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Restaurant 27

27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
+44 23 9287 6272
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (120 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (39 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 2 days ago

Upon arrival we were greeted warmly by a polite member of staff who took care of our jackets and took us to a table. After waiting a couple of minutes for bar seats to become free, we enjoyed some incredibly more-ish canapés and read over...More

Thank Samuel J
Reviewed 2 days ago

After living for quite a while now in Portsmouth I was planning to visit Restaurant 27, hearing all the amazing feedbacks from friends and reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. So eventually we've decided to pay it a visit and believe me it lived up to...More

Thank Mario Y
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is probably our 6th visit to Restaurant 27 over a period of about three years and each time we have been impressed with the service and the food, but on this occasion (21st April 18) there was something lacking! upon arrival the maitre De...More

Thank Richie S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love this place, amazing flavours and so much attention to detail. brilliant style of cooking !! Cant wait to come back and enjoy 9 courses again !!

Thank Ciaran K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my first time dining at Restaurant 27 and one which will certainly not be forgotten. Both tasting menus offer something for everyone. All 8 courses were beautifully presented and the flavours of the food all superb. The restaurant staff were all polite, friendly...More

Thank louieplatts
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went for our 27th wedding anniversary and it was amazing . The staff were lovely and very welcoming and the food , all 9 courses , was fantastic! Would definitely recommend Restaurant 27.

Thank racytrace
Reviewed 5 days ago

As you can see I am a regular here and don't always leave reviews. However I simply have to add another. It was a special occasion for our 30th wedding anniversary. I had asked if I could leave a few gifts with them before that...More

Thank HampshireNat
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The interior of the restaurant is well presented and inviting, smaller than I expected. I ordered the 3 course menu, but found that none of the courses stood out as 'special, or anything that would see me seeking to return. There didn't seem to be...More

Thank missechsinclair
Restaurant27, Manager at Restaurant 27, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear missechsinclair, Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review. We take reviews very seriously at Restaurant 27. We do not tend to answer reviews on TripAdvisor, but on this occasion we do have to intervene, as this review has been...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have now visited Restaurant 27 four times over the last few years. The food has always been excellent but this time I fear not so good. The welcome was warm as always and the staff are attentive and smiling. We had a drink in...More

Thank Suseyq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place we found.the food tasty and well presented. Welcoming staff and very attentive we gonna be back soon

Thank santiaa911
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Questions & Answers
19 July 2017|
Response from Claudiu G | Property representative |
The restaurant offers tasting menus. There are 2 tasting menus, of them has 5 courses, the other one has 6 courses. You get to enjoy every flavour the chef has to offer like this. Also, menus are adaptable to dietary... More
Julia P
26 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Go onto their web site
Gemma P
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 45 - US$ 77
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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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