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Watkins & Faux


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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We are passionate about creating the best quality hand-made food using local, seasonal ingredients. You can come and sample our lovely grub and amazing coffee anytime at The Pavilion Cafe, Southsea Tennis Club, PO5 3PB, where we have fantastic function rooms for hire. We can cater for all events, large and small. And of course, you can also find us at Hampshire Farmers Markets in Southsea and HFM food festivals. We are always available for private orders. Check out our website for more details.
US$8 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British, International, Healthy
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews veggie breakfast eggs benedict sandwich ham halloumi tennis club splash pool family friendly cafe lovely relaxed setting excellent coffee sourdough bread sea front full menu sunday breakfast extensive menu nice lunch lovely food
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Reviewed 12 January 2019

Sticky greasy table, way over done egg on one plate, another plate with slimy egg. Eggs benedict with ham- terrible, ham is actually fried , no thank you. Coffee looks nothing like on the pictures. Chocked on burned meat smoke as they don’t open the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TerryBlake37
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I booked a table for eight to eat on a Saturday lunchtime. We all had differnt meals and drinks yet the service was unbelievably fast and the food was excellent and beautifully presented. It was a first visit for all of us and we all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TonyRomsey
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Cannot believe we never visited this place when we lived in Southsea! A hidden gem. We ordered English breakfast and was 1 of the BEST breakfasts we’ve had in a long time. Great service. Staff should be very proud.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank annh47
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Love love love it here and we keep coming back for more! We introduced friends to W&F on this visit and they were suitably impressed! The staff are amazing and their attention to detail impeccable. I like a soya milk latte and the alternative veggie...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Leanne17577
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Menu & food were absolutely fantastic. Service was good maybe a tiny bit slow but it was busy. Really nice decoration and atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to eat in Portsmouth. Bacon was very nice and so was the bread. Crisps were okay and so were drinks. Have been here before and it was good. Good overall.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Europe82
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This cafe is situated within the Portsmouth Tennis Club buildings, close to the Seafront and the children’s splash pool. The decor and architecture has the feel of a much earlier era, and there are a variety of comfortable seats. There is a daily selection of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I used to love coming here with friends and family,it was a little gem but im sad to ssy that my last few visits over the last year or two have been just awful. I have been again recently in the hope of improvement but...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Nickers50
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Hot and stuffy, a limited menu with expensive choices. Could do with air conditioning and a better choice of food. Closed without warning for private functions

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank trvlfeels
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Came here with our young lad and another couple with their daughter and coundn’t have felt more welcome. We were one of five familes in the restaurant, most with pushchairs. Plenty of room to move around and plenty of high chairs. Changing facility’s available. Children’s...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Joee3185
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10 October 2017|
Response from bnstokey | Property representative |
Hello, Dogs of all sizes are allowed in our Wimbledon area. This allows those not so keen on dogs to stay away if they choose, and its also on the opposite side of the buildingto the kitchen and children play area. We have... More
Amanda S
18 May 2015|
Response from watkinsandfaux | Property representative |
Hello, We open 9am 7 days a week!
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