Find the flakiest croissants in Victoria

Croissants are traditionally a breakfast food, but whether you stick to early morning munching or don't mind a little filled pastry for dessert at lunch, you'll find what you need in this city. From bakeries to cafes, Victoria offers you all the delectable pastries you could want, sometimes filled with other treats and sometimes on their own. Which do you prefer?

Fol Epi

101-398 Harbour Rd, Victoria, BC V9A 0B7

You'll want to show up early if you're craving a croissant; these delicious pastries tend to sell out quickly. The chocolate almond version is usually the first to sell out, and it should be high on your priority list. The small bakery also offers tables indoors and out for customers who prefer to dine in-house.

Wild Fire Bakery

1517 Quadra St, Victoria, BC V8W 2L3

The cozy wood-and-stone interior of this bakery is inviting and warm on a chilly rainy day – or any day for that matter. You'll find a number of delicious pastries available here, including croissants. They are available plain or in a few popular flavours to enjoy with a cup of hot tea or coffee.

Sam's Deli & Bistro

805 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1W8

This easy-to-find bistro has an extensive menu of delicacies to try, including a range of sandwiches, which can be made with a croissant for a few cents extra. Try the seafood club or the shrimp-and-avocado sandwich for a real treat. The clean, shiny interior is staffed with friendly people who are always happy to help you make a menu selection.

Patisserie Daniel

1729 Cook St, Victoria, BC V8T 3P4

Imagine a flaky croissant filled with sweet almond paste and covered in drizzled chocolate, and you have the single most exciting menu item at Daniel's. The pastries here are made in true French fashion and are some of the best in the city. You'll probably want to order more than one for the drive home, since there's a a good chance you won't be able to keep your hands off them!

Bubby Rose's Bakery & Cafe

1022 Cook St, Victoria, BC V8V 3Z5

The cheerful interior of Bubby Rose's is dominated by the huge glass display full of delicious pastries. Here you'll find more than enough to tempt you; the range of croissants on offer will have you drooling. From pesto cream cheese and spinach feta fillings to chocolate almond and raspberry, there's no walking away without one of these delicacies in your hands.

Crust Bakery

730 Fort St, Victoria, BC V8W 1H2

Stepping into Crust, you are assailed by delicious aromas and pastries as far as the eye can see. If you try the croissants, you'll definitely want to check out the almond filled items or the chocolate versions. There are plenty of savoury pastries, as well, in case you've had your fill of sweets for the day.

Hotel Fairmont Empress

721 Government Street, VICTORIA, BC V8W 1W5

Every day the Fairmont Empress holds an afternoon tea complete with scones and actual tea, eaten in perfect elegance while looking out over the harbour. Along with these tasty items, egg salad is served in croissants as part of the tea. Buttery baby croissants are also quite popular and go well with the delicious jam that is served.

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