Good places to eat in Portsmouth
Situated on the south coast, Portsmouth is a bustling city, and people visit it for many reasons. Some come to shop, whilst others tour the historic quay or admire the views from the Spinnaker Tower. Some may be there with a bit of time to kill as they wait for a ferry crossing over the channel. Whatever your reason for being in Portsmouth, you are likely to want to find somewhere to eat during your visit. Fortunately, Portsmouth has a vast range of eateries. Whether you want a quick bite, a gourmet meal or somewhere to feed the family, Portsmouth will have something for you.
Fine dining in Portsmouth
Restaurant 27 serves what its chef patron, Kevin Bingham, describes as “global French.” The menus are created from only the very best ingredients, many from local producers. The fine gastronomic cuisine and the exceptional front-of-house service has earned this restaurant the reputation of being one of the best in the area. Bistro Montparnasse is another excellent restaurant. The regularly changing menu serves modern European cuisine in a friendly atmosphere. The restaurant also hosts seasonal gourmet nights with a wine list to match.
Gunwharf Quays is Portsmouth shopping centre. It is also home to a number of restaurants, including the well-known chains – Wagamama, Café Rouge and Jamie’s Italian to name but a few. For those who want a lovely night, this is also the place where you will find many bars and clubs.
A quick bite
The Garage Lounge is an elegant café that offers home-style cooking, home-made cakes and a variety of loose-leaf teas. Southsea Coffee Company serves speciality coffees as well as loose-leaf teas and Origin hot chocolate. The food is tasty and healthy and includes a range of sandwiches, toasted banana bread and Buddha boards. Also indulge in some cakes, including a special range of raw vegan cakes.