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Bar 38

$$ - $$$, British,
R1 Boulevard Building Gunwharf Quays | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
+44 23 9285 1070
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“chicken” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
R1 Boulevard Building Gunwharf Quays | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here on many occasions as well as trying most of the cocktails on offer! Weather permitting, find a table outside by water and enjoy a nice meal with a few cocktails. Lovely place to spend a few hours :)

1  Thank Traceybrownsword1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had a drink and some nibbles a tray of meats cheese etc which was great looking out on to the sea exactly what we wanted staff were helpful and it was very reasonable .

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting the marvellous Gunwharf Quays we noticed the board outside this Slug and Lettuce establishment advertising 2 meals for £11.99. My husband opted for fish and chips. The fish was huge and the batter lovely and crispy. I chose scampi which again was very...More

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for birthday drinks. Nice place, reasonably priced. Nice chilled out atmosphere during the day, not too quiet.

Thank Tigeriffic69
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Afternoon stop for a cocktail drinks choices were good. Out door seating alongside the quay nice but tables are packed so tightly you need to be a size 6 to squeeze your way through. inside is obviously designed for night time but in the daylight...More

Thank family147
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Don't bother coming here for food in the evening. We arrived at 6:30pm and all the signs were advertising all day food offers, all the tables had menus on them. After choosing what we wanted to eat, we were then informed there's no food (apart...More

Thank BenyLyn
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Our son works in Portsmouth for the Navy so is always looking out for good food, he has been here before and was really happy with the food. On our visit we popped in for lunch, burger and chips which was really tasty, hot and...More

Thank susimitch
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited Bar 38 during our visit to Gunwharf, Very friendly staff, drinks a little more expensive than other places and the music is quite loud inside, but the bar boasts having an outside seating area. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Steve-Julie-G
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Found by accident whilst looking for the Holiday Inn . My only real criticism is that the interior in daytime is a tad dark. We went for breakfast, the prices for the food was reasonable but I do think the price for coffee and tea...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Typical pub grub with a lovely atmosphere. 241 cocktails and pizza from 5pm. If your lucky grab a seat outside and watch the world go by. Not overally expensive. Order at bar service, good for groups as big tables.

Thank Emma C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 16
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R1 Boulevard Building Gunwharf Quays | South Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9285 1070
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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!!
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