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Food & Drink

While you are here at Ocean Village you may want grab yourself a bite to eat or better still, take a break, sit down for a while, relax and watch the boats as they sail in and out of the marina. Whatever your needs we have something for you at Ocean Village.

Restaurants, Cafés, Pubs & Bars at Ocean Village

Banana WharfBanana Wharf

The menu here blends tropical and oriental dishes with great seafood, traditional favourites, pizzas and pasta, whilst in the Banana Bar you will find a variety of drinks to suit any occasion. They offer a heated and covered patio area for dining with unobstructed views of the yacht-filled marina. This is a great spot to people watch and take in the general ambience of the marina. Inside, trendy décor, furnishings and soft mood lighting provide a stylish, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Visit their website for further information


Chiquito’s is a chain restaurant specialising in Mexican food. Chiquito restaurants typically have a traditional Mexican rustic interior with old mexican posters and photos adorning the walls. Spanish and Mexican music is played and the menu consists of typical Mexican cuisine alongside a wide range of cocktails. Visit their website for further information


Yes, this is the regular cinema, home to the blockbuster movie. However they too deserve inclusion here as they not only offer a broad range of the typical cinema snacks, popcorn. hot dogs, bags of sweets and the like, they also offer a small bar area upstairs. While they may fall a little short on ambience they are of course ideal if you are going to watch a movie there. Visit their website for further information

Harbour Lights Cinema Café

Harbour Lights, while primarily an arts cinema, also happens to have a very nice bar and coffee shop. For a coffee and a cake, some light snacks or an alcoholic beverage this place is really great. This striking building has a great harbour-side location and the raised outside table area gives great view across the marina. In the winter it’s lovely to sit inside and look out through the floor to ceiling glass walls. Of course if you are taking in a film while you’re there then even better. Visit their website for further information

Merchants Restaurant & BarMerchants Restaurant & Bar

If you are looking for a more formal dining experience then Merchants may be the place for you. This place has a great reputation for Good Food and for Live Entertainment. Entertainment is usually laid on for Sunday lunchtimes and almost every Friday and Saturday night is ‘Show Night’. Visit their website for further information

Pitcher and PianoPitcher and Piano

Pitcher and Piano combines both setting and style. They offer great tasting and great quality food and a broad range of drinks and cocktails. For two or more share platter and for lighter bites consider their grazing menu. The bar has a contemporary look but with a real focus on comfort. Sofas and big chairs make it a great spot to wile away an afternoon or evening. If the weather permits sit out on the elevated balcony area and look down on the marina. Relax here and watch as the boats come and go. Visit their website for further information

The Admiral Sir Lucius CurtisThe Admiral Sir Lucius Curtis

This Wetherspoon pub occupies a historic building at the entrance to Ocean Village, originally built as offices for the Eastern Docks. It is named after Admiral Sir Lucius Curtis (later appointed Admiral of the Fleet) who laid the foundation stone for the opening of the docks on 12 October 1838. This is primarily a traditional family friendly pub with a good bar menu. They aim to provide a great customer experience, with superb quality, choice and value. They offer free Wi-Fi and broadcast live news. Visit their website for further information

Food and Drink On the Go

Tesco ExpressTesco Express

Need we say any more? It’s a Tesco Express! This is a great place to pick up your snacks and basic provisions. They also have a reasonable quality Costa Coffee machine should you want a quick coffee to go and a cash point should you need withdraw some money.

Also in the Vicinity

Here are a selection of nearby great places to eat and drink. Many of these places are located in the popular Oxford Street area which is only a very short walk away. All are only a short walk away and are definitely worth a look. Using the provided map links will allow you to view the location of these establishments in relation to Ocean Village.


Ennio’s offers the taste of a traditional Italian trattoria. Located on the ground floor of a converted old Victorian warehouse Ennio’s faces directly onto the old waterfront.

It is famous for traditional homemade cuisine and was voted the best Italian restaurant in Hampshire. The extensive menu includes fine pastas and top quality fresh fish.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

Grand CaféGrand Café

Located within the historic South Western House which dates back to 1865. It was once Southampton’s grandest hotel and used by first class passengers of the Titanic.

The Grand Café offers a relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy superbly cooked food. It is the perfect place to enjoy light lunches and early dinners in their informal bistro.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

The GrapesThe Grapes

one of Southampton’s most historic public houses and famously a backdrop to the film Titanic starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslett.

This traditional pub serves a wide range of real ales, wine, spirits and snacks. It is known for its atmosphere, historic pedigree and as a popular watering hole in the Oxford Street area.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

Kutis BrasserieKutis Brasserie

One of the most highly awarded Indian restaurants in the UK, with an elaborate menu incorporating the best of India with specialities and influences from all over the East.

They cook to a standard, not a price. Each dish is prepared with the finest, freshest ingredients for you to enjoy.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

Kutis Royal Thai PierKutis Royal Thai Pier

If you want to watch the cruise ships come and go then get yourself here at around 5.00pm. The Restaurant is situated on two floors in the historic Royal Pier building, overlooking Southampton Water, and serves an extensive range of traditional Thai dishes.

Guests can choose whether they wish to dine a la carte or visit the buffet table.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

La RegataLa Regata

A family run Spanish restaurant. La Regata’s traditional tapas selection is extensive, authentic and home made. From tortilla to octopus you are bound to find something you love.

They have a comprehensive a la carte menu which offers a wide variety of meat, poultry and fresh fish dishes and of course Spanish Paella.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

The London HotelThe London Hotel

This predominantly, but not exclusively, gay pub is situated at the edge of Oxford Street and its 19th Century building strikes an impressive pose. The London (as it is affectionally known) claims to be one of the friendliest venues in Southampton. It has a reputation for attracting some of the top cabaret stars in the country to its regular cabaret nights. A great place to meet up with friends and enjoy the atmosphere.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

The Olive TreeThe Olive Tree

Over 10 years of fresh, natural & seasonal dishes have earned Olivetree its sparkling reputation as Southampton’s source of good, honest homemade food.

Menus are created around local produce and an ever changing chalk board lists the seasonal dishes on offer. Bread is still baked daily on the premises.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

The Oxford BrasserieThe Oxford Brasserie

The Oxford Brasserie offers a wide range of cosmopolitan contemporary French, English and Italian dishes, comprised of high quality ingredients, including freshly caught fish, fine meats, wines, and spices. If it isn’t on their menu ask and they will do their best to meet your order.

An intimate relaxed oasis where a wonderful evening is virtually guaranteed
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

Pilgrim House Chinese RestaurantPilgrim House Chinese Restaurant

If you are looking for Chinese food, The Pilgrim House Restaurant brings you delicious Cantonese flavours, available a la carte or buffet style, in their spacious restaurant.

With all food freshly cooked to order, they offer dishes to suit every palate, with a choice of up to 95 dishes available for their evening buffets.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

Platform TavernPlatform Tavern

A unique pub in the heart of the historic dockland of Southampton. Not part of a chain it has a warm and friendly atmosphere and claims to offer something ‘genuine’.

No fruit machines or juke boxes here but regular great live-music with an emphasis on Blues. Sundays are popular for the generous Sunday Roast portions and live music sessions.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map


Scoozi strives not be just an another Italian restaurant but to be a great one. They offer traditional value with a warm and friendly atmosphere and a genuine welcome. The service here relaxed yet professional. The food and wine of course is excellent, but at prices everyone can afford.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

White Star TavernWhite Star Tavern

The White Star has been singled out for recognition by the AA and awarded a much coveted 2 rosette that recognises ‘excellent restaurants that stand out in their local area’.

In the summer you’ll find many dining al fresco, soaking up Oxford Street’s vibrant atmosphere. In winter curl up in and enjoy a relaxed evening in a candlelit booth.
Visit their website for further information or view the location on a map

Have we missed anything?

Do you know of any other great places to eat or drink in or around Ocean Village?