• Portsmouth
  • The Parade, Southsea, Portsmouth

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      It’s been two years since I’ve visited The Parade Tearooms in Southsea (until now that is). Some may find that hard to believe as lots of people love it and return again and again. On our very first visit soon after they opened, we were disappointed and I think we made one more trip to […]

  • Hampshire
  • Canvas Coffee, Portsmouth

    I’ve visited Canvas Coffee at Portsmouth & Southsea railway station countless times since at least March 2016 (possibly before but that’s the earliest date which the photo’s I have go back to). Anyway, finally, here’s a review. What have I been waiting for, you may ask? Well the reason is I’ve been waiting to have […]

  • Portsmouth
  • Wonderland Cafe, Copnor, Portsmouth

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    The day before Helen was due to leave good ol’ Blighty and return to New Zealand to do another calf rearing season, we decided to have lunch somewhere very local. Less than a mile from our house is Wonderland Cafe in Tangier Road, Copnor, near Baffins Pond (but up towards Copnor Bridge). On entering Wonderland […]

  • Portsmouth
  • The Chocolate Lounge, Southsea, Portsmouth

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    The Chocolate Lounge, who also make the Chocablok Chocolates, have moved from Copnor to Clarendon Road in Southsea. A smart move. The interior is very nicely decorated with a nautical theme and lots of interesting photos and items dotted around to look at. Thick rope which hangs from the ceiling above the counter holds bare […]