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Restaurant 27

27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
+44 23 9287 6272
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (104 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (40 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 6 days ago

Wedding anniversary dinner a deux on a hot Saturday night in June. First, parking nearby is hit and miss as there's no dedicated car park but we managed to park three streets inland on a three hour permitted section of residents' parking street. The restaurant...More

Thank Sm0ky
Reviewed 1 week ago

I reviewed this wonderful restaurant last November when I gave it a well-deserved five stars for the delicious food and great service. I thought then that it couldn’t get any better, however, we returned last week for dinner and, oh what joy, yes they have...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because we only had one evening in Portsmouth, we wanted to visit an exceptional restaurant. After checking TripAdvisor, we decided to try Restaurant 27. We were slightly nervous since not everyone in our party is always open to the unusual, but the reviews were so...More

Thank Foodielynn46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is second time we have visited and we were not disappointed. Superb food. Fantastic service and ambience. Well worth every penny. Everyone who loves to try something a little different should try this restaurant - you will want to return.

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard great things about Restaurant 27 and I had meaning to give it a try for some time. I went there with my wife last Wednesday and I can honestly say it is without doubt the best meal I have ever had in...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited Restaurant 27 for my 23rd birthday & I am so so glad we did! I had such an amazing evening with the food & service being something like I've never experienced. By chance, we booked a table on the first...More

1  Thank Sophia O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only criticism that I could make about this place, is that they couldn't accommodate us on Friday evening as was our first choice. However, we visited on the Sunday and it didn't disappoint. We have been meaning to try this restaurant for a while...More

1  Thank Manoli F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Restaurant 27 based on the reviews on tripadvisor... and I wasn't disappointed! The restaurant had a fine dining feel to it and the staff were very welcoming, after a while I noticed that the decor was slightly bizarre with some odd murals on...More

1  Thank Atlantic784
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant space for dining, good atmosphere and comfortable chairs for a pre-dinner drink. The menu was explained as a tasting experience and the food was excellent. One slight criticism is that the cheese course came with two small pieces of different cheese to be...More

Thank kjtms5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Thursday night on the recommendation of a friend who had heard of the restaurant by reputation. We had an amazing experience! Service: top notch, not intrusive or staid: calls beforehand confirming dietary needs ("food") and confirming the booking on the day,...More

Thank lainyb007
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Julia P
Opening hours sunday
27 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Go onto their web site
Gemma P
Do they cater for allergies? Specifically allergy to dairy
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.
Jennie R
No ----- no problems. Dress code should be as I understand naturally would be tie and shirt ? Thank you jJennie
13 October 2015|
Response from Restaurant27 | Property representative |
Dress code is smart casual. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 70
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, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
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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