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The Kitchen

Florence Road, Portsmouth PO5 2NA, England
+44 23 9200 7888
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££££
DETAILS
Florence Road, Portsmouth PO5 2NA, England
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1 - 10 of 321 reviews

Reviewed 23 October 2016

We ate here due to the reviews on TripAdvisor & also because it was so close to the place we were staying - Florence Gardens. We were not disappointed in fact we liked it so much we ate here 2 days in a row. A...More

Thank ekejdono
Reviewed 22 September 2016

3 of us ate here recently on a Saturday evening. It was rather quiet and I found the decor a bit stark....but was very pleasantly surprised by the meal. The waitress was friendly and efficient, and all of the courses were very well-presented and tasty....More

1  Thank TimTHF
Reception1113, Director of Sales at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for recommending our restaurant to others! We hope your next visit is just around the corner! Take care and any thanks again!

Reviewed 19 August 2016

I'd been in for a beer with Dr Nick a few weeks ago and thought we'd try out the food. Now, I have eaten out AN AWFUL LOT over he last twenty years, mostly being in strange cities with clients paying for the dinner. And...More

3  Thank D64
Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive comments. We work hard to offer good food and friendly, efficient service, and I’m so glad your visit was enjoyable. It’s always encouraging when customers acknowledge the good work of our team. I will pass your feedback on...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

We have been to this resturant a couple of times now, the first was in its previous location, which was just lovely, great building, great atmosphere and the most amazing food and staff. We recently went to his new home, over the road and the...More

1  Thank Nicky H
Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Happy Guest. Thank you for giving us a good review and for recommending our restaurant to other. I'm sure our entire staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your evening with us. Thank you very much again! Take care!

Reviewed 15 August 2016

Food was OK, but the service was not what one would expect of a Gastro Pub. Waiters were not very attentive to service, especially as we were the only diners at the time.

3  Thank Sue T
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This restaurant is sat just of the sea front.A well done out place with food to the same standard. Would recommend it.

1  Thank Declan H
Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for leaving us this review, we hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Delicious Meal. As this house was a former residence when I lived nearby it was lovely to see the house transformed in to a Restaurant. The Food and service were excellent.

2  Thank Comeflywithme-7
Reception1113, Director of Sales at The Kitchen, responded to this review

We are pleased you chose to celebrate your birthday with us! It is wonderful to read that you had such a good evening with us! Thank you kindly for leaving us this nice review, take care and we hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2016

I wanted to say a massive thank you to Ellie and all the staff who made my other halves milestone birthday go smoothly. The food was was excellent and the staff attentive. All my requirements were met and the evening, set up and location was...More

2  Thank Hannah B
Reception1113, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed all aspects of celebrating your partner's special birthday with us and appreciated the service - personal service is at the heart of what we do so it's wonderful to be...More

Reviewed 30 July 2016

Great food on both nights , nice selection. Plus two free drink :) Staff very friendly and accommodating Would definitely eat there again and again

2  Thank cazandwife
Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this review

We are so very pleased that you had a wonderful evenings with us! Thank you kindly for leaving us this splendid review, see you soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We dined here as we were staying just over the road in one of the groups hotels. When we arrived and checked in we popped over for a quick drink to start our holiday. Decor is lovely and great to see they welcome kids and...More

1  Thank ChelmsfordFoodie987
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Tim H
What price range are we looking at and menu choices please.
7 March 2016|
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Response from Reception1113 | Property representative |
Hello please take a look at our website for our current menu - we are not allowed to put a link to it in the response unfortunately but it is in the information on the top of the page to the right or you can google The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Florence Road, Portsmouth PO5 2NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9200 7888
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Description
The Kitchen Southsea - Closed until mid 2017

The Kitchen, Southsea is Mercer Collection restaurant. Offering an A La Carte experience in the heart of Southsea this unique venue offers something special. Unassuming from the outside a stunning interior awaits with crystal chandeliers overhead and sumptuous velvet banquet seating. The venue can be hired for meetings and functions. With an outside seating area for the summer months The Kitchen is the ideal place for evening dining. Freshly prepared food with local ingredients from 24 Hour Belly Pork to creative Fish of the day dishes. Home-made desserts end the perfect meal.