The Street Bakeshop, Old Basing

The Street Bakeshop, Old Basing

The Street Bakeshop in Old Basing is a hybrid, half cafe, half bakery and it combines the two elements perfectly.

This is the place to go in Basingstoke for breakfast and to pick up a loaf. Top quality food, baked goods and coffee. Oh, and some rather magnificent cake.

Basingstoke has really lacked this sort of coffee scene and I’m so excited to see a proper independent coffee scene emerge here.

Take a look around…

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Taco Tuesday at Mi Cocina, Winchester

Taco Tuesday at Mi Cocina, Winchester

Taco Tuesday at Mi Cocina… OH HELLO, I’m there with bells on!

As a big fan of Taco Tuesday anyway, I am thrilled my favourite Mexican in Winchester has created a special menu for that one day each week.

Take a look at what the wonderful Mi Cocina team have cooked up…

*Ad – Gifted experience, no obligation to post. But, I BLOOMING LOVE IT, and I think you will too!

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Pizza at The Greyhound on the Test

Pizza at The Greyhound on the Test

Pizza at The Greyhound on the Test is exactly where you want to spend your summer evenings. Oh my what an aesthetic!

This is by far, the most Instagram friendly, super chilled restaurant I’ve been to in a while.

Come and take a look around this beautiful pub with a stellar garden set up nestled in the heart of Stockbridge. Oh and they do Hoxton Bakehouse pizza too, no biggie…

…yes, I booked a table so fast it was like when Superman reversed the world for Lois Lane.

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Porters Wine & Charcuterie in Southampton

Porters Wine & Charcuterie in Southampton

Porters Wine & Charcuterie is serving up glorious platters of cheese, cured meats and fresh fruit alongside wine’s from around the world.

The restaurant simulates the enotecas or wine libraries of Italy and brings a lovely sophisticated wine bar to central Southampton.

If the winning combination of wine, cheese and meat is a piece of you, then take a look…

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Rio-Vitalise CBD Smoothies on Southsea Beach

Rio-Vitalise CBD Smoothies on Southsea Beach

You’ll find Rio-Vitalise propping up South Parade Pier in Portsmouth. Pick up a cold CBD infused fruit smoothie to walk along Southsea Beach with.

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Flat Whites Coffee in Winchester

Flat Whites Coffee in Winchester

Grab a coffee from Flat Whites Coffee, a small but beautiful family run mobile pod serving up artisan coffee and home made cakes and food.

It’s just off Winchester’s main high street on Market Street leading towards the cathedral.

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The Yard at Chilton Candover, Alresford

The Yard at Chilton Candover, Alresford

Right in the heart of the Candover Valley is The Yard, a cafe offering a unique location for a coffee, food and curated special events.

The stunning chic converted barn, outdoor yard and friendly, relaxed atmosphere are just a couple of the reasons you’ll fall in love with the place.

I spent a morning tucking into savoury treats, sipping coffee and enjoying the sun as the farm’s resident swallows ducked and dived over my head.

Here’s why I’d urge you to travel into the centre of Hampshire to discover The Yard…

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The Pig in the New Forest

The Pig in the New Forest

The Pig in the New Forest is hands down my favourite restaurant ever.

It’s technically a restaurant with a very beautiful selection of rooms that you can stay in too. A stay here will give you ample opportunity to enjoy the restaurant, some well earned time out and the delights of the surrounding National Park.

If you’ve not been to The Pig, here’s a little insight into why you should go and why it’s my absolute number one place to eat.

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The Coffee Cabin on Southsea Common

The Coffee Cabin on Southsea Common

Make mine a coffee to go from The Coffee Cabin on Southsea Common!

This tiny cabin is a wonderful addition to the common and the perfect place for a caffeine hit and cake pitstop.

I mean who doesn’t like tea or coffee and a slice of cake?

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