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Horse Brass Pub

#384 of 3,450 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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4534 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215-1636
+1 503-232-2202
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11:00 - 02:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:30
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Showing 91: English reviews
Portland, Oregon
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240 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

At one point The Horse Brass was the hang out bar for my group of friends. We either started the night, ended the night or spent the night here. Then we left our 20s and the visits became fewer and further apart and then for some reason ended. Last week, several of us returned and we were very happy. The... More 

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Thank TravelingTrixieBelle
Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

After four months in England, we wanted to enjoy a bit of nostalgia on our fourth anniversary, so we went to Horse Brass Pub. Great atmosphere. It felt like we were back in London at one of the many pubs we enjoyed. Fabulous array of beers and ales. The pub food was excellent. London didn't serve halibut (as Horse Brass... More 

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Thank Bob R
Manzanita, Oregon
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95 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Halibut is used for the fish and chips and the fries are hand cut and not frozen. This fish is lightly beer battered with a slightly crispy crust, firm and not greasy. On a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 the best I found the fish to be an 8. Typical English Pub menu. About 50 beers and ciders... More 

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Thank martini007
Lancaster, New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

We love the horse brass! We visit every time we're in Portland. They have an excellent beer selection, which changes often and their fish and chips are the best we have ever had, East or West Coast! But the atmosphere is what really gets you, awesome English pub style with a great vibe!

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Thank Erinn L
Kingwood
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Don’t get me wrong, this is a great place with good ambiance, and I highly recommend it. The service we had was excellent and the waiter congenially sparred with my questions and comments, remaining in good humor, while my poor wife was embarrassed to death. We saw none of the bad (actually awful) food and service of some of the... More 

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2 Thank KingwoodBob
1 review
Reviewed 29 August 2014

It is hand's down the BEST Fish in town!!!!!! The" chip's" are o.k.. The service, I warn you is not the best!!! In fact, one of the worst!!!You kinda get the feeling there just stuck up hippie's. No bueno!!! Nice place to have a pint and read a book. Your server won't be by to interrupt you!!!!

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Thank Shayne S
Huntsville, Alabama
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218 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We came here because many of our beer guides said it was a classic. I would agree with the classic part. It's an older establishment. They have many great beers to choose from but don't go there hungry. I was disappointed that the food wasn't better. It truly is dive bar kind of food.

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Thank Christina T
Houston, Texas
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We were in Portland, Oregon two weeks ago. My niece just turned 21 years-old, so she wanted to go to a pub. We went online and checked out the reviews for the Horse Brass Pub - some reviews were so-so, some were good. Decided to go for it. Actually went there for the brew, but ordered a little food too.... More 

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1 Thank smitli
Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

My husband and I eat here about once a week-- LOVE staff--their knowledge and service. LOVE beer/cider selections. Used to love the food-- but something has happened-- not sure what, so, the quality is not what it was and the consistency of product is not there. We used to be certain we'd at least get a decent meal if not... More 

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1 Thank londonna
Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Not much else I can add to the other reviews. The selection of beers on tap here is really amazing. Always something new and interesting...though I normally order the same thing since this is one of the few places in Oregon to find IPAs from Russian River Brewing in Santa Rosa CA—Blind Pig and Pliny the Elder are really fantastic.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:30
Monday
11:00 - 02:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:30
Thursday
11:00 - 02:30
Friday
11:00 - 02:30
Saturday
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4534 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215-1636
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-232-2202

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?