Ways to support Southampton businesses

Ways to support Southampton businesses

Although much of Southampton is temporarily closed due to the latest national lockdown, you can still support your favourite businesses in a number of ways. 

Visit our Keep Southampton Safe page to find out what measures have been put in place across the city centre to make your experience safe and enjoyable when you return.

Shop online


It's likely that most of your favourite brands and outlets, both national and smaller independents will have online shopping services so you can enjoy the January sales and treat yourself to some goodies whilst staying at home. 

Click & Collect

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Some non-essential retailers in the city may decide to remain open for Click & Collect services only.

Places like W.J French & Son, Argos and London Camera Exchange will remain open for these services, meaning you can order and pay online and then collect in-store. Read #OurSouthampton blog here to find out which businesses are offering Click & Collect.

Tasty food straight to your door

Under Government guidance all of Southampton food outlets will be closed to diners, however, you can enjoy a tasty meal from the comfort of your own home as many businesses offer delivery or takeaway. With our vast selection of restaurants, fast food outlets, cafés and pubs in the city you will be sure to find a cuisine that whets your appetite so support your local hospitality venues and eat in to help out! Read our blog here to find out where in the city is offering takeaway, delivery and collection options. 


Turtle BaySakura, The Real Greek, Mango Thai Tapas, Coriander Lounge and Mexigo are just a few of the eateries which have in-house delivery, collection or takeaway options. You can also check food delivery services such as Deliveroo, Uber Eats and Just Eat for more places in Southampton that are delivering.

For a list of restaurants and cafés open for delivery or takeaway in Westquay go here.

Get your caffeine fix

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Working from home and need your Monday morning, midweek or even afternoon coffee fix? Don't forget coffee shops and cafés will be open for takeaway drinks (and maybe even some yummy cakes) throughout lockdown. Get your favourite winter warmers at Mettricks, Caffé Nero, Greggs or Pret a Manger who may even have their festive additions ready for you to try.

Spread the love and leave a review

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Leaving a review for your favourite business its a simple and free way you can support them during these difficult times. In particular Hospitality businesses, have been greatly affected by the pandemic so by writing a review about your previous visit can have a huge impact. So share the love and leave a review or rating on Facebook, Google, TripAdvisor or any other platform.

*information correct as of 19 February 2021. We are working with businesses to keep this page up to date so please keep checking back for the newest information.*

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