Outside of Coffee Cup - Clarence Pier


Coffee Cup is a well-established, local family business serving barista-prepared, freshly ground Italian espresso coffee, alongside a mouthwatering selection of treats. With a full menu offering hot and cold food to meet all dietary needs - including gluten free, vegetarian and vegan - you are sure to find something to tempt you.

Food is prepared on site daily, from toasties and sausage rolls to deep-filled baguettes and freshly baked pastries.

Free wi-fi is available for all customers, as well as a loyalty scheme (both in card form and on the free to download Coffee Cup app) to reward you with a free hot drink of your choice after collecting nine stamps.

The coffee house, located at the front of the Clarence Pier arcade building, is open come rain or shine, 364 days a year where the friendly team is waiting to welcome you.

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  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)


  • Meals served all day
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Take away food
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available

Establishment Features

  • No smoking in dining area
  • Open all year round
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays

Parking & Transport

  • On Site Car Parking
  • Own car park (Fee Applies)
  • Railway station within walking distance
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express
  • Delta
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • Some no smoking areas



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
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    Recent Reviews:

    • bigdom76
      Gloucester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      A gem by the beach
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 5th August 2023
      We ducked in here during a downpour (great British summer weather) and we’re really pleased that we did. We were greeted with great warmth and all of the staff were incredibly friendly and polite... Read full review
    • Cosmopolitan627305
      Widley, United Kingdom
      Lovely staff and great coffee and cakes.
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 31st August 2023
      What wonderful staff! We only really popped in to avoid the rain this morning and the staff were so welcoming. They looked up allergy info for us cheerfully and thoroughly which we really... Read full review
    • L723CW
      Really unpleasant experience
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 6th April 2024
      Awful experience at Coffee Cup at Clarence pier. I waited for quite a while in the queue and when I was next to be served was completely ignored. They started serving the customer behind me so I was... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Coffee Cup - Clarence Pier

    Type:Tea Room/Coffee Shop

    The Golden Horseshoe Arcade, Clarence Pier, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 3AA

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

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    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Coffee Cup Opening Hours (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
    Monday - Thursday07:00 - 18:00*
    Friday - Sunday07:00 - 19:00*
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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