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Port Solent

Portsmouth's prime destination for food lovers is an attractive marina full of restaurants and cafés of every variety, making it ideal for a meal out.

In Portsmouth's chic dining quarter, Port Solent, elegant waterfront buildings house top-quality restaurants of every kind and hundreds of yachts bob in the calm waters. Visit for more than an evening and you'll see that food isn’t the only attraction in this stylish location, with specialist shops dotted throughout the marina. A sleek cinema and a health and fitness club help make this one of the city’s most desirable locations.

Sit down for a romantic meal for two at one of the port's many picturesque restaurants. Choose from Italian, Mexican, Indian and a wide variety of national cuisines to suit all tastes and budgets. Bring the whole family along for a relaxed and special meal that will keep the children happy. Sample lobster and other fresh seafood caught just that day and finish off your meal with dessert from Port Solent’s ice-cream parlor.

Many of Port Solent's restaurants are famous for their atmosphere. Look for Dean's Diner, which recreates a classic ‘60s American diner, complete with a jukebox and big burgers. The Watermark offers dancing and DJs with your harborside dinner.

Before you fill up on fantastic food, explore the specialist and local shops around the area. Try on shoes or search for quality sports equipment and unique maritime merchandise. Browse the Trading Post to find wares from independent businesses or stop in the tea rooms for a hot drink and pastry. Nearby, find a traditional barber and a pet accessory shop that doubles as a dog café.

Port Solent is located north of the city center. From Portsmouth train station, it’s just a short drive. Use the available free parking. Perhaps the best way to arrive, however, is by boat; if you're lucky enough to be on a yacht, sail into the marina for an unforgettable evening of eating and drinking.

Top hotels in Port Solent

Jurys Inn Southampton
Jurys Inn Southampton
4 out of 5
1 Charlotte Place, Southampton, England
The price is £37 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb

Located in Southampton City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Southampton Solent University and Mayflower Theatre. St. Mary's Stadium ...

4.1/5Very Good! (987 reviews)
Lovely clean comfortable stay

"Room very clean, had tea coffee, toiletries. Bed was comfy, only thing was duvets were very heavy and too hot. Also woken up by kids banging on doors and making lots of noise, not hotels fault tho"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Jurys Inn Southampton
Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7
Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7
3 out of 5
Botley Road, West End, Southampton, England
The price is £37 per night from 15 Feb to 16 Feb

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Ageas Bowl Cricket Ground, Manor Farm Country Park and Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (982 reviews)

"The hotel staff were very friendly, and did a sterling job considering they were working in lock down conditions."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2020

Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7
Spitbank Fort
Spitbank Fort
The Solent, Portsmouth, Gosport, England
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Situated in Gosport, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of The D-Day Story and Spitbank Fort. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.

Spitbank Fort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Port Solent

Town or Country-Canute Studio
Town or Country-Canute Studio
3.5 out of 5
Canute Road 23, Southampton, England

Located in Southampton City Centre, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Solent Sky Museum and Ocean Village Marina. St. Mary's Stadium and Tudor ...

4.3/5Excellent! (35 reviews)

"Great location with full amenities. Cleaner comes every week. Will be sure to stay there again when in Southampton next"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2021

Town or Country-Canute Studio
The Old Radar Station, St Boniface Down, Ventnor NEW LISTING
The Old Radar Station, St Boniface Down, Ventnor NEW LISTING
Down Lane, The Old Radar Station, Ventnor, ENG

This family-friendly Ventnor holiday home is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Ventnor Downs, Monks Bay Beach and Old St Boniface Church. Shanklin ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
What a Place!

"Fabulous and unique property with the most fantastic views. We stayed for a lockdown- postponed special birthday holiday for five days in early December 2020 and we loved it. All very comfortable and beautifully designed inside and out by the owners carefully blending modern design whilst fully respecting ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2020

The Old Radar Station, St Boniface Down, Ventnor NEW LISTING
room2 Southampton
room2 Southampton
4 out of 5
1 Queen's Terrace, Southampton, England
The price is £64 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb

Located in Southampton City Centre, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen's Park and Ocean Village Marina. WestQuay Shopping Centre and Southampton ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (321 reviews)

"This is a great place to stay. It’s spotlessly clean and really comfortable. We had a view of the park which was lovely. The staff were really polite and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2020

room2 Southampton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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