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The Wellington Room - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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APPETIZERS‎
$11.00
Wellington Room Green Salad
Organic greens, Danish blue cheese, dried cranberries, walnuts, local pears, champagne vinaigrette
$11.00
Roasted Beet and Warm Chevre Salad
Dressed in sherry vinaigrette
$11.00
Mushroom Crepe
Crimini mushrooms and shallots, with Boursin mousse, port wine reduction
$11.00
Thai Shrimp Bisque
Coconut milk infused with lemongrass, ginger, cashew butter
$10.00
Mushroom Soup
Thyme, sherry, light cream, bacon, truffle oil
$12.00
Mussels Poached in Ale
Shallots, garlic, and slow roasted tomatoes in Maine’s Shipyard Export
$14.00
Maine Crab Cakes
Made with fresh Jonah crab, served with roasted garlic lime aioli
$11.00
House Made Gnocchi
Apple wood bacon, English peas, Parmigiano-Reggiano
MAIN COURSES‎
$32.00
Shellfish Bouillabaisse
Scallops, mussels, shrimp and cod in a saffron fennel tomato broth
$25.00
Ancho Cinnamon Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Sweet potato, bell pepper hash, over lime spinach, finished with barbecue demi-glace
$31.00
Danish Salmon with Horseradish Dill Sour Cream
Wilted arugula and potatoes Anna
$33.00
Dayboat Scallops with Parsnip Puree
Haricot vert and bacon pistachio gremolata
$24.00
Moroccan Cous Cous
Zucchini, summer squash, and roasted tomatoes, braised in harissa with feta cheese.
$26.00
All-Natural Chicken Breast with House Made Gnocchi
Crimini mushrooms, spinach, and Parmigiano-Reggiano
$35.00
Grilled Filet Mignon
With asparagus and Yukon potato puree, finished with Madeira mushroom demi-glace
About
An intimate dining room where guests enjoy some of the best food in Portsmouth and have fantastic cocktails., The Wellington Room offers seasonally inspired menus which change regularly.
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Found this place by accident and glad I did. Intimate dining, gracious host, wonderful service and delicious food. We arrived 10 mins early and before they opened on Saturday. Getting there early was not a problem. Kelly warmly welcomed us, showed us to our table,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank teb4s
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Two of us visited the Wellington this past weekend. A small cozy restaurant-seats roughly 30, but big on quality and customer care. We were early and sat at the two stool bar. We had one of their specialty cocktails and it was great. Promptly seated...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bubba312
Reviewed February 6, 2019

A first visit was met by food mediocrity and unappreciative service. I travel to Portsmouth often and like to change up my dining patterns so felt compelled to give the Wellington Room another try. Unfortunately, the food failed miserably. It was so poorly prepared (overcooked,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 83SRH
Reviewed December 30, 2018

We had high hopes but were sadly disappointed. We are frequent and seasoned diners in the Portsmouth NH dining scene. The Wellington Room has a history of being a fine dining establishment and their prices reflect it. The positive includes a cozy dining room overlooking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Forestglennhome
Reviewed December 12, 2018

You should definitely visit this restaurant. It is extremely clean, the food was very good and the staff extremely friendly. One person in my party has celiac disease and has to be very careful where she eats. The staff were very knowledgeable about this disease,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BenIT1234
Reviewed December 10, 2018

The atmosphere is cozy and warm ... felt a lot like a small restaurant in France. The service was friendly and helpful. The food was really outstanding ... every course for all 5 diners. The haddock, the filet, the chicken, all superb. Everyone agreed that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Doctr_John
Reviewed November 16, 2018

This special restaurant truly is a quality eclectic place with a nice little bar and seating area. The food Is made with good ingredients and I would recommend to anyone looking to sit down and eat a nice meal!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tikiwiki2016
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away on an upper floor on Bow Street is one of THE BEST restaurants in Portsmouth! Despite the small space, this place has fantastic signature cocktails, absolutely delish food, and the most wonderful staff. We ended up being the only diners left by the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pvtsam1775
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I'll be willing to bet you have walked by this front door at least 10 times if you visited Portsmouth. You immediately head down to war of the decks with a few is awesome but the service and food is terrible. Next time check out...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank paul l
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The Wellington Room is upstairs in a historic building over looking Portsmouth harbor. The food is excellent. Prices are on the high end, but worth every penny! Reservations recommended. Ask for a table by the window.

Date of visit: June 2018
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