• Hampshire
  • Smugglers Bar and Kitchen, Southampton

    Carlos and I were in Southampton to go bouldering at Boulder Shack Climbing Gym. After our climb, we thought about where to go for lunch. We don’t often eat in Southampton because there aren’t many decent independents to choose from, not as many as Portsmouth anyway (though we are a little bias!). I looked to […]

  • Weekly Treats
  • This week’s sweet treats : 20/11/2015

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    What better way to start your Friday than with our weekly round-up of some of the many sweet treats we’ve eaten this week, at home and abroad.  Here’s five of our favourites! Clockwise from L-R 1. It was Beaujolais Nouveau day yesterday and we celebrated at Boulangerie Victor Hugo in Southampton where we’d been invited for the […]

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  • Boulangerie Victor Hugo, Southampton

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    UPDATE: 13/06/2017 – Sadly, for reasons unknown by myself, this place has now closed.  Such a shame as it was so nice to go to an independent, and authentic café, instead of the same old places you find in every high street. Back in October Helen and I visited Boulangerie Victor Hugo in the High […]