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Press Room Bar

Open Now: 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Open today: 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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Great Old Time Feel

This pub has a great "old time" ambiance. When we were there, a group was playing Irish music. The... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2016
Jim T
Stratham, New Hampshire
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Great Sports Bar, Great Food, Good atmosphere

Little gem we walked into with a decent selection of craft beer, food and drinks. Great chicken... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2016
Los Angeles, California
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3 weeks ago
“Lonesome Lunch on Fridays”
4 weeks ago
“Sunday music session”
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77 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really awesome experience @ the Press Room! We got to our hotel early, and our room wasn't ready so having visited the pub before, I knew it was a good time, with good food and service. On arrival we were able to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I went on a Sunday afternoon to listen to the Maritime/Irish music session. The menu was very limited. We each had a beer then split some chicken wings, a wedge salad, and cheese and crackers. The salad wasn't really a 'wedge' but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NHjo
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

First time to newly reopened Press Room. Sunday Jazz Ning features an excellent trip. Excellent seating, acoustics, first class local beers, great service and soothing sounds. Especially appreciate serving ice water when you sit and low key about ordering drinks. Looking forward to returning soon.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Most people I know love it here so maybe it's just me. But I find this place gross. It's too crowded on the weekends, the bands are too expensive (some are $20), service is slow and often impolite. Once, when they were staining the bar,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Loved this old time bar, with a great local beer selection as well as the American standards. My husband and I each had 2 beers and our tab was only $12. Apparently they have a Saturday happy hour. What a find!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

An unexpected surprise at the Press Room. Ate at the bar and I had a fantastic burger and my wife said her salad was great. Didn't have any expectations coming in but left very happy! Keep up the good work

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This pub has a great "old time" ambiance. When we were there, a group was playing Irish music. The authentic brick walls are decorated with a local artist's paintings, which were for sale. Their jerk wings are among the best I've had. Service and prices...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jim T
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Little gem we walked into with a decent selection of craft beer, food and drinks. Great chicken wings, lobster salad, and almost any other item you may desire. Bar atmosphere, so I wouldn't bring kids, maybe in the afternoon hours, but not after 7 p.m....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank EMB08
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Very comfortable bar and small venue to hear music. Great crowd and bartenders offered great service.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank bruno53
Reviewed December 9, 2015

The group "Combo Sabroso" appeared at the Press Room on Sat., Dec. 5th playing their rendition of "Salsa/Regge Party". Great vibes as the place was rocking with dancers and a full house of patrons! Each set got better...playing to the wee hours of the night....More

Date of experience: December 2015
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