Aux Doigts De Jean Bart Patisserie

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6 rue du Sud
59140 Dunkerque
Tel: 00 33 (0)3 28 66 72 78
Web: www.auxdoigtsdejeanbart.com

Open: Wednesday to Saturday from 8am to 12.30 pm and 2pm and 7.15pm. Sunday and bank holidays from 8am to 2pm

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Over the last hundred years, four generations of the Vandewalle family have dedicated their working lives to pastry making. The pretty patisserie simply oozes with temptation – cakes, flans, biscuits and pastries shout out ‘eat me’.

But their speciality is their famous Doigt de Jean Bart gateaux, a name that pays homage to Dunkirk’s most famous corsair. The exact recipe remains a secret but the finger shaped gateaux is filled with coffee cream and almond biscuit and covered in crunchy chocolate.