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Shorties Restaurant

) #125 of 505 Restaurants in Portsmouth $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, , British
8-9 Bellevue Terrace | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AT, England
+44 23 9283 1941
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  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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Steakhouse, Grill, British
$$ - $$$
8-9 Bellevue Terrace | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went twice on our trip to Portsmouth and had two fantastic meals, its a lovely restaurant with great staff and realistic prices. Would definitely recommend a visit if you are in the area. We will be back on next visit to Portsmouth.

Thank DerekLeicetershire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having eaten here one night a week for nine months. My fillet steak is always cooked to perfection (blue) not the most spacious restaurant service always good. Good value for money

Thank NessieK1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had walked past this a few times and decided to give it a try on our recent visit. The staff were great very helpful and polite. The food was excellent. We were so full from starters and main that did not have room for...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied a good steak, and this was conveniently a couple of hundred yards from Holiday Inn Portsmouth, where I was staying. Had one of the specials, which was half rack of ribs and a sirloin steak. Steak was med-rare as requested, very tender, and the...More

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say, the steaks here are some of the best I have tasted. Service is friendly and excellent. I would recommend booking however, as space is limited here, and they do get busy

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a super evening we just had at Shorties. We were well looked after by lovely Angela and she knew her stuff about ingredients and was great to talk to. The food was superb and we felt very welcome, even though we were the last...More

Thank wendymouse1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an evening meal here, the food was good, although the Steak Diane was rather grisly, there is very little space with the tables very close to one another. The service was good.

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I have always loved this place, I have been going for years. I will always recommend this place. The steak is always beautifully done. They have a great menu with lots of choices and a good cocktail menu too. very well priced also. Quite a...More

Thank Storm S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly, nice food. Same crockery as me mom used to have. Family visit all enjoyed. Lamb chop special really nice

1  Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Really sorry to have to say that my experience was not good here. Had to return my meal three times. And ended up walking out hungry as I couldn't wait for the fourth time. Some people find it really pleasurable that every two minutes as...More

Thank Angela M
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Questions & Answers
14 August 2016|
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Response from ShortiesManager | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your question and our guests who need to avoid meat, fish and dairy can select from some custom made salads from Chef. We look forward to welcoming you soon. @ShortiesR
ian j
27 May 2016|
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Response from ShortiesManager | Property representative |
Hi Ian Appreciate the feedback and I have spoken to our butchers about this. We do use scotch beef which is a good standard and believe we have the right balance of quality and price. We could move up to an aged steak but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 Bellevue Terrace | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9283 1941
Shorties has a consistent, quality food offering with an attentive and personable service which has earned many years of loyal customers celebrating birthdays, anniversaries and the festive season. The emphasis on a consistent menu offering, keen pricing with generous portion sizes has meant the business is well known in the wider Portsmouth area with families repeatedly returning. Menu varies from Steaks, Burgers and Seafood with a childs' menu also offered. Stuffed Garlic Mushrooms a House Special!
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