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Shenanigans Irish Cafe

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Osborne Court | 57 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LS, England
023 9229 3756
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 92
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Breakfast

Shenanigans do breakfast like you want to have it. Choice of Irish or Scottish with the option to create your own from the two, the food is top quality and substantial portions. The atmosphere is good but you need to brace yourself when the rugby is on as it becomes a Mecca for any cardboard cutout... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Pipion
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Shenanigans do breakfast like you want to have it. Choice of Irish or Scottish with the option to create your own from the two, the food is top quality and substantial portions. The atmosphere is good but you need to brace yourself when the rugby is on as it becomes a Mecca for any cardboard cutout Irish supporters when 6... More 

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Thank Pipion
Portsmouth
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just come in chill out and relax. ... can't go wrong in here. Finish the day off with an Irish coffee

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Thank Stuart G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd been wanting to visit this place for a while. We were lucky to have timed it right to have got a table. Breakfasts are big. Even the small one is big. Best quality bacon, decent sausages and everything you would expect to complement it. Very friendly relaxed place, big on rugby, gorgeous Irish bar staff. Feels like a place... More 

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Thank lumponmyhead
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

I'd been on the hunt for the perfect breakfast and found it here. There are lots of good places to nurse that hangover and go for a good breakfast, but this place wins hands down. Good choice, nice personable staff and banging sausages. Enjoyed the atmosphere and I'm glad we have a good irish pub in pompey.

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Thank Alex S
Portsmouth
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Wow. One bloody big and tasty breakfast. Certainly will set you up for the day trust me. Top Irish breakfast. One of the best.

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Thank Jimmy B
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Eat and drink here regularly and whenever I have visitors from out of town visiting I always take them here. Breakfasts are great value with quality ingredients. If you go for the Scottish, Irish or Celt breakfast you won't need to eat again that day. Even the small breakfast will be enough for many. Staff are friendly and attentive and... More 

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Thank Martin D
New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Came here for brekfast. Food was lovely! The celt breakfast really is amazing, and very good value for what you get! The female member of staff working was rude and didn't give 2 hoots. She spent the whole time on either her phone or tablet. When she took our drinks order she came to the table and said 'drinks' then... More 

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Thank macaskille
Southsea
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Good breakfast here, one of the best in Portsmouth. Overlook the amazingly moody woman that works there in the morning and you'll be ok. Good quality ingredients. Pub is also good and has a nice selection of different Guinness. The bar staff are a lot friendlier as well. I wouldn't say this is a going out pub, but great for... More 

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Thank parklanespur
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Always have to visit this establishment when visiting Southsea, and I'm never disappointed, it was really busy when I was there due to the rugby world cup, this bar is the place to be when there is a big sporting event, especially rugby, the atmosphere is fantastic The bar staff are always cheerful even though they are constantly on the... More 

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Thank june k
Southsea
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Great breakfast with good choices really good Guinness poured by professional bar staff. The bar manager is a top bloke

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Osborne Court | 57 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 023 9229 3756

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Irish, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?