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Garage Lounge

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1 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO6 3DD, England
+44 23 9234 3630
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Barnard Castle
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pot of bland breakfast tea (pic) for £3, if you fancy paying £4.50 for a slice of cake and rubbish coffee then this place is for you! I asked for a filter coffee, got an Americano First member of staff could hardly speak English, second was arrogant and told me that when you ask for a filter she always gives... More 

Thank ciderjack
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was looking to host a meetup in a local place so I called up on the day to make a reservation. The gentleman on the phone was really helpful and actually reserved 4 tables for us. Although we had a smaller attendance than expected we had no problems at all and the staff were polite and friendly. The crockery... More 

Thank gwmmikey
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were looking for a place for Sunday Brunch ad had heard what a great place this was. When we entered at 10.10 am there were a lot of empty tables but all with "RESERVED" signs for 11.00 am onwards. A group of 5 or 6 people had just been ushered from one of these and old they could not... More 

Thank Peter2507
Harrow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having heard only good things about Garage Lounge, myself and my significant other swung by a few weeks ago for a Sunday morning brunch. The first thing I noticed was the quirky, tearoom-esque décor and glass cabinet full of cakes. The second thing I noticed was that it was busy and we were lucky to get seated. Once seated in... More 

Thank JCHarrow
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed. Went for a meal with a friend and the plan was to finish off with good coffee and cake at the garage lounge. Got there at 10.05pm and they close at 11pm. We were told the coffee machine might not still be on but we could have tea! All the cakes had been wrapped and put away and... More 

Thank Emmielou68
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Just stopped for a coffee. Does very good coffee (and I'm somewhat fussy about coffee!) Nice relaxed atmosphere and some real character to the establishment. Pleased we stopped there.

Thank TheHoodedCrow
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Great place.. unusual surroundings very retro. Different types of tea and cakes fresh and tastes amazing. Always busy so a good sign. Keep up the good work.

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Havant, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Garage Lounge is famous as a coffee shop and for its huge cakes, but their evening menu is also great, if not a little unusual. We visited for a pre show meal, and I made sure to book as it gets very busy. The evening menu isn't large, but the choices are an eclectic mix of cuisines, and not expensive.... More 

Thank Nigel_Havant
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Two teas, Oreo milk shake and two slice of Red Velvet cake - £18.60! Amazed at how busy this place is considering how expensive it is. They don't even do pots of tea for 2, you have to have separate pot each. Decor is shabby chic with old style crockery, which was on trend a few years back but dated... More 

Thank Chris W
London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

This is our second visit to this restaurant. Quaint and quirky the food is really good and we were allowed to take our spaniel into the back room. The peanut butter shake is to die for and the restaurant were able to accommodate my wheat allergy without any issues. The cakes look really excellent. Really very good and I wished... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO6 3DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9234 3630

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?