Portsmouth street food

[Edit] 29/1/22 Closed unfortunately. Another Thai cafe/restaurant opening in the old premises.

The closest you will get to Thai street food in Portsmouth  is Noodels.  Found in Edinburgh Rd, at the City Shops South Stop A,  just around the corner from the Cascades Shopping Centre.

Best Thai restaurants in Portsmouth, Hampshire on the South Coast

The beef noodles noodles are delicious

Thai noodles soup in Portsmouth on the South Coast

Self service, chilled water and condiments sets seldom seen in the UK.

Authentic Thai street food Portsmouth, Hampshire, the South Coast



East Wittering is home to one of the best pie shops to be found on the South Coast

Steak pies Chichester Harbour West Sussex

A S Wallace Family Butchers homemade artisan meat pies are hard to beat.

Home made meat pies East Wittering Chichester Harbour

Their pork pies and sausage rolls are crunchy, tasty, homemade and delicious.

Homemade meat pies East Wittering Chichester

Made by butchers who still butcher the way it used to be done and who want their clients to notice the difference.

Quirky tea rooms

One of those special places that are only known to a few.

Coffee shops in Chichester

The Eternal Baker is not a tearoom you are going to find easily. That is unless you have heard about it and are looking. A comfortably quaint tea room and coffee shop on site at the Eternal Maker.

Craft shops in Chichester

They offer a light menu panini’s, bagels, toasted tea cakes and chunky toast. As well as a selection of cakes, loaf cakes and tray bakes.

Tearooms in Chichester

Badgers in Petworth

Charcuterie is an artisan skill that has been handed down from generation to generation for centuries which is used to preserve meat long before refrigeration existed.

Artisan cured meat and salamis

The British charcuterie movement has started to gain momentum in recent years and has gone from strength to strength.

Charcuterie Board and sharing platters Petworth the South Downs West Sussex

With sharing platters featuring locally produced charcuterie as an option on restaurant menus such as Badgers in Petworth. A restaurant that takes pride in using fresh local produce, as well as specialising in fresh fish from the local South coast markets.

Fresh seafood restaurants Petworth the South Downs

They also regularly offer BBQs, paellas or a rotisserie outside in summer with relaxing views over the River Rother from their terrace.

Paella Petworth the South Downs

Full English Breakfast

I stopped for tea but ended up staying for breakfast.

Breakfast in Chichester Harbour
A farm fresh fried egg and two of everything else at the Apuldram Centre Cafe.

A simple, homecooked traditional breakfast in Chichester Harbour. At a coffee shop and cafe where one can sit back and relax whilst browsing the morning paper.

Good coffee in Chichester Harbour

Better on Coals

It just tastes better grilled on the coals. The best Caribbean jerk chicken in Portsmouth and the English South Coast.

Caribbean jerk chicken in Portsmouth Hampshire


Small Island Catering are tucked away on Fawcett Rd Portsmouth specialising in traditionally authentic Caribbean comfort food.

Caribbean food in Portsmouth Hampshire


The food is outstanding. In particular the saltfish fritters and the jerk chicken. Goat curry, pepper beef stew and  sweet potato mash capturing the taste and vibrancy of the Caribbean.

Caribbean restaurants in Portsmouth Hampshire

The best till last

I thought I had tried them all. But the best are always the last to be found.

Homemade food Chichester West Sussex the south of England

The Spade & Fork is a small independent, family run cafe offering some of the best homemade food you will find in Chichester and West Sussex.

Best hot chocolate in Chichester West Sussex the south coast

That includes the best hot chocolate anywhere. According to David who despite his tender years, considers himself to be an expert on these sort of things.

Best breakfast in Chichester West Sussex the South Coast

Breakfasts, light lunches, delightfully gooey chocolate brownies, afternoon tea and delicious  home baked cakes.

Afternoon tea Chichester West Sussex the South Coast