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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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Farmer Butcher Chef

REVIEW: Farmer Butcher Chef, Goodwood

A great restaurant – or cafe, bistro or even chippy – is one in which everything just feels right.

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The Coach & Horses pub in London Road, Hilsea

Diners compare service on Christmas Day at a Portsmouth pub to Fawlty Towers

DINERS had their Christmas Day ‘ruined’ after poor service at a pub likened to ‘something off Fawlty Towers’.

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The Ship Inn, Langstone

FOOD REVIEW: The Ship Inn. Langstone

Before biting into a burger at The Ship Inn, we weren’t entirely sure who Mrs Owton was.

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New Theatre Royal, which houses Phipps Caf�

Carol Godsmark reviews Phipps Café, New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth

Pass by New Theatre Royal these days and you’ll come to a halt as you look up to admire the newly reopened theatre.

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Wheelwright Arms, Havant

Carol Godsmark reviews: Wheelwright Arms, Havant

The 150-year-old Wheelwright Arms, part of the Upham Brewery stable of 12 pubs including West Meon’s Thomas Lord, has changed since being taken over.

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The Hoeford Inn at 250 Gosport Rd, Fareham PO16 0SX.

Carol Godsmark reviews Hoeford Inn, Fareham

From edible plates, bathing in baked beans, gorging on 44 lobsters in 12 minutes or 18 sausages in the time it would take to brush your teeth (three minutes), these are just some challenges which turn food into a joke.

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Melody's 126 Albert Road, Southsea.

Carol Godsmark reviews: Melody’s, Southsea

Melody’s, a coffee shop-cum-takeaway, opened its doors this year on Southsea’s iconic Albert Road strip.

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The Port House at Port Solent

Carol Godsmark reviews: The Port House, Port Solent

Jay Rayner’s recent delicious rant in his Observer restaurant column had a go at restaurants and cafés which think that posting menus and opening times on a website is for mere mortals.

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The White Swan, Bosham.

Carol Godsmark reviews: The White Swan, Bosham

Bosham has no shortage of pubs thanks to its glorious waterside location.

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Gin & Olive, Southsea.

Carol Godsmark reviews: Gin & Olive, Southsea

Food and drink press trips are one of life’s pleasures to understand producers’ ethos or new businesses.

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