Quality Food


Our team are constantly working hard and well together as  team to help serve the highest quality food as possible.


Our Team

We believe we have the most amazing team

We are so lucky to have the most amazing team, loyal hardworking and passionate..

Apart from Danni all our staff have been with us since the start of Trinity’s Lightship and now Haslar.


Meet the team

Below are the team behind Trinity’s at Haslar that cook and serve the amazing food that you will receive.

Maria Payter

General Manager

With over 20 years of experience, running pubs and restaurants has taken Maria to Spain and back.. Living in Haslar Marina, Maria already runs the Lightship and wanted to take on another restaurant in the area.

Neil Payter

General Manager

As a yacht master instructor, Neil’s job takes him all over the world. Whether it be teaching or delivering yachts, his passion is the sea.

Lily Chandler

Executive Chef

Hi I’m Lily and have been involved in catering since I was 14. I started as a pot wash and spent my early 20’s working at sea, then I took a break from cooking.

I’ve worked for Maria on and off for 15 years in her many ventures and was reborn 5 years ago when I joined the team at Trinity’s @ The Lightship. Here I was given an amazing opportunity and rediscovered my passion for cooking and being a chef.

Liam Weir

Head Chef

Hi I’m Liam, a local to Gosport but trained in st Ives Cornwall, I’ve been working for Maria and team Trinity’s since 2014 and been enjoying everyday of it always a new challenge and obstacle to learn and grow from.

Tracy Blake

2nd chef

Hi I’m Tracy, I’ve always had a passion for cooking whether it’s working in the catering industry, or cooking for family and friends. Since starting at Trinity’s 3 years ago my passion has only grown more and I am looking forward to a fantastic future with a brilliant team!

Martin Rosher

trainee chef

Martin is one of the newest members to our team. Our youngest member ,trainee chef he is a proper family man with 2 boys who are his world..

Martina Clements

Head Of front of house

Hi I’m Martina, from Portsmouth. I’ve been working for Trinity’s for 3 years but in the industry for over 15 years and thoroughly enjoy it. I’m looking forward to this new venture with Trinity’s at Haslar and working with a great team.

Sophie Ruffell

front of house

I’m a born & bread Pompey girl but love to travel. I’ve been lucky enough to visit South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand & South America and also lived in Marbella Spain. Now I’m a proud mummy of two gorgeous little girls who keep me very busy. Coming to work is a rest haha.

Natalie Ruffell

Front Of House

Hi I’m Natalie . Had a great first year at Trinity’s @ The Lightship last season so couldn’t wait to join the team here at Trinity’s at Haslar! If your after fantastic food in a relaxed atmosphere with most welcoming and fun staff then I can’t wait to serve you ! Let’s meet !!! X

Jimmy Gilmore

Front Of House

Hi I’m jimmy, born and bred in Portsmouth, I’ve worked for Trinity’s on and off for 3 years. Originally in the kitchen but now on the bar and really enjoying it thanks to Maria and the team. I’m really learning a lot and getting the confidence to be a skilled bartender.

Debbie Hood

Front Of House

Local Alverstoke lady, Debbie is a bundle of upbeat energy. Fitness, family, socialising and ice skating fill her life outside of work, as well as two grown up sons, a carpenter and motor racing driver. Debbie loves chatting to Trinity’s interesting clients and serving Lily’s amazing menu x.

Danni Reynolds

Front Of House

I’m Danni, I enjoy working when I’m not working I like travelling, go out and spend time with my family and boyfriend but most of all my dog.

Bradley Ryder


He absolutely loves work, cooking and doing his bit to help out around Trinity’s @ The Lightship, as much as he loves socialising. .
He’s very friendly happy and funny. Also Bradley is in the Special Olympics Team for the Long Jump.

Hours of Opening

Wednesday – Saturday 12pm to 11pm
Food Served 12pm – 9pm

Sunday 12pm-6pm
Food Served 12pm-6pm


Contact Us Today

If you would like to book a table contact us today!.. Let us know if you have any questions!


Call for access details 02392503387 07483100935