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Spice Island Inn

) #196 of 505 Restaurants in Portsmouth $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
1 Bath Square | Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JL, England
+44 23 9287 0543
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Bath Square | Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were a group of six and all ordered a different meal. The fish and chips and scampi were enjoyed. However the other four meals were awful. The salmon salad was lacking salmon and the salad looked like it was yesterday's. The meat pie was...More

1  Thank Dawnsue
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited today with a friend after a long walk. The food was delicious and service was superb. The staff couldn't do enough for us and were very polite and new their stuff when asked. We will definitely visit again and recommend as the views are...More

Thank travelemms
Reviewed 3 days ago

My recent experience with Spice Island was very pleasent, lovely helpful staff, great views and an easy overall experience with moving bookings. Would recomend for the views alone!

Thank coffeegirl20
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The locations and the views are great. Cozy pub but don't get food here. We were a large group of friends coming together for a special reunion. We arrived in dribs and drabs so we ordered food not all at once but still the food...More

Thank SherylL5
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped for a drink when visiting Portsmouth a must stop place! Beautifully decorated and a large selection of drinks. Lovely pub!

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an early evening meal at this Greene King pub. Good food and drinks, nice views and friendly staff. Well worth finding.

Thank John T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great meal, my sister and husband had the beef, I had the vegetarian option and my son had a great kids meal. The staff were wonderful and very helpful as I don't eat meat. I can't wait to come back and the views...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, friendly welcome. Dugs welcome too! (*Dogs) Good range of beers, great range of hand pulled ales. Wine selection is also very good. Food is decent but I don't think my fish was freshly caught and landed that morning? 🤔 Lovely view of the...More

Thank Duvetdancer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned after a good first visit having had a really good fish and chip dinner and looking forward to the same. Sadly the whole visit on Sunday was a disappointment, clearly the bar was unstaffed with at least 10 customers waiting to be served. Many...More

Thank rosiegt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a glorious sunny Saturday evening and it was extremely busy, but we managed to get a table inside although would have preferred to sit outside. Food was good and the service was excellent. After our meal we went and sat on the...More

Thank Wendy A
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24 December 2015|
Response from SpiceIslandInn | Property representative |
Many apologies for the delay in answering your question, which I'm guessing is now too late for you, I do wish Tripadvisor informed us when someone asks a question. Yes, dogs are most welcome into Spice Island.
12 October 2015|
Response from SpiceIslandInn | Property representative |
Hello meacher 123, We offer wide range of lagers and ciders in our pub and in the most expensive case scenario, we charge £4.75 for pint of Peroni and £4.95 for pint of Rekordelig. I read your email, which you sent to our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bath Square | Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9287 0543
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The Spice Island Inn is situated on The Point in Old Portsmouth with the most beautiful view across Portsmouth's busy harbour, Gunwharf Quays and the Spinnaker Tower. Originally 3 pubs that were converted into one in 1991. We are an exceptionally busy pub in the warmer summer months and if you want to have a leisurely drink and/or something to eat this is the place for you. We have 2 bars and tables in the upper bar can be reserved, there are a number of seats outside too which are very well used in the summer months. Some people believe Spice Island is a restaurant, but in reality it is a pub with a good food offering. Our speciality dish is hand battered fish & chips which is popular with many of our customers. We do hire out our upper bar for private functions and events.There is always at least 3 cask conditioned ales available, with guest ales making a regular appearance.
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