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Restaurant 27

27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
+44 23 9287 6272
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely amazing food experience. Every morsel was exquisite. The staff were fantastic and so welcoming and friendly, and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. A visit to Restaurant 27 is an absolute must if you are in the area.

Thank Riana M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is a choice between two tasting menus, menu two has more courses than menu one. We opted for the lesser number of courses. The staff were very friendly and happy to accommodate one of the party with alternatives - we did give prior notice...More

Thank Vespagirl85
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely dinner here with friends, staff friendly, food excellent and ambience good. A lovely little gem, slightly off the beaten track but well worth a visit, reminds me of Michelin starred dining but better as not quite so fussy and the food left more to...More

Thank Ladylush33
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We opted for the £55 tasting menu, one vegetarian and one regular. Food was excellent, with both menus linked, so we both felt we were eating the same food. For example, the basil ravioli was the same on both menus, but the broth on the...More

Thank djosully
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic dinner at 27 last night, the service was first class and the food was just beautiful. A superb evening. This restaurant really deserves a Michelin Star.

Thank Oysterquay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow - was NOT disappointed. The ambience was exactly what we believe should accompany a gastronomic experience! No pomp, friendly, knowledgeable and unpretentious staff. Shall definitely return - what a hidden gem!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered Restaurant 27 last year and so enjoyed it returned again. We were not disappointed. The food was excellent, although the first three courses were rather heavy on garlic. My husband declined the fish course because he Felt he couldn’t manage all the courses....More

2  Thank 659francesg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends visit frequently and took us along one time and I’m so glad they have introduced us to restaurant 27. We had the tasting menu, the food, service and the experience is amazing and the price reflects this so is perfect for a special...More

1  Thank Hoops1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my very favorite restaurant; the food is amazing, the service in impeccable and it's a great experience. The price is very reasonable in view of this. Perfect for a special occasion.

1  Thank jrduboc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had read the many rave reviews of this restaurant so while in Portsmouth decided to try it out. We understood the tasting menu was several courses the chef decides to prepare rather than the traditional way of dining where the guest chooses what to...More

1  Thank MissMelly2
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Questions & Answers
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Claudiu G | Property representative |
The restaurant offers tasting menus. There are 2 tasting menus, of them has 5 courses, the other one has 6 courses. You get to enjoy every flavour the chef has to offer like this. Also, menus are adaptable to dietary... More
Julia P
June 26, 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Go onto their web site
Gemma P
March 13, 2016|
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Response from Restaurant27 | Property representative |
We do cater for any kind of dietary requirements, as far as we know it in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$42 - $72
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9287 6272
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A fully re-furbished restaurant that has played host to a Thai restaurant and more notably Murray's which was a Portsmouth institution for many years.The former chapel for Portsmouth Grammar School has been delicately restored to a modern, sharp and elegant venue for fine dining.
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