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Barnabys

56 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LU, England
02392821089
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Ranked #5 of 449 restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $165
Cuisines: English, British
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Worcester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 NEW

Whilst in Southsea for a few days we visited this lovely friendly restaurant and weren't disappointed. The service was great and the food superb. We went for the early bird menu, you need to order your meal by 7pm in order to meet the criteria, 2 courses for £10.50 each. If I were to be in the area again I... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I went here for dinner. The food was fantastic and nicely presented. The prices are quite high for main meals but so worth it! The service was very good - we'll definitely be recommending to friends and family.

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portsmouth
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

In my view this is the best restaurant in Portsmouth. The service is brilliant, food is consistently good. Always served with fresh vegetables and a choice of potatoes. The ingredients used are of very high quality and I have never tasted a sirloin steak in peppercorn sauce that is better than the ones served at Barnabys. I like mine rare... More

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stumbled on this place while looking for somewhere that catered enticingly to veggies and non-veggie alike. The 'vegetable wellington' was absolutely delicious, served with a large selection of al dente vegetables. The steak and ale pie eaters cleaned their plates! The decor and the loos are a little tired, but if it's eating delicious food that's top of our... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I went to Barnaby's on Sunday for their Sunday lunch which was a pleasure as always!! The value for money is still brilliant and at only £3 each for a starter and a dessert I think everyone would agree that is hard to beat. On top of that I actually got beaten with my main course as there was so... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We ate at Barnabys on the evenings of the 28th and 29th May 2014. We had the 3 course early bird menu available up to 7pm. It was excellent value for money. Obviously a limited menu but enough choice to satisfy us both on 2 evenings. The level of service from the staff was excellent. if you are looking for... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Not much to add to all the other extremely positive reviews but we were pleased to discover that Barnaby's was still going and still providing very well cooked, tasty dishes in a comfortable atmosphere with attentive but not overbearing staff. They are currently offering a mid-week special price of £20 for 3 courses, which is phenomenal value.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Meal here for 5 people on a Wednesday night. All I can say is perfection ..... nothing wrong at all from start to finish , Garlic and Chilli prawns are moreish , prawn cocktails are huge and tasty , melon fan lovely and pate was delicious. The lamb was so tender it melted , served with a selection of salad... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Absolutely fantastic dinner, cooked to perfection. My medium rare Fillet Steak was worthy of the best restaurants in the world and reasonably priced. My wife's sea bass was top class, vegetables "al dente", fresh produce obviously. Sautéed potatoes a delight. The floor staff very switched on, efficient without being intrusive. Polite, respectful and with a good sense of humour. In... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

First time in Barnaby's (not entirely sure why we haven't been before). I was a little unsure on arrival as the place does resemble a 1980's Bistro, however the quality of the food and the staff outweighs the environ. I had the fillet steak and it was perhaps one of the best I have had for a while. The staff... More

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