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“Brilliant atmosphere and the best Guinness I've had!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shenanigans Irish Cafe

Shenanigans Irish Cafe
Ranked #74 of 634 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Pub, Irish
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hanoi, Vietnam
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Brilliant atmosphere and the best Guinness I've had!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

It's a small pub, granted but it does get busy! Weekends you will struggle for a table, so we had to book! Food is filling and good produce at a competitive price.

The Guinness is the nicest I've had and is definitely poured with care! Very good selection of whisk(e)ys and spirits at good prices too!
Staff very friendly and welcoming. There's always a big presence and atmosphere in this bar!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Le Mesnil Aubert, Normandy
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97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Just had to go back with even more friends!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

It's simply not worth buying and preparing breakfast or even brunch for visitors when Shenanigans is now on our doorstep - breakfast with Guinness - yum! A friendly welcome and a really well-prepared enormous breakfast. This is no greasy spoon - this is quality cooking!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank zutijar
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Highly recommended!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Fantastic find, friendly and great breakfasts, we had doorstop sandwiches which we're amazing!!! Not a big bar so hopefully it won't be full and you can enjoy the food as much as we did. It is fab!!!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank SK115635
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“wow!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

This Irish cafe bar was highly recommended as a great place to eat a hearty breakfast and they were not wrong!!! The portions were huge and excellent quality. Service was first class and the staff very friendly. It is also a good venue for a night out, they regularly have entertainment on, a great venue no matter what time of day.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank june k
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Legendary”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

We saw the review on this place and was desperate for a breakfast to set us up for the day and boy we were not disappointed. They were very busy when we arrived and they advised us it could be a 50min wait for food . We decided to wait. It was worth it !! Less than 50 mins later we had the most amazing breakfast. Tasted, hearty, well cooked food. Great coffee . Staff were chatty and friendly and a relaxed atmosphere. Definitely visit again !!

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Thank kathc70
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