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Wonderful new French bakery near South Asheville, Old World bakery, fletcher,NC

debrasimons Oct 5, 2011 05:15 PM

I highly recommend the Old World Bakery in Fletcher, down near south asheville.. it is right off the main street on St.Johns Place.. It is an authentic French bakery owned by a French family. And everything is fresh and top quality. Wonderful Brioche, tarts, bread pudding, mini cakes, etc. It is so good and needs people to know it is there. LOVE it. Debra reece simons

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    Leepa RE: debrasimons Oct 5, 2011 05:18 PM

    Do you know what their hours are, Debra?

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      debrasimons RE: Leepa Oct 5, 2011 05:36 PM

      http://jacquesoldworldbakery.com/ call ahead for their hours because I think they are closed on sunday, monday, and close around 4:30 pm which is a change from 6pm.. thanks for the link that is the right one for sure

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      Leepa RE: debrasimons Oct 5, 2011 05:26 PM

      Found this:


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        gibbsl12 RE: debrasimons Mar 16, 2012 07:21 AM

        Old World Bakery has moved to a more convenient location on 640 Merrimon Ave in North Asheville. The hours are from 7:30am to about 5pm. Check us out on Facebook as well. Thanks!


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          Leepa RE: gibbsl12 Mar 16, 2012 09:17 AM

          Hot damn!

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          caiogirl RE: debrasimons Mar 18, 2012 08:19 AM

          Had a lovely cheddar jalepeno bagel from Old World yesterday. Quite tasty. I'll be back :)

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            jrangno RE: debrasimons May 8, 2012 07:27 AM

            They moved to North Asheville. I ordered a "custom" birthday cake for 12 persons, for my 5 year old daughter's birthday. $22 got me a 6 inch diameter "cake" with chocolate frosting and a near same color "decoration" which was so blurry it could not be read. The customers in the shop were shocked, I was angry and the "chef" was no where to be found/ With only 1 hour before the party, I stopped at Earth Fare and got cup cakes. NEVER EVER buy a cake from this place.
            I posted a picture of the so called cake on another web cite.

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              Leepa RE: jrangno May 8, 2012 07:47 PM

              Were you really expecting it to be a birthday cake kind of bakery?

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                NANCY RE: Leepa May 8, 2012 07:54 PM

                They feature custom birthday cakes per their website.


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                  Leepa RE: NANCY May 8, 2012 08:06 PM

                  That's great, but if I were buying a birthday cake for a 5 year old I wouldn't buy it there. Now I do go there for pastries, breads, etc. To each their own, however.

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