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Sir John Baker, Portsmouth - JD Wetherspoon

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Address: 80 London Road, Portsmouth PO2 0LN, England
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+44 23 9262 7960

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Very good branch of the spoons. My hubby and I come most weekends. The guiness is excellent and the steaks are always perfectly cooked and the other food good. Never had a bad... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah T
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Portsmouth
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of middle aged friends went for a drink after having a meal in another restaurant. Brought a pizza box with left over pizza from the restaurant and one of the staff was watching us all night. Came over shouting about eating the pizza. Which we didn't do as just had a three course meal. Then very violently chucked us... More 

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Portsmouth
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good branch of the spoons. My hubby and I come most weekends. The guiness is excellent and the steaks are always perfectly cooked and the other food good. Never had a bad meal. Staff are friendly and welcoming and the pub has a real "locals" feel about it. Very chap. The only small points that mean not a 5*... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Spoons is always good for cheap pub grub and drinks, this time around I ordered the half roast chicken, was very dry, would not recommend. Food comes out pretty quick and service at the bar is quick too. Cant really fault the place for the price just dont go for the chicken.

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Thank Cam21G
Portsmouth
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with 2 friends August bank holiday weekend on the Sunday Pub was not that busy however waited ages to be served. The 2 bar men talked amongst themselves whilst serving slowing down service. They could not work out who was next to be served. When other customers complained of waiting the answer from one of the... More 

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8 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Came in here in April with my boyfriend and a friend of mine to see the area. We stopped here for some food, we ordered two breakfasts and a burger. It was brilliant! Probably one of the best Wetherspoons we have been in. It was cheaper than our local Spoons, and the portions were bigger. Great value for money and... More 

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Thank lj118
Hampshire
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We often come in here for a cheap drink and a reasonably price meal. I can't really fault it, my 3 young children (3, 7 & 9) have always been treated well and the staff always seem to make an effort to speak to them. Absolutely no complaints from me or my family.

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

This is my local Wetherspoon. The food is great and very well priced, you always get a good portion and it is always hot. There is a good selection of ales available . The staff are friendly and polite and eager to make your visit enjoyable. It is always clean and tidy. We have had several family gatherings here .... More 

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Thank Karen A
Chris C, General Manager at Sir John Baker, Portsmouth - JD Wetherspoon, responded to this review

Karen Thanks for your 5 star review. Your comments about our pub are really lovely to read. Hope you and your family continue to come and visit us. Remember our ale selection is always up for discussion, so if theres something you like us to stock as a guest ale we are always open for suggestions. All the best! Chris... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Whilst the pub itself is perfectly fine for a sociable drink the food side of things needs attention. I'm aware that it is a value restaurant and do not expect cordon bleu as the food itself is usually perfectly tasty. The issue is with stock levels and customer expectations not being met. On more than one occasion, items have been... More 

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Thank JessFletcher73
Chris C, General Manager at Sir John Baker, Portsmouth - JD Wetherspoon, responded to this review

Dear Jess, Thank you so much for providing information on your experience with us and others on TripAdvisor. I'm really sorry your expectations weren't met on the two occasions you mentioned in your review. I will be reviewing our stock levels with my chaps in the kitchen over the next few days. If you come back to our pub I... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

A lovely pub and the food was just so amazing. I was hungry but could not do justice to the huge plate of food that I was presented with. Full English breakfast with the works and a challenge ! Great food !

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Thank Lynette A
Chris C, General Manager at Sir John Baker, Portsmouth - JD Wetherspoon, responded to this review

Thanks for you review - really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

It was a nice place to have a drink. Looking forward to having a drink again before I leave Portsmouth.

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Thank Ria P
Chris C, General Manager at Sir John Baker, Portsmouth - JD Wetherspoon, responded to this review

Thanks for your 5* review. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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