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103 Palmerston Road, Portsmouth PO5 3PS, England
+44 23 9281 6754
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
103 Palmerston Road, Portsmouth PO5 3PS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Special birthday celebration with eight. Menu ordered in advance. Excellent service from John and Matt who knew all the details of the food and knew where we were sitting. Beautiful food served at nice relaxed pace. Haven’t been for a while but food was absolutely...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We held a celebration for a 90th birthday party on Saturday lunchtime. The 30 guests ranged from 0 to 90 years of age. The food was fantastic and the service perfect. We have celebrated many family milestones at Montparnasse and are always impressed by the...More

Thank creggars
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had our 50th wedding anniversary and two of our very close friends gave us a voucher for this restaurant, I rang to book and was answered by a very pleasant sounding man,we booked for the 30th of Sept,not having been before we...More

Thank Barry J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When here with my husband for our anniversary was the best meal I have ever had yes it is expensive but the quality is amazing so you get what you pay for. Highly recommend and will definitely come back. Thank you for a lovely experience.

Thank Louisa H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I ate here with colleagues in June and having always wanted to eat at Montparnasse, I wasn't disappointed. The food was excellent, all fresh produce and cooked to perfection. The amuse Bouche to start was a taste of what was to come and it just...More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Wonderful service and superb food! What a combination! This is definitely NOT a cheap 'n cheerful restaurant a la Wetherspoons or Slug & Lettuce! This is something SPECIAL! This is a high-end restaurant ...but still great value.

1  Thank Steve A
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It might be small and the decor abit dates but the food is unbelievable! Classics at their best, good wine selection and service. If the place had a refurb then it would be the jewel in the crown for Portsmouth.

Thank sportm0nkey
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visiting our son in Southsea at the time of our wedding anniversary and he recommended the restaurant. Very good food and service. When my wife and I received our puddings "Happy Anniversary" was scrolled round the plate with a chocolate sauce, a pleasant gesture as...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Me and the hubby came in for a nice anniversary meal. And I can't say that the service was much. But then the food I have to say was outstanding. I probably would come back but hoping that the service has a bit more of...More

Thank sussiehip
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Superb service. Friendly atmosphere. Cosy setting. Three people. Tasty food, but a tad pricey. House wine mediocre.

Thank JS2704
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Questions & Answers
Sheila S
4 July 2017|
Response from sleepycharlie | Property representative |
There is free parking from about 6.30/7pm on Clarence Parade and Avenue De Caen in Southsea. Both of these roads intersect Palmerston Rd and I park there every night and have never had a problem. Regards John
Mary E
6 February 2017|
Response from sleepycharlie | Property representative |
Hello Mary, Thank you for your enquiry. We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 7pm. Kind regards John
3 August 2016|
Response from asquait | Reviewed this property |
Was very good value for money
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$86
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Palmerston Road, Portsmouth PO5 3PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 6754
Modern European cuisine in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. We combine the classics with contemporary cuisine using fresh, local, seasonal ingredients where possible.
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