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“Good alternative to Nando’s” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Roosters Piri Piri

Roosters Piri Piri
Ranked #220 of 634 Restaurants in Portsmouth
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good alternative to Nando’s”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

First impressions of this restaurant are of a cheap & cheerful fast food joint. Very clean, quite minimal, very simple and honest in décor. Order at the till, but otherwise service was efficient and friendly.

The menu looks more varied and cheaper than Nando’s, but beware - the prices in the Roosters menu do not include any sides, which will take the price close to Nando’s.

My half chicken was very moist & succulent - they steam the meat and finish it on the char-grill to give it the barbequed flavour. The marinade was spicy enough and overall I enjoyed the chicken. My side of “Roosters rice” was nicely cooked and had a lovely flavour. However, the sides were quite small (in common with Nando’s).

Overall, I really liked Roosters. It’s quicker and cheaper than Nando’s, but the food is still of a good quality. It’s not gourmet dining, but I’d certainly pop in again for a quick chicken dinner.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good value, lovely staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

We visited on a very wet Sunday and sat inside one the lovely bright and modern booths inside. The staff were very welcoming, and left us the menu to study. Rather like a Nando's (which we love) you can have your chicken in various different marinades then in wraps or pittas. There is also a range of side dishes and other items on the menu. We would certainly go back again.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good Value For money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

we visited this resturant on a beautifull sunny october day ( 6-10-13) the food was very good, and the service was quick, would deffo go back again.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Absolutely fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

Waaay better than Nandos! I've become a regular of this place now and have been on numerous occasions, lunchtimes, afternoons and evenings. I love the food here, it's got a great variety of flavours and options. The chicken is delish! Succulent and full of flavour. I love the gourmet burger, various wraps tastes of real quality. Wedges and salads are excellent. Portion sizes are generous and it does exactly what it states: healthy food served fast. Very filling and affordable. The fresh drinks and premium ice-creams and cheesecakes are a huge plus. It's a lovely environment with great decor and clean facilities. I've always found the staff to be welcoming,friendly and helpful, delivering an excellent service. Seems to be very child-friendly with recent offers for 'kids eat free'. All in all, I'd highly recommend this place, any time of day. Watch out for the extra-hot, it really is! Keep it up Roosters Gunwharf!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 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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“Good!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

Had lunch after doing shopping it's an new restaurant it's chicken chips & burgers atmosphere nice service good value for money will visit again!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bedarmiah
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