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Restaurant 27

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27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
+44 23 9287 6272
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting food, excellent service. The restaurant was a gym ( many many years ago) so it's difficult to create ambiance in the space but it makes up for it with the food.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with another couple, who had been before, the Restaurant filled up as the evening progressed, obviously many had been before. given a drink & canapes at a bar table with menus, which are all set, each table needs to have same price one, but there are choices on each course. all food cooked to order, hence timings need to... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dining at Restaurant 27 is truly an experience. The environment is elegant and relaxing. The staff are professional but also friendly and willing to engage in a little chatter. They were also very informative about the food itself. I commented to the waiter as he cleared the plates that I wondered how the chef had done the prawns as they... More 

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1 Thank Pat S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose restaurant 27 to have a family meal for 8 as it was my mother in laws 70th birthday. I was very excited to be going to restaurant 27 and was very much looking forward to this dining experience. Sadly I was very disappointed. To start the canapés were very nice and a very enjoyable way to start to... More 

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South Coast
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant (which is a bit difficult to find - listed as 27A South Parade but actually the entrance is in a side street) was quiet and very relaxed with exemplary service. We went for a celebratory evening meal. There were two tasting menus to choose from, 5 or 6 course with some dishes not the same from one to... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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301 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic New Years Eve celebration at restaurant 27. As well as the exceptional menu, they also organise a quiz to keep people entertained (nothing too strenuous, but very entertaining). We were in a party of four and everyone enjoyed their food and drink... by the way, there are some good choices on the wine list at reasonable... More 

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2 Thank Martin and Sue C
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé booked this as a surprise for my birthday. What an amazing place. I had heard about it but this was our first visit. We were welcomed and sat in the lounge area to start and shown the menus. We opted for the larger menu. I am gluten intolerant and this was not an issue. The menu was altered... More 

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Southsea
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice warm greeting and very good telephone manners.Restaurant ambience was warm if not a little stifled. Service was professional, efficient and informative although it did fell slightly amateurish depending on who was serving (there was one or two servers who I felt was not up to the standard the restaurant are aspiring to). The food was very well put together,... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there on one occasion having arrived off the ferry from Spain. We had a lovely evening with excellent food,wine and exemplary service. We had spent six weeks away from home , ate out regularly and this was head and shoulders above any other meal. The menu was based on two set menus with everyone eating the same thing... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to 27 for an anniversary meal and received faultless service throughout the evening. Food was incredible and the tasting menu gave us an opportunity to try loads of different flavours and textures, all of which were delicious. Would highly recommend for a special occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 53 - US$ 106
Cuisine
French, European, British, International
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
Description
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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Exeter, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?