Send a pal some Swoon gelato straight from your phone with huggg. Perfectly churned with love and a sprinkle of summer.

Summer has officially arrived in Bristol, so it’s time to ditch the coats, don your sunnies, and smother your nose in sun cream as the weather gets warmer and the sun comes out to play.  

And BOY do we have a treat for you?

After dozens of requests from hugggers, we’re excited to announce that we've teamed up with the wonderful people of Swoon - so now you can send gelato hugggs to pals, from the comfort of your very own smartphone. 

Named one of the 11 best artisan ice cream parlours in the UK by Olive magazine this year, Swoon’s award-winning treats are enough to tickle everyone’s taste buds! Run by siblings, Bruno and Pat who, inspired by their grandfather, set up Swoon to bring an Italian twist of gelato heaven to the hearts of both Bristol and Bath - they've smashed it in every single way.

Bruno met Luisa, head gelato chef, at Carpigiani Gelato University (yep, you heard us right - there is an actual gelato university) near Bologna in Italy. Not only are Bru and Lu two total experts in the cold stuff, they’re also a force to be reckoned with in the gelato world: “We believe every life is made a little better by gelato, and bringing people together over gelato is what we do: the very best in artisan gelato, made with love and laughter to lift your spirits”. 

What's on offer then?

You can choose to send either a 'Small Swoon', which is either one scoop of delicious gelato or a 'Swoon on a stick'. Or a 'Big Swoon', which is made up of two scoops of gelato or one of their heavenly milkshakes. Either one is guaranteed to cast a little sunshine on the day of whoever receives your huggg and all they need to do is head into Swoon, pick up their huggg and enjoy.

Your huggg-ee can choose from whichever flavour is on offer that day. From classic tastes such as Strawberry and Madagascan Vanilla to out-of-this-world concoctions like Amarena Cherry Cheesecake, Lemon and Elderflower, and Coffee (our favourite, of course) there's plenty to choose from. And if you’re dairy free or vegan? Fear not. Swoon’s sorbetto is made of completely natural plant-based ingredients - neat, right?

At huggg, we’re all about sharing the love, and we know you are too, so when your pal is stuck in an office that’s hotter than the sun, send them a Swoon. With two homes to call their own, you can find Swoon on both Park Street in Bristol and on Kingsmead Square in Bath.

Download huggg app today and get your gelato on.