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58 White Hart Road, Portsmouth PO1 2JA, England
+44 23 9281 1585
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (37 reviews)
“pork belly” (25 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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58 White Hart Road, Portsmouth PO1 2JA, England
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Reviews (606)
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great restaurant with a very nice atmosphere, especially during evenings. It's particularly nice for dinner but also during lunch and they have outside seating area in the summer and a garden seating in the back. My favourite dish is the abarbistro burger...More

Thank Dragos M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel staff at our hotel recommended Abarbistro. It was a reasonable walking distance from our hotel and the food was creative, prepared with great care, and VERY delicious. I look forward to the opportunity to dine there again!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My Mum and I were staying in Portsmouth and walked past Abar during the day. I later found it on TA and based on good reviews decided to ring and book a table. They managed to get us booked in with very little notice. The...More

Thank Mgnlj2112
Reviewed 3 days ago

After our walk through the harbour area of Portsmouth and before the drive back to our hotel at Landford we had a good bottle of English white wine, sitting in the warm sun right in front of this bistro. Wonderful! A minor negative items was...More

Thank Wolfgang B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere, great food, thoroughly enjoyed my slow roast pork. The staff were friendly and helpful . Thank you for helping to make my birthday special.xx

1  Thank Bridgette F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit restaurant every time I am in the uk. Today's dish of the day at 19£was excellent value. Two generous filets of turbot with fantastic "squeaky" green beans and really luscious mussels, all piping hôt. Unfortunately the mussel velouté wasn't a...More

Thank milady06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

came here for lunch Sat 03 Jun 17 with the wife. booked just before 1200 for a 1400 sitting. glad we did as it was very busy. even though busy with 2 birthday groups and all the tables filled it still was nice to sit...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed having a few beers at this venue followed by a delicious meal in their restaurant area. They gave us a choice of preference of where we desired to dine and accommodated perfectly. Our bartender, Luke, was very friendly and happened to wait our...More

Thank Sam229
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is quite pricey. The food isn't bad, but it's not amazing. My gf had the steak cooked medium-rare and it was delicious, very succulent, but there was a distinct lack of veg with it. Simply, some fries and green beans and a bearnaise/hollondaise...More

Thank Gavin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on the reccomendation of several people. Food was okay but nothing special and two out of 3 mains were very heavily salty. Drinks menu (other than wine) was quite limited. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff but won't be rushing back here soon.

2  Thank Tashaklk
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Suzanne E
what time does your kitchen shut on a Sunday ! I did ask the young girl behind the bar she went off and information came back and said about 9oclock 10 o'clock !!! a bit vague really !!!! lol
13 February 2017|
Response from Mattias Å | Reviewed this property |
If there is business, I've learned, they might stay open a bit longer and for which I'm grateful. They kept it open for me so that I could manage to dinner. My hat of for such service but of course one can't be unreasonable... More
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Will you be open for lunch on Boxing Day?
14 November 2016|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, suggest you contact the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 65
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: 58 White Hart Road, Portsmouth PO1 2JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 1585
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