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Platform Tavern

$$ - $$$, British,
Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2NY, England
+44 23 8083 7232
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2NY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit disappointing. Two of us opted for the chicken which was overcooked, even the addition of bacon couldn't save it. There were lots of vegetables and the cauliflower cheese was delicious but the roast potatoes were dry. Another one of the party enjoyed his...More

Thank Diane_Jan_2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic pub with real ale and I have just had the pie of the day. Brilliant food and big portions. And to top it off a live band and a good looking barmaid!

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try the calzone....mmmm. The odd band are quite good and coming out the gents toilet makes a good laugh...Go try it for yourself

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

always loved the Platform but haven't eaten here for at least 7 years, pleased to say the standard is still really high. My friends roasts were superb and my steak pie was perfect. forgetting food the PT is one of the best drinking pubs in...More

Thank LukeCowesTannersBrook
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After many great nights just drinking Real ale with mates decided to try the restaurant out for lunch with a friend. The Platform does 2 for 1 for tastecard holders on it's main menu but we were so impressed with the special board choice we...More

Thank parkerjazz
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

There's a really warm welcome, good food and excellent music here. The Guvn'r is on the ball and even when its heaving service is good. Traditional, welcoming, just like pubs should be. ( And I've been there quite a few times!)

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a real ‘back to basics’ pub for lovers of good beer, good food & blues music. We spent a very pleasant early evening there for a couple of beers. Being a Monday it wasn’t too busy & there wasn’t a live band on...More

Thank Fifty-not-out
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Shame about bearded base ball cap boy behind bar this evening. No customer service skills. Lost business.More

Thank Cynthia N
Platf0rm, Owner at Platform Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

So sorry about his attitude on Wednesday evening I have shown him the email and reprimanded him and will now use this incident as an example of how not to respond when a customer is not satisfied with a particular ale. We have a policy...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A lunch time visit. The staff were friendly and helpful, the ambiance relaxed with great background music. As ever, the food was delicious and great value and the cider was very tasty as well.

Thank Marisa M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Booked dinner at the Platform as our friends are great live music lovers so what better place nice dinner and very good blues band good selection on the menu and nice beer and spirts quite busy would advise booking also great for just a pint...More

Thank lukebarn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8083 7232
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