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The Lawrence Arms

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Excellent back street-local

Had passed this pub a few times before, without going in. Popped in before going to football on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Keith S
Hastings, United Kingdom
On the way home

Read reviews and not had chance to sample this back street pub. Popped into n en route home Xmas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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63 Lawrence Road, Portsmouth PO5 1NU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had passed this pub a few times before, without going in. Popped in before going to football on Saturday and found out what I have been missing. This is an excellent, traditional pub of which, unfortunately, there are only too few around these days. Despite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Keith S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read reviews and not had chance to sample this back street pub. Popped into n en route home Xmas eve and were warmly welcomed by Ronnie manager and Charlie. Lovely decor, menu ( although didn’t eat) and Ronnie was just so lovely to us despite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mazbrown65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good pub for real ales and ciders from the better breweries. Good quality and cheaper than other pubs nearby that can't match them for quality. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank T1659IEjohnl
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in here to check out the pub and have a quick pint. Awesome range of beers and ales and ciders. Missus gave me a kick after i downed the fourth pint. Excellent pub. As a CAMRA member i totally enjoyed this pub. Top marks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Great Welcome .. good selection of draught beers ..an amazing variety of ciders, more than a dozen :) good clean Pub .. nice atmosphere .. Pool and darts .. had a great time .. will defo be there again when back in the area !!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 337aland
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This has always been the best pub in pompey but keeps getting better - it now has an evwn wider beer and cider selection to go with the friendly staff, atmosphere and beer garden. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tommy S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing selection of beer, helpful bar staff who are knowledgeable about their stock and great locals who make you feel welcome.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 218elisabethp
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We found the Lawerence by chance by going to a not so great pub and went somewhere else from locals who know the good places to go! Fab ales and ciders, great atmosphere and staff were fantastic and friendly welcoming and fun. Live band they...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I love this place, welcoming friendly staff, drinks are reasonably priced and I really like the little court yard out the back. The locals that come here are friendly too, always a nice atmosphere. The toilets are always clean which is a big thing, this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

This a great traditional local pub with additions (beer garden, sky sports and wifi) that doesn't spoil the atmosphere. Your always get a welcome by Dev & Ally who are great hosts and the local are friendly too. There is a great selection of real...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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