Discover that perfect south-coast dish with our guide to eating out in Portsmouth – we’ve answered all of your most frequently asked questions.
Whether you’re serious about seafood or bursting for a burger, Portsmouth’s restaurants serve just about everything there is to satisfy your craving. Find your next foodie fix from our top picks in and around the city below.
Whether it’s served delectably deep or thin and crispy, pizza is a huge meal-time favourite in Italian restaurants across the UK. If you don’t know your calzone from your stuffed crust, read on to find out what tops the world’s favourite pizzas.
Everyone has their own personal preference – while some enjoy steak that’s well done to firm up the flavours, others prefer only the briefest of introductions between their meat and a sizzling pan. There’s no one way to answer this – especially if you’re visiting a quality steakhouse for the first time – so we’ve got a bit more info on each of the ways steak can be cooked below. And don’t be afraid to ask your server what they recommend.
Ask around for recommendations on Portsmouth’s best restaurants, and you’re sure to get a list as long as the South Parade Pier! Narrow down your list based on what you’re in the mood for, and check out reviews online. Whether you fancy French cuisine or have a hankering for some old-fashioned pub food, you’re sure to find something you’ll enjoy. But we would make a special recommendation – seafood plucked fresh from the water.
The selection of seafood restaurants in Portsmouth is obviously top-drawer thanks to its enviable location, so check out The Roundabout Hotel, which offers an enticing fisherman's catch as their fish dish. Relentless HQ Port Solent has a signature lobster dish to die for.
Knowing how to make grilled cheese is required knowledge. Learn how with this simple recipe, plus a few bonus flourishes informed by chefs from around the country.
What is umami? We break down what to expect from the fifth flavor. Hint: it's not salty, sweet, sour, or bitter.
It’s fair to say I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with shopping, particularly at the Trafford Centre. The one thing that gets me through the sometimes-necessary trips to such places is the hope of finding somewhere good to dine when I’m finished. You’d think that’d be easy at the Trafford Centre, after all there are over 50 places to eat and drink. Although the majority are either coffee shops or the usual sort of chains you can find on any retail park - from Pizza Express and Nando’s to T.G.I Fridays and Frankie & Benny’s - there are several more interesting options too.