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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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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

Thank mmr_26
Havant, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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155 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garage lounge has a quirky feel, and a fantastic range of cakes! The coffee is wonderful and the breakfasts and sandwiches are delicious. This is also a good place to visit for lunch with quite a few menu options. We went in for coffee and lunch, we had a club sandwich which was tasty and filling and a delicious... More 

Thank AliLiddell
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cafe on a busy road. Good access for pushchairs. Coffee, pancakes and cakes were all excellent. Cake slices also available for takeaway.

Thank Hannahs22
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have driven by this place a few times and thought it looked nice I wanted to find out more. I couldn't find a web page, the menu on facebook only details breakfast and sandwiches and some reviews I found were a bit negative ............. so glad I went there tonight. Relaxing atmosphere, no intrusive music or shouting and small but... More 

Thank Stacey3112
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A busy place with lots of character. Good and unique range of cakes and bakes. Looses of different teas and plenty of coffee options. Good atmosphere. The croissant bread was lovely. Would definitely go back to sample the whole menu.

Thank Erica L
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant food & great service. Lovely setting also. Would recommend this cafe. The best cafe I have been to in southsea, I will be coming back!

Thank Lloyd M

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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, Gluten Free Options
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?