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The Portland Arms

) #57 of 256 Restaurants in St Albans $$ - $$$ British, ,
63 Portland Street | 63 Portland Street, AL3 4RA, St Albans AL3 4RA, England
+44 1727 851463
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Pub, Bar
$$ - $$$
63 Portland Street | 63 Portland Street, AL3 4RA, St Albans AL3 4RA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch with husband, two kids and a friend plus two dogs! The staff couldn't have been more accommodating- arts and craft table for the children kept them busy. Dogs were fussed over and given treats. Food was outstanding - excellent quality and...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best food in St Albans! Loch Fyne, Darcys's and Brasserie Blanc watch out! Seriously, every time we have eaten here every dish has been consistently executed with perfection. Flavours are sublime. Possibly the best fishcake in the country!

Thank Rebecca W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited the Portland Arms after shooting a 75 gross at golf and wanted to celebrate. I was immediately taken aback by the great service from Caz and her vibrant team of staff. So happy I invited my girlfriend Sarah and we studied the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great roast and the best Cauliflower Cheese in town. It's very shiny everywhere too! Very friendly bar staff as well.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Portland is under new management (yet again) and the licensee is working hard to regain its reputation. We were there for a reception and the food was excellent. Very comfortable pub.

Thank ClassicalBoy
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Kaz the landlady has turned this pub around into a truely fab place to drink, dine and be entertained. The food is outstanding with excellent service with a big smile! Sunday Lunch is first class with a fabulous new chef onboard! There is a great...More

2  Thank JeanetteBentley
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely beer, great selection of wine and the ribs are the best in St Albans - you have to try them! 😍

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have eaten at the Portland quite a few times now and would definitely recommend for people to come and try it out, the food has been amazing every time I've been. The new menu has such a variety of choices, there is something for...More

Thank m3li55a95
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

They have a new chef who is pulling out all the stops lovely food great service landlady genuinely friendly will defo return

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Well looked after ales esp ESB although they'd run out on my second visit a couple of days later! Sunday lunch was lush & reasonably priced with plenty of options for vegans & veggies. I had a mixed meat with extra yorkie (at no extra...More

Thank Ivor_Kel
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16 September 2016|
Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
Premier Inn in the town centre ... or St Michaels Manor (different price bracket)!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
British, Pub, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Portland Street | 63 Portland Street, AL3 4RA, St Albans AL3 4RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 851463
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