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Cafés

  • Ready, Steady, BRUNCH! Local spots we love

    The perfect mix of relaxed ambience and foodie fun - it has to be brunch.

  • Pinkies poised?

    If you’re on the hunt for a gift voucher or just after inspiration for a later date, then we’re here to help – feast your eyes on these brilliant afternoon tea spots in Hants & IoW.

  • The Canteen Slide

    The Canteen, Old Portsmouth

    Lunch with a side of ummm.... military history? Muddy heads to The Canteen, a waterfront cafe housed in a former battery and barracks, to try out some top quality nosh.

  • 31 below marylebone

    31 Below, Marylebone

    You can keep Oxford, Bond and Kensington - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

  • Cowleyfornication

    Oxford's left-field Cowley Road.

  • Before Sunset

    Rick Stein's outdoor cinema.

  • Easy-breezy Brunch

    Easy-breezy brunch in the countryside.

  • Healthy Food: Hampshire Style

    While the world of health-food faddism plumbs new depths of mad  — Amanda Chantal Bacon’s Moon Juice Dust with cordyceps, reishi and shilajit resin now retailing on net-a-porter for £50 a tin — us sensible mortals are embracing a different way of eating. Books like Bee Wilson’s This Is Not A Diet Book: A User’s Guide to Eating […]

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