8 Kings Road, Portsmouth Reviews

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★★★★★

“great food time and time again, each time we go there...”

Written on: 20/08/2010 by david inch (1 review written)

great food time and time again, each time we go there it just gets better and better. shirley bassy night was great value for money and we have bookedfor the ton jones night. the best restaurant in portsmouth… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“8 Kings Road presents itself as a high class eatery....”

Written on: 11/05/2010

8 Kings Road presents itself as a high class eatery. The atmosphere is well lit and stylishly dressed but beware ladies, the high ceilings mean long sleeves are essential.

Dont go on a music night unless you want any dinner conversation to be completely drowned out by music volume.

Food wise, the menu looks good. Upon delivery most plates are well presented but lacks on flavour. It is over priced given the quality of ingredients and if you're tempted for a steak be sure to demand how you want… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“We took our entire family to 8 King's Road for...”

Written on: 03/01/2009 by alovell (1 review written)

We took our entire family to 8 King's Road for Christmas Day this year, it was fantastic!!
1 . food- delicious, I might even go so far as saying the potatoes were better than my own. The pork option was better than the Turkey but really don't think I can complain at all
2. Staff - very attentive and really getting in to the Christmas spirit.
3. atmosphere - lovely, although very busy was never too loud and the music and decorations really made us feel at home! The only issue for me was parking… Read Full Review

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“I was unfortunate enough to be one of a party 8 eating...”

Written on: 12/12/2008 by Snowy2008 (1 review written)

I was unfortunate enough to be one of a party 8 eating at 8 Kings Road for our annual Christmas party. As an ex-chef with over 10 years experience, I feel fairly well qualified to criticise this restaurant, and believe me, after what I witnessed last night, I think they deserve it.

The interior is well decorated, and first impressions looked great, until the starters were served. One of my colleagues had the 'Smoked Salmon Millefeuille ~ red pepper salsa, caviar, creme fraiche' which looked… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“We had a great time last week, lovely dinner and...”

Written on: 05/12/2008 by Natalied (1 review written)

We had a great time last week, lovely dinner and lovely staff. A pianist kept us entertained throughout the evening, we now try to visit at least once every two weeks and every week we have a great time!… Read Full Review

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“Six of us booked a table for the ABBA night at 9pm at...”

Written on: 23/11/2008 by sooziesoo (2 reviews written)

Six of us booked a table for the ABBA night at 9pm at 8 Kings Road. However, we were not informed at the time of booking that the music would finish at 10pm. So as the singers took a break between 9 and 10, we actually heard very little of them. On top of this we were told as we were browsing the choices from the set menu that there was no more beef (disappointing as we were all going to opt for that dish. The fish starter included only one scallop, which we later realised there had been a… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I decided to book for 8 people to celebrate my 60th...”

Written on: 12/10/2008 by judiroodi (1 review written)

I decided to book for 8 people to celebrate my 60th birthday, what a wonderful evening, everything was perfect, the food, the staff, the company. But it was the extras that made the evening.....the pianist playing "Happy Birthday" went I entered, the Happy Birthday iced on to my dessert plate, small things but they were thoughtful. It was an excellent evening, not rushed and I would highly recommend this restaurant for a celebration… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Has put Southsea on the world culinary map. ”

Written on: 10/02/2008 by colphi57 (1 review written)

Has put Southsea on the world culinary map.
If you have not yet been...GO… Read Full Review

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