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  • Banks Bar Bistro, Bishop’s Waltham

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    Geoff and I visited Banks Bar Bistro in Bishop’s Waltham for lunch recently. It’s another of those ‘must visit’ places on my long list which I’m slowly going through but new places keep popping up. I’d walked past the restaurant only days before (it’s a one way street and I was walking in the opposite […]

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  • Barnaby’s Coffee Shop, Swanmore

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    I’d been invited to Barnaby’s Coffee Shop which is sandwiched between The Paterson Centre and St.Barnabus Church in rural Swanmore. It was once The Old School Room and wasn’t being used, except for storing unwanted items, so just over a year ago the community made it into a much needed coffee shop (the nearest being about 3 miles […]

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  • Josie’s Wine.Coffee.Deli – Bishop’s Waltham

    A week ago my friend and I were out cycling and stopped off at Josie’s Wine.Coffee.Deli for coffee and cake. This was my first visit and we were lucky to get the last table. We both enjoyed a very nice chocolate brownie – for only £2.50 which I thought was good as it wasn’t a […]

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  • Piccola Roma, Bishop’s Waltham

    One of the many tearooms we visit on our cycle rides is ‘The Anvil‘ (we know it as Fred’s) in Bishop’s Waltham, always a friendly welcome and they do delicious cake and many choices of coffee. Next door is an Italian restaurant called Piccola Roma and my husband and I always say that we must […]