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The Portland Arms

$$ - $$$British, ,
63 Portland Street | 63 Portland Street, AL3 4RA, St Albans AL3 4RA, England
+44 1727 851463
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
British, Pub, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
63 Portland Street | 63 Portland Street, AL3 4RA, St Albans AL3 4RA, England
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to the carol concert at The Abbey we really wanted a pub lunch.Tried a few other pubs & all too packed but after a walk through Verulamium we decided to try this pub out.A little treasure & we had a fealty nice lunch.I...More

Thank PhilMerridan
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Previous owners of the Portland have struggled with creating the balance of a local pub and a food offering to drive essential revenue. The current landlady Caz appears to have cracked it. On the one hand, it is the perfect place for a couple of...More

Thank joehames
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We sampled the beef and lamb roast lunches; they were both excellent - hot, good quantity, good quality, swift service, reasonable price.

1  Thank ClassicalBoy
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Firstly it will start with a negative although the beer is ok I have had better keep Fuller's beers. know for the positive the food was exceptional, the choice was not extensive, but the quality and presentation was up there with a top restaurants.

1  Thank mark c
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Made a booking online. No confirmation by return email so phoned them up and found out the booking hadn't gone through. Managed to make a new booking and enjoyed a nice Sunday roast. A few days later, received an apology-email from the owner, which explained...More

2  Thank Naomi1962
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Went to The Portland Arms for a Sunday roast for four. Two lamb, one beef, one pork. Cauliflower cheese and pork and sage stuffing as sides. Outstanding meal. Tasty and generous. Great atmosphere.and hospitality. Friendly staff. Recommended.

Thank John W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Just had the lobster at the seafood night. Really good, nice and fresh and properly cooked. Everyone had an excellent meal and the beer was top notch too. It's a lovely friendly place highly recommended

Thank gpm6960
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch first visit to this lovely friendly pub. We had booked in for a roast dinner and we were not disappointed. The staff could not of made us feel anymore welcome. The food was fabulous great portion size and we could not...More

Thank Michelle251
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Nice little clean and homely pub, friendly staff and really great Sunday roast. Portions were generous without all being unappealingly piled on the plate like a lot of pubs. All well cooked and well seasoned, especially my slow cooked leg of lamb which was perfect....More

Thank nickthwaites1
Reviewed 18 August 2017

As a party of three we went to this pub one Thursday lunchtime with high hopes, bearing in mind the favourable reviews. However when we said that we would like lunch, we were presented with only a set menu containg three starters, three main courses...More

Thank Peeweeking
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
Premier Inn in the town centre ... or St Michaels Manor (different price bracket)!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 19
Cuisine
British, Pub, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Portland Street | 63 Portland Street, AL3 4RA, St Albans AL3 4RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 851463
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