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Shenanigans Irish Cafe

57 Osborne Road | 57 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LS, England
+44 23 9229 3756
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Cafe, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
57 Osborne Road | 57 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have visited this cafe several times and it is always a great place to have a drink and watch the world go by. All the staff are friendly and helpful. Will return when next in Portsmouth.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went into this Irish café on Saturday for breakfast and upon entering the atmosphere was amasing the staff and service was first class the food and Guinness were excellent bearing in mind this was just after 9 am. The menu was...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best bar in Southsea/Portsmouth and well worth a visit, or to make your regular local. Excellent breakfast, excellent Guinness and welcoming staff going the extra to make customers feel at home. Best bar on the Southcoast for rugby and the must-go place for any...More

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening. Sat outside in the sun. Good pint of Guinness. Happy days. Great staff. Also hear they do a good breakfast. Enjoy.

Thank PadiP
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A delicious and large breakfast; reasonably priced with great quality local ingredients. The only thing that let it down was that each component was at different temperatures (from piping hot to almost stone cold) it was also served on a cold plate so everything cooled...More

Thank juliahender
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Nice to know that I can join my friends for breakfast here. As I don't like baked beans I had extra mushrooms. Food was good except that the bacon was overcooked and dry & i didn't like the vegetarian sausages. The free coffee was very...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Walked past this bar and had to go in it looked so inviting bar staff were friendly with a good choice of drinks. They had a good selection of Irish Whiskey tried the Jamesons black barrel very nice indeed!

Thank Pauldawn21
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We stopped in here for a drink. It had a pleasant crowd, many seemed to be regulars. It was fun looking at the rugby decor and seeing it played on TV. The place was very open and also had some tables that were outside.

Thank norskies
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My partner is Irish and we have made it fun to visit " Irish" bars in any country we visit. Unfortunately, it is often not quite Irish, more, a local take on it. This place not only has a real ambience but also a friendly...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

First time we've had breakfast here. A varied menu with some great basic items to suit dairy free, gluten free and vegan too. Always friendly and helpful staff... Worth a visit

Thank Laura R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Osborne Road | 57 Osborne Road, Portsmouth PO5 3LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9229 3756
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