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Quick pint

Popped into this pub for a quick pint before going out for a meal. Friendly staff member. A very... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Ashford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Looking for A good pub in Southsea.

Fantastic pub with A great landlady it has some very talanted bands on Thursdays and other... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
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  • Average4%
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  • Terrible4%
8 Oct 2018
“Quick pint ”
29 Apr 2018
“Looking for A good pub in Southsea.”
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39 Castle Road, Portsmouth, England
+44 23 9282 3492
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Popped into this pub for a quick pint before going out for a meal. Friendly staff member. A very good selection of beers and ales which was magic to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Fantastic pub with A great landlady it has some very talanted bands on Thursdays and other nights. It has A great public bar with A pool table and darts,nice seating.The pub has 7 real ales plus A good selection of other beers,it has A good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jrhaynes8
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a negative review, luckily we had much nicer experiences in Portsmouth as a whole. We entered this pub, nobody behind the bar but about half a dozen people playing darts or pool. It may well be that one or more of them were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jayne h
Reviewed 23 December 2017

On our regular christmas tours we always include the Barley Mow. There is a large 'room' with a pool table, juke box, & dart bar - & they supply the arrows. Bar staff friendly & very efficient. There is another large room, set out more...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dace520
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Very good customer service, reasonable prices for an independent. The best atmosphere a pub could have. See you soon :)

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The barley mow was part of our old Portsmouth tour and what a find. Terrific beers, very friendly bar staff and a fantastic enclosed pretty garden. The four of us enjoyed our drinks and enquired about any food. When we asked if we could have...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank J F
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Looking for refreshment in Southsea and found this place hiding down a side street. Friendly with a good selection of ales. Entertainment in the form of the pub cat who insists on running up and down on the keys of the piano

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank davep896
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Since moving to Portsmouth in November, I've explored the area and found this is one of the best pubs in Southsea. Excellent staff and locals both friendly and welcoming. Great ales changing every other day, plus a wide selection of other drinks. A garden that...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Tom B
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Went the other week to an open mic night The night itself was boring but seeing the hot redhead behind he bar was enough entertainment for me and my friends Drinks reasonably priced

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank jimportsmouth123
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great pub. It's relaxed and welcoming and serves a good selection. What makes it special though is the range of events/activities on offer. Live music evenings, meat raffles etc. Real feel that this pub has a strong cohort of 'regulars' as many...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 639AnnaP
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