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Restaurant 69

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69 Palmerston Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PP, England
+44 23 9281 5498
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Open now
All 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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Halifax, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Robert W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Yonmons
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Jenna0886
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

Thank Jane_G653
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The Sunday lunch menu was chosen and the food did not disappoint us. The slices of meat, beef,pork and lamb were generous and the vegetables were plentiful. The service was swift and the staff friendly and pleasant.

Thank Nigel B
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The staff at 69 collected balloons and decorated a table to look great when we ate there to celebrate a joint 30th and 90th birthday. In all there were 4 generations present and everyone, from 19 months to 90 years old had a good time. Food was varied, reasonably priced and very tasty. Service from the 2 young waitresses was... More 

Thank sapphire10
Swansea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Still here awaiting a cheese board dessert after a fantastic starter of moules marinere and main course of fillet steak and seasonal vegetables. Starter and main course were stunning, well presented and cooked exactly as requested (blue steaks can be very hard to get right but we were really pleased. We chose the al la carte 3 course dinner at... More 

Thank Robert M
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Just ate a Sunday roast with my friend at restaurant 69, and was disappointed, big time. The apathetic staff were the first thing that should have set off alarm bells. Either that or the fact they had a live band and music playing, which was unnecessary and cacophonous, making sitting anywhere near the front quite unpleasant. The food was pretty... More 

Thank Kyloslap
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

What can we say, Wednesday night, understaffed, waitress with attitude to the point we didn't want to stay. Paid for drinks and left. We didn't get to see the menu as they don't have enough.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $26
British, Seafood, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?