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5th Hants Volunteer Arms

Open Now: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Friendly pub

Liked this pub and was glad to see a fine selection of beers and ales on offer. Had a few beers and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Ashford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Drink before meal at Handi

Visited from Newcastle by chance as had meal booked at restaurant across road , were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Tracy G
via mobile
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8 Oct 2018
“Friendly pub ”
29 Jul 2018
“Drink before meal at Handi”
A true local pub at the heart of the community. The new landlord and landlady have arrived to stay with Portsmouth pride & heritage running through their veins. A fine selection of Real Ales are on offer here with your firm favourites from the...more
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74 Albert Road, Portsmouth PO5 2SL, England
+44 23 9282 2245
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Liked this pub and was glad to see a fine selection of beers and ales on offer. Had a few beers and had an excellent evening. Everyone was friendly.

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Visited from Newcastle by chance as had meal booked at restaurant across road , were pleasantly surprised finding local singers/songwriters & friendly staff.

1  Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The staff are friendly and make anyone feel welcome, Have been in when it's rammed packed and busy. It's never to busy to not get a drink like some places. Also been in to watch a football match on the big screen TV. Both bats...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Nice really friendly atmosphere, bar staff are extremely polite and courteous, I couldn't rate them highly enough, will be hopefully visiting them times, would recommend the pub to many people

Thank Lasnzarote
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Very basic pub. Warm soft drinks & need a lesson in serving Gin. Pub wasn't busy & still took me ages to get served at bar

1  Thank AlexAsh123
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Drinks were warm and flat and toilets grim. There's so many better places to visit in portsmouth, I felt let down by the trip advisor rating.

Thank TheDoc2013
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I never visit Portsmouth without coming here. Lively and even raucous. Great pub though. Always got good tunes blasting out and sell good ales.

Thank Keverton1878
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic evening for our school reunion. The pub has a very welcoming atmosphere and the staff friendly . Nothing was too much trouble . Would definitely recommend this pub .

2  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Great pub with a lively and fibrant atmosphere. Easy going staff. Try the cocktails , or stick you your usual tippple. I'm sure they'll have it. Will certainly be going again

1  Thank doogie196729
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Just popped in after a meeting. Great service from the staff and great location. Organised a last minute seating area. For 15 people. Much appreciated.

1  Thank Chris R
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