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Monks Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

54 High Street | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2LU, England
+44 23 9281 2040
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
3 Feb 2014
20 Jan 2014
“Great place for tapas!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
54 High Street | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2LU, England
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

Having visited for a drink last week and been informed it was under new management, we decided to return on sunday for food. Expecting a tapas menu we were disapointed to find only roasts were only available. We had called to enquire what time they...More

Thank guesswho66
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Just called in to Monks for a quick drink, but weather wasn't great so we decided to stay for food. So glad we did as it was the best tapas I've had in a very long time. Fab aubergine and potato dishes and the chorizo...More

Thank Debsp88
Reviewed 30 December 2013

This should have been a very special lunch for my family who we're visiting from Newcastle and London. On arrival there was no warm greeting, in fact we were ignored for about 5 minutes!!! Don't know where the welcome host was, at £60 per head...More

1  Thank Nreb
Reviewed 28 December 2013

A big thank you to all the staff at Monks for making us (self, mother & friend) so welcome on Christmas day. The bar and restaurant was busy and this really added to a lovely vibrant atmosphere. The meal was very traditional and nicely prepared...More

Reviewed 26 December 2013

We decided that this year, for the first time, we would go out for Christmas lunch. My son, who lives in Old Portsmouth suggested Monks Bar, so we booked that. The meal started well, the bar looked very festive and the staff were attentive. By...More

2  Thank gbjoce1
Reviewed 20 December 2013

We dropped in to Monks, last night, for an early evening drink. After ordering the barman said "you don't have to pay its a free bar for the party". We said we were not in any party just out for a drink. He said "the...More

3  Thank Charles M
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Booked for an evening with my girlfriend and we were not disappointed. The decor was very nice and our waitress was fairly good even if we did have to wait a while for the desert menu. The food was excellent - I ordered the Pork...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 November 2013

We visited on recommendation of some friends. Good atmosphere, food was of a very high standard and the beverages were varied.

2  Thank PortsmouthJohnM
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We visited Monks for our golden wedding anniversary, When we arrived they had taken the trouble to arrange a pleasant table for us, appropriately and nicely decorated. The waitress was very, but not over, attentative. We were told there were three items they had run...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 28 October 2013

visiting Portsmouth for 4 days found this amazing place on our last evening. We entered Monks the decor is lovely the owners/staff all dressed smartly and very welcoming and friendly. We ordered the Sunday Roasts, 1 Pork and 1 Beef, the food was delicious, can...More

1  Thank VickytheViking187045
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 High Street | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 2040
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