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Restaurant 27

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27A South Parade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2JF, England
+44 23 9287 6272
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Ipswich
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous restaurant owned and run by chef Kevin Bingham who has an excellent brigade of young and enthusiastic staff in the kitchen and front of house. The set menus may not appeal to all but it does mean that they know what they need to prepare which cuts down on wastage and costs. Service was a good pace and each... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

very good service, went with my family 5 of us, wasn't many choices for children, only offered garlic bread for children but decided to go for full meal for them and they've enjoyed thoroughly. chk before take kids wid u. food was excellent, desert could have been better, overall very well money spend,

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Thank Suhel A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really posh food. Could not ask for better service. But too expensive to come again. But really good

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow first visit to restaurant 27. from the moment we walked in to the time our taxi arrived the service was faultless! There are not enough adjectives for me to describe the quality of the whole experience it was just perfect. The ambience, the food and service were just about as good as it gets and all in a side... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our daughter and son in law gave us a gift voucher as a present and what an amazing Gift, the food was excellent and service perfect. Your website does not do your restaurant justice.

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Thank Tony462
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited restaurant 21 the night before my graduation and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff were very accommodating and the food was delicious. Service was a little slow but that didn't bother us as we enjoyed having a relaxing evening. Definitely recommend for a special occasion.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have dined 3 times at 27. On each occasion I have enjoyed a first class meal with impeckable service. The idea of choosing one of two menus is different but actually works well and gives the chief a chance to really excel, concentrating on a small number of dishes. I have also found that the vegetarian option is alway... More 

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Thank 1963Kim7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasting menu is like nothing I've ever had before. Spectacular food, really different dinner and staff were very attentive and helpful. You get loads of small portions with different tastes and culinary experiences. Left feeling very full and very happy at having tried so many things.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went as part of a party of 11 on a Saturday night for my mother's birthday. The food and service were excellent. One of our party has quite severe allergies and they catered for this by providing alternative dishes when needed. Would happily return. We had the taster menu. Would recommend it.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying nearby and we're delighted to find this superb restaurant literally at the end if the street. It was my wife's birthday, and the whole evening was perfect. The room is elegant, the staff are professional and attentive but not pushy. Every course if the tasting menu was delicious, and the amuse bouche and pre-dessert were excellent. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$53 - US$106
Cuisine
French, European, British, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?