So one of the fun things about living in Greensboro, NC is being able to escape to Charlotte in under two hours. Laughing. : ) I Spent the weekend in the Queen City recently and finally got to checkout a place that’s been on my list. It’s a French bakery and cafe located in Uptown Charlotte, called Amelie’s and it offers up some delicous food and drink.
And ou la la!! Such atmosphere! The menus are suspended up high in those guilded frames.
And would you look at those light fixtures. Loved all the details in this charming place.
And the place smells amazing. Outstanding coffee and this incredibly delicous breakfast sandwich. Ham and Gruyere cheese with egg, and fresh spinach, on a warm freshly baked croissant. omg!
While enjoying our croissants and cafe we were seated across from this giant window allowing us to watch the pastry chef’s in action. The window had a trompe de l'oeil red curtain painted on it to framing the window like a theater curtain. We sat back and enjoyed the show.
A charming entrance to welcome you in and the place is gigantic! Amelie’s has three locations in the Charlotte area, a bakery in nearby Rock Hill, SC and a location in Atlanta, GA.
And then it was dessert decision time…….
Macarons in every flavor and color possible or a delicate French pastry like a Napoleon prehaps???
Eye candy. Let’s just say a very large bakery box was on the seat next to me for the ride home. : )