THE PIG-in the wall is a boutique hotel and deli bar housed in the beating heart of Southampton. With its central location on the medieval Western Esplanade wall, views over the Solent, and excellent access to the rail and bus links, docks, and cruise terminals, our homely 12-room hotel is the perfect place to put up your feet.

Relaxed Dining

Our deli offers a selection of homemade lunch and supper options with produce from our Kitchen Gardens at THE PIG in Brockenhurst and suppliers within a 25 mile radius.

Our seasonally inspired menu features award-winning cheeses, Hampshire meats, free-range eggs from ethically managed hens, and pure honey from our apiary.

If you’re keen to continue wandering the city and sightseeing, we’d be very happy to create a picnic takeaway for you to grab and go.


THE PIG-in the wall

Upcoming Availability

Upcoming Availability
December 2023


Things to see

Whether you are looking to settle in for a pre or post cruise stay or stopping for a brief shore excursion, there are some incredible sights to see and things to do within the city during your visit.

And if you are interested in learning more of Southampton’s incredible maritime history you can find self-guided walks in the city or plenty of things to see and do below:

This 1-mile route along the Old Town of Southampton features towers, ancient monuments, and more than a few buildings of historical significance.

You can opt to walk the Wall alone or book in advance for a guided tour with See Southampton

Southampton is a treasure trove when it comes to art. The city has spent years developing its Cultural Quarter, which includes the world-class contemporary John Hansard Gallery, and others including Solent Showcase GallerySouthampton City Art Gallery The Art House, and God’s House Tower.

 Sea City Museum tells the story of the people of the city, their fascinating lives and historic connections with Titanic whilst Tudor House Museum is Southampton's most important historic building, revealing over 800 years of history.

Southampton has a thriving music venue collection including The JoinersEngine Rooms and The O2 Guildhall.

Enjoy touring West End Shows  musicals, opera, ballet, music and comedy at The Mayflower, the third largest UK theatre. And it's little sister MAST is a multi-art form cultural hub presenting and producing theatre, dance, musicals, music, comedy, circus, cabaret, spoken word, visual arts and family.

There are many greenspaces to enjoy in Southampton Vokes MemorialHoundwellHoglandsPalmerstonMayflower.

We have Southern England’s largest area of heathland, ancient woodland and unenclosed pasture on the doorstep of Southampton - The New Forest is well worth a wander.

Visit one of the South Coast’s premier shopping destinations with over 100 stores to choose from at West Quay.

A trip to the maritime quarter makes a memorable outing. It includes a mixed-use marina at Ocean Village, which can be topped or tailed with food from one of Southampton’s exceptional independent eateries in Oxford Street

Gods Tower House
Theatre Tickets
Netley Hospital Chapel
West Quay
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Useful Links

Below are local links to things you may need when cruising from Southampton - whether that's long stay parking or local taxi firms. And if there's anything we can help with please don't hesitate to contact us.

Taxi Companies: West Quay Cars, Radio Taxis

Cruise Parking: ABParking is the official operator for parking with Saga Cruises, NCL, MSC, Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean and Olsen Cruise Lines

Airlynx Parking offer secure, private, offsite parking for passengers with transfers to your terminal

Cruise Terminals: City Cruise, Ceanos, Mayflower, Ocean Cruise, Horizon and QEII

Southampton Airport is the nearest airport to the port

Train station: Southampton has two stations – Southampton Airport Parkway, which is only 99 steps from the Airport exit or Southampton Central, which is just a five-minute taxi ride to the port

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