• 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • The Chocolate Lounge, Southsea, Portsmouth

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    CLOSED – although you can still buy their chocolates online at the Chocablock website shown below. 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 […]

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  • Café Rouge, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

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    Recently I went out for the day with my pal Catia. Our first stop was Design Vintage in West Stoke, West Sussex for a cake and coffee. They didn’t recognise me with ‘normal’ clothes on (I usually visit them whilst out cycling, its one of our favourite ‘pit-stops’) and only did so once I’d ordered […]