Singapore are found here, while other reviews report hits and misses. Why not give them a try and be the judge yourself? Lobby level, Marina Bay Sands
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