Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Cosy Cafe Breakfast

Firstly, remember to enter my Zoella and Tanya Burr competition!

On Saturday, my fiancé and I (oh, did I mention I’m engaged?!) finally found our dream wedding venue! We were excited and laden down with brochures and wanted to find a little breakfast spot to have a bite to eat and discuss important details like dates (will September be warm enough? Will everyone come on a Friday…? And so on!)

I want to get married in my home town of Hertfordshire, so we weren’t in London, where there are more breakfast places than you could shake a stick at (what on earth does that expression mean?!...oh well) but I knew exactly where to go!

Serendipity is the cutest little café near the river in Hertford. When I was a teenager I used to go there all the time, and it’s always looked like it does now – like a Pinterest dream, all cosy wooden chairs and pastel decorations with its never ending menu chalked up on the blackboard behind the till! It was decorated for Halloween which made it even cosier. We got our hot chocolates and happily sat down to wait for our food.

There’s a little bit of controversy around this café. Way back, Serendipity applied for planning permission to extend into the shop next door. They were denied permission by the council. Next thing anyone knew, Starbucks bought the shop and without waiting for permission, turned it into a coffee shop. They were allowed permission retrospectively because it was kind of too late. I personally still boycott that Starbucks now!

Anyway, onto my breakfast. Look at my eggs! It’s the happiest breakfast you’ve ever seen! I almost didn’t want to eat them…!

I said almost. Look at that - the perfect hot, runny yolk, and buttery bread. Yum.

Ian had a much more boring panini with bacon, cheese and baked beans (yes – beans. In a panini. Men.)

And we picked a date! A perfect end to a lovely Saturday morning. 


  1. This sounds like such a lovely day! Congratulations on the engagement! :) This café looks adorable too! And not to mention the smiley faces on the eggs! Though I don't think I could have beans on a Panini haha!

    Love Amylou x

    1. Thank you :) haha I know, it sounds revolting doesn't it?! Beans in a panini? No! xxx

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    1. I know! So cute! Not sure what cats have to do with eggs but when they're this cute, frankly, who cares?! xxx

  3. ohh that is cute place and I love the egg holders, truly adorable! Congrats on the Engagement and picking a date (as a somewhat newly married gal, I know that picking a date is hard).

    Liz :)

    1. Thank you! It really was hard... do we wait longer to ensure it's in the summer...will people come on a Friday...ahh! Haha congrats to you too xxx

  4. I can't picture this place at all, even though I know exactly where Starbucks is. Where and when are you getting married? PS Friends in September make for excellent weddings (that's when I had mine this year) x

  5. Congrats! <3


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