• Chichester
  • Crate & Apple, Chichester, West Sussex

    Crate & apple, wellies, Chichester, West Sussex, Eton mess, panna cotta, pomegranate, shortbread, burger, beef burger,

    On my first visit to the Crate & Apple at Westgate, Chichester I went with Geoff and we met my cycling friend Linda. Whenever Linda and I meet up in Chichester we normally go to Artie’s Kitchen in Southgate – which was once Artisan Café – but I had told her about the new pub so we […]

  • Portsmouth
  • The Marmion, Southsea

    Marmion, The Marmion Pub, Marmion Road, Capers, Lou Lou's, Southsea, Portsmouth, pub, belly pork, scallops, quince, cheese, port, fish & chips, live music,

    After hearing from others that The Marmion pub in Marmion Road, Southsea was very nice and that the food was good too, we thought we’d try it out for ourselves. There are two entrances, one on the right leads you in to what I would call the ‘bar area’ and the one on the left, which we […]

  • Rest of Hampshire
  • The Shoe at Exton

    UPDATE: See bottom of post Sunday lunch doesn’t get better than this. The Shoe is a lovely country pub situated in the small village of Exton. Cross the road and their garden has a river at the bottom, very pleasant to sit in on a bright and sunny day. The pub is frequented by walkers […]