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Lord John Russell

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Not bad but could've been better

Visited the pub on Monday with a friend. Board games were on every table and there was an old... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
via mobile
colleagues drink night out

Typical British pub. It stinks on beer and alcohol. Not very clean and quite crowded on weekends... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
4 Apr 2018
“Not bad but could've been better”
22 Aug 2018
“Great pub”
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14 Albert Road, Portsmouth PO6 3DD, England
+44 23 9281 2584
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

My kids LOVE the food, my son thinks it’s the best burger ( loaded burger) in Portsmouth. Love going there with the family and the husband loves the SNES! Great family pub

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Was served drinks just before the bar closed, the person saving stating we would have 30 mins to drink them. Bouncer on a power trip then told us to leave after 5. Terrible attitude and I won't be bothering in future.

Thank Byron R
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Lord John russels pub is brilliant after its revamp, serves really good great value pub food has a snes console on the wall to play on and is dog friendly. Will go again 100%

1  Thank jonnorockandroll
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited the pub on Monday with a friend. Board games were on every table and there was an old Nintendo console set up which some people were playing. We didn't play anything on this occasion but love the idea. My friend and I went mainly...More

Thank roflcopter
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

The food is great and staff are very accommadating and friendly. Lovely atmosphere and great local pub. The video games are an added bonus. Thanks for a great afternoon. Would definitely recommend this pub for a good lunch with the family or a few drinks...More

1  Thank jessica x
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

I have been twice since the rebrand the first time they had no chips and the second no burgers. It’s a real shame because it’s good music and the food they did have was tasty but advertising burgers on your window makes you think they...More

Thank Elisabeth P
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Went along to the Launch Party for the newly revamped LJR. The atmosphere was fantastic! They had an amazing live musician on, welcome drinks on arrival and the welcome from the new manager was outstanding. Like what they have done with the venue... can't wait...More

Thank ozzieray
Reviewed July 7, 2017

On one of the hottest days of the year, got turned away for having "UnChino like" shorts on. The door staff were rude and uncomprimising. My friend had combat shorts on which were apparently are ok. Go figure. By the way I am a 57...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed June 8, 2017

This is not a place any theatre-goers should consider, before or after. The whole experience is dull and cheap. Try The Vines or Victoria & Albert before even thinking about this dive.

1  Thank Poblacht
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Typical British pub. It stinks on beer and alcohol. Not very clean and quite crowded on weekends. Prices are a bit over than usual.

Thank desito07
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