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Review of Barley Mow

Barley Mow
Ranked #5 of 61 Nightlife in Portsmouth
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a negative review, luckily we had much nicer experiences in Portsmouth as a whole. We entered this pub, nobody behind the bar but about half a dozen people playing darts or pool. It may well be that one or more of them were staff but since nobody spoke I can’t be sure. We waited for a few minutes and left feeling fortunate not to have been thrown onto the pavement! Ah well, they say you shouldn’t judge by appearance, but In the case of The Barley Mow, I think it’s justified, we only went in because we’d walked a long way and were thirsty.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

On our regular christmas tours we always include the Barley Mow. There is a large 'room' with a pool table, juke box, & dart bar - & they supply the arrows. Bar staff friendly & very efficient. There is another large room, set out more as a 'lounge' style. In previous times there have been bands playing. Keeps good ales

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Very good customer service, reasonable prices for an independent.
The best atmosphere a pub could have. See you soon :)

Thank Anthony J
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

The barley mow was part of our old Portsmouth tour and what a find. Terrific beers, very friendly bar staff and a fantastic enclosed pretty garden. The four of us enjoyed our drinks and enquired about any food. When we asked if we could have some toasted sandwiches, the barman went across the road and bought some bread as he had run out. Our food arrived within 20 minutes. What service. We gave him a tip as the whole visit was excellent. We intend going back in the near future

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Looking for refreshment in Southsea and found this place hiding down a side street.
Friendly with a good selection of ales.
Entertainment in the form of the pub cat who insists on running up and down on the keys of the piano

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