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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Recently refurbished and extended. History on our doorstep. Portsmouth is key to the D-Day Story.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Theatre
“Lots of good theatre productions and situated on the main social hub of Portsmouth, Albert Road. lots of bars for a pre drink before a show or after hours. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pier
“Clarence Pier is an amusement pier in Portsmouth, Hampshire. It is located next to Southsea Hoverport. Unlike most seaside piers in the UK, the pier does not extend very far out to sea and instead goes along the coast. One of the largest amusement parks on the south coast, all manner of amusements, rides and activities for the family. Kids parties Southsea, Portsmouth. rides, indoor play area, mini golf, arcade ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“I love this place. Hot chocolate is the best, cake is tasty. food is tasty. great atmosphere. Cafe by day Cocktails in the evening.LOVE!”
  • 15 locals recommend
History Museum
“Free to walk around has champagne bar there every Friday in the summer months and only 10 min walk from our holiday home”
  • 15 locals recommend
Route
“Albert Road is an unique shopping road with lots of individual shops. Catering for everyone ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Park
“You literally walk right out onto Southsea Common - our huge, open green space bordering the seafront. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Cafe
“Right on the seafront a fantastic place to sit and enjoy the view. On a really sunny day the roof rolls back and in the winter the wood burner is going and it's really cosy. Another one of our absolute favs!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Its more than a museum. Home to Henry VIII and now with bar and restaurant and event”
  • 15 locals recommend
Gym
“Pools, water slides. Soft play. Gym. concert venue. Couple of hundred yards from the front door.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Museum
“Recently renovated the D-Day story is the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany occupation during the 2nd world war. Just 15 min walk from our holiday home ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cafe
“The coffee here is superb in fact it is definitely (IMHO)THE BEST in town!Tara and Martin have a great team and offer great food including raw cakes which are "to die for!!" Really relaxed chilled space but does get pretty busy”
  • 8 locals recommend
Route
“Our favourite area of the city, Palmerston Road and the nearby Osborne Rd, Clarendon Rd, Castle Rd and Albert Rd are home to some of the city's best independent bars, restaurants and boutique shops, as well as some high street favourites such as Debenhams and John Lewis. Southsea Library has a lovely gift shop, Southsea Coffee Co is a favourite stop for great coffee and a healthy (but delicious snack) and Drift Bar and Saint Yago are great for cocktails.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A popular park dating from 1886 with some of the mature evergreen oaks planted in 1910, Canoe Lake has an impressive range of floral bedding on display at the water's edge. The main attraction to the area is the man made boating lake which has pedal boats available for hire. There is a large and very popular children's play area with equipment for all ages and includes a zip wire, sand pit and water area. Adjacent to the lake are the remaining walls of Lumps Fort which is now a peaceful and restful setting for Southsea Rose Gardens. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“A 10 minute walk from home and a great breakfast! I have also never seen such amazing cakes!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Store
“"The idea of Pie & Vinyl is simple, combining our love and passion for music with one of England’s favourite old fashioned comfort foods in a stylish cosy location in Castle road, Southsea. Pie & Vinyl invite all of our brothers and sisters who currently inhabit this historically significant, fashionably vibrant culturally exciting city, to explore, enjoy and revel in this unique experience. We are proud to live in Southsea and we want to support all local like minded businesses. We’ll be offering great teas produced in Portsmouth, pies from Southsea as well as offering a chance for local bands and artists to showcase their work. Even the furniture has been sourced from the Portsmouth and Southsea area."”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Tea Room
“A 10 minute walk from home and a great breakfast! I have also never seen such amazing cakes!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“We love this place. It always has a great atmosphere, the food is small plate tapas style and the staff are lovely. There is a tiny cocktail bar downstairs too. We have never had to book for a lunchtime but always for an evening as it gets really busy.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"Sakura was established in 2009 as the first Japanese restaurant in Portsmouth. Since our opening night we have always strived to bring the taste of true Japanese cuisine to our customers, while adding friendly service, knowledge and a lot of enthusiasm for what we do. Whether you are trying to get into the amazing world of Japanese food, getting an amazing pre-theatre meal or just wanting a fantastic meal, we would always do our best to please."”
  • 6 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“A little more expensive but worth it. It’s right around the corner - you could hop to it!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pub
“Wonderful mix of Engish pub, trendy bar and yummy menu! Asian beef salad or Jerk curry recommended! Popular with the more creative people of Southsea.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“This place serves lots of Traditional English Ales, with good food also. A nice modern, contemporary setting.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Nice bar specialising in gin but with a full range of ales also. Great food and a lovely atmosphere. ”
  • 5 locals recommend

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