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About

Located within the Pavilion at Southsea Tennis Club, they are open to everyone! So now you can come and sample the delicious grub every day of the week!

Specialising in locally sourced breakfasts, international brunches, and classic English lunches, they aim to be Southsea's most family friendly cafe. With the splash pool just in front, tennis courts on both sides, a play house, and all sorts of toys & books to entertain the little ones, adults can relax and enjoy.

They are fully licensed and have a huge rose garden, so you can sit back and enjoy a beer with your brekkie in sunny Southsea.

All the meat and dairy is high welfare; meaning free-range or organically raised, as well as reared within Hampshire’s borders. Eating with the seasons means their vegetables are nearly always from the UK, and if Hampshire’s rich soil grows it, we cook it!

The club is also available to hire for all types of event. Contact them for more details.

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • Banqueting
  • Full liquor licence
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Private dining areas
  • Special diets catered for
  • Take away food
  • Traditional Sunday Roast
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's Meals
  • Children's menu
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Indoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • Beer Garden
  • Bring your own drink (corkage charge)
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Dogs welcome
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Groups accepted
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Live Music
  • Local Produce
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Wine Selection

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      82
    • Very Good
      48
    • Average
      17
    • Poor
      11
    • Terrible
      19

    Recent Reviews:

    • DebbieJT13
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Avoid
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 29th May 2021
      I meet friends for lunch. I had an older £20 note and had less than good customer service from the gentleman who served me and told me he would not take my £20 note. On the plus side the young lady... Read full review
    • Alec P
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Perfect Wedding!
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 3rd July 2021
      We go here quite often and have always enjoyed it. It is a lovely setting, especially in the summer when the roses are in full bloom. We thought it would be a great venue for our wedding reception... Read full review
    • SteveFarber
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      How to serve a pot of tea
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 8th September 2021
      Some training required. We wanted sugar in our tea. The waitress brought a sugar container, (glass jar with metal funnel), and proceeded to attempt to put the sugar into the cups herself. Never come... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Watkins & Faux

    Type:Café

    Watkins & Faux, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Hants, PO5 3PB

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

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    Tel02392 824693

    Awards

    • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Opening Times

    Watkins & Faux - Open all year (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:00*
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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