Eaterie is a patisserie on Hutt Street co-owned by French couple Stéphanie and Hugues Vilette. Inside, you’ll find crepes, galettes and specialty pastries made with local, seasonal ingredients. Committed to providing options for everybody, there’s even vegan crepes and gluten-free pastries on offer.
Instead of having fixed recipes, the pair allow the natural change of seasons to determine what’s on the menu. Everything is made in-house, including a delectable homemade Nutella dubbed “Eatella”. Produce is sourced from Fleurieu biodynamic farm Village Greens, plus fruits from McCarthy’s Orchard in McLaren Flat, while beans and brews are from local Kappy’s Tea & Coffee, served with Fleurieu milk.
Stéphanie holds patisserie qualifications, including a master of crepe from her native Brittany, a region in northwest France. It’s the home of Breton delicacies such as galette (the savoury buckwheat-based crepe counterpart) and kouign amman, a wheel of sugary, buttery bread dough that is slow-cooked to be crispy on the outside and caramelised on the inside.
Eaterie also doubles as a gallery to display Hugues’s artwork — a collection of abstract paintings reminiscent of 20th-century cubism .