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103 Palmerston Road, Portsmouth PO5 3PS, England
+44 23 9281 6754
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
103 Palmerston Road, Portsmouth PO5 3PS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to Montparnasse for our wedding anniversary and was not disappointed. We both had the steak which was delicious.

Thank Declan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely food, beautifully and imaginatively presented. The restaurant is small (intimate rather than cosy) but can cater for larger parties, there was a table of 10 when we were there, but set apart on a mezzanine so they did not dominate. The meal began with...More

Thank Apricitas
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food and exceptional service with attention to detail from the whole team! 12 of us celebrated my mother’s 70th birthday here. Food is exceptional and well worth it! I totally recommend this restaurant for anything from a quiet evening meal to celebrating in their...More

Thank Josephine A
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were in a party of 23 - in the upstairs part of the restaurant. The staff were absolutely charming and efficient - everything done with a genuine smile. The food was delicious, my starter of hake was superb, followed by a stunning pork belly....More

Thank clareroscoe
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We ate here as a small pre-booked group. The restaurant is of medium size, the upstairs of which is almost a mezzanine. The menu is prix-fixe over 2 or 3 courses and although not extensive allows for a reasonable dining choice selection. The wine list...More

Thank stephenw825
Reviewed 16 March 2018

An excellent evening, booked last minute. Great food, reasonably priced wines and welcomed like a regular. Staff attentive and knowledgeable!

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I booked the private room for 13 people. The food and drink was absolutely top class. One of the best places I have eaten in within Hampshire. Highly recommended.

Thank abusayed
Reviewed 27 February 2018

A friendly place but not much in the way of atmosphere. The starter was fabulous and the bread served was wonderful, the main meal and pudding was nothing special.

Thank KevinRA
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

My wife’s favourite restaurant in Portsmouth, and it is up there for me too. Fantastic food and service, although I do find the decor a little on the tired side. Don’t let that put you off however, it is an absolute must.

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Went for a fabulous gourmet evening, four course and wines to match. It would rate among the best food that I have eaten for some time. The restaurant is intimate, and the service terrific, non intrusive and knowledgeable. Worth traveling 12,000 miles for!

Thank Bogong64
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Sheila S
4 July 2017|
Response from sleepycharlie | Property representative |
There is free parking from about 6.30/7pm on Clarence Parade and Avenue De Caen in Southsea. Both of these roads intersect Palmerston Rd and I park there every night and have never had a problem. Regards John
Mary E
6 February 2017|
Response from sleepycharlie | Property representative |
Hello Mary, Thank you for your enquiry. We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 7pm. Kind regards John
3 August 2016|
Response from asquait | Reviewed this property |
Was very good value for money
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$86
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Palmerston Road, Portsmouth PO5 3PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 6754
Modern European cuisine in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. We combine the classics with contemporary cuisine using fresh, local, seasonal ingredients where possible.
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