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Shenanigans Irish Cafe

Osborne Court | 57 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LS, England
023 9229 3756
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Ranked #23 of 459 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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coventry
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100 reviews 100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Great Guinness,great little bar,great atmospere----so why shut it at 11pm on a friday night ? Irish bar that shuts at 11pm on a friday ! Nobody would believe me,if i told them !! Hope to visit again one day.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

have only ever been here for a breakfast but it's genuinely one of the best in portsmouth. generous portions and lovely coffee, all for reasonable value!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Came in here and got the Celt breakfast while my partner got the Full Irish. I thought I could easily devour the plate when I read the menu but my god I was defeated. Never thought I was one for haggis but it was lovely, eggs perfectly cooked, sausage amazing and the massive slice of bloomer bread toast was amazingly... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Breakfast was just great, staff very friendly and helpful. The quality of the breakfast is excellent and plentiful.

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Birmingham U.K
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132 reviews 132 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

They do 3 types of breakfasts , small, large and enormous. the wife had small English and I went for the large Irish - took a lot of finishing. Although expensive it represents value because there's so much of it. I wonder how many people get through the £10 uber breakfast? Had to park about a hundred yards down the... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Couldn't go to southsea without a visit to shenanigans for one of their legendary breakfasts. One of these keeps me going all day, they certainly don't stint on portion size, this time I tried the Scottish, yum superb!!! Great service as usual, very friendly staff. Husband went back later that evening to try the Guinness as the story goes theirs... More

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worlddivingtraveller
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94 reviews 94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

escape the corporate blandness, for this smaller family run bar, genuinely always happy staff, with sports on the TVs (but quiet enough if you just want to chill) , and outside seating too to watch the world pass by.. excellent home cooked food too. Lovely staff, great little place.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Dreadful Guinness and no athmosphere, especially bad as it was a Friday night. The only thing Irish about here is the name. Bell for last orders went at 22:30, in this day and age??? More life in Wetherspoons around the corner.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Lovely little bar in Southsea, Staff are friendly, breakfasts are great. Also a nice place to go for drinks in the evening!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A flying visit for one of Shenanigans' delicious Fully Loaded Boxtys - a pancake filled with egg, sausage, bacon, cheese and baked beans. The breakfast of champions and true believers, accompanied by a decent cup of strong black coffee. Have also tried their Scottish breakfast which comes with Lorne sausage and haggis - amazing but huge. One of the best... More

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