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The Florence Arms Gastro Pub

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, European, British
18-20 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
+44 23 9200 7888
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“hake” (19 reviews)
“scotch egg” (12 reviews)
“trifle” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
18-20 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
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1 - 10 of 571 reviews

Reviewed today

I've not TripAdvisor'd in a while, but... this was so very, very good that I felt the need to re-engage: it's clean, fresh, very welcoming, with perfect staff, a wonderful menu, and - after 12 months of searching - it delivered the perfect Sunday roast...More

Thank Steve41AndJane38
Reviewed today

2 vegetarians, 1 meat eater & a dog from Kent. We were perfectly looked after by friendly, helpful staff. Food was amazing. Will definitely use again when we next visit Portsmouth & would highly recommend.

Thank Nikkie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Family of 5 adults thoroughly enjoyed their Sunday lunch today. Very good selection to choose from and dishes lived up to their descriptions. Desserts lovely. We all would definitely go there again. Friendly polite waiter who allowed us to take our time and enjoy...More

Thank Steffio12
Reception1113, Manager at The Florence Arms Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving such a lovely review so quickly. We're glad to read you had such a lovely Sunday afternoon and we lo forward to welcoming you and your family again very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

restaurant was recommended as it was part of the hotel group; service was quick and efficient, food as tasty and served quickly and not overpriced a good choice as it was close to the hotel and food was good

Thank william-julie
Reception1113, Manager at The Florence Arms Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Fantastic staff. Would recommend this place without any reservations. It was a great place to catch up with our daughter on her 21st.

Thank Sean_Sumner
Reception1113, Manager at The Florence Arms Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving such a kind review so quickly! Very please to read that Charlee took such great care of you all and we hope you enjoyed the rest of the day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding meal here after the Great South Run! We had two large dogs with us, which was no problem. Helpful and friendly staff who were happy to customise the menu despite it being busy. Food was delicious and came quickly. We had a lovely time...More

Thank semorris488
Reception1113, Manager at The Florence Arms Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review! We're very proud to read that you had such a good time with us after your run and that we were able to cater to your table's needs effectively! We do hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my mum for lunch at the Florence Arms. We sat in the pub area which had a relaxed, quiet and homely atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome. We enjoyed the sausages and mash and fish and...More

Thank vickyboulain
Reception1113, Manager at The Florence Arms Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Vicky for leaving such a lovely review! We're glad to read you and your mum enjoyed your meals, they look delicious in your pictures! We do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Portsmouth for a few days with elderly relatives and this pub was just round the corner and I think owned by the same people. Pub is really nice inside, staff very lovely and helpful, and we visited twice during our stay and...More

Thank DarrenW437
Reception1113, Manager at The Florence Arms Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving us a lovely review! We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner here whilst staying at the nearby Somerset House. The Florence Arms has been smartly renovated to create a warm and friendly gastro pub providing good quality and reasonably priced food. The friendly ambience is enhanced by the helpful and cheery staff,...More

Thank NigeandJane
Reception1113, Manager at The Florence Arms Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review. We're glad to read you enjoyed your visit with us and we do hope to see you again!

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Having been to a pub that accepted dogs to be told our food would be at least 90 minutes (which probably meant longer so keeping the pooch quiet for 2 odd hours was a deffo no go) we found the Florence Arms. The staff were...More

Thank GrandeGonads
Reception1113, Manager at The Florence Arms Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! It makes us very proud to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit. We look forward to welcoming you (and Tilly!) back again very soon/

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ian479
23 December 2014|
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Response from hampshirelillibet | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I'm sorry. I've just realised this is for the Florence Arms not B & B, so unable to comment on your query.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-20 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9200 7888
  • E-mail
Description
Gastro Pub - stylish bar area with relaxing airy restaurant attached.
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