Portsmouth is a treasure trove of great breakfast and brunch spots. I feel really spoilt to have all these awesome independents on my doorstep.
Southsea Coffee is no exception and a stellar cornerstone of the local food scene, it’s been thriving since 2013!
Plus it’s within walking distance of Southsea Common and the sea front. There’s nothing like a brisk stroll along the shore followed by food and coffee. That’s how you win at weekends!
Find out why this is one of my favourite places to go…
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Winchester has some incredible breakfast spots, you’ve just got to know where to look.
Tucked down a lane, just off the high street is a wonderful place to fuel up for your day.
Take a look at Forte Kitchen in Winchester…
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Bento Factory is serving up incredible Japanese and Vietnamese food just off Winchester High Street.
It’s also the only place in the city to serve traditional Vietnamese coffee.
What a great discovery! Say hello to fresh sushi, bao buns and bento…
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The beautiful island of Jersey is nurturing an incredible foodie scene.
Cargo is one of my favourite spots on the island for coffee and brunch, it’s gorgeous interior and delicious food made for a relaxed morning before a full day of sight seeing.
If you’re heading to St Helier Cargo is an absolute must visit!
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AD* | The Southampton Harbour Hotel is a stunning hotel standing tall in Ocean Village right on the coast.
It’s built in the shape of a cruise ship and has become an iconic part of the city’s skyline.
The penthouse or top level is the hotel’s main restaurant HarBar on 6th with spectacular views out across the marina and the Solent, the stretch of water between the south coast and the Isle of Wight.
It’s a stunning hang out with a terrace, floor to ceiling windows and a beautiful balcony.
It has a recently launched a new seafood focused menu which I was invited to review.
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AD* | The Day of the Dead is all about celebrating life! This, along with Halloween, is definitely my favourite adopted seasonal celebrations and it’s a huge excuse to eat ALL the Mexican food!
Wahaca invited me to a Día de Muertos dinner party, creating a cosy corner where we tried some tasty tacos and quesadillas.
Naturally, I was there with bells on!
Like Mexican food? See the delicious dishes from Masterchef 2005 winner Tomasina Miers…
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The trend for small plates is slowly coming over from Australia and New Zealand and it’s a foodie fashion I can get behind.
Caravan Bankside is a great place to experience this trend, it has a well-travelled menu, it’s based in an old metal box factory and it’s nestled in an emerging area of London.
Headed to London soon? Take a look…
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So no-one told you life was gonna be this way 👏👏👏👏. This is the one where we had coffee at the closest version to a real-life Central Perk from Friends.
Take a look at Bean Around The World, an amazing coffee spot in Jersey…
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A big slab of cake from Padstow’s favourite cake shop Cherry Trees is the perfect pick me up mid-afternoon on your travels.
With a charming backstory and amazing produce, it’s easy to see why it’s a firm favourite with visitors and locals alike.
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What happens when two seafood lovers who already have an insanely popular restaurant in London set up shop in Cornwall?
Well, critical acclaim, that’s what! Prawn on the Lawn take two opened in 2015 in Padstow and is so good that it’s featured in the Michelin Guide and it was named one of The Times Top 100 UK restaurants.
I visited on my last trip to Cornwall and it was, well sorry to ruin the rest of the post but, one of the best meals I’ve ever had!
Come and take a look at what I picked to eat, trust me, you’ll want to click just to look at the foodie pictures…
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