In need of a retreat? Take a look at some local cafes to escape for a quick coffee break!

The Plump Duck

Coffee with a view! A cosy little cafe right on the water. With their outdoor seating area you can sit back and enjoy the ducks, geese and swans waddling around. As well as their new indoor seating providing shelter from the typical English weather, meaning you can enjoy the view come rain or shine. The plump duck is The perfect destination for a post dog walk pick me up or a family day out. With a passion for environmental protection they use fully biodegradable and compostable packaging to serve their coffees, teas, hot chocolate, milkshakes, cakes, ice creams and a selection of toasted paninis.

Courtyard Cafe

Situated in the Museum Courtyard, The Café is open to everyone, not just museum visitors. Simply walk through the gate on the left side of the Museum, into the Courtyard and the Café is in the left corner. A quaint, secluded area for some much needed peace and quiet. Perfect for catching up with an old friend or sitting back with a good book and a hot cup of coffee.

Cloister’s Continental Cafe

Located in the heart of Petersfield on the square it is Known as the best people watching spot in town, Cloisters Continental Cafe serves quality food and wonderful coffee. Whether it’s an instagram-worthy coffee or for a scenic pit stop this is definitely a destination drink spot.

Little Leaf Play Cafe

Filled with friendly staff, Little leaf is the perfect destination for children to safely play whilst carers relax and unwind. Nestled away on the High Street, it is set back from the bustling road to create the perfect quiet, warm atmosphere for everyone to enjoy. And of course one of the most important things on a coffee break; that delicious slice of homemade cake to make the perfect morning getaway!

Madeleines Food Deli

Right in town on Lavant street, Madeleines is a great stop whether you’re in need of a sit down with a cup of coffee and a freshly baked pastry from their bakehouse, or a speedy takeaway cup to prepare for a busy day, Madeleines is the place to go. One of their defining characteristics are their beans being roasted locally in Winchester and delivered weekly. Mark Goulding of Winchester Coffee Roasters uses a mix of Brazilian, Colombian and Indonesian Beans to create an outstanding synergy blend.


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