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Restaurant 69

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69 Palmerston Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PP, England
+44 23 9281 5498
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 121
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not bad but lazy veg

They cook their meat well here. Very good quality and tender. Nice sauces BUT what is with restaurants that feel the need to give you a bowl of that microwave steamed style veg? Thats just lazy. Why cant you roast some veg or add oil and herbs or something. I really hate it when restaurants do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Rob W
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
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206 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
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English first
Winterswijk, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I'm glad someone else knew this establishment, because I would have walked past it without noticing it. And after entering it, I might have thought it was just a bar. But it's a restaurant as well, and quite a good one at that. There were 18 of us, and every one had a good, tasty well-cooked meal and was happy.... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

They cook their meat well here. Very good quality and tender. Nice sauces BUT what is with restaurants that feel the need to give you a bowl of that microwave steamed style veg? Thats just lazy. Why cant you roast some veg or add oil and herbs or something. I really hate it when restaurants do that. You go to... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Fabulous food and service. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and the food is seasonal and locally sourced. The Sunday roast is to die for!

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Portsmouth
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The best steaks in town! Reasonable prices with good wine selection. Always a friendly smile from the helpful bar staff.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Got locked in the toilet and had to bang so hard on the door before the staff bothered to come and unpick the lock. The barman said he didnt know why if kept getting suck! It wasn't the first time. We decide to leave before we ordered our food as it had upset me. Only to be asked by the... More 

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manchester
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We celebrated our parents golden wedding anniversary here 10 of us in all we had a table in the upstairs area. The food was lovley I had the steak which was cooked perfectly and the veg came separately all the dishes were presented nicely the pork looked great topped with thick crackling would choose this next time, all the meals... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

food was ok, surroundings ok but service very slow. Not enough staff. Am told there is a new chef? Have been several times but knew I would be a long time there! Don't like having to eat next to people standing at the bar but also not keen on being down in the basement. Upstairs is ok as long as... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The hotel recommended this restaurant to us. Very busy, food very good enjoyed our evening and if ever in Portsmouth again would go again

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Portsmouth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Four of us had a meal in here on a Saturday night, we were in the lower section which was a bit chilly as there was no heating on. The bar area is very lively and noisy which is OK if that is what you are looking for but we really wanted to just have a quiet meal. The food... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Wow what an amazing time we had from start to finish,we had a table booked for 10 but about 13 arrived! staff and manager Jane made sure we had enough chairs! we had a couple off young children with us and she even took them on as her own,well the food was the best all cooked from fresh plus you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 69 Palmerston Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 5498

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 30
  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?