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Platform Tavern

££ - £££, British,
Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2NY, England
+44 23 8083 7232
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (11 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2NY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After many great nights just drinking Real ale with mates decided to try the restaurant out for lunch with a friend. The Platform does 2 for 1 for tastecard holders on it's main menu but we were so impressed with the special board choice we...More

Thank parkerjazz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a really warm welcome, good food and excellent music here. The Guvn'r is on the ball and even when its heaving service is good. Traditional, welcoming, just like pubs should be. ( And I've been there quite a few times!)

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real ‘back to basics’ pub for lovers of good beer, good food & blues music. We spent a very pleasant early evening there for a couple of beers. Being a Monday it wasn’t too busy & there wasn’t a live band on...More

Thank Fifty-not-out
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shame about bearded base ball cap boy behind bar this evening. No customer service skills. Lost business.More

Thank Cynthia N
Platf0rm, Owner at Platform Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So sorry about his attitude on Wednesday evening I have shown him the email and reprimanded him and will now use this incident as an example of how not to respond when a customer is not satisfied with a particular ale. We have a policy...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A lunch time visit. The staff were friendly and helpful, the ambiance relaxed with great background music. As ever, the food was delicious and great value and the cider was very tasty as well.

Thank Marisa M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Booked dinner at the Platform as our friends are great live music lovers so what better place nice dinner and very good blues band good selection on the menu and nice beer and spirts quite busy would advise booking also great for just a pint...More

Thank lukebarn
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Very good lunch choice and really good value for money. There is an inexpensive lunch option, a la carte or a specials board so I would think something for everyone. Some typical pub choices such as fish and chips, pie of the day etc. But...More

Thank 87wendywoo
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Had a really lovely evening here, had been drinking here before (years ago) but never stopped for food, I was pleasantly surprised by how good it was. We had the fish platter and some moules which were really enjoyable, the other food coming out of...More

Thank Maow2012
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Were walking the Quay area (as tourists) looking for a lunch of fish and chips among other items. Wandered in to The Platform. After sitting at a table, you place your food and drink order at the bar and take drinks with you to the...More

Thank tvalen214
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

What a little gem! This place is great! The food is awesome and the music even better! The staff are lovely and a thoroughly enjoyable evening. We will be back. Definitely recommend.

Thank hcw-scp
Platf0rm, Owner at Platform Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hello & a big thank you for your energetic review it really does make all the hard work worthwhile to know that we are pleasing folk. We are looking forward to your return as much as you x

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8083 7232
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