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Shenanigans Irish Cafe

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57 Osborne Road | 57 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LS, England
+44 23 9229 3756
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Today
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been here a few times now and its consistantly good. The Irish breakfast is a fave as it comes with lorne sausage and some super haggis.

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Thank HampshireNat
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Great Irish breakfast to fill us up before the start of the great South run. The staff were brilliant.

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Thank Laneyx_13
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Have been to this charming little place regularly since it opened and have never been disappointed in the food which is hearty, drink which is traditional, or service which is always great. The atmosphere this little Irish pub generates welcoming and warm on cold winter days, fresh during the summer months with its front that opens up and during major... More 

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Thank Ben T
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This has got to be the best breakfast joint ever!! Amazing quality from the best local butchers, nothing comes close anywhere else in Southsea!!

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Thank PamMc1977
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This is the place for a great breakfast and a friendly service that will not be bettered. I believe it's one of the best of all the bars in the Southsea and Portsmouth area.

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Thank CSK33
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Amazing service for a table of 10. Opened up early just for us. Teas and coffees at the ready. The Breakfast and service were Grade A. Thanks Shenanigans.

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Thank craigfratton
Godshill
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Interior, Staff, Food, Drink, Menu, Decor ALL Brill ain't. Celtic and Scottish breakfasts awesome. Wearing my tartan shirt being Scottish having a Celtic breakfast in an Irish pub. I, ll be back it was that good.

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Thank Dennis M
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great food for breakfast with all the trimmings and fair portion size & value. Friendly staff and a good atmosphere during the day & evenings. Only issue it is very small and is a challenge to sit anywhere or stand without having to move for everyone going past to the toilets.

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Thank belinda m
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We had such an awful experience with one of the waiters, the younger one of the two was fine but the much older one ruined our thoughts on the place. The food, was expensive, but good. However, i shall never return again, on arrival we asked for a table of 3 in which he SIGHED before directing us to a... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

By far the best breakfast i have ever eaten in a resteraunt or cafe, after years of exploring breakfast locations in Portsmouth i have finally found the best, i come back time and time again and the Food and drink is consistently brilliant, the staff are an asset to the experience too!

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Thank EClementPO5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Osborne Road | 57 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9229 3756

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?