Late Night Christmas Shopping

Late night Christmas Shopping, every Thursday in December until 8pm

Don’t despair we’ll stay open late so that you can come Christmas Shopping after work.  We are staying open late every Thursday in December and adding a little live music to help get you in the festive mood.  In the Trading Post you’ll find a truly lovely group of independent traders offering not only the best customer service but some great gift ideas as well!

  • Do you know someone with a dog – Bow Wow’s have the most amazing accessories and gifts for dog lovers.  If your friends dog isn’t sporting a beautiful red spotted bow tie or stunning neckerchief then they’re missing out.
  • Someone with a sweet tooth – what about a nostalgic sweetie gift box from Sweetie Kingdom.  Sue can make up a gift box with which ever treats your friend really loves!
  • Something special – Karen’s hand made glass jewellery is something that every girl wants but there are also lots of nifty glass gift ideas such as bottle stoppers or cheese boards that you can guarantee no one else will ever have.
  • Carla in Indigo Rose has some stunning vintage one-off’s for the home and some really lovely silk flowers, she’ll help you to create a special gift for a friend or loved one.
  • Sue in The Stash has a perfect gift for just about every age group….. crafty ideas for little people and big, for the novice crafter and the enthusiast and if you don’t know your die from your wool – don’t worry – Sue knows just about everything about crafting.
  • Fancy some original art works then you’re spoilt for choice.  Paul in New Media has incredible digital art works that you can be a part of!  Imagine your loved one framed forever in something completely unique and personal to them – go see what I mean and we promise you will be amazed.  Loraine in One 2 Remember creates lovely wall hangings and art works that complement your individual home and can colour match any interior design that you might have.

Also at Port Solent find Bookends, Cotton Traders, Snow & Rock which includes Runners Needs and Cycle Surgery and has hundreds of great gift ideas.  Don’t forget Pavers, La Cuisine and gift cards from the Odeon – everyone loves the flicks….

We love Christmas and we’re here to help.  If you have any mobility challenges call us and we’ll do all that we can to help make your shopping trip as simple and comfortable as possible.

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Christmas Day Lunch

Have you ever thought about going out for Christmas Day lunch?

If you don’t fancy cooking this Christmas we have a few options for you at Port Solent but you’ll have to book as spaces are limited.

The Sir Alec Rose, Rimjhim, O Sole Mio and The Harvester are all offering a Christmas Day lunch complete with crackers, tinsel and plenty of Christmas Cheer.

Here’s a snapshot…..

The Harvester

Starters include Apple & Maple-Roasted Parsnip Soup, Crispy Goat’s Cheese & Chilli Chutney, Saucy Seafood Pot or a Farmhouse Pate with Bacon Crumble.

Mains include Turkey with all the trimmings, Christmassy Cod Loin, A Hearty Hog Roast, Rib Eye with Beef Dripping Sauce or Roast Vegetable Wellington.

Desserts include Twistmas Pudding, Christmas Sundae, Sherry Trifle Cheesecake or a Belgian Chocolate Truffle Torte.

O Sole Mio

Starters include Antipasto Misto, Cocktail Fantasic, Pasta Lenticchie or Canelloni al Forno

Mains include Arrosto Di Tacchino (Roast Turkey), Dover Sole Alla Griglia, Fillet Steak or Traditional Italian Lasagne al Forno

Dessert include Christmas pudding, home-made Tiramisu or Lemon Sorbet.

Sir Alec Rose

Starters include Chicken liver & Ayrshire Bacon pate, Italian tomato & basic soup or British broccoli & Shropshire blue cheese soup

Mains include Roast Turkey, Lentil, Mushroom, mozzarella & pumpkin seed roast or Salmon Fillet.

Deserts include Christmas Pudding, Salted Caramel Cheesecake or Christmas Cake.

Similar menu for children but also a few favourites like Chicken nuggets available!

Rimjhim

Same menu as normal…

 

Waterside Christmas Market

Back by popular demand this truly lovely two day Christmas Market showboats some of the finest traders from across Hampshire alongside the existing retailers at Port Solent. Amongst the inspiring stalls you’ll find lively characters and be spellbound by the magic of the event.   The Christmas Festival runs Saturday 6th December from 1100 until 1800 and on Sunday 7th December from 1100 until 1600.  Free Parking, lots of lovely gift idea and plenty of ho ho ho! x

Odeon Kids Club

The Odeon at Port Solent has a wonderful kids club that runs every Saturday and Sunday morning at 11am.  See the Odeon Port Solent Website for more details of the latest film.  This lovely club is costs just £2.50 per person and shows the best of the recent kids films as well as a selection of favourite modern classics.  With free parking and a lovely playground to run around in, Port Solent is a great value trip out for the family.

Port Solent Haunted House

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Port Solent Halloween Haunted House is opening for just one day on Friday 31st October!

Come along to find out what’s really in Davey Jones Locker but be sure of a big surprise!

Join our lively annual treat this half term and enjoy some spooky fun in our haunted house. It’s a free event but you will have to book to secure a space because these events are rather busy. This event is not suitable for children under 4 years old. Parents will be invited to remain outside while children go inside for a ten minute show excursion around the house. Don’t worry – it will be a fun sort of scary – we don’t want to upset anyone! Free tickets are available right here, you only need tickets for under 16’s.