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The Deco

128 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1LR, England
+44 23 9282 2000
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After dinner

Bar staff great, environment great, vibe great, bouncers Neanderthal! Good lively... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
Alison B
via mobile
No better place

Best metal bar in Portsmouth. Excellent staff, great value in drinks and great music. Great place... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
gingel2018
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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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21 Feb 2018
“Excellent metal dJs, friendly staff”
11 May 2018
“After dinner”
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128 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1LR, England
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Bar staff great, environment great, vibe great, bouncers Neanderthal! Good lively atmosphere,friendly anything goes attitude and liberal venue. No one told the door staff? Men from the late 70s/80s ?

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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Best metal bar in Portsmouth. Excellent staff, great value in drinks and great music. Great place to start your Friday/Saturday night out.

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

My friend and I are old rockers and we've been here twice early on a Sat night, so haven't really seen it in what I suspect is it's full head-banging glory, but we do love it. I like a wide range of music and metal...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

The Deco is a popular place amongst all of the "alternative music" fans at the local uni due to the amazing music choices, and it lives up to it's hype. Although small, the size actually makes the place more appealing. The choice of nordic themed...More

1  Thank leannahindley
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

On the rare occasion that we all had the following Monday free, we decided to go to a pub quiz. The Deco has a stunning (what appears to be) glass dome ceiling and in general a really spacious and nice pub to be in. We...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Was having a pretty bad day so ended up having a big one solo . This was about the 10th pub on the route home so as you can imagine I was in quite a bad way once I arrived . Girl behind the bar...More

1  Thank richard5003
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Reviewed January 27, 2015

I visited The Deco with some friends on a Tuesday evening in January. Not a great deal was happening but I really enjoyed the pub. Spacious with a nice vibe. There is a pool table at the back. You have to pay £10 refundable deposit...More

Thank Jordanovichy
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Reviewed January 21, 2015

The Deco is amazing! The music is great and there are a very wide selection of drinks. Including the house special 'pint cocktails'. There is a great pool table.

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