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EATING OUT - SOUTHSEA RESTAURANTS

The Southsea area of Portsmouth has an excellent choice of restaurants including classic British cuisine, Bistros, Indian, Chinese a traditional British cafes and halal restaurants. This listing of Southsea restaurants, excludes restaurants in the Albert Road area of Southsea, which has it's own listing.

  • AGORA - TURKISH AND GREEK

    Agora Restaurant, Southsea Restaurants, Greek and Turkish specialities

    The Agora is a stalwart of the Southsea restaurant scene, it is ever popular and as a result always seems to be busy.

    The Agora serves great Turkish and Greek food such as stuffed vine leaves, falafels, humous, tahini, salads, lamb kofta and lamb kebabs and much more.

    Occasionally there is also live entertainment such as belly dancers. Be sure to book a table to avoid disappointment.

    Address: 9 Clarendon Road, Southsea, PO5 2ED
    Telephone: 02392 822617

  • ALGARVES GRILL

    Algarves Grill, Southsea Restaurant

    Specialising in Portugese Tapas, Algarves Grill in Osborne Road is a mixture of traditional Portugal and American diner. They serve authentic Portugese Tapas, Burgers, Grilled Meats, Salads, Steaks and Seafood. Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options are also available.

    You will get a friendly welcome from the attentive staff, children are welcome, great atmosphere, Algarves Grill is open for lunch and dinner.

    Address: 48 Osborne Road, Southsea, PO5 3LT
    Telephone: 02393 076062

  • BECKETTS RESTAURANT

    Located on Bellevue Terrace in a Grade II listed building, Becketts is arranged across four floors, completely renovated and extended in 2016. Becketts is open for Brunch, Lunch and Dinner, there are also six boutique rooms so you can stay over.

    Becketts serves dishes such as, Pan fried Chorizo with peppers and red onion, Warm Chicken Salad with avocado, brie, cashew nuts. pancetta and garlic dressing are included on the menu, this is accompanied by an extensive wine list.

    Address: Bellevue Terrace, Southsea, Hampshire
    Telephone: 02392 865000

  • THE BRINY

    The Briny Restaurant at Southsea Seafront

    The Briny is located on Clarence Esplanade next door to the Rock Gardens. The restaurant is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, plus an afternoon menu between 2.30 - 6pm.

    The breakfast menu includes all of your favourites, plus Yoghurt Bowls, Porrige or French Toast you can even choose Boiled Eggs with Marmite Soldiers.

    The dinner and lunch menu includes starters such as Fish Soup with crab and fennel toast or, Laverstock Mozzarella with seaweed pesto, hazelnuts and carrot salad. The mains includes dishes such as Goodwood Red Sirloin Steak with braised beef shin, crispy shallots, broccoli and beef jus or, Olive Oil Poached Cod with creamy mussel beignets, braised leeks, chive, mayonnaise, and vinegar gel. There are a wide range of side dishes available plus an additional Seafood Bar menu to choose from.

    Address: Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 3PG
    Telephone: 02392 826676

  • CAPERS CAFÉ

    Capers Cafe, Marmion Road, Restaurants in Southsea

    Capers is a light and airy daytime cafe in Marmion Road, it is vegetarian friendly and has vegan options as well.

    Perfect for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. All the food is prepared and cooked freshly in the kitchen and the homemade cakes are a must.

    Capers has a reputation for it's fast, friendly service, the quiche of the day is a popular option.

    Address: 59 Marmion Road, Southsea, PO5 2AX
    Telephone: 02392 815511

  • CIRCOLO PIZZERIA

    Circolo Italian and Pizza restaurant, Osborne Road, Find a restaurant in Southsea

    A great little Pizzeria in the heart of Southsea, Circolo has a full menu of Italian dishes such as antipasti, salads and a couple of pasta dishes, but as the name suggests they specialise in stone baked pizzas.

    There is a wide range to choose from, the signature Circolo pizza features goats cheese, pancetta, spinach and caramelised onions. Vegetarian and vegan options are available.

    Address: 78 Osborne Road, Southsea PO5 3LU
    Telephone:02392 349079

  • EASTNEY TAVERN

    The Eastney Tavern, Southsea

    Located on the corner of Cromwell Road and St Georges Road, opposite the Marines Barracks, the Eastney Tavern has always been a favourite with Southsea diners. This is a great little pub serving a wide range of real ales and also serving delicious, great value food.

    The Tav serves up all your favourite pub food such as burgers, steaks and sea food as well as more surprising dishes. There are themed nights such curry night on Thursday, don't forget the Sunday Lunches, also daily specials are displayed on the restaurant mirror. Booking is recommended as this is always a popular destination.

    Address: 100 Cromwell Road, Southsea, PO4 9PN
    Telephone: 02392 826246

  • EL TORO

    Southsea Restaurants, El Toro, Osbourne Road

    Latin American themed El Toro in Osborne Road Southsea is a bright and friendly restaurant specialising in serving premium Argentinian Steaks, Seafood, Tapas and Paella.

    The dining room walls are decorated with huge colourful murals depicting Latin American scenes. El Toro is open for lunch and dinner. Among the various steaks on offer are the Churasco Steak, marinated in spicy garlic, parsley and other herbs and the New Yorker, an 8oz Rump with fried egg on top.

    Address: 60 Osborne Road, Southsea, PO5 3LU
    Telephone:02392 343335

  • FARM KITCHEN

    Farm Kitchen, Palmerston Road, best Southsea restaurants

    Right in the heart of Southsea, Farm Kitchen in Palmerston Road, serves a wide range of food including sandwiches, panini's, salads, jacket potatoes, breakfasts, mains such as steak pie, vegan pie and quiche, vegetarian and vegan dishes, such as spinach and feta quiche.

    The decor is bright and modern with exposed bricks and bare light fittings, you need to order and pay at the bar.

    Address: 67 Palmerston Road, PO5 3PP
    Telephone: 02392 862666

  • ISTANBUL BARBECUE RESTAURANT

    Istanbul Barbecue Restaurant, Osborne Road, Turkish restaurants in Southsea

    Traditional, homemade Turkish cuisine, that's what you can expect at the Instabul Restaurant in Osborne Road, Southsea.

    The menu includes Turkish starters such as Tarama salad home made cod roe pate with olive oil and lemon juice, served with Turkish bread. Mains including Istanbul special (mixed grill), cooked on the barbecue, a combination of lamb and chicken shish, lamb cutlet and kofte and chicken wings served with rice and salad.

    Address: Osborne Road, Southsea, PO5 3LT
    Telephone: 02392 753490

  • MEAT AND BARREL

    Meat and Barrel bar and restaurant in Southsea

    Meat and Barrel (craft beer and kitchen) serves a wide range of craft ales, a smaller selection of cask ales as well as draught ciders.

    The menu is not large but includes burgers, this is the home of the Southsea burger Club, T-bone steak, sausages, rabbit stew, stout-braised pigs cheeks and spatchcock chicken.

    Vegetarian options are of course available.

    Address: 112-114 Palmerston Road, PO5 3PT
    Telephone:02392 176291

  • MONTPARNASSE

    Bistro Montparnasse French Restaurant in Palmesrton Road, Southsea

    The Bistro Montparnasse has been serving modern European cuisine in Southsea since 1999, dishes such as Panfried fillet steak with Bourguignonne ravioli and baby leeks or fillet of wild sea bass with chorizo, king prawns and paprika cream.

    All of the food is freshly prepared to order, the restaurant also has a private dining room which can cater for private parties of up to 30 people.

    Address: 103 Palmerston Road, PO5 3PS
    Telephone: 02392 816754

  • NOBLE HOUSE

    Noble House Chinese Restaurant in Osborne Road, Southsea

    The Noble House has been serving Chinese provincial cuisine in Southsea for over 30 years, particularly the regional specialities of Peking, Szechaun and Cantonese.

    A great selection of Chinese dishes are available, the restaurant menu really is extensive, vegetarians are also well catered for, friendly attentive waiting staff. There is also a Special Menu (eat as much as you like), a Gluten Free menu as well as a Takeaway menu.

    Address: 43 Osbourne Road, Southsea, PO5 3LS
    Telephone: 0800 7830752

  • NOURISH RESTAURANT

    Nourish Restaurant, Osbourne Road, Southsea

    Nourish is an independent restaurant and bar in Osborne Road, Southsea. The restaurant is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

    The breakfast menu includes all of your traditional favourites, at lunch time a variety of salads and lighter dishes are available and at dinner time there is a variety of steaks from Buckwells, sea food and vegetarian dishes.

    On Sunday there is a separate menu served from 12 noon til 6pm.

    Address: 17 Clarendon Road, PO5 2ED
    Telephone: 02392 730049

  • PIE AND VINYL

    Pie and Vinyl, Castle Road, Southsea

    Is it a record store or is it a cafe? Well Pie and Vinyl is both, located in the former Knight's photographic shop in Castle Road, Pie and Vinyl is a record shop and an excellent cafe specialising in pie and mash.

    They serve a wide range of house pies, plus pies supplied by local producers such as Buckwell's of Southsea. Pie and mash, mushy peas plus music - inspired.

    Pie and Vinyl aim to promote new music and new artists, the record room is at the rear of the shop. At the front where the cafe is, they also sell music posters, magazines and artwork.

    Address: 61 Castle Road, Southsea, PO5 3AY
    Telephone:02392 753914

  • RANCHOS - STEAK HOUSE

    Ranchos Steak House, Osborne Road, Southsea

    Ranchos aim to deliver a South American dining experience in the heart of Southsea.

    Ranchos use the finest cuts of beef and have fresh fish delivered daily, these are prepared using South American recipes.

    Although specialising in steaks there are also chicken, sea food and vegetarian options available.

    Address: 61 Osborne Road, Southsea, PO5 3LS
    Telephone: 02392 737235

  • RESTAURANT 27

    Restaurant 27 in Southsea

    Restaurant 27 provides a unique dining experience, involving the use of the very best ingredients, exciting combinations, complemented by a modern style of service.

    Kevin Bingham, Chef Patron describes the cooking at restaurant 27 as "Global French" which interprets as a blend of classic gastronomic cuisine with the modern flavours of today.

    Address: 27a South Parade, Southsea, PO5 2JF
    Telephone: 02392 876272

  • RESTAURANT 69 - BISTRO

    Restaurant 69 in Palmerston Road, Southsea

    Restaurant 69 in Palmerston Road, has a bright modern decor and as well as food a wide choice of cocktails.

    Freshly prepared, locally sourced produce. Tapas, Platters, Seafood, Fresh fish daily specials, signature dish Catalan Fish Stew.

    There is regular live music at Restaurant 69, Friday and Saturday nights there is Soul and Motown from 10pm until 1.30pm

    Address: 69 Palmerston Road, PO5 3PP
    Telephone: 02392 815498

  • ROSIES WINE BAR

    Rosies Wine Bar in Southsea

    Established in 1983, Rosies Wine Bar has a reputation for high quality food, excellent wine selection and a unique atmosphere.

    Fish and seafood bought daily at the local market is one of their specialities.

    This classic wine bar - bistro serves French style cuisine with a wide range of meat and poultry dishes, vegetarian options are always available. Rosies hosts live Jazz every Friday night and Sunday afternoons.

    Address: 87 Elm Grove, Southsea, PO5 1JF
    Telephone: 02392 755944

  • SANT YAGO

    Sant Yago Restaurant in Southsea

    Sant Yago restaurant in Clarendon Road, Southsea, offer a contemporary twist on the Spanish Tapas bar. The dishes are not traditional Spanish Tapas but a modern interpretation of them. Sant Yago caters for vegetarians, vegans, coeliacs and carnivores.

    The menu includes Mushroom Brushchetta - Torn shiitake, portabella and button mushrooms pan fried with garlic butter, cider vinegar, on grilled bread, also Braised Pig Cheeks - caramalised leek and onion, creamy wholegrain mustard sauce.

    Address: 12 Clarendon Road, Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 2EE
    Telephone: 02392 179636

  • SHORTIES

    Shorties Restaurant in Southsea

    Located on Bellevue Terrace, Shorties has been serving up American burgers, beef steaks, seafood, chargrilled chicken and vegetarian meals since the 1970's.

    The menu includes T-Bone Steak - Approx. 16oz of best quality beef steak, specially char-grilled and seasoned and also Crispy Battered Whole King Prawns - Large King prawns deep-fried to give a crisp-coat batter shell. Served with a tangy sweet and sour sauce, salad and French fries.

    Address: 8-9 Bellevue Terrace, Portsmouth, PO5 3AT
    Telephone: 02392 831941

  • SOPRANOS - ITALIAN CUISINE

    Sopranos Italian Restaurant, Palmerston Road, Southsea

    Sopranos in Southsea is an Italian restaurant offering a range of pizza, pasta, risotto, grills, fresh fish and seafood, gourmet salad and at lunch times paninis and sandwiches.

    Sopranos has been in Southsea for over 10 years now and is just as popular as ever, it is always busy so be sure to book ahead. Special requests or dietary requirements can usually be accommodated, just ask the staff.

    Address: 108 Palmerston Road, PO5 3PT
    Telephone: 02392 811139

  • SPICE MERCHANTS

    Spice Merchants Restaurant in Southsea

    The Spice Merchants restaurant in Osbourne Road, Southsea offers fine dining with a wide selection of Indian regional dishes.

    Their classic Indian curries combine a variety of spices such as coriander, turmeric, fenugreek, cloves, ginger, red and black pepper. An enviable selection of vegetarian dishes at Spice Merchants make use of more subtle spices such as fennel, cumin, mustard seeds, coriander powder and turmeric to enhance these dishes.

    Address: 44 Osborne Road, Southsea, Po5 3LT
    Telephone: 02392 828900

  • STEKI - GREEK TAVERNA

    Steki Greek Restaurant, Osbourne Road, Southsea

    Steki in Southsea is a great place where people can experience authentic Greek cuisine in a relaxed environment with friends and family.

    The menu includes dishes such as Meze, Moussaka, Kleftiko as well as Fresh Fish and a large variety of BBQ dishes, combined with the finest Greek wines. Steki strive to provide a typically Greek experience sourcing their ingredients from trusted Hellenic Grocers.

    Address: 58 Osborne Road, Southsea, PO5 3LU
    Telephone: 02392 750200

  • THE CHAMBERS

    The Chambers Restaurant in Lanport Terrace, Southsea

    The Chambers are located on Landport Terrace just opposite Ravelin Park and offer sophisticated dining in the heart of Portsmouth.

    They are open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner and serve a wide range of dishes including a comprehensive seafood selection, pasta and salads, grilled options such as Crisp Belly of Pork with Colcannon Mash and Calvados Jus and a selection of deserts.

    Address: 27 Landport Terrace, PO1 2RG
    Telephone: 02392 818270


  • THE SOUTHSEA VILLAGE

    The Southsea Village pub in Palmerston Road, Southsea

    The Southsea Village is located at the southern end of Palmerston Road in Southsea, formerly the Palmerston pub. Alongside a range of traditional cask ales, The Southsea Village has a wide range of Craft Beers and Ciders, wines and of course cocktails.

    Pizzas are prepared and cooked to order, there is a great choice of gourmet burgers, salads and sharing platters. There is a kids menu plus an additional vegan menu. Southsea Village is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Address: 81 Palmerston Road, PO5 3PP
    Telephone: 02392 987634

  • WAVE MAIDEN

    The Wave Maiden, Osborne Road, Southsea

    The Wave Maiden in Osbourne Road is a brilliantly quirky bar which offers a unique range of micro and independently brewed beers and ciders along with homemade cheese-based dishes.

    Wave Maiden specialises in homemade 'farm to table' American inspired comfort food with vegan versions of all of the menu items. The name Wave Maiden, is taken from Norse Mythology where the nine daughters of Aegir, the god of the sea, helped their father brew beer for other gods.

    Address: 36 Osborne Road, PO5 3LT
    Telephone:02392 178878