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Wellington Kitchen Lounge Bar

££ - £££, British,
62 High Street | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2LY, England
+44 23 9281 8965
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
“lamb” (16 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
62 High Street | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2LY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Choice of food on offer was amazing, quality of food amazing, staff were amazing, ambiance was amazing, portions size amazing, I think you get the idea! And when I was too full to choose dessert I was presented with a blueberry frangipani to take home,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michelllechampers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a delightful breakfast at the Wellington this morning. Beautifully presented with pleasant service and Christmas music at a nice level in the background. Delicious local buckwells sausage, fried egg, beans, tomato, bacon rashers and lovely portobello mushrooms all wonderfully cooked to order. They were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rachwilko
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose a beautiful day and saw this very historic area at its best following the Millenium walk. Pub warm and welcoming.Mario worked his butt off as his assistant was called away at short notice. Food beautifully presented with plates of vegetables and roast potatoes....More

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

Came here for dinner with two friends and we were not disappointed! We hadn’t heard of the Wellington before now but will definitely be recommending it to everyone! The building ha as kind of classic feel to it and the live saxophone player added a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank arrowisland
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Walking around Old Portsmouth last Sunday we decided a roast lunch would be nice. Reviewed a few of the local pubs and found quite a number were Fullers and therefore had the same menus. Prices for Sunday roasts seemed high (Still and West beef £18,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My son & I popped into the Wellington for some dinner. We had a time constraint & Mario was fantastic, very accomodating. The food was excellent & very good value. I will definitely be back for more!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Haylinghoff
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Just visited the Wellington Kitchen Lounge Bar and would definitely recommend. Service we received from Mario was outstanding and he couldn't do enough to make our stay more enjoyable. There was a live Saxophone player in the restaurant which added to the ambience. He was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maxine T
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We went with friends to The Wellington Pub in Old Portsmouth on Thursday evening and were really pleased that we had suggested going there having last visited some time ago. When we entered, we were so glad we'd booked a table, as it was buzzing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 1 November 2018

What a find! Amazing food and Mario was so attentive and welcoming. Will definitely visit again. Really nice to eat at a venue that isn't a chain . Just FABULOUS.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 2florida
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Ate here each evening for our 5 night stay in Southsea. The food is superb and they specialise in super desserts, puddings, cheesecakes and gateaux. Mario - the bar manager/sommelier/waiter gave us a lovely warm welcome, he also made us laugh a lot. Sunday roast...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank VickytheViking187045
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 High Street | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 8965
  • E-mail
A traditional restaurant, bar & Lounge renown for it's locally sourced, freshly prepared food, served by friendly staff in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Refurbished in 2016. Opulent & comfortable surroundings, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner, cocktails, or coffee and cake. With an extensive range of quality wines & spirits, with an interesting gin & rum menu. Families & dogs welcome. Lovely secluded garden with comfy rattan furniture, blankets and heaters, partially covered. Located in Old Portsmouth by the sea wall, in walking distance of Portsmouth Cathedral, the Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays.
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