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The Waterfront- Shamrock Quay

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Address: William Street, Southampton SO14 5QL, England
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+44 23 8063 2209
09:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00

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Dated and very boring food. I had a steak and even for Rump, it was tough as old boots. The seafood platter was oily and greasy. Beer was very average. The only good point was... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2015
Welshpool, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

The staff are very rude and the food is terriable .well I think that's enough said .when you do walk into the place seams warm and Welcoming. But I can A sure it isn't. ....

Thank Stella F
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We visited here for a water sports trip we had booked at Shamrock Quay. We ate and drunk at this venue whilst we were waiting. Very pleasant and enjoyable place. The food and drinks were very reasonable and staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Susana46883
Southampton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We visited on one of the hottest days of the year only to be met by a wedding party holding a reception. It was very very noisy. For the wedding I guess it was ideal but for the other paying guests you could not hold a conversation. Food was decent but a long time coming. Fruit cider on tap which... More 

Thank suewright18
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

As berth holders at Saxon Wharf next door, it's a convenient walk to this pub. I realise that it's not exactly Cordon Bleu food but after several attempts, never again. The girl behind the bar should never be allowed to deal with customers, she was positively arrogant. My burger was okay, if overdone, however my wife's bangers and mash had... More 

1 Thank Steveinmunster
WaterfrontShamrock, General Manager at The Waterfront- Shamrock Quay, responded to this review

Hello, we are sorry to hear about your experience. I am on the understanding that when your table was checked to see if the meals were okay, your response was positive. If you would like to pop back in for a free meal so we can hopefully change your mind please do come and see us as we like to... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Saturday night....we visited on a yacht...and this pub was convenient....oh how we wish we hadn't bothered....most of the dishes on the menu had one item that wasn't available...we all settled on something we didn't really want....and when it arrived we didn't want it all over again...enough said...the drinks were ok...but we had dessert and coffee on the boat...at least we... More 

1 Thank paul t
Welshpool, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Dated and very boring food. I had a steak and even for Rump, it was tough as old boots. The seafood platter was oily and greasy. Beer was very average. The only good point was that it was quite cheap.

1 Thank Martin1313
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

We are berth holders at Shamrock Quay Marina and have heard similar negative feedback from others in the marina. The refurb looks good and it's ok for a drink, but the food is just awful. They've got the right idea by trying to produce mostly home cooked food but the quality is not good enough. The ham is thin and... More 

Thank Viki3003
Lyndhurst, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

Went here for lunch, midweek. As we walked in we later realised that the lady sitting outside the door smoking was one of the staff. Inside is well set out and quite pleasant decor. It was clean. The drinks were served quickly and the beer was good. Sorry to say the food was awful - The chunky chips were so... More 

Thank Amanda C
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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108 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Nice area for taking my wife to a british dining restaurant. British people there were somewhat rowdy because MU lost a game that weekend. If you like british atmoshere, this is the place to go for socialising and taking one or two pints of beer, or even more. Wide walkway areas seem to be quiet safe. Southampton is a paradise... More 

3 Thank BurkhardNagel
Dunmow, Essex
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

I'm a regular to SQ and went to the Waterfront this weekend, first time since the change of management. Nice decor, so I was hopeful for something different. Not sure how you an make was used to be average even worse. We were told they weren't serving hand pulled beer, in a pub (?). Menu totally uninspiring. Very, very disappointed... More 

Thank ianB74

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