Local Area

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Local Restaurants and Attractions Nearby

Here you will find some of the local restaurants only a walk away from our apartments. There is a huge variety of different food on offer including cuisines from all over the world. Come day or night you can choose to eat from inside one of these warm homely restaurants or take your meal and drink Alfresco to watch the evening unfold.

You will also find some interesting attractions such as Marwell Zoological Park, an amazing collection of natural wildlife on the doorstep of Southampton. West Quay Shopping Centre, one of the countries largest shopping centres housing 100’s of top name stores and in house restaurants. 

Not forgetting that Southampton is home to one of the biggest and busiest Ports in Europe with huge cruise liners leaving here every week. Whether your waiting to board or just arrived our apartments will give you a place to relax and unwind to prepare you for the next step of your journey.  

Annika & James Hawker

Bacaro Southampton

Bacaro restaurant

The essence of the traditional Venetian bacari with a modern twist!

Delicious Italian small plates, wonderful wine and an extensive bar menu, all in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

They create a warm and friendly atmosphere making you feel at home.

You can either book a table or just drop in for a glass of wine.


Simons bar kitchen

Simons at Oxfods Bar & Kitchen is a beautifully designed vintage style restaurant with a separate cocktail and wine bar.

The food is a mixture of modern British and Mediterranean dishes, changing with the seasons to ensure you enjoy only the freshest ingredients.

On a sunny day or warm evening, their front piazza is the perfect spot for some alfresco dining.

At the weekends you can enjoy a mixture of live music, from cabaret to their own 4 piece house band.

oxford brasserie

oxford brasserie

Anyone looking for a restaurant in Southampton who’s into food knows the legendary Oxford Brasserie.

Offering a wide range of cosmopolitan contemporary French, English and Italian dishes, comprised of the highest quality ingredients including freshly caught fish, fine meats, wines and spices of all sorts.

They also offer a choice of Mediterranean, American, Spanish and European dishes. 

In the evening the restaurant transforms into an intimate, relaxed oasis in the heart of Southampton.


carnicero steakhouse

The Carnicero is a stunning Galician Steakhouse restaurant and bar. It has a distinct bistro feel and is the only place to be for meat lovers: the menu features various cuts cooked to perfection, but extends to a multitude of seafood and even vegetarian options.

The Carnicero offers a superb selection of drinks which can be enjoyed of an evening alfresco style with their elegant seating area to the front.

genting casino

genting casino

Genting Casino offer all of your favourite casino games including American Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker and our brand new slots and Electronic Roulette area. 

They are now open 24 Hours!

They also have a relaxing lounge and a cocktail and gin bar offering a wide range of drinks and light bar snacks.

wes quay

west quay shopping

West Quay is a huge shopping centre with an area of 800,000 square feet of retail space and contains around 130 shops, including John Lewis & Partners, Marks & Spencer, Zara, Schuh, Waterstones, Hollister Co., Apple and many more top names. 

West Quay also boasts a range of restaurants to re-energise before you get back to shopping. With restaurants such as wagamama, Casa Brasil and Pizza Hut there is something for everyone.

cruise ships

cruise ships

Southampton is widely recognised as the cruise capital of Europe. The Port of Southampton plays host to a wide variety of cruise lines, such as P&O, Cunard, Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises.

Whether you’re sailing off from Southampton or arriving back in Port we can accommodate your needs. 

marwell giraffe

Marwell Zoo

Explore Marwell Zoo and get closer to the wonders of the natural world.

100’s of animals including Giraffes, Penguins and Tigers.

140 acre park with trains and 4 adventure play parks.

Daily tasks and animal feeds plus cafes and gift shops.

If this is your first visit you will need at least 4 hours here.