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Canvas Coffee Shop

Commercial Road | Portsmouth & Southsea Train Station, Portsmouth PO1 6EH, England
+44 7593 679213
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
“station cafe” (2 reviews)
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Commercial Road | Portsmouth & Southsea Train Station, Portsmouth PO1 6EH, England
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I first reviewed Canvas Coffee when they were in the small kiosk adjacent to the platforms on Portsmouth & Southsea station. They have now grown up into a larger brick built coffee outlet within the station building. The staff have all changed, but the good...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Definitely check it out - extremely friendly staff and just has a cool vibe. It's a great fixture to Portsmouth.

Thank Zachary L
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I popped in as I needed to feed my baby after a train journey. What a fantastic surprise to find an interesting, fun, independent cafe at a train station! I was intrigued by the promise of vegan caramel drizzle cake, and it was well worth...More

2  Thank sparkly_helen
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A surprisingly great coffee - artisan style coffee served really well, in an odd location. Will do very well if the coffee standard stays high, I visited not to catch a train, just for coffee ! and without appearing rude, the coffee needs to be...More

Thank dpgipad
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely independent coffee shop right at the station. Delighted I ignored the one previous poor review. Staff were friendly and coffee EXCELLENT. No overheated milk here. Latte art. Prepared and served with care.

1  Thank Ally D
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I often come to have small 1 to 1 meetings. They do the best black coffee, that outstrips any top barista in London and on top of the service is amazing and the many of the cakes are Vegan and to die for! Extremely yummy....More

1  Thank T0J0B0
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Waiting for a train we decided to have a coffee to fill in time .expecting mundane .Great surprise none of the standard stodgy railway offering that station cafe's offer. Oh joy oh bliss vegan offerings and decent coffee.

Thank Glynis T
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I had a few hours to kill while waiting for a train, and I wanted a good cafe where I could catch up on some internetty things and enjoy a few cups of tea. This cafe was far better than I could have hoped for!...More

1  Thank helenart2016
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in whilst i was waiting for my train. Not only was the food yummy, the coffee was amazing. Best mocha I've ever had. Not even that expensive when you think of the price of most large retailers. Will be back next time I'm at...More

Thank George D
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Love independent coffee shops but this needs work to meet potential. It is too expensive. The drinks are very average, and the staff are utterly disinterested, would rather play on their phones, and have faces longer than the average horse. Better off going elsewhere.

Thank AndyLW77
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Commercial Road | Portsmouth & Southsea Train Station, Portsmouth PO1 6EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 7593 679213
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Coffee Shop and Social Enterprise serving locally roasted speciality coffee and freshly prepared healthy sandwiches.
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