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R1 Boulevard Building Gunwharf Quays | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
02392 851070
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the 2 - 4 - 1 drinks offer and the two meals for £11.95. The food was really good and the choice was a lot better than expected. We sat outside on a warm summers evening and watched the world go by. The service was very good.

Thank andrewladbrook
Buxton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff were not very happy and the drinks were a silly price, don't buy a cordial with water! The place is in needs to be re-furbished

Thank Adam P
Newport, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not the best place to go for a meal or a drink, the decor is tired and tatty. The prices are also pretty over for what essentially is a weather spoons

Thank Mrpeachy
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took two family members for lunch. The staff were very friendly, and the drinks were served quickly. We were warned that there was a thirty minute wait for food, despite only a quarter of the tables being occupied, and they were dead on the money, as it was exactly thirty minutes before one classic burger with fries and two... More 

Thank John W
Horsham, West Sussex, UK
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here for the first time as someone recommended it in our hotel. Quite busy but got served pretty quick. Got 2-for-1 drinks and went upstairs. Much quieter and good views. Smell of burnt food though with toilets nearby/ open with mixed wash area. Ok but not great but cheap drinks..

Thank Rachel H
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is okay and reasonable in price too! However the staff that work here are very friendly and sweet, hence the higher rating!

Thank Divya85
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in Gunwharf Quays. This is a lovely place to sit and watch the world go by on a sunny day. It has a large seating area outside. The food is good and drinks not too expensive, (one pint of Carling and a bottle of Rose wine was just over £16.00). The bar staff are good and the toilets were... More 

Thank 1Pompey
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for a busy weekend night out and for a quiet drink in the week. Bar staff are great, nice clean place. thumbs up from me

Thank steve r
United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside for some lunch and the outside seating area is very nice and is protected from the wind. The food was lovely all of us enjoyed are meals and found the staff very helpful. Will defiantly visit again.

Thank span111
Southampton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely on sunny day . Tasty food , good size portions. Quite quick service as it was busy . But thought the guy on the bar were not friendly had bad attitude . The waitress were good & attentive . Good spot right reasonably priced for a lunch time.

Thank georgina h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $16
Bar, British, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R1 Boulevard Building Gunwharf Quays | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 02392 851070
We are a Cocktail Bar and Restaurant serving food till 7pm daily. 2-4-1 ★Happy Hours★ from 5pm till 8pm after which our DJ's supply the soundtrack to your night playing the best tunes every Wednesday,Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Group of you coming in? Hen/Stag Do? Birthday Party? Get in contact to find out about our Private Function Areas from 5 to 200 people!!

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