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Basingstoke is home to an array of restaurants offering mouth-watering cuisine from around the world to suit every budget.


Festival Place

Festival Place is home to an amazing range of restaurants, including Ask Italian, Pizza Express, Wagamama, Coal Grill & Bar, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Giraffe World Kitchen and Nando’s, that cater for all preferences and whether you are veggie, vegan or require gluten free, our restaurants cater for all! Whether spending an evening or popping in for a quick lunch, soak up the exciting atmosphere from one of the restaurants in the vibrant Festival Square.

In the centre of Festival Square, you will see that the street food revival has arrived in Basingstoke with the Festival Street Kitchen. They use fresh local produce to create dishes from around the world everyday.

Top of the Town

Top of the Town has an eclectic mix of restaurants with flavours from across the world.

Raise the red lantern and escape with the Mayflower restaurant on a tantalizing journey of extensive signature dishes from famous corners of China, or visit The Lime Leaf which serves authentic Thai food with freshly made cocktails.

Fancy a dish from India, head to Spicy Tadka where you can enjoy classic Indian spices and dishes or pop by Flavour Max Indian Resturant who offer an exceptional range of Bangladeshi & Indian dishes with a creative twist.

There is something for everyone.


If you are looking for a bite to eat, whether you are in The Malls, Festival Place or in the Top of the Town, there is sure to be something that tickles your taste buds.

At the Top of the Town you will discover hidden gems like The Tea Bar in London Street, a traditional tea room with a live modern twist or visit Poppins Cafe & Resturant for some traditional British favourites.

Alternatively head to Proteus’s Creation Space Café which serves light lunches, coffee and cake, using seasonal produce sourced from local suppliers. They also offer a range of gluten free options every day.

The Malls and Festival Place are a perfect place to take a break, you will be spoilt for choice with Costa, Pret A Manger, Starbucks, M&S Café Revive and Caffé Nero to name a few.



Need to pick up your groceries, Basingstoke is home to Tesco, Sainsburys, Londis, Iceland and Marks and Spencer.

If you are however looking for something unique, head to either Smaczek Delikatesy in the Malls or Miss Aneta Polish Food in Top of the Town – where you will be able to pick up Polish delicacies.