Food & Drink

Eat the Island has found the recipe for success as 40+ local food and drink businesses chip in

Dozens of local and regional food and drink businesses came together this week for Eat the Island, a food industry networking event organised by Portsmouth City Council... READ MORE »

Independent Southampton businesses prepare to shine at the Bedford Place Summer Festival

The Bedford Place Summer Festival is getting ready to return for another year. The festival, which is coming back to Southampton city centre on Sunday, 23rd June, will... READ MORE »

It's heating up at Solent Hotel & Spa as FYR restaurant reopens for the season

Solent Hotel & Spa has reopened its FYR (pronounced fire) restaurant reopens for the season. The restaurant, which reopened on the 16th May, features an open plan... READ MORE »

Giles at Portsmouth Distillery raises a glass (of rum!) to Solent Partners’ digital marketing course

Giles Collighan, founding director of Portsmouth Distillery, has ‘already started to see positive changes’ at his business after successfully completing a Digital... READ MORE »

AA Rosette restaurant in Southsea sold to new owners with Kevin & Sophie handing over the reins

Restaurant 27 in Southsea, Portsmouth has been acquired by a private owner for an undisclosed sum. Occupying a corner position in the seaside suburb, the fine dining... READ MORE »

Fancy a Starbucks? Drive-thru Liphook coffee shop with potential for extra unit on sale for £1.4m

A recently converted drive-thru Starbucks on the northbound Liphook bypass is up for sale at a guide price of £1.4 million. The single-storey 2,700 sq ft property lies... READ MORE »

Hampshire Fare looks ahead to new era with fresh faces on the board

Hampshire Fare, the membership group for the food, drink and hospitality sectors in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, has appointed five new board members and three... READ MORE »

Seafood a-fish-ionado set to become Aldi's Next Big Thing following 'Crabulous' win

Calshot-based fishcake maker Hayley Elston has reeled in a national supermarket deal after winning Channel 4 TV show Aldi's Next Big Thing. Hayley set up the Fabulous... READ MORE »

Portsmouth family’s ‘mouth-watering’ long lost recipes are funding pumps across Africa & Asia

A Portsmouth teacher is raising money for water pumps across Africa and Asia by selling her family cookbook, thought lost for 30 years. The Road From Karachi: Indian and... READ MORE »

Winchester Food Festival set to return for second year running

Food, drink and craft group Hampshire Fare has announced the return of the Winchester Food Festival for its second year running. Taking place on Sunday, 14th July in the... READ MORE »