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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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Today
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Giant breakfast - keeps you full up till lunch!!

I love a Shenangans breakfast, it is the cure for hangovers!! Love the black pudding, the meaty sausages and the happy go lucky staff. Great place, best to get here early on a Sunday as the place gets booked up. Equally I loved having a few catch up drinks with friends outside to catch a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Rachel G
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I love a Shenangans breakfast, it is the cure for hangovers!! Love the black pudding, the meaty sausages and the happy go lucky staff. Great place, best to get here early on a Sunday as the place gets booked up. Equally I loved having a few catch up drinks with friends outside to catch a few rays and people watch!!... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The drinks are proper Irish especially the whiskey that is Guinness. It is full of the country of Ireland. A great place for a drink or a light bite to eat. Friendly bar staff and live sports on the TV.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Best brekkie in town. Didn't realise how hooked I was until the day they had run out of boxtys and I was gutted. Great food, nicest veggie sausages I've ever found in a restaurant. Great value, huge platefuls, tea/coffee included, rugby on the telly. Heaven.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

When I am feeling a but shabby from the night before I always always come here! Sorts me out a treat! Great portions and value for money!! :) and haggis.... Somewhere that sells haggis in a breakfast! Top notch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Me and a friend of mine were in Portsmouth for a couple of days and decided to stop by Shenanigans because of a recommendation from a local. I could see why this was the local's favorite pub because the atmosphere, the bar staff, and food was simply amazing. I strongly recommend that you stop by and see for yourself!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Undoubtably the best breakfast around, whether it's a tradition breaky you want, a doorstop sandwich or something a bit different with a Boxty then you won't be dissapointed. Well worth out weekly trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Been here a good few times and always feel like coming back for more. The breakfast is incredibly nice, the atmosphere friendly and everything good value. I highly recommend.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If ever there was a better pairing then I've never come across it! A lunch of a pint of Guinness with one of Shenanigan's doorstep sausage sandwiches is just sublime! The service there is always exceptionally good - regardless of how busy they are. For me, it's possibly the best Guinness in town too.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Took a friend to this beautiful little bar last weekend for a breakfast, which never fails to disappoint. Amazing, very good quality and service friendly yet professional. Keep up the fantastic job! We will be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Myself and partner visited recently. It has character with Irish themed decor which I liked. The staff were attentive and the food didn't take long to come. Does exactly what it says on the tin. We will be back!

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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: Irish
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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