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Restaurant 27

27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
+44 23 9287 6272
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (120 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (39 reviews)
“petit fours” (14 reviews)
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French, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of getting a table here while visiting Portsmouth. We had a dream it would be possible and so it did. We started out with a drink, a Gin and Tonis at the front tables. We had the menucards and decided on...More

Thank Pkoch
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A third visit to Restaurant 27. Only two options on offer, a 5 course or 7 course tasting menu. On previous visits there was also an a la carte offering, but no longer. With one member of our party having a couple of allergies to...More

Thank lizzielonglegs56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THE best food and service I have EVER had!! Been twice and same both times. Worth the money. The very, very best! X

2  Thank Tora E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Restaurant 27 for Sunday lunch and found the staff to be excellent and the layout of the tables gave you privacy from other diners ,The tasting menu we all selected for lunch was excellent and restaurant 27 was simply an excellent dining experience...More

1  Thank DavidPiggin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing dinner featuring the new 7-course spring tasting menu. Dinner started with complimentary amuse bouche followed by the stars of the night: beans under toast and the experimental fruit salad which was contained in a white chocolate pod filled with blood orange and had to...More

2  Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tasting menu place (lots of small courses). The dishes themselves were frankly just not that wonderful - slightly childish "beans on toast" starter and all. Staff were nice, especially some of them. Decor a bit dated. Not cheap for what it is....More

2  Thank JonathanKlein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience, food to get your pallet excited with flavour and texture. Amazing service, making you feel like royalty. A must visit.

2  Thank dirobind04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic place this is....well deserving of there 2018 Michelin status.....staff and Matre de really good....worth a visit ..

2  Thank PortsmouthHoliday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I come here the bar is raised. Team 27 are inventive and creative and great with flavour! Excellent front of house staff that know how to pair the food with drink. The tasting menu really allows the team to perfect the flavours and...More

4  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Third time to Restaurant 27, this occasion was for my wife’s birthday. I forgot I mentioned this when I booked it but the staff wished her a happy birthday which was a nice touch. Food is out of this world, definitely a must visit. We...More

4  Thank Striker1970
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Questions & Answers
19 July 2017|
Response from Claudiu G | Property representative |
The restaurant offers tasting menus. There are 2 tasting menus, of them has 5 courses, the other one has 6 courses. You get to enjoy every flavour the chef has to offer like this. Also, menus are adaptable to dietary... More
Julia P
27 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Go onto their web site
Gemma P
14 March 2016|
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Response from Restaurant27 | Property representative |
We do cater for any kind of dietary requirements, as far as we know it in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 43 - USD 74
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9287 6272
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A fully re-furbished restaurant that has played host to a Thai restaurant and more notably Murray's which was a Portsmouth institution for many years.The former chapel for Portsmouth Grammar School has been delicately restored to a modern, sharp and elegant venue for fine dining.
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