Who doesn’t love eating out? You can choose mostly anything to eat and there is no washing up after! Fortunately, in Southampton there are countless places to eat, whatever your budget or taste preference, from Italian to American you are sure to be overwhelmed by choice. So, if you aren’t sure where to start, carry on reading to find out five of the best places to eat in Southampton!
Something by the water: Harbar on 6th
A hidden gem in Southampton is the Harbar on 6th restaurant located in the Southampton Harbour hotel and spa. It offers panoramic views across the marina, making it one of Southampton’s most exciting locations to wine and dine at. They offer all day dining, so you can enjoy breakfast with a view, or a lazy lunch with friends. The most exciting part about this hip location is the transformation into night, where it transforms into a bar/club. This location is a year round favourite. In the Summer, enjoy lazing on a day bed overlooking the water, or in Winter you can dine in the modern restaurant area. They offer amazing cocktails and stone baked pizza. It makes it the perfect place to meet with friends, or maybe your other half.
Passionate for pancakes: Stakks pancake house
If you have a slight sweet tooth, Stakks pancake house is the place for you. They offer freshly made pancakes year-round. You can try out your wildest pancake combinations. From mango to Nutella the combinations are endless. If you don’t have a big sweet tooth, they even offer savoury combinations such as bacon or even chilli. This makes it the perfect brunch spot and is a family favourite!
The Italian experience: L’Osteria
If you love Italian L’Osteria offers a truly authentic experience, making it a great hub for both families, friends and couples. The interior offers high ceilings and glass, making it a modern mix of styles for an atmospheric setting. You can see your food being prepared in the open view kitchen. The ingredients are mainly sourced from Italy, given you a taste of authenticity in Southampton. The best part about this restaurant is the delicious pizza and pasta. The pizza, you could say is great value for money and is bigger than your plate. You can share with your acquaintance and choose your own toppings on each half. What is not to love about this great restaurant? This is one of the greatest places to eat in Southampton!
A taste of Thailand:
Thaikhun, transports you to Thailand in this amazing food spot. The crazy décor of took took’s and vibrant colours transports you to the hustle and bustle of Kho San road in Thailand. The open-air kitchen, again allows you to see what is being prepared inside. In summer, enjoy the outdoor terrace and in winter enjoy in the indoor dining experience. So if you love Thai food or have never tried it, why not try a red curry or some salt and pepper ribs. They have plenty of sharing options to try too. This restaurant is perfect for groups, families and couples. This is one of the best places to eat in Southampton!
Great Greek food: The Real Greek
Situated in the WestQuay shopping development this chain restaurant, offers an authentic Grecian experience, perfect for a bite to eat after a hard day of shopping. The décor of blue and white takes you to an oasis of calm and exoticness. The menu offers you the chance to try new food, or food you love. This is a great place to come with friends or family to try the sharing plates.
What are your favourite places to eat in Southampton? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!
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