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The Bridge Tavern

) #100 of 494 Restaurants in Portsmouth ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
54 East Street, Portsmouth PO1 2JJ, England
+44 23 9275 2992
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“mushy peas” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
DETAILS
54 East Street, Portsmouth PO1 2JJ, England
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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for quick lunch! Food was ok nothing exciting I ordered the lunch ceaser salad and the chicken was hardly any and very dry! Kids and hubby had fish and chips (£9) each and they were very small plates funny that my husband...More

Thank Marisa N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for the first time at Easter and £10 for a glass of Sauvignon Blanc Atotal rip off and the food damn awful Light bite were as described Light or near on non existant Scamoi and chips 4 small kids bites and out of a...More

Thank keith j
Simon S, General Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I would like to apologise that we were unable to deliver to a high standard we aim to achieve, however we do appreciate your honest feedback and your comments have been taken on board. We are...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in here with family for an impromptu little birthday lunch & although was a little disappointed initially that the crab salad wasn't on the menu (our reasons for choosing), the food was still very nice. Three of us opted for the prawn sandwiches which...More

1  Thank rachel t
Simon S, General Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. I'm really pleased you had a lovely visit and we look forward to welcoming you all in the future.

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Went here in April after coming to Portsmouth as a birthday weekend for my boyfriend. We read the reviews on here and thought we would give it a go. Big mistake. It's full of old locals who like a good drink - which is fine....More

Thank Emma F
Simon S, General Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We always appreciate the feedback and all the comments are taken on board. I apologise that we failed to meet the high standards we aim to achieve. We are always striving to do better. Please make...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Everyone was very friendly but ultimately the food was a disappointment. A number of things we wanted to order weren't available and three of us had to have steak which, when it arrived was fatty, tough and undercooked - even for medium cooking. The sauces...More

Thank elisabeth_wade
Simon S, General Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we always appreciate the feedback. I apologise that we failed to meet the high standards we aim to achieve. As all our dishes are cooked from fresh sometimes due to high demand items on the menu...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were on a break to celebrate our daughter's 40th birthday & did not want to miss the rugby match. My daughter booked a table so that we could watch it, which was perfect. Great atmosphere, fantastic staff & a nicely cooked & presented meal....More

1  Thank JenE407
Simon S, General Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for the lovely comments. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

We were a party of 5, all ordering different food: Mains: 1 x Fish & Chips, 1 x Steak & Ale Pie, 1 x Sausage & Mash, 1 x BBQ Pork Ribs, 1 x Cornish Orchards Mussels. Desserts: The best part of the meal was...More

Thank BillsDouble
Simon S, General Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we always appreciate the feedback. I apologise that on your last visit we failed to meet the high standards we aim for, however I am pleased to hear that we were able to resolve this for...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the Bridge on a Sunday early afternoon for a lunchtime snack. The smaller items on the menu were starters/light bites, which were overpriced for the portion sizes. There were no sandwiches or similar, just these items. I had the lamb kofta, with a...More

Thank Mike_Russbach
Simon S, General Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I would like to apologise that we couldn't offer you the full variety we usually have to offer. Unfortunately as Sunday service can be very busy for us we only offer the one menu which consists...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Had family lunch here, instead of our usual Spice Island Inn. Prices higher than at the Spice Island but food good and staff made an effort to fit us in (it was busy and we hadn't booked). After the meal we were a bit short...More

2  Thank Keith S
Simon S, General Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I would like to apologise for the experience you had on your last visit. Unfortunately that day three foreign glasses were found on our shelves. We believe that they may have been brought over from Spice...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Tucked away in Old Portsmouth, we enjoyed a very pleasant night drinking the real ales on draught ,a genuine pub with a good atmosphere and friendly staff

Thank robinofloxley
Simon S, Manager at The Bridge Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post your review! I'm so glad you liked the pub and the team were able to look after you and make sure you had a good time! Please do come back and see us soon! Simon

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Celia F
Are there any discounts for senior citizens?
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Response from Lippxx | Property representative |
They don't, but they do a lunch menu with smaller portions at a reduced rate!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 East Street, Portsmouth PO1 2JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9275 2992
  • E-mail