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Casa de Castro

96A Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2SN, England
+44 7507 821811
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (36 reviews)
“custard tart” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (78 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
96A Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2SN, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful understated cafe with a huge appeal to all coffee, cake and patisserie lovers. Our visit was on a Saturday morning after running the Southsea park run. What Quentin and his wife have achieved in seven years is testament to their quiet determination to bring...More

2  Thank petestubbings
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I met a friend at Castro for a mid-week catch up and as it was noon we decided to have lunch instead of the usual coffee and cake. The cafe is perhaps better known for its delicious sweet treats but while the lunch menu isn’t...More

1  Thank Shesellsseashells70
Reviewed April 21, 2018

We stopped to try out Casa de Castro mainly because there was a parking spot right outside the door :-) We are very glad we stopped now for a great pot of tea, a coffee and a slice of Apple and Custard tart which we...More

1  Thank mickwilliams2016
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Excellent cofffee with an amazing custard tart with raspberry, always pop in with a paper to read when in Southsea, friendly service and lovey garden area

2  Thank lovemyfoods
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Walking in felt like walking in to the set of ‘Allo ‘Allo. It’s quite quirky but really pleasant inside. There are some delicious looking pastries in the window and they sell Lavazza coffee - it’s very nice but wasn’t my favourite. We wanted some breakfast...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a regular pit stop for us. The quiche is always scrumptious, whichever flavour is on offer that day. The cakes are to die for and they make an excellent cappuccino. The music is just the right volume. The garden is lovely once the...More

2  Thank EKSouthsea
Reviewed March 16, 2018

This tiny place produces amazing cakes, set in an area you wouldn't expect. I have been to this little Italian cake/coffee shop several times and am never disappointed. A good selection of cakes and matching coffee. Very sweet! probably the only time to avoid is...More

Thank Terrie F
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome, cosy tea rooms with relaxing gentle jazz - and the most delicious pastries and cakes made by the owners - I had a perfect mini custard tart and my daughter refused even to let me taste the chocolate cake...

1  Thank 123PCharles
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Saw portuguese custard tarts in window, had to try, really lovely apart from price. In my little village in Algarve you get 4 for a Euro, I think mine was £1.60 ish for one.... Still tasty tho and if a little more reasonable would be...More

Thank Drew P
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

We have visited here many times over the years and always enjoy the coffee, pastries, quiches and cakes, as well as the friendly service. We will continue to visit when we are in the area and recommend you to others who should try your pleasant...More

1  Thank PDH1962
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January 1, 2015|
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Response from CasaDeCastroSouthsea | Property representative |
Hello Victor, We are open until 4pm. Our lunch options include Quiches, Savoury Croissant, Soup, and Pizza. We also serve side salad. Everything is homemade in the premises.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96A Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 7507 821811
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Casa De Castro is a lovely coffee shop and patisserie run by a Franco-Brazilian couple that has build its strong reputation on the quality of its homemade cakes and savouries. Beautiful garden, excellent coffee and jazzy music come together to make Casa De Castro a delightful place to have a pleasant and relaxing moment
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