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Christmas Holiday Hours

  Please find following our holiday trading hours for our market, shop & café.

Posted on: 18th Dec, 2017by frenchie Read more



Our gourmet frozen ready meals are now available to order online for home delivery or pickup here. As well we’re offering a small selection of other products including our classic French Armor Lux striped tops. To start with we’ve focused on our most popular meals, pies, soups and have even included individually packed Croque Monsieurs […]

Posted on: 18th Aug, 2017by frenchie Read more

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the Truck Stop @ La Cigale

Next Truck Stop – Thursday 21st December! Our last Truck Stop for 2017 is Thursday 21st December!   (returning Thursday 1st February 2018) Join us for a night of amazing street food & live music. Trucks will be parked up right outside, the bar open, with plenty of seating inside and outside. Not to mention free parking! […]

Posted on: 15th May, 2017by frenchie Read more


Weekend Brunch Menu


Posted on: 30th Aug, 2016by frenchie Read more


Ready Meals – French Bistro Classics @ 29 October 2016

View our latest Price List and what’s available this week @ 29 October 2016  

Posted on: 22nd Apr, 2016by frenchie Read more

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Wandering Passey (weekly email 8 October 2015)

In the last year or so, when in Paris I’ve explored parts I’d never really spent much time in before. Whenever I do this I make sure I have some purpose to going otherwise I end up by wandering aimlessly. That purpose might be to visit a museum, gallery or park, to look for new […]

Posted on: 4th Jun, 2015by frenchie Read more

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Amboise, Loire Valley part 1 (weekly email 22 april 2015)

This week Mike & I are spending a couple of days in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, before returning to business in Paris.  The last time we were in Amboise was 1980 on our first trip to France. We decided it was time to return particularly since it’s only hour by train from Paris to Tours […]

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2015by frenchie Read more


The Loire Valley part 2 (weekly email 6 may 2015)

As promised last week, today I’m coming back to the Loire Valley today. As I said in my earlier email we had no set plans as it seems most tourists do when in the Loire. On our second day we picked Château de Chenonceau. It’s the fairy tale like chateau that you’re most likely to […]

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2015by frenchie Read more

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La Promenade Plantée (weekly email 20 may 2015)

La Promenade Plantée probably isn’t something you’d do on your first or second trip to Paris but something I’d recommend if you’ve been to Paris several times, are wanting to go a little off the beaten track and like gardens and walking. I think about it as the day I walked several kilometres too far […]

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2015by frenchie Read more