The 16th October is #WorldFoodDay and here at The Southampton Guide we thought this was a great time to share some of the best world food restaurants in Southampton!

We are fortunate enough to have such a wide range of cultures here in Southampton and that becomes apparent when you look at the variety of places to eat that offer dishes from all over the world.

Let’s take a look…

Mexican food at La Baronia

A family run Mexican restaurant and bar that specialise in authentic Mexican cuisine. Find it in Portswood.

Southampton restaurants Mexican La Baronia

The taste of Greek and Mediterranean cuisine at Lemoni Southampton

Currently the only other Lemoni restaurant is in Glyfada, Greece! Find the Southampton restaurant on East Street and Queensway Corner.

Southampton restaurants Lemoni Southampton

Italian born, bred and fed at Max’s Bar & Brasserie

Italian owner Max combines his love for great food with his Italian routes. Find it on Oxford Street Southampton.

Southampton restaurants Max's bar and brasserie Oxford Street Southampton

Mauritian street kitchen at Lakaz Maman

Discover relaxed, informal Mauritian street food you can get messy with at Lakaz Maman. Found in Bedford Place.

Southampton restaurants

Traditional Spanish tapas at La Regata

A small Spanish family run restaurant with an extensive authentic and home made traditional Spanish tapas selection. Found at Town Quay.

Southampton restaurants Spanish La Regata

Contemporary Japanese at Zen Southampton

Bar, Restaurant and Takeaway all rolled into one with sushi and authentic Oriental dishes. Found on the High Street, Below Bar.

Zen Japanese restaurants in Southampton

The authentic taste of India at Coriander Lounge

Coriander Lounge use the ancient traditional cooking techniques and ingredients that make Indian food so brilliantly different and delicious. Find them on Southampton High Street.

Coriander Lounge Indian restaurants in Southampton

Share delicious Thai food at Mango Thai

Enjoy a selection of Thai tapas served the traditional way at Mango Thai Southampton. Found across the city in Portswood, Above Bar and Ocean Village.

Mango Thai restaurants in Southampton

Bringing the taste of America to Southampton at Red Dog Saloon

Using award-winning smokers imported from the USA to recreate the cooking process of those original American fire pits. Find it at Westquay.

Red Dog Saloon American restaurants in Southampton

Chinese cuisine in the heart of the city at Shanghai 1814

Boasting the skills and talents of their traditional Chinese chefs, with their head Chef originally from China town in London. Found on Southampton High Street.

Shanghai Chinese restaurants in Southampton

English favourites at The Dancing Man Brewery

From sausage and mash to pork belly in cider, accompanied by their very own home-brewed beer! Find them at Town Quay

English restaurants in Southampton

When you can’t decide head to Cosmo authentic world kitchen

With a huge variety of cuisines from all over the world you’ll be spoilt for choice! Try something new or enjoy your favourite dishes all in one sitting. Find it at Westquay.

Cosmo restaurants in Southampton


Have you been to a restaurant in Southampton that serves food that you love? Share it with us in the comments box below!