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Jamie's Italian

S92 - S93, Market Square | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3FB, England
+44 23 9200 0595
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible11%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
S92 - S93, Market Square | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3FB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited today as a party of six. Although there were lots of staff dashing about (not many diners) the service was very slow. Very disappointed with the food. A veggie burger which was supposed to have chickpeas in consisted of mostly peas and sweet corn....More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kasha, the waitress was brilliant. The restaurant is at the heart of the Portsmouth harbour, so the location is very good. But the food quality has gone down. The porsions were smaller, less herbs, salad and veggies on the plate, alot of oil, sugar and...More

Thank b3rn4d3tt3
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love Jamie Oliver & his recipes but I only quite like this chain of restaurants as the food is not much more than ordinary but the prices aren't!! Saving grace is the servers & this visit was no exception. Constantly busy but friendly, informative...More

Thank Gail W
Jamie's Italian R, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's disappointing to see that the food wasn't up to the standard you rightly expect of us. All of our dishes are made fresh to order with top notch ingredients. If you were after...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

went to JAMIE`S ITALIEN Gun Warf quays for a shopping trip for a special occasion and a good meal,on 23rd September 2017.Our waiter DANIELE (was both a Italian from Rome) and one of the best waiters we have ever been served by. He was very...More

Thank ken p
Jamie's Italian R, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you so much for the great review! It's great to see you had a good time with us. Daniele hasn't been with us for long, but he really is a fantastic character. World class, friendly, knowledgeable service is what we're all about!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is so beautiful! Very well located, nice and comfy environment. The food is delicious and well served. The menu has many options for all tastes, including a nice Christmas menu as well. The only negative point is the high price, but that's what...More

Thank Nathanna F
Jamie's Italian R, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thanks for the fantastic comments! We truly believe our menu has a little something for everybody. We also have a lunch menu at just £11.95 for two courses if you're after a more cost effective way to dine with us. Be sure to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to eat here with a family member as it was recommended to us by friends. We were shown to a table that was wobbly but instead of being moved, a vague attempt was made to stick some folded paper under it which didn't work...More

Thank Sarah P
Jamie's Italian R, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review. I'm glad to see the food was delicious, but clearly we need to work on some other aspects. We pride ourselves on world class, friendly service so to see your comments is disappointing indeed. I will be investigating the matter to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been for about six months. Usual high standard with good food and wine. Had a very good Pinot Grigio and crab spaghetti. Good portions well flavoured and well present. Efficient friendly service at our pace. Good decor and location. Clean establishment.

Thank John H
Jamie's Italian R, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review, it's great to see our guests loving the restaurant. We only use the best hand picked crab for our crab spaghetti, delicious! See you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our friends Birthday lunch at Jamie's..we have lunch there often and have got to know the staff. On this occasion Shannon was on duty and was as always spot on! Sam was in attendance too and as ever had a cheery disposition!...More

Thank Trevor R
Jamie's Italian R, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for the amazing review! I'm so pleased you continue to have brilliant visits with us. I'll show your comments to Shannon and Sammy, they really are a great testament to our team and will be so happy to see you review....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited at lunch on a Saturday. Restaurant was about 60% full. After ordering we were informed by the efficient member of staff that there was a problem with the ordering system so there would be a delay. Communication was good. Starters arrived 30 minutes later...More

Thank jdmrUk
Jamie's Italian R, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to see that your experience with us wasn't up to our usual standards. I will be tasking our head chef to rectify the issues you have mentioned so they do not happen...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just arrived home from a very disappointing visit to Jamies in Gunwharf. A very rare meal out all together for my brothers birthday. Initially it went well. We were greeted politely and shown to our table quickly. The disappointments started once seated as we were...More

Thank TriciaMarie1986
Jamie's Italian R, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your comments. While we do not have a separate menu to cater for gluten free, a large number of our dishes can be altered to make them gluten free, including using fresh gluten free pasta. We take all allergies incredibly...More

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Response from portsmouthmanagement | Property representative |
I would love to respond to you as soon as I can, we do try to get back to all our guests within 3 days. It is posiable we have already and our email has gone to your junk box. Or we have tried by phone and have not yet been... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S92 - S93, Market Square | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3FB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9200 0595
Description
JAMIE’S ITALIAN Jamie’s Italian is a contemporary and informal restaurant with a menu that reflects Jamie Oliver’s passion for authentic Italian cooking, delivered with his own unique twist on classic recipes. Beautiful rustic dishes are created using carefully sourced, higher-welfare ingredients for the best flavour, but still at great value. This is a relaxed, affordable and accessible environment where the style, atmosphere and menu can be easily adapted to suit any occasion. KNOWN FOR Child friendly; great value, quick lunch; special occasions; group bookings, party planning.
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