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“Nice atmosphere, reasonable price, average F&B”
Review of Bar 38

Bar 38
Ranked #239 of 675 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Price range: $4 - $16
Cuisines: American, Pub
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: 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!!
Reviewed February 2, 2012

It's a nice place to hang out and feel more privacy on the 2nd floor. I always sit outside next to the canal in summer. It's the big place in the good location of Gunwharf. Food & drinks are fine, not expensive. Staff are ok. Didn't have to wait too long for the food. It's my top 3 choice whenever I go to Gunwharf Quays :-)

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Reviewed January 29, 2012

There may well be a market for places that are so noisy you cannot hear yourself think with overpriced drinks and a queue at the bar so long that you wonder where it will all end and if so this is the place to go.
We tried to get served here on a Saturday night but gave up before our ear drumswere damaged by the noise.
They may well be better at lunchtime but I won't be bothering.

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Reviewed December 3, 2011

I regularly use Bar 38, the food is excellent. I think the prices are average for Gunwharf Quays, the service is good, if not the fastest, but this is reflected on how busy Bar 38 is. Bar 38 caters for all age groups, throughout the day it is busy with people from right across the age spectrum, as night falls it fills up with younger people.
The staff are fantastic, service is always with a smile, if you are visiting Gunwharf Quays make an effort to visit Bar 38, it is well worth it.

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Reviewed August 8, 2008

Quite pricey, but food was okay, needed a kebab after to fill up! Okay for smaller diets than mine.

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Reviewed May 24, 2008

lunch food is great, manager is cool too.... very pleasant atmosphere

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