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The Wave Maiden

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , British
36 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
+44 23 9217 8878
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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36 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this tiny little gem! I always get served by wonderful staff, the cider and beer is absolutely delicious!! I'd say a little higher than my preffered price range for a drink but totally worth it! Vegan menu is SICK. I've had almost every vegan...More

Thank Explorer62146063125
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cozy and traditional, this places develops its own great atmosphere. It has some unusual beers on tap and a good selection.

Thank GLWayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the pub with my wife for food and drinks. Really friendly atmosphere with great service! Plenty of craft ales, lagers and stouts to sample and a small, but homely menu - all of which had vegan alternatives!! Seems like there is plenty going on...More

Thank Gavin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice little pub has unusual beers but its great as you can taste them before you buy which is good quite pricey but worth every penny. staff were nice and friendly.

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Wave Maiden is my favourite pub in Southsea and I've been coming here for a few years now. The staff are knowledgable, friendly, attentive, and are clearly passionate about the welcoming atmosphere they help create. My beer and food tastes have been broadened substantially...More

1  Thank Alex A
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Came for my first visit here with a friend who had been recommended The Wave Maiden for vegan food. We went on a Friday mid afternoon, it was very quiet but pleasant. The staff behind the bar was very knowledgeable on the big range of...More

Thank JulieFlow
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times now with friends and family. Great venue food is always great, drinks choice is good quality is just awesome.

Thank JFrostick
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I Love the style of the decor and the great selection of unique craft beers , lovely staff members and great food will definitely be back to visit soon .

Thank hannahjlees2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Wave Maiden for the first time during an evening in Portsmouth. We had booked ahead which was a good move. The menu was great with a vegan option to match each non-vegan meal. The “Reuben” salt beef sandwich was utterly mouthwatering, really...More

Thank TTKR
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is good for Vegans as well as non. My bean burrito was spicy enough and I had a local cider . Happy with my choice Friendly service. Have quiz nights on Tuesday evenings.

Thank benjyk
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Questions & Answers
Jess L
30 October 2018|
Response from TheWaveMaiden | Property representative |
Hi there, it can get busy at lunchtime but it's unpredictable from weekend to weekend. We are open for lunch Friday through Sunday. Ring us on 02392178878 if you'd like to reserve a table.
18 July 2018|
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Response from TheWaveMaiden | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for delayed reply we seem to have missed this message alert. In addition to beers and cider we do a small range of artisan wines including white, red, rose, prosecco and champagne and small batch spirits.
5 June 2016|
Response from TheWaveMaiden | Property representative |
We do allow well behaved dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9217 8878
  • E-mail
Southsea's home of Sincere Beer. We serve a unique range of craft beer, cask ale, real cider and artisan wine along with homemade farm to table artisan cheese dishes.
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