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Small Business Christmas Wish List

Ahead of Small Business Saturday on 4th December 2021, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite gift ideas from local Portsmouth creatives. Support a small business this festive season and you’ll be giving back to the local economy while…

Interior photo of Desi Old India Cafe in Southsea
Food & Drink Southsea Wanders UK

Dinner at Desi Old India Cafe

One of Elm Grove’s newest offerings, Desi Old India Cafe was due to open on 1 February 2021. But, like many things, the in-person launch was hampered by the pandemic. I got straight onto the online ordering service and…

Sisters Cafe, interior, Marmion Road, Southsea
Food & Drink Southsea Wanders

Sisters Cafe, Southsea

A new family-run cafe can be found in Southsea’s Marmion Road having opened it’s doors today – 31 October 2020. Formerly Grace & Ivy, opposite Waitrose, Sisters is run by… funnily enough… sisters Sarah and Abby and has the…

The Real Escape, Portsmouth
News Southsea Wanders

The Real Escape to open new rooms

Back in March I told you about the new live exit game launching in Portsmouth after meeting owners Andras and Agnes Szabo.  Well I’m super excited to learn that after puzzling hundreds of team members, The Real Escape is now…

Common Stage, Victorious Festival
Events Southsea Wanders

Victorious Festival Preview – Mark Ronson

He’s headlining Victorious Festival’s Castle Stage on Sunday night, going head to head with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, with a DJ set. He’ll be fresh from Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bali and Kuala Lumpur, ready to party right next…

Food & Drink Southsea Wanders

Southsea Brewing Co. opens

How many breweries can boast that they’re based in a Tudor Castle? One built by Henry VIII, no less? Welcome to Southsea Brewing Company, located inside an old ammunition storage room at Southsea Castle – the south coast’s hottest new…