• 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 […]

  • Hampshire
  • Hunter Gatherer Coffee, Southsea

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    Hunter Gatherer Coffee in Albert Road, Southsea is in their fourth week of opening and I’d only found out about them quite by chance last week somewhere on social media. As I was meeting a friend for lunch the very next day I quickly contacted her to change the venue so I could try it […]

  • Hampshire
  • The Bat & Ball, Hambledon

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    If you’re from around these parts you will most definitely have heard of the Bat & Ball in Hambledon (or Clanfield) and more than likely have been there at some time in your life. The pub has a strong link to cricket which you can read about here. Two years ago Geoff and I visited […]