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Bar 38

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American, Fish & Chips, English, Pub
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Boilevard Building | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
02392 851070
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Late Night
Description: We are a Cocktail Bar and Restaurant serving food till 7pm daily. 2-4-1...
We are a Cocktail Bar and Restaurant serving food till 7pm daily. 2-4-1 ★Happy Hours★ from 5pm till 8pm after which our DJ's supply the soundtrack to your night playing the best tunes every Wednesday,Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Group of you coming in? Hen/Stag Do? Birthday Party? Get in contact to find out about our Private Function Areas from 5 to 200 people!!
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  • 29
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Pub Grub

Been here a couple of years ago. The food selection not bad and the prices okay. The food arrived hot and in good quantity. The only down side sadly is the it is very very noisy, if you can put up with that then its not bad. Beer was nice and cold and the service was fine

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Bradders829
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Been here a couple of years ago. The food selection not bad and the prices okay. The food arrived hot and in good quantity. The only down side sadly is the it is very very noisy, if you can put up with that then its not bad. Beer was nice and cold and the service was fine

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London, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited for lunch on a busy Saturday afternoon. Was very impressed with fast efficient service and excellent value. Checked out other places to eat near by and this was by far the best in terms of price. It offered a varied menu with indoor and outdoor seating. Ordered a BLT and a jacket potato for my partner. Both were plentiful... More 

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Porth, United Kingdom
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192 reviews 192 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Busy on a Monday evening which was a good sign, Friendly barstaff, excellent cocktails offers and selection, usual draught and bottled beers ciders etc

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Lovely to sit outside chill and take advantage of the offers on the 2-4-1 drinks . Cocktails , and many other drinks have the offer , plenty of outside seating and inside .

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We popped in here for a pre dinner drink and we were the only people in there which meant no atmosphere maybe it was just a bad day

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Went here for pre Drinks before meal went for the two for one cocktails but had to have two of the same slug and lettuce let you have two different ones , went for desperadoes and bar team don't use tongs or gloves to put lime in just bare hands apart from this a nice bar just a little pricey

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We recently went to bar 38 for a spot of lunch,we found it good value,it was not over busy,so food came quickly,the staff were friendly and attentive,all you ask for really from a pub menu,would we return,yes we would.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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80 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

After our business meeting we booked this by way of a team event before going out for dinner. The staff were great, we each made 3 cocktails - which was fun. In between we were served nibbles. Would recommend this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant fun lively atmosphere and food and drinks very cheap and staff friendly been three times food is great for price.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

2 for £11 and good food, what more could you want. Lovely location as good value for money. Definitely have hunters chicken!

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Additional Information about Bar 38

Address: Boilevard Building | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
Phone Number: 02392 851070
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 19
Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, English, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boilevard Building | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 02392 851070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 19
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, English, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

We are a Cocktail Bar and Restaurant serving food till 7pm daily. 2-4-1 ★Happy Hours★ from 5pm till 8pm after which our DJ's supply the soundtrack to your night playing the best tunes every Wednesday,Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Group of you coming in? Hen/Stag Do? Birthday Party? Get in contact to find out about our Private Function Areas from 5 to 200 people!!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?