• Hampshire
  • T & Thistle, Southsea

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    The T & Thistle Coffee Lounge – a slightly Scottish themed cafe – opened at the end of February this year. They are situated in Highland Road close to the Festing Road junction – not far from Hunter Gatherer which is on the opposite side a little further along. I knew nothing about the place – […]

  • Hampshire
  • Baffled Coffee, Southsea

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    I came across Baffled Coffee quite by accident back in January (see footnote) on a social media site and thought it looked rather good. I quickly paid them a visit for lunch the very next day along with my friend and gym buddy, Sarah. Baffled Coffee have been open for around seven months – I’ve […]

  • Hampshire
  • Manna, Old Portsmouth – our favourite place

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    As this is our first post of 2017, I thought I’d start the new year with a review of our very favourite local ‘go-to’ place which is…drum roll… Manna Tea Rooms. We know the menu, we know there will be specials and most importantly, we know that the food will be fresh and of good quality. Consistency […]

  • Fareham
  • Cackleberrys, Fareham, Hampshire

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    ************************************************************************* UPDATE: 13/01/2017 – I said in this review that I would love to return for afternoon tea (or high tea as Cackleberry’s call it) and today I did. It was superb. It was all homemade (apart from the little brioche rolls) and everything was fresh and really very tasty. On the bottom plate was […]