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Spice Island Inn

) #191 of 502 Restaurants in Portsmouth ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , Vegetarian Friendly
1 Bath Square | Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JL, England
+44 23 9287 0543
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible16%
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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1 Bath Square | Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went Sunday evening with my wife on 6/8/17 at 7.00pm. They had no sunday meals left so we chose two main courses off the A la carte menu. I had the beef ale pie and chips with mixed veg, the vegetables were cooked fine. The...More

Thank mikebhead
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were advised it was average but we tried it anyway and yes it was average! Ate on a Saturday lunch time and found the tables needed clearing when we arrived and a lack of 'want to do anything' by the staff. Were told by...More

Thank NJS707
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat here with my wife quite early for a lunch arrived at 11.30 as it was a nice day and knew it would get bust I had cod and chips and my wife had a falafel dish both excellent with excellent fast service couldn't fault...More

Thank buckers582016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Spice Island Inn upon the recommendation of a friend. The location is fantastic, with outstanding views of the Emirates Spinnaker Tower, across the harbour. Its nice to sit outside on a nice day with a beer and watch the Isle of Wight ferries...More

Thank Rick64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Portsmouth for a brief overnight stay to catch an early morning ferry. We spotted the Inn and popped in with our party of 10 including a 2 yr old! We sat ourselves upstairs and had a cozy room all to ourselves with a gorgeous...More

Thank mjhpeace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My colleagues and I took part in a treasure hunt challenge today. As part of this we had certain challenges to complete and came into Spice Island to seek the assistance of the bar staff. The guys were a great help and very good natured...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a quiet Sunday evening. Otherwise it's getting busy and the service is slow. Beer is fine, food is average, the view in the evenings is fantastic.

Thank desito07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a drink to kill time waiting for the ferry on a very wet Saturday. It was packed, drinks ok and Service quick. Good view of the harbour and food menu looked inviting

Thank Linda4663
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of six and all ordered a different meal. The fish and chips and scampi were enjoyed. However the other four meals were awful. The salmon salad was lacking salmon and the salad looked like it was yesterday's. The meat pie was...More

2  Thank Dawnsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with a friend after a long walk. The food was delicious and service was superb. The staff couldn't do enough for us and were very polite and new their stuff when asked. We will definitely visit again and recommend as the views are...More

Thank travelemms
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23 December 2015|
Response from SpiceIslandInn | Property representative |
Many apologies for the delay in answering your question, which I'm guessing is now too late for you, I do wish Tripadvisor informed us when someone asks a question. Yes, dogs are most welcome into Spice Island.
11 October 2015|
Response from SpiceIslandInn | Property representative |
Hello meacher 123, We offer wide range of lagers and ciders in our pub and in the most expensive case scenario, we charge £4.75 for pint of Peroni and £4.95 for pint of Rekordelig. I read your email, which you sent to our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bath Square | Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9287 0543
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The Spice Island Inn is situated on The Point in Old Portsmouth with the most beautiful view across Portsmouth's busy harbour, Gunwharf Quays and the Spinnaker Tower. Originally 3 pubs that were converted into one in 1991. We are an exceptionally busy pub in the warmer summer months and if you want to have a leisurely drink and/or something to eat this is the place for you. We have 2 bars and tables in the upper bar can be reserved, there are a number of seats outside too which are very well used in the summer months. Some people believe Spice Island is a restaurant, but in reality it is a pub with a good food offering. Our speciality dish is hand battered fish & chips which is popular with many of our customers. We do hire out our upper bar for private functions and events.There is always at least 3 cask conditioned ales available, with guest ales making a regular appearance.
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