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245 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO4 0JR, England
02392815222
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Ranked #41 of 488 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $38
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Nicholsons offers some of the best value to be found locally, with a great selection of authentic Spanish tapas dishes and main courses including paella (served in a traditional paella pan), fresh fish and steaks. Open every day from 4.00 p.m Nicholsons is situated close to local bars, theatre and music venues and is just a short stroll from the seafront. At Nicholsons you can be assured a warm welcome, great food and friendly service. Booking is advisable during holiday periods and weekends.
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We visited Sunday evening for dinner, we had tapas and were very impressed. All of the food was cooked and seasoned beautifully! Service was efficient and polite. Would definately return.

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant a few times and it is the best tapas restaurant in Portsmouth - varied menu, good value for money and a friendly atmosphere. Great place to take friends (tapas is always better in a group!). Would recommend.

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romford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Such lovely tasty delights to chose from. A very varied menu. If you go on a Monday dishes are cheaper.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We have been past this place many times and it is always full, have been meaning to try it for ages and glad we finally got around to it. The staff were lovely, we had a nice window seat and the wine was great, good start!.... Everything on the menu sounded great and when the food arrived it was lovely!... More 

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UK
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Excellent food and service, authentic dishes which were tasty, hot and served in good time. We as a family spent a wonderful evening. Estella beer excellent. Wine list average. Some excellent deserts on offer. Good had by all.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

food here was excellent. Service very quick and efficient. Better selection of wine would be our only suggestion. Don't try No 18 in the red selection. Food was very hot, the aubergine bake was especially nice, but couldn't fault anything we ordered. Highly recommended

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We had read the reviews before we booked and was looking forward to our meal. Restaurant wascquite bust, but seated straight away. The menu had a lot to choose from with a wide variety of dishes. We waited a while before anyone approached us for a drink and unfortunately was the same for the food order. The portions was ample... More 

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Ickenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had a Table of ten on Thursday night, great food , friendly Service, Great Restaurant.with original Spanish food. the sangria was spot on, and the wine is reasonably priced.

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Fremont, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We got to share dinner here with our family the night before we left for home. I am so glad we made it here, it was wonderful. I had walked by and looked in the windows a few times but just didn't get a chance to eat here until the end of our vacation. We will make sure to go... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Three tapas is plenty per person. Sizeable portions! Busy even on a Monday night. Nice, really enjoyed it.

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Additional Information about Nicholsons

Address: 245 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO4 0JR, England
Phone Number: 02392815222
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Average Prices: USD 18 - 38
Cuisine: Spanish

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