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

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  • 63
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  • 77
    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 49
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  • 64
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
outwardly this place is amazing but a little expensive

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Philippa S
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

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 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

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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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We have been going to this place for while. It's always been a hit and miss but recent couple of visits for a breakfast been very good and consistence. Garage lounge is the best place for a good breakfast. Lunch and dinner is equity great. You'll always find something new and special on the menu.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

This is the last time we eat here. It cost £22, we put on 22lb and had chronic indigestion all afternoon which spoilt our evening meal. Menu sounded delicious, food sounded tasty, presentation was impressive but reality was the opposite. We ordered ham stilton & broccoli quiche and Moroccan chicken salad. Quiche was burnt, tasted only of egg and broccoli... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We've been twice in on week for breakfast the atmosphere and the food just brilliant I cannot say more about it. I really recommend this place for good taste people.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

First time again after 1 year. Ordered coffee and toast - coffee just warm and toast arrived 20 mins later hard and cold. I asked if could have my coffee warmed again and no apologies from staff. The service is poor and the birds in cages with cling flln is simply cruel and not a pleasant sight. Q

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Portsmouth
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

This looks lovely with the vintage style seating and the display of beautiful cakes made choosing hard. We ordered at the counter and found a comfy table and chairs where we could watch the world go by. The first disappointment was the latte. Served in what looks like the sort of glasses we used to drink squash from it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Found it by chance when going to the King's Theatre. What a find. Great, menu, excellent, friendly service and a visit to the loo is an absolute must.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very friendly staff and quick service. Eggs benedict was well worth it. The fruit juice was fresh, very impressed. The cakes looked amazing, maybe next time

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Restaurant Details

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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