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Cake delivery service in Paris, France..

whatyaar 355 29 November 10, 2015 at 11:57 AM
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Hi all,

I am looking to order cake for my cousin who moved to paris very recently. i have tried searching various sites and dint found any related information. Seems like France is one of those places who dont have online delivery for cakes..

Found couple of sites, but they are charging very exorbitantly like at least $160 .. kindly please help.. birthday is this saturday..

Thanks..

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I know nothing personally about this, but here are some quick Google hit returns on "Paris Patisserie delivery"

http://www.gourmet-autrement.com/


You should also try Fauchon and Hediard, two of the biggest name food shops- I would be really surprised if even one of them does not offer delivery service AND have someone fluent in English to help:


There are also very large, famous patiserries you can try as well:


Pierre Herme
Paul
Laduree
Eric Kayser


Good luck!
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It's a good thing you didn't wait until the last minute.

You'll probably have better luck just googling for places near her work/home (wherever she will be on Saturday) and calling and talking to someone in person. If you don't speak French, this could possibly be a problem, obviously.
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thank you very much for your replies.. i have tried http://www.gourmet-autrement.com/ long back and the email they mentioned is no longer in use.. yes .. i have tried the place near where she lives. i am not even close to find a service.. and french speaking.. that worry have to be wait.. thanks..
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FWIW in my experience companies in France are horrendously bad at any sort of web presence... I've done extensive trip plans in many countries in western europe at this point and France was the only country I continuously had trouble finding online info for places- most restaurants and other stores had no website at all, or at best a scant facebook page with little to no useful information (like, say, when they're actually open, or exactly what services/food they offer).
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i have sent email and left messages in all the webpages for cakes i can found around paris.. no replies yet.. Frown
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i have sent email and left messages in all the webpages for cakes i can found around paris.. no replies yet.. Frown

Ah... as earlier poster noted, email and web will most likely not get you any results. You will have to do the old 20th century thing and call them.


Luckily, you can do it in a 21st century way:


- use Skype to make the call to save $
- if you call Fauchon or Hediard, the absolutely will put someone on the line who speaks English
- if you do run into an language issue, have your smartphone handy and have Google Translate translate what you're typing
- remember to use a credit card that does not charge a foreign transaction fee
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Thank you very much.. let me try this also..
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Quote from megakimcheelove View Post :
Ah... as earlier poster noted, email and web will most likely not get you any results. You will have to do the old 20th century thing and call them.


Luckily, you can do it in a 21st century way:


- use Skype to make the call to save $
- if you call Fauchon or Hediard, the absolutely will put someone on the line who speaks English
- if you do run into an language issue, have your smartphone handy and have Google Translate translate what you're typing
- remember to use a credit card that does not charge a foreign transaction fee
Yep...as I posted earlier as well in this thread - the OP needs to call. The way I've sent flowers in various countries is to use mapping to find my recipients address and then look for shops near their address and then just pick up thy phone and start calling. If they can't speak/understand English, you figure that out pretty quickly. Make note of any time difference.
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Quote from megakimcheelove View Post :
Ah... as earlier poster noted, email and web will most likely not get you any results. You will have to do the old 20th century thing and call them.


Luckily, you can do it in a 21st century way:


- use Skype to make the call to save $
- if you call Fauchon or Hediard, the absolutely will put someone on the line who speaks English
- if you do run into an language issue, have your smartphone handy and have Google Translate translate what you're typing
- remember to use a credit card that does not charge a foreign transaction fee
Chase comes in handy!
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