11 new Portsmouth bars and restaurants you need to try this summer

There has been a lot of change to Portsmouth’s food and drink scene over the last few months.

Friday, 12th July 2019, 2:17 pm
Updated Friday, 12th July 2019, 2:42 pm
A family-friendly chain known for its famous tapas. The Panero Lounge is described as a 'retro-inspired cosy retreat, where eclectic artwork and quirky curios will sit next to oversized vintage sofas and old school benches.'

Several new businesses have opened their doors, and here is a selection of them for you to try this summer.

A new pub on the site of the legendary Yorkshire Grey. As well as beer, cocktails and coffee, it will serve food including burgers and pizzas. Opened its doors for the first time in April.
Food court Outside-In launched in April and hosts a varied selection of local businesses from across Hampshire. Menus will be changing from week to week, and food options include Carribean, Venisualian, burgers, vegan and more.

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One of Portsmouth's most famous restaurateurs Giuseppe Mascia, who used to run Hilsea's Pizza House, has opened a new Italian in Southsea. It is open seven days a week serving lunch and dinner, and also has a cocktail bar.
A family-friendly chain known for its famous tapas. The Panero Lounge is described as a 'retro-inspired cosy retreat, where eclectic artwork and quirky curios will sit next to oversized vintage sofas and old school benches.'
The Greenwich View Pub replaces the Belle Isle which shut in April. With an emphasis on craft beer, it has 16 beers on tap with wine and gin menus in tow. Its menu includes 20in pizzas, wings, nuggets and vegan options.
Portsmouth's newest nightclub launched earlier this month with a DJ set from ex-JLS star Marvin Humes. The venue has a capacity of 1,900 people, three club rooms, a bar and restaurant and an outdoor terrace.
Vietnamese street food store Pho opened in Gunwharf Quays last week. Diners can choose from classic chicken soup, spicy beef broths, their super green ph packed full of veggies and much more. It offers a takeaway menu as well.
Boba Baguette Bar sells a range of Vietnamese baguettes including grilled pork, grilled chicken and a traditional Vietnamese pork roll with cold meats and pat. The bar also offers summer rolls filled with prawns and pork.
Cosy Club, famed for its laid-back atmosphere and eccentric decor, opened in April. The restaurant serves a range of food and drink from breakfast to evening cocktails, as well as an award-winning vegan menu.
Married couple Dave and Lorna Eastwood and business partner Dan Tonkin have spent months transforming Moorhouse News in Eastney Road, Milton into new pub, The Brewers Tap.
Burger venue Burgerz n Brewz took over the unit previously used by Cheese & Cheers in Osborne Road. Owner James Stone said they had taken on 10 staff and had hired a host of local businesses to help with the refit and menu.