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“Great food, great price”
Review of Restaurant 69

Restaurant 69
Ranked #79 of 711 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $27
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 22, 2012

We went on Saturday night at late notice and without booking and they had 1 table left which they were happy to put us at. The retaurant had a nice atmosphere and you can have a few drinks at the bar before you site down. We started with the Seafood Paella and a Smoked Mackerel and Crab tart, both of which tasted fantastic. The tart was a little on the small side, however there was plenty of seafood in the Paella. For main course we had the Pan fried pollack with an amazing sauce and the Catalan Seafood Stew, which had loads of fish and Chorizo in, both tasted good. We then finished off with the Orange pannacotta and the hazlenut parfait, which were delicious. The service was excellent and considering how busy the restaurant was, we got served promptly and the time between courses was just right. The food bill came to £41 for the two of us and we had a lovely bottle of wine for £20 making a total bill of £61, which we thought was amazing for the quality of food we ate. We will definitely go again.

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3  Thank cfchambers
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely evening, the bar was beautifully decorated the food was delicious definitely recommend the goats cheese with walnut and fig salad. Really good value for money.

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2  Thank Jody C
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Thanks to good reviews in Trip Advisor, chose this restaurant today to celebrate our son's birthday. On arrival celebratory balloons were already placed on our reserved table.....a really nice touch. We were greeted by friendly staff and struck by the decor and general atmosphere of this lovely restaurant right in the heart of Southsea. Just the perfect place for Sunday lunch, either the set 2 or 3 course represents excellent value for money. For starters, the butternut squash soup or forest mushrooms are highly recommended. Meat lovers or vegetarians will not be disappointed by the main course.For me the beef was succulent and came with the best ever Yorkshire Pudding! Our daughter loved the tasty corn fed chicken . Good choice of deserts but we were just a bit too full by then. I have lived in Southsea over 20 years and this restaurant ranks among the finest.....good food, good wine and later on good jazz music, well managed with consistently good service. Simply the best in the area and extremely family friendly.

3  Thank C S
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

5 females had a fantastic evening on Thurs 11th Oct at 69. Food, wine, and service all priceless, Jamie's music from his i-pod made the evening as there was a bit of singing and dancing too...what ambience, will all be back again, together and separately, with other friends and families. Will recommend to all.

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1  Thank TuckersCandM
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Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

Lovely food, ambience, live jazz and friendly owner. Went on a Sunday afternoon. Had lovely relaxing time. Exceptional value too. Highly recommend

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2  Thank falmouthbaycafe
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