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Spice Island Inn


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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I visited the Spice Island Inn with my eight of my family on a Friday night. We'd booked online and when we arrived, the barmaid told us to go upstairs and they would show us to our table. We went upstairs, past a sign that...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank victoriaswift269
Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommended. I didn't eat, just had a pint, but the food I saw looked delicious. Excellent choice of beers, wines, etc. Fair prices. Fast service. But best of all, sit outside on the terrace and watch the boats go by. Constant activity on the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rojagogo1969
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I, stopped by one evening. It was a lovely sunny day and we sat outside on the "stone blocks" overlooking Portsmouth Harbour. It was fairly busy outside due to the weather, but we found a spot. They do a selection of foods...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank AndyandJackie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely sunny evening so thought this would be a great place to eat overlooking the sea! Was quite busy but nowhere near full. We were warned the food might take 45 minutes but they would try and serve quicker. One hour 24 minutes later! No...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Clare N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked online for a group of 7 and got confirmation when I we got there they had no booking and manager said “oh that’s an automated email doesn’t mean we got the booking”! Got seated anyway as place was dead! Food came and order...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank katrins1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find. Overlooking the Spinnaker and right next to the sea. You can see all the boats and ferries come in and out. Brilliant place to sit with a drink and enjoy the view. Love the Thatchers cider. Have been here every time we...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank licoricejen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner with friends recently. The location is outstanding and you feel like you're in pub centuries old. The decor and bars are impressive. Limited selection of draught beers with the usual fare- would have been nice to see some different brands then the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MonkeyMagic80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to sit outside with a drink and a snack and watch the boats and the people. Particularly on a lovely warm evening. Food and value is average to good, but the location is excellent.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank TauntonBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beer in a memorable setting. One of the best pubs in Old Portsmouth. Outside seating is particularly good.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ray B
Greene_K1ng, Manager at Spice Island Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ray B, thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked here from hot walls on a beautiful sunny afternoon 😎. It was very busy inside and out . There was a queue for the bar - but we didn’t have to wait too long to be served. I asked for a gluten free...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CarolB248
Greene_K1ng, Manager at Spice Island Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

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November 2, 2018|
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I dont think they have TVs
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Some people like dogs?
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