Monthly Archives: April 2016

Our Anniversary @ hippopotamus

There are just a small handful of restaurants in Wellington which I would eat at for a special occasion, and hippopotamus is one of those restaurants.   Not having been out somewhere nice in months, I decided to bite the … Continue reading

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Sweet Vanilla Kitchen

I have always tried to find a decent cafe in ‘The Hutt’ but never really found one until today.   Having just visited one of my friends in Lower Hutt I somehow made my way to  Lower Hutt city where … Continue reading

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Emberz

Another trip to Invercargill, we decided to stay somewhere cheap as we were not going to be staying in our room so we decided to stay at Ascot hotel.  The weather had turned to custard, so we decided to eat … Continue reading

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The Batch Cafe – Take 3

The Batch Cafe is one of those places on my ‘must visit’ list every time I am in Invercargill.  Not only is the food here good, with great coffee, but also staff are willing to go out their way to … Continue reading

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Aggies Fish and Chips

Having tried Herbert Street Fish and Chips, I was eager to find another decent fish and chip shop in Invercargill to continue my hunt for some the best fish and chips in Invercargill/Bluff area.

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Seriously Good Chocolate Company & Cafe

The Seriously Good Chocolate Company is a local chocolatier established in 2000 by Jane Stanton using her grandfathers recipe for her friends and family.  Today, the Seriously Good Chocolate Company is thriving in the Southern town of Invercargill continuing making quality handmade gourmet … Continue reading

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Ten Twenty Four – Revisited

Mr Wasabi and I were much impressed the first time round that he suggested we should visit 1024 again, and I certainly was not going to complain to that idea.  Please click here to read my previous review One of … Continue reading

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