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Portsmouth Guildhall has opened the doors to its newly refurbed, contemporary and casual eatery, The Square Kitchen.

The Square Kitchen Café at Portsmouth Guildhall is open to all from 10am to 3pm, Monday to Friday. It serves fresh, quality food at great prices with a 20% discount available for Portsmouth City Council and University of Portsmouth staff, students and Blue Light workers. Plus there will be a Loyalty Card scheme for regular customers.  

The menu includes piping hot jacket potatoes with a range of tasty fillings; homemade sausage rolls; sandwiches and paninis; salad bowls; cakes and bakes; and a wide selection of hot and cold drinks.

A relaxed and inviting space with free Wi-Fi available, The Square Kitchen Café is a great place for meetings and catch ups with friends or a take-away service will be available for those looking for a quick grab and go option. 

The Square Kitchen Café will also be open pre-show for ticket holders to evening events at the Guildhall.

Whilst visiting the café, customers can also visit the range of free exhibitions available to see at the Guildhall (subject to availability) including the Portsmouth Music Experience which reflects on the local music scene, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, The Beatles at The Savoy & Guildhall which gives a fascinating insight to the rock sensation’s visits to the city in 1963, Discover the Guildhall which brings to life the memories and historic events surrounding the Guildhall and photographic exhibition; Icons of Rock Portrait & Performance.     

A visit to the café could also be combined with one of the Guildhall’s many ‘Get Involved’ activities, which include a Skiffle Orchestra, Recharge (a singing workshop for the over 55s) and Mrs Blossom Makes family craft sessions.

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Map & Directions

The Square Kitchen


Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2AB
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Call direct on:

Tel023 93870 200

Opening Times

The Square Kitchen (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 15:00
Saturday - SundayClosed

* Also open late on Guildhall show nights.

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