Le Deux Garcons Pâtisserie – Bangsar – French pastries, macarons and cakes!

This little corner (right opposite of Hong Leong Bank and right beside Jason Dental) used to house a pretty darn good desserts place called Mango Mania. I liked their mango ice cream and fish burgers; reasonable both in terms of pricing and portioning.
Then not too long ago, it became a two-in-one eating establishment and started serving substantial food, (remember “Beefy Steaks”?) which dished out pretty amazing steaks; based on feedback I’ve got from reliable sources.

Sadly, all that wasn’t sufficient to sustain Bangsar shoplots rental prices.

Le Deux Garcons Pâtisserie took over the lot recently and I dropped in for some French tête-à-tête one fine afternoon.

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Now, it’s not cool (both literally and figuratively) to sit outside on the Telawi sidewalk in the sweltering heat with heavy traffic fumes and attempt to enjoy your ridiculously expensive pastries. But that’s the only option for now unless you popped in for a take-away.

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 Still, if you are fussy about your desserts (of which I am), and wants to sample excellent French pastries without the need of an air ticket, Le Deux Garcons Pâtisserie would have to do for now.

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A trip to Le Deux Garcons Pâtisserie is worth the trouble; for the desserts here are at the very least; unique and one is assured of premium ingredients.

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Le Favori.
Pistachio biscuits pate a choux, raspberry brulee, and pistachio mousseline. RM16.

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This was incredibly good. Layers of fine sponge coupled with the sourish notes from the raspberry added to the nutty flavour of pistachio mousseline makes this cake oh-so-delectable!
Every mouthful bought forth delicate flavours on the palate, soft and harmonious blend of balanced sweetness, nuttiness and slight tang from the raspberry brulee.

 Le Palladio.
Crispy almond tart, layered with joconde, vanilla ganache, and white truffle mascarpone. RM22.
Yes, you read right. TRUFFLES. TRUFFLES and CHEESE. In a cake form.

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Did you just cringe? Well I kinda did when I read the label. God knows how I ended up ordering this anyways. It must cos I was intrigued.

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Well curiousity kills the cat they say. While I can’t vouch for your palate, I can assure you this may not be for everyone. It was expensive but I couldn’t eat more than a mouthful. Unfortunately my dessert-partner didn’t help finish it. So wasted.

But in all fairness, the truffle aroma and flavour was very distinguishable and certainly worth the RM22 price tag. Perhaps I’ll just have to get used to the mushroommy taste in sweets rather than just savouries.

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Against my better judgement my friend insisted on trying a macaron because she has never tried one before.

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She chose the Pistachio one (RM5.00) and as expected, found it to be too sweet. So did I. I guess I’ll never enjoy macarons. However, I make exceptions for the wasabi ones here @ The Hummingbird Cafe, Jalan Telawi!

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Will I be back? Of course! There’s so much more to try. But I got to make sure my wallets are nice & fat before stepping in again! 😛  

Les Deux Garçons Pâtisserie,
#36, Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru,
59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +603-2284 7833
Business Hours: Currently operating from 12:00noon – 8:00pm
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All pictures shot with the:
Samsung NX11

This Post Has 19 Comments

  1. Shaa

    One macaron is rm5????? Wow!

    1. rebeccasaw

      That’s the standard price!
      But there are places where macarons are going for like RM2.. but they taste crappy 😛


    So many interesting pastries and cakes! Especially Truffles. I really looking for this long time ago. I hope I can visit this shop when I back to KL. =)

    1. rebeccasaw

      Yes you can! Call me 😛
      I’ll bring you to many many places!

  3. Michelle chin

    Hmm… finding macarons that are not too sweet is a bit tricky. 🙂

  4. ai wei

    not cheap but i think it worth paying.
    will give a try. hehe, trust ur taste 😀

    1. rebeccasaw

      Heheh…trust my taste? *gasp* Pressure! 😛
      Go with your gang, then can share the cost!

  5. FiSh

    good food is always matched with the stunning price eh? Levain is good enough for me already 🙂

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    1. rebeccasaw

      Levain, unfortunately is not up to par for me but I still like some of their cakes and bread actually.
      Still, this is of an entire level of standard all together.

    1. rebeccasaw

      My friend who has eaten in Parisian cafes before said this is actually as good and cheaper!

    1. rebeccasaw

      Hi Cecilia
      Yes I saw them on my FB wall too. It’s spreading around = these screenshots. I’m quite surprised and I hope that there are explanation on this soon

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