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Restaurant 27

27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
+44 23 9287 6272
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (144 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (40 reviews)
“petit fours” (15 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 21:30 Hours
French, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bored of the usual haunts my husband found Restaurant 27 for our joint birthday meal out. I didn't dress up for the occasion like I usually would but wished I'd made more of an effort as most people were smart casual. We were greeted warmly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JulietAnn2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well I used to think this restaraunt was amazing and one of the best in Southsea. A few years ago it was the talk of the town. We went with friends and 5 people out of 8 were very disappointed the other 3 said it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sean C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Xmas gift that kept on giving! Our son/daughter-in-law bought the wife and I a Xmas gift of a "taster" meal at Restaurant 27. Don't be put off by the word "taster" because the 2-option taster menu is their main menu and the word "taster" does...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JonesHD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like fine dining this place is nice enough. Lovely place cannot fault. Excellent menu and nice wine range. Small portions and it’s nice and enough if you have more than 3 courses. We have been going there special accessions for last 10years and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BayarmaaTsoodol
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate at Restaurant 27 to celebrate his birthday. The food was delicious and the service excpetional.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LisaF1150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Choose this as the venue for my Mother’s birthday dinner and exceeded all expectations. Very nice fitout with elegant service to match. Food was on the mark too. We had Menu 1 which was ample and left us feeling very satisfied instead of completely stuffed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank edwardegray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended and has great reviews. The silly thing I did not do was more research. The staff and service was excellent. Really looked after from start to finish. My problem was a set menu with majority the food I don't eat....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lisahA3621AW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant 27 never fails to deliver. The service is friendly and efficient, the staff very knowledgeable and passionate. The new lay out works very well, the ambience perfect for a special occasion. The food is exemplary, each course packed full of flavour, precise cooking at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alenamn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent, but needs to be cosier; The food is michelin star quality, and the staff are all fantastic (owned and operated by the owners). Worthy of FIVE stars (but sadly have to minus one, as it just lacking 'something' in terms of cosiness/layout). Food is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WorldTravellingDiver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The garlic amuse bouche was absolutely amazing - the sort of dish you remember. The wine list was small but good - arranged by price which we thought other restaurants could learn from. The English wines were lovely - first time we’d tried them. At...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JonathanH325
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Questions & Answers
19 July 2017|
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Response from 442claudiug | Property representative |
The restaurant offers tasting menus. There are 2 tasting menus, of them has 5 courses, the other one has 6 courses. You get to enjoy every flavour the chef has to offer like this. Also, menus are adaptable to dietary... More
Julia P
26 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Go onto their web site
Gemma P
13 March 2016|
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Response from Restaurant27 | Property representative |
We do cater for any kind of dietary requirements, as far as we know it in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$71
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9287 6272
  • E-mail
A fully re-furbished restaurant that has played host to a Thai restaurant and more notably Murray's which was a Portsmouth institution for many years.The former chapel for Portsmouth Grammar School has been delicately restored to a modern, sharp and elegant venue for fine dining.
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