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1 Albert Rd Buildings | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2SP, England
023 9282 8432
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food but unwelcoming staff

I do visit the Garage Lounge quite often because their food is really nice (although probably a bit pricey). However the staff there is very unwelcoming (being rude, not smiling and not helping ...) I would recommend to go to the Garage Lounge Bakery (on Palmerston Road) where the cakes are amazing... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Alice P
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I do visit the Garage Lounge quite often because their food is really nice (although probably a bit pricey). However the staff there is very unwelcoming (being rude, not smiling and not helping ...) I would recommend to go to the Garage Lounge Bakery (on Palmerston Road) where the cakes are amazing AND the staff really nice !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I have been here many times and I absolutely love it. The pancakes and salted caramel shake is amazing and the cake is always great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

My Mum and I had a rare day out together. We both said how we'd like to visit as it looks so good from outside. We agreed and went along at lunch time. Everything was great, food delicious, staff friendly, decor beautiful. Even the loos were cool. Cannot recommend it highly enough. Gorgeous!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Decide to ignore previous reviews and judge for myself, error. Decor is lovely, and the cakes on displays look delicious, but the whole place is just unorganised. Felt a bit sorry for the staff as they clearly just have to follow whatever "system" is put in place. 3 seperate members of staff came out the kitchen with plates of food... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Hiding burnt toast on a breakfast by covering it in bacon is not my idea of a quality breakfast. Place looks better than it is.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Only been here for breakfast but it's absolutely delicious and presented beautifully. Their milkshakes are also very tasty. It's a little on the expensive side but for a special occasion breakfast I would highly recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stopped here on the way to Arundel and was very glad that we did, the pancakes are amazing along with the banana French toast, the scrambled eggs looked delicious but was a little too watery, the place is amazing and staff lovely, I would definitely recommend a visit though even if just for pancakes.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

went today with my sister for a casual lunch. bonus they had soya milk- not everywhere recognises the need for this product so thank you! the waiter was a pleasant lad. was able to choose a salad without having to request for animal derived products to be taken out. my sis had the cheese board and i had the broccoli... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I do really like this coffee shop/ restaurant with its cool decoration and fantasticly huge cakes however you are paying a premium for this 'edge'. I would recommend giving it a try as it is a very pleasant place to sup a coffee and eat some lunch but be prepared to pay for the setting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A must when I am over in Pompey. Love the deco, background music, excellent coffee, food with top quality and the cakes a delight to admire! Should have more like this around the world !

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Additional Information about Garage Lounge

Address: 1 Albert Rd Buildings | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2SP, England
Phone Number: 023 9282 8432
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakeries

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Albert Rd Buildings | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 023 9282 8432

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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