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Bar 38

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American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, British, Pub
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Boilevard Building | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
02392 851070
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Today
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: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
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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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 42
    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
Bar 38

Very Happy at Happy Hour prices....drink till merry and gaze into the sunset with boats passing by all the time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Robert8888Lee
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Horley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Even on a cold wet Wednesday early evening, this place is alive with smiley people. The '2-for-1' happy hour (running from 5pm to 8pm if I recall correctly) is largely responsible for that I guess (!) but there's just a vibe here which makes me want to keep coming back. A vast range of drinks is offered, including perhaps its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Just had an amazing roast at bar 38. Full of flavour and presented really well. Would definitely recommend it.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Enjoyed an early lunchtime drink here with a companion. The service was very good, friendly helpful staff. However, very odd queuing system - most places at a "Bar" would just form a crowd at the bar and just get served but they seemed to queue more like you would at a Burger King - it was very odd ! At... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Very Happy at Happy Hour prices....drink till merry and gaze into the sunset with boats passing by all the time.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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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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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195 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 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 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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, Seafood, British, 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, Seafood, British, 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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