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Eating Out

FOOD REVIEW: Beefy’s, Ageas Bowl

If I told you that we’d be eating in a restaurant inspired by cricket legend Sir Ian Botham, what would you imagine?

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FOOD REVIEW: Richoux, Port Solent

Port Solent welcomed another top end eatery in March when Richoux opened its doors.

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Gracie-AnnTearooms at Port Solent

FOOD REVIEW: Gracie-Ann’s Tearooms, Port Solent

Eating afternoon tea has become much more than a great British tradition.

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McDonalds in Commerical Road, Portsmouth

Fire at city centre restaurant

A SMALL fire broke out at McDonalds in Commercial Road earlier this evening.

Sant Yago

FOOD REVIEW: Sant Yago, Southsea

When you phone up to book a table at a restaurant and find all the Fridays and Saturdays for the next few months are full up, your expectations are high.

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Cams Mill in Fareham

FOOD REVIEW: Cams Mill, Fareham

It caused a bit of a stir when it was being built, with campaigners upset at it being built in a conservation area.

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There's a warm welcome at Friendly Phil's American diner

American diner opens at marina on busy weekend

AN AMERICAN diner has been given a new lease of life as a different firm has taken over – bringing jobs, burgers and milkshakes with it.

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Wagamama at Whiteley Shopping Centre

FOOD REVIEW: Wagamama, Whiteley Shopping Centre

It’s a Saturday lunchtime, the sun is shining and it’s a beautiful day.

The Harbour Coffee House in Commercial Road, Portsmouth

FOOD REVIEW: The Harbour Coffee House, Portsmouth

I’d found myself in some kind of nightmare situation – it was a busy lunchtime in Portsmouth’s Commercial Road and Dish Detective was famished.

The chicken and cheese wrap

FOOD REVIEW: The Cafe, Tesco Extra in Fratton

So it probably won’t win a Michelin star and nor does it have the acclaim of trendy high street cafes.

The Hampshire Bowman in Dundridge

FOOD REVIEW: Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge

Now that’s how you do an onion ring, remarked the Dish Detective’s dining partner, as she examined the wonderful specimen that accompanied her burger.

Bar + Block at Whiteley Shopping Centre

FOOD REVIEW: Bar + Block, Whiteley Shopping Centre

A new steak house has opened at Whiteley Shopping Centre and Dish Detective decided to put its skills to the ultimate test.

Home Coffee

FOOD REVIEW: Home Coffee, Albert Road, Southsea

Sometimes you go somewhere and everything is just right.

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Pie & Vinyl

Five of the best vegetarian and vegan eateries in Portsmouth and Southsea

Looking for vegetarian and vegan food in Portsmouth and Southsea? Here are five top places to try.

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The Crown Inn, The Square, Bishop's Waltham

THE DISH DETECTIVE: The Crown, Bishop’s Waltham

In general, the Dish Detective is a big fan of breweries, mainly because they make beer. It’s a noble calling, and one we hope continues for the foreseeable future.

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From left, Cheryl Williams, Gareth Clarke, Christian Mascia and Jamie Digney at the launch night of Casa Sarda 

Picture:  Malcolm Wells (170214-7135)

Portsmouth Pizza House’s recipes live on through son

IT was a family restaurant adored by food lovers across Portsmouth.

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Food on offer at The Real Eating Company in East Street, Chichester

FOOD REVIEW: The Real Eating Company, East Street, Chichester

It’s a busy Saturday and we’re in a rush. But then so - it appears - are the thousands of other shoppers in Chichester city centre.

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Picture: Ben Fishwick

FOOD REVIEW: Jam & Bowler in Southsea

Most people don’t get a chance to sit down and enjoy a proper first meal in the morning.

Southsea Coffee Co in Osborne Road

Five of the best breakfasts in Southsea

Friendly and affordable, you can enjoy a tasty breakfast here at any time of the day, whether you’re an early bird or a late riser. The classic eggs Benedict on a toasted muffin with smoked salmon or bacon is popular, as is Churchill’s famous eggy bread.

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The Vine, Hambledon

FOOD REVIEW: The Vine, Hambledon

It came as a bit of a surprise on arrival at The Vine to be directed to a table covered with banners and balloons declaring ‘Happy Birthday!’

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