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Tomtom Cigars & Coffee, Belgravia, London

As you know by now I like to visit a cigar store every now and again, this year I have been trying to visit one, once a month. Recently a few folk have been recommending I make a visit to Tomtom Cigars & Coffee Shop in Elizabeth Street, Belgravia, London. After a quick search online […]

Smoking cigars in Edinburgh, Scotland – Part 3

For the third and final part of my recent cigar adventure in Edinburgh, Scotland, I talk about my visit to… Jeffrey St. Whisky & Tobacco12-14 Jeffrey St Edinburgh ScotlandEH1 1DT United Kingdom This is a specialist Whisky & Tobacco shop which opened in 2014. It is situated in heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. They sell […]

Smoking cigars in Edinburgh, Scotland – Part 2

The weather was surprisingly decent during a recent trip to Edinburgh, Scotland, apart from one day where there was a little rain… when it started I happened to stumble across… Hotel du Vin 11 Bristo Pl, Edinburgh, EH1 1EZ I have only heard of this place on my social media accounts and remember seeing that […]

Smoking cigars in Edinburgh, Scotland – Part 1

Following a wee trip up to Edinburgh, Scotland, for the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival, I decided that this trip wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a couple of cigar stores! First stop, the nearest one to my accommodation according to a quick search on Google maps, happened to be… The Cigar Box361 High St, Edinburgh, […]

I finally smoked a Cohiba Behike cigar!

I have wanted to get my hands on a Cohiba Behike cigar for a long time, deemed one of THE BEST CUBAN CIGARS. The task seemed almost impossible due to the cigar’s rarity and lack of availability. I was also expecting to break the bank by purchasing such a cigar ‘if’ I ever tried one […]

Smoking cigars outside Francos, London

I first heard about Franco’s about ten years ago on a London Cuban Cigar Walk with Nic Wing, where he took us around the many different cigar stores in the city. We were in Davidoff’s, and he pointed to Franco’s, telling us to enjoy a cigar there at some point. A couple of years later, […]

Cigars and cocktails at The Ritz, London

I have wanted to visit The Ritz, London to smoke a cigar in their luxury cigar shop and sampling Lounge for quite some time, located on the ground floor of the iconic Piccadilly grande dame hotel. I usually walk past it on the way to Green Park tube station, usually after a stroll around the many […]

Lunch, cigars and whisky in the courtyard at The Stafford, London

I have wanted to try this venue for quite some time, and after a couple of attempts, I finally managed to visit the courtyard of ‘The American Bar‘ at The Stafford, London, for lunch, cigars and whisky. Making reservations seemed pretty straightforward on the hotel’s website. It’s simply a case of selecting ‘ Book a table’, […]


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