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50 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DP, England
+44 23 8023 1555
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible19%
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Seafood, Spanish
$$ - $$$
50 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DP, England
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Reviewed May 15, 2017

On Sat night 13 may I was celebrating my 50th with friends when one female member from my party went and spoke to a doorman in regards to having her drink SPIKED!..however they were unhelpful and escorted her outside event though she was trying to...More

3  Thank Mark F
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We were out celebrating someone's birthday last night....there were maybe 20 of us...there was another guy in there who had a bit of attitude and was mouthing off to a couple of us....next minute our whole group is being kicked out and barred..horrendous treatment....no one...More

Thank Shanghaimoss
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Charged me £3 for a pint of blackcurrant squash on a Sunday evening. This is water with a shot of squash.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Looks can be deceiving. This bar looked like a nice venue from the exterior. However upon entering there was an unpleasant smell. Perhaps We should have come to our senses then. However we chose to ignore this and continued to order a drink. We ordered...More

Thank Dimi76
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We were 4 people on business. The menu looked good, then we went in, and were shown upstairs. Given a print out menu, with several items not available. This included food and wine not available. By now we felt compelled to stay. I have to...More

Thank The_Hatwoods
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We loved the food here, David catered for 60 of us for a staff party with a variety of options and did a brilliant job! We will be back next year. Thank you

Thank Jemajk
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Well that was a first and last time. We went there on the 13th Dec for a works Xmas do, with nearly 100 in the upstairs restaurant. Talk about being cramped. The small restaurant tables used for two people but really only big enough for...More

Thank Norman C
Reviewed December 5, 2016

It was ok! Probably the best I could say. There were 4 in our party and from the outset we struggled with ordering as our server barely spoke any English. This resulted in the wrong chicken dish being served. My friend ordered the homemade chicken...More

2  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Had a paella for two with garlc bread and shared a banoffe pie, washed down with a couple of glasses of wine. Excellent all round although very quite, would happily go again.

Thank PJC782
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Food is average, but reasonably priced. Staff won't be best pleased to see a tastecard. Very cramped, we won't return. Probably an ok bar

1  Thank Andy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DP, England (Formerly Medbar & Kitchen)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8023 1555
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Drink, Dine & Dance The Perfect Venue For Every Occasion Situated in the busy and historic Oxford Street, Medbar & La Penthouse restaurant brings a warm welcome and friendly service, whether you are here to enjoy a quick snack, lunch with friends or a Seafood or Meat feast for that special occasion. It's the perfect place to dine or drink, whether it be our vibrant bar or fabulous restaurant What makes us different to other restauants is our attention to detail and focus on quality. In all we do, from building a new restaurant to choosing our people and preparing our food, we are passionate about doing everything to the best standard possible. We have good looks with a warm and inviting ambience and have fantastic people, they are knowledgable and professional. We have fabulous food, carefully sourced and freshly cooked. Come and enjoy the great experience.
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