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Restaurant 69

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69 Palmerston Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PP, England
+44 23 9281 5498
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really fantastic meal thoroughly recommend this place lovely staff Found it on the off chance after coming out of hotel great atmosphere

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Thank susanRyanMitchel
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have walked past this place so many times saying we must try it sometime. Well we finally stopped for lunch on one of the hottest days of the year. We sat inside with the front doors open and felt pleasantly cool. We decided on sharing a starter of mussels, which would have made a meal in itself to be... More 

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Thank Antiquesam
Southsea, Portsmouth
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I occasionally stop by at this restaurant. The relaxed feel allows one to just come in and have a drink. I don't like the open fit out, I preferred the look and identity when it was 'Sur La Mer' with the panelled booths, it had more character and authenticity. It was like some of the old pie, mash and liquor... More 

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Thank Catherine T
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on the off chance of getting a table on Saturday. Although busy they were glad to fit us in. Th food was terrific the staff were fantastic and this creates a great atmosphere. Will go back on any future visits to the area.

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Thank Ian P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for a celebration dinner after I passed my chainsaw licence for work. We both had rump steak and chips and lemon posset for dessert and on the early bird menu this was only £10.50 each! The steaks were cooked perfectly to our liking and the chips were chunky and crispy. The lemon posset was lovely and creamy and... More 

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1 Thank Han G
Halifax, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a table for 7.30pm on Saturday 23rd July and received the first course after 8.30, the main course was served just after 9 pm. Poor attention from the waitress during our wait. Fortunately my elder son ordered a bottle of prosecco which helped pass the time. the food was well cooked as we expected as it was on a... More 

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Thank Robert W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Went in twice over the weekend, food as always EXCELLENT, my wife and I like the relaxed atmosphere, and find all the staff polite and friendly. Sunday lunch was a lovely meal, unlike the pervious poster we like the fire door open as it lets air circulate in the higher dining area at the back. We are quite happy to... More 

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Thank Yonmons
portsmouth
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Booked a table with great expectations,heard lots good things. As soon as we got to our table, was told, we dont take card, you need to go to the cashpoint first next door !! Shown to our table, by fire exit, which wasn't a problem apart from the fact , it was open and wind blowing right through. Asked politely... More 

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2 Thank JMJROBERTS
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We decided to go our for dinner on a rainy miserable night and we found this place, food was good , drinks where fine although a bit expensive, good atmosphere nice people good music we left at 2am very happy. May I also add nice friendly doormen.

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Thank Jenna0886
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We had booked a table here for a family birthday, on recommendation from our accommodation, and had no idea what to expect. On entering, the bar area appeared quite busy and noisy, but when we were shown upstairs to our table, we were thrilled from the word go. The service was great, friendly and attentive, and when our food arrived... More 

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Thank Jane_G653

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $26
Cuisine
British, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Palmerston Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 5498

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?