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“Pub food par excellence”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Bridge Tavern

The Bridge Tavern
Ranked #97 of 643 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $23
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Southern England
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118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Pub food par excellence”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

Everything about this pub is good. Good parking, good menu, good atmosphere and above all good cooking. Nothing too cheffy, good wholesome food with terrific value for money. Very child friendly and the staff are very attentive. Thoroughly good value for money.

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“A quick Lunch”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

The food was good but I have had better, unfortunatley the service was abit slow and as it was my lunch hour it was a bit rushed.

Visited May 2013
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Midhurst
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A stop off after a day out”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

4 of us called in for a welcome meal after a day on the IOW. The staff were very polite and helpful. 2 of us had selected starters and mains and the other 2 had starters and the special of 2 fish and chips with a bottle of proseco wine. This is the second time that we have been to The Bridge and both times the staff have been chatty and welcoming. Most of the food was very good, the battered fish though was not as good as the last time, but not really bad. Given that this was a Tuesday evening they were a little quiet ,so there was no real atmosphere but that did not spoil our meal.

  • Visited June 2013
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Lovely views”
Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

I frequently come here with my partner and the views and surroundings are wonderful. On a nice evening you can sit outside watch the Isle of Wight ferry berth, unload and load again and also watch the fishing boats come and go. Views across to the Spinnaker Tower are superb, as the evening gets darker, the tower is lit and shines out well.
Only downside to the Bridge Tavern is the expensive wine £5-50 for a glass of Chardonney, guess that's the price you pay for the views etc.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Gary W
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Cowplain
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“It's Lunchtime again!!!!”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

As has been previously reviewed the drinks are not cheap, but having said that the food is reasonably priced & there's plenty of it, the various menus have been changed recently which is nice to see.

We've been coming here for many years now & in that time the quality & standard of the cooking has varied considerably, but glad to say that over the last few visits we have found the standard to be good with little to complain about.

There's a good atmosphere in the place, the staff are always pleasant & friendly.

  • Visited June 2013
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