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From carefully crafted dishes with the finest ingredients to the most exquisite cocktails made with spirits from local distilleries - The Lightship is the perfect venue to drink, dine and celebrate in a truly unique location. 

À la carte menu

At The Lightship we pride ourselves on working with local suppliers, using the incredible ingredients we have available right on our doorstep. On our Mid deck you can enjoy our à la carte menu featuring fresh-off-the-boat seafood and exciting flavour combinations. 

Top deck dining

Savour delicious flavours from the sea perfect for sharing, or delight in a selection of smaller dishes. Enjoy what you heart desires, or ask our servers for recommended drinks pairings for the ultimate experience.


Treat yourself to the ultimate after dinner indulgence. Whether you prefer a sweet treat or a selection of local cheeses you're bound to find room for dessert once you see this menu. 

Fancy a tipple?

Pair our cocktails with the breath-taking views over Portsmouth Harbour and you've got an experience like no other. We work with suppliers like Solent spirit and the Isle of Wight Distillery to bring you the best of local.