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Jul 14, 2014 08:35 AM

Eccles Cake

Where can I find "eccles cakes" in or around Montreal?

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  1. They have them at the Cardinal Tea-Room.

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    1. re: nikkori

      Cool! Just Googled cause I'd never heard of that place - posting info to save someone else from having to do the same. :-)
      5326 Rue Saint Laurent
      Montreal, Quebec
      (514) 903-2877

      Eccles cakes are $4 -

      1. re: kpzoo

        Thank you. Have you had one there? Will definitely make the trip.

        1. re: gidday

          No I haven't, as I mentioned I've never even heard of that tea room before now. ;-) Looks like a nice place though, but only open a few days a week.

          1. re: kpzoo

            definitely, one of the best tea room in montreal. you'd be in for a treat. their opening hours sucks though

      1. re: blondee_47

        It's a british pastry/pie. Very tasty, had one in Nova Scotia once and loved it.

        1. re: gidday

          ty...the Cardinal tea room is somewhere i have to try.

        2. re: blondee_47

          It's made with puff pastry, currants and spices. Very good!

        3. I saw them in the english store in Hudson last weekend, also their pork pies are pretty traditional and good.

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          1. re: danrushton

            > I saw them in the english store in Hudson

            Clarence & Cripps for the unfamiliar. Teeny little store, but jam-packed with stuff in every corner!


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