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58 White Hart Road, Portsmouth PO1 2JA, England
+44 23 9281 1585
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 White Hart Road, Portsmouth PO1 2JA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited today at lunch time ,we had booked and shown straight to our table. Wine brought to our table opened ,I was not asked to try it very odd. Starters we shared oh humus and whitebait very nice and extra bread brought ,mains took some...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have a few hours to wait for your ferry can recommend dropping in here for a drink and a meal. The food is excellent and the wine list very comprehensive, I had the fish burger which was delicious , he had the lamb...More

Thank 100Charlie100
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate at Abarbistro on a fairly busy Friday night for a colleagues leaving do. I'll start with the service. We arrived before 7pm, which was the time of our booking, and sat outside waiting for the rest of our party to arrive. Through no...More

Thank Chi_Alex2
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first impression on being greeted was not pleasant as some of our party had not arrived (through not fault of their own) and we were being pushed (by a female member of staff - who I presumed was the manager) to take our seats...More

Thank Lois T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the A-Bar but the last couple of times we've eaten here we've had to send food back which is not at all what you'd expect from this place - until recently the food was spot on and the menu was always up to...More

Thank HelenPortsmouth2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice setting and good service but very ordinary. £13 for tuscan bean stew , filling and nicely presented but was peppery stock full of rice,scant veg and very few beans cf Elizabeth Davids 1954 white beans,herbs etc. Marked disconnect between ingredients and cost.Salmon with rice...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish and chips - why are the chips in a pot ? Why trying to copy McDonalds ?? Perhaps trying to hide the fact that there weren't many chips - and they were overcooked and scraggly bits from the bottom ... Please try putting them...More

Thank Octagonal_Planet
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been several times now, this is a place we love to take friends to.They have all enjoyed their visits. The menu is different and enjoyable, but even so there is something for the unadventurous. It is always busy and not surprising yet the...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a Birthday Lunch with them, Supplied a great menu of Food & Wine. There was 25 of us. Everybody enjoyed meal. Staff couldn’t of been more helpful. If you have a party to book this is a brilliant place to do it.

Thank PeterB472013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here in a large group. Service was outstanding and food delicious. The place was absolutely packed and it is easy to see why, although we were still able to get a table. Catering for a large group is always challenging, but all food was...More

Thank Qdex2
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Suzanne E
12 February 2017|
Response from Mattias Å | Reviewed this property |
If there is business, I've learned, they might stay open a bit longer and for which I'm grateful. They kept it open for me so that I could manage to dinner. My hat of for such service but of course one can't be unreasonable... More
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14 November 2016|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, suggest you contact the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 White Hart Road, Portsmouth PO1 2JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 1585
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