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Oceans Gift Shop- MOVED

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Lovely homecooked lunch

Soup, sandwiches and cream tea - delicious. The only idsappointment was the quality of the coffee... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2013
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Fantastic scones!

Recently went here as a groupon offer but also a treat for my Nans birthday, museum ok, fairly... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2013
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  • Very good19%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
29 Jan 2016
16 Jan 2016
“Tacky tourist trap”
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13 High Street, Southampton SO14 2DF, England
+44 23 8178 1017
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

the shop owners knowledge on the Titanic was very good, this guy knows his stuff and great to see. Will visit the again when next in the area.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Simon B
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Same old tacky tourist tat. Not a destination for the discerning traveller, would suit those who like low quality, low cost, mass produced souvenir junk. But then post cards and the like can be found in many of the other shops in Southampton, as can...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Matt_Probert
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Oceans is back - it has moved to smaller premises at 160 High Street (opposite Lidl). unfortunately there is no longer room for the tea room or the exhibition space. But they still have a left-luggage facility, which is handy for visitors and also shoppers.]...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Sorry about this rating but what else could we put - it's CLOSED!!! Went there last week first visit since it was about to open. We had attended a prospective 'volunteer' drive and put our names down but never heard anything more. We have intended...More

Date of experience: June 2014
6  Thank Brubaker45
Reviewed 2 March 2014

I recently took my elderly parents for tea in the tea rooms, as my father was a mariner and used to work on the cruise ships and I thought he would be able to reminisce. Unfortunately, there is very little memorabilia that we could see....More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank hellvelyn123
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Excellent afternoon tea, freshly baked scones, sandwiches and cake and plenty of tea. This is a lovely tea room, very clean, bone china crockery and the staff are friendly and attentive. There is a nice gift shop at the front. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank SusiejaneRomsey
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Six of us spent a pleasant afternoon at Oceans, Three of our party had had Birthdays within the last fortnight, we spent over an hour visiting the Titanic Museum and watching the archive footage of the great ship. After browsing the well stocked nautical book...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank Andy F
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Soup, sandwiches and cream tea - delicious. The only idsappointment was the quality of the coffee - filtered chosen - maybe had been brewed for a while??

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank pamw669
Reviewed 3 October 2013 via mobile

Recently went here as a groupon offer but also a treat for my Nans birthday, museum ok, fairly interesting. The afternoon tea was great, friendly staff, very clean premises, helpful staff offered us more cream/jam etc, beautiful fine china, nice homemade sandwiches, scones to die...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Annioes
Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

Got this as a groupon for afternoon tea and exhibition visit. Firstly we weren't welcomed at all really, told to pick a table and there was no explanation as to how the offer worked or what was on offer. The tea was fine but the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank cls601
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