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British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

Been a few times and the food has always been good. However, we have always had to wait a while to be served and wait again when asking for the bill or anything else. Just think staff could be a bit more attentive and speedy....More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 25 February 2020

What has happened to this venue! Back in 2016 and 2017, we used to love coming to this venue where all the staff and even the security were an absolute delight. It has been on the steep downhill for years and now, neither my friends...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 22 February 2020 via mobile

This was the worst afternoon tea I've had and I've eaten a lot of them! Bread was crispy and dry. Margarine was awful and stuck to the roof of your mouth. Scones were tough and dry and the cake was actually inedible. Total waste of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 13 February 2020

We had a family dinner here took ages to be served. Then the sunday lunch was 4 of us had the beef sat on red cabbage heavily seasoned with cloves and spice. potatoes one section of parsnip and mange tout . Probably worst selection of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 January 2020 via mobile

We had a decent steak on a very quiet Monday evening. There were only three other couples on but Portsmouth was dead. Might be ok at a weekend

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 23 January 2020

I took my husband to this restaurant for his birthday meal. The place has a very welcoming ambiance, the log fire burning made you feel cosy and relaxed and the waitress quickly found us a table. Drinks were brought to us almost immediately and we...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 14 January 2020

Not been here for a while but made a special trip for lunch on Saturday and we are glad we did. Food and drink were first rate but the young girl working all the tables on Saturday afternoon was exceptional. Juggled lots of things, courteous...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 6 January 2020

Went to Port Solent today as my partner used to moor his boat there. Went to The Watermark what a lovely warming friendly place. It was busy but the staff very helpful. Will definitely like to go back again and try the food.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Caileigh P, Manager at The Watermark Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2020

Hi P8536KZjohnf Thank you for your kind review, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with is. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards Danny ( Deputy Manager)

Reviewed 3 January 2020 via mobile

What an absolutely shocking excuse for ‘homemade’ fish and chips on New Years Day. My poor Dad couldn’t eat this garbage and the little he did try gave him awful sickness for the past two days. Note to the microwave technicians out back; change the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Caileigh P, Manager at The Watermark Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2020

Hi Easy_506 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Im sorry to read that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We will be conducting an investigation to ensure this does not happen again. We are also changing our menu...More

Reviewed 26 October 2019

was taken for surprise lunch..superb food, what a beautiful location overlooking the harbour and all the boats but inside there was an artificial fire blazing away, that gave a comforting feel to place the service was great , not over enthusiastic, but knew they were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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CaileighP4, Manager at The Watermark Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2019

Hi Lillian K Thank you for your kind review, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards Danny (Deputy Manager)

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Voyage45271474781
8 April 2019|
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Response from dannymP4649PB | Property representative |
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higginbottom
12 January 2018|
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Hi higginbottom Thanks for your question, we will investigate this situation. Warm Regards The Watermark Team
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5 January 2018|
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Response from Marianne H | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there but am certain that the Watermark does have vegan options on it's extensive menu. :)
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    How is The Watermark Restaurant and Bar rated?
    The Watermark Restaurant and Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5