There are a number of new openings across Portsmouth that you should be on your ‘must-visit’ list this season.
If you’re a little bored of the same old hangouts, or you’re just looking for somewhere new to chow down, sip a coffee or beer, or enjoy a romantic dinner – then we’ve found five of Portsmouth and Southsea’s newest foodie options which have opened up in the last three months.
Get out there and check these out for yourself.
A former city favourite for over three decades, which has been renovated and refurbished under new management and recently re-opened. The new Beckett’s is a cool four-floor hangout offering meaty main dishes and an impressive seafood menu too. Not to mention the impressively well-stocked bar.
11 Bellevue Terrace, PO5 3AT – beckettssouthsea.co.uk
A new addition to Fawcett Road which opened its doors in June, Baffled Coffee is a smart, chic coffee shop with plenty of substance to back up that style. Here they offer speciality coffee, alongside freshly made sandwiches and salads, and a formidable sweet treats menu.
77 Fawcett Road, PO4 0DB – facebook.com/baffledcoffee
Southsea Brewing Company
Facebook / The Southsea Brewing Company
Moving from an award-winning DIY affair to a fully-fledged brewery, Southsea Brewing Company set up home in Southsea Castle back in June and it’s been a much celebrated move. The brewery now runs weekend events, offering take-outs and drinking sessions. A far more interesting choice than your local off-license.
Southsea Castle, PO5 3PA – facebook.com/southseabrewing
Crafty Hotdog Company
Facebook / The Crafty Hotdog Company
Albert Road’s newest foodie haven specialises in dogs and beer in a big way. Crafy Hotdog Company opened their doors in June and are already winning fans with their bottled beer selection and delicious hot dog toppings – included pull pork, BLT and nachos.
72 Albert Road, PO5 2SL – facebook.com/Thecraftyhotdogcompany
Could this be the best cafe view in the city? It’s a pretty strong candidate. The Canteen is the latest addition to the Hotwalls Studios, offering fresh pastries and fresh coffee too. What makes this a standout is the old fortification walls, paired with a stunning sea view. A perfect place to pick up a tea and watch the waves.
Point Battery & Barracks, Broad Street, PO1 2FS – facebook.com/thecanteenportsmouth
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Main image: Facebook / The Crafty Hotdog Company