Lucky Lychee in Winchester

Lucky Lychee in Winchester

AD Have you ever tried authentic Malaysian food? Lucky Lychee is serving up incredible Malay, Thai and Chinese food in the heart of Winchester.

Chefs Nicole and James are the couple that form the dynamic Lucky Lychee duo. Nicole is from Kuala Lumpur and James previously worked there and together they’ve brought authentic Malaysian recipes to Hampshire.

Bao Buns, Sweet and Sour and Malaysian curries packed full of flavour, with the odd fusion dish adding a surprise twist and reinvention to classic dishes. Find out why this needs to be the next place you visit in Winchester…

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Winchester Walking Tours

Winchester Walking Tours

Winchester Walking Tours are a brilliant way to discover more about the city. Even if you’re a regular long term visitor, like me, it’s nice to know some of the history and stories behind the things you regularly pass by. It also showed me a couple of streets and things I never knew existed!

Here’s more details and why it’s a lovely activity to do…

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Original Fry Up Material Food Truck in Hampshire

Original Fry Up Material Food Truck in Hampshire

Original Fry Up Material is a touring food truck bringing epic food to villages across Hampshire. Put your best Janice from Friends voice on because OH-MY-GOD the burgers are incredible.

Here’s why you need to stop by the OFM Food truck…

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Where To Get Breakfast In Hampshire

Where To Get Breakfast In Hampshire

Where to get breakfast in Hampshire is a carefully curated list of my favourite places across the county.

I believe a long lazy breakfast or brunch is one of life’s greatest riches, so here I share my favourite places to go, recommendations for your next morning out.

Having a handy list of great restaurants and cafes to go to for a good start to the day is always useful so, that’s why I’ve put together my guide to the best breakfasts in Hampshire.

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Breakfast at Josie’s

Breakfast at Josie’s

Josie’s offers all day breakfast at its cafes in Bishop’s Waltham, Winchester, Petersfield and Romsey.

These family run independent coffee shops across Hampshire are a firm favourite with the local brunch crowd.

Well known for it’s large fully loaded pancake stacks and excellent market town locations Josie’s is the kind of place you’ll queue for (and, trust me, every weekend people do!).

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The Dispensary Kitchen in Winchester

The Dispensary Kitchen in Winchester

The Dispensary Kitchen in Winchester is a stunning cafe in the heart of the city centre.

A solid breakfast brunch and lunch offering, strong coffee and stellar setting makes the cafe a great all rounder, crowd pleaser and popular recommendation.

Get this on your ‘must visit’ list pronto, here’s why…

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Independent Coffee Roasters in Hampshire

Independent Coffee Roasters in Hampshire

Up your ‘at home’ coffee game with this helpful directory of Independent Coffee Roasters in Hampshire!

We are incredibly lucky to have a thriving coffee roasting scene in the county, offering a fantastic range of single origin and blended coffees.

I’ve listed local roasters by area to help you easily find a new morning brew to try. And, all of them deliver straight to your door!

Let your journey into Hampshire coffee begin…

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The Hospital of St Cross in Winchester

The Hospital of St Cross in Winchester

The Hospital of St Cross in Winchester is an Almshouse of Noble Poverty. It’s a church, once also a hospital but also a home to two orders of brothers.

It’s such a beautiful place, in a gorgeous setting, it’s no wonder it’s been used by a variety of production companies for filming. One of the most notable and recent was the television show Wolf Hall.

I didn’t know you could visit until one year I went to the Christmas market with my Aunt and discovered it.

Looking for somewhere new to visit? Discover The Hospital of St Cross…

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The Winchester Christmas Lights 2020

The Winchester Christmas Lights 2020

The Winchester Christmas Lights are a highlight in the Hampshire calendar every year.

If you live near and need to get in the Christmas spirit consider a winter walk around Winchester.

And, if you can’t get out for whatever reason, here’s a peek at the city’s festive lights…

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Winchester’s Nutcracker Trail 2020

Winchester’s Nutcracker Trail 2020

Winchester’s Nutcracker Trail has been put on by Winchester Business Improvement District (BID) and is a lovely way to see the Christmas lights.

Here’s everything you need to know about finding the nutcrackers and getting a good walk around Winchester…

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