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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%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tasting menu” (100 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (40 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

Very pleasant space for dining, good atmosphere and comfortable chairs for a pre-dinner drink. The menu was explained as a tasting experience and the food was excellent. One slight criticism is that the cheese course came with two small pieces of different cheese to be...More

Thank kjtms5
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited on a Thursday night on the recommendation of a friend who had heard of the restaurant by reputation. We had an amazing experience! Service: top notch, not intrusive or staid: calls beforehand confirming dietary needs ("food") and confirming the booking on the day,...More

Thank lainyb007
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice atmosphere and food was amazing. Waitress was very pleasant and attentive throughout the meal, nice ambience and decor, very calming.

Thank Ray N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was a bit surprised to see that Portsmouth has this type of places but the food was great and we really enjoyed our meal!

Thank Silyaunproblem
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic from start to finish,you simply could not fault anything even if you tried!!! Wonderful we will be going again very soon

Thank PortsmouthSteve2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Birthday dinner in March, food was amazing and so was the service. Will definitely be returning. The fudge they gave us to take home at the end of the night was a lovely touch to end the evening. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere and good service though the waiting times between courses could be improved. Food is fresh and quality of the cooking is as you would expect for a 2 AA rosette restaurant. Recommendation would be the Sunday lunch which will have most of their...More

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit here on Saturday night was perfect. It is a small intimate restaurant with a lovely relaxed feel and surroundings, tables not too close together either which is good. All of the food from the home made bread and butter right through to the...More

2  Thank Kalee36
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very special night here last Friday. Were not sure what to expect sand were blown away by the overall experience. The food was absolutely delicious and beautifully presented. The waiting staff were so attentive all evening, making sure everything was perfect for...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do you want 'michelin' type of experience in Portsmouth ? 27 is the place to go - no words needed - try it yourself - been there couple of times and they never fail to positively surprise - well done guys

1  Thank Peter H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Julia P
Opening hours sunday
26 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Go onto their web site
Gemma P
Do they cater for allergies? Specifically allergy to dairy
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.
Jennie R
No ----- no problems. Dress code should be as I understand naturally would be tie and shirt ? Thank you jJennie
13 October 2015|
Response from Restaurant27 | Property representative |
Dress code is smart casual. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 70
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, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
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.