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Old Customs House

Vernon Buildings, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, PO1 3TY +44 2392333666

(((() British
Main course: £8
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 09:00 - 21:00. Friday & Saturday: 09:00 - 22:00. Sunday: 09:00 - 21:00.

Fabulous food, wonderful atmosphere and fantastic service

Lisa More o'ferrall 23 May 2016
from Didcot

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Within the Grade I listed naval building, Old Customs House serves classic British cuisine. Offering authentic cask ales, Old Customs also boasts al fresco dining with picturesque harbour views.

Serving a wealth of mouth-watering British favourites, the Old Customs House menu features a comforting steak and ale pie, as well as a succulent grilled British leg of lamb steak. On the tempting fish and chips menu, there is moules mariniere & frites, as well as a scrumptious open fish burger. For dessert, one can bask in the homemade warm banana loaf with caramel sauce and Cornish clotted cream.

Old Customs restaurant in Portsmouth displays a maritime theme with naval maps and artwork, while the comfy leather banquettes create a cosy hideaway. An outdoor terrace and beer garden looks out over the harbour, allowing diners to bask in the waterside surroundings.

At the heart of Portsmouth’s Gunwharf Quays, Old Customs House restaurant in Hampshire is a 12-minute walk from Portsmouth Rail Station. Spinnaker Tower is a 4-minute walk away.

Old Customs House

Vernon Buildings, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, PO1 3TY

Contact +44 2392832333
Reservations +44 2392333666

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Customer reviews for Old Customs House

4.5 (((() (based on 15 reviews)
100% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (12)
  • lunch (9)
  • large parties (8)
  • private dining (8)
  • child friendly (5)
  • romantic (4)
  • trendy (3)
  • value (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • views (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( by from Didcot

    Fabulous food, wonderful atmosphere and fantastic service

  • ((((* by from Gunwharf

    Great service, location and seating upstairs again fab!

    Only let down was the mango and passion fruit mess, we ordered 3 and each were of very poor quality in terms of taste and flavour mainly due to processed ingredients.

  • ((((* by from Portsmouth

    Booking service very easy
    Food great especially the roast beef, a little more expensive than normal service good for a large party 17
    The only disappointment were the side dishes came out late but apologise made and they were taken off the bill

  • ((((* by from Portsmouth

    The food Sunday roast was good, the deserts were a little disappointing not quite as good as expected.
    Service was good, the waitress attentive but the food was a little slow in coming out from the kitchen.

  • ((((( by from Portsmouth

    As always perfect in every way. Food extremely good, service excellent and friendly, and I love the history and layout of the place, the separate rooms for dining make the experience so much more personal.

  • ((((( by from Coventry

    Fantastic loved it hete

  • ((((* by from Bognor Regis

    Very busy, helpful staff, food OK, little overcooked, could be hotter! Overall a good experience

  • ((((( by from Portsmouth

    Great dining experience, service and food just great!

  • ((((( by from Chichester

    Service and food both excellent couldn't fault

  • ((((* by from Portsmouth

    Before we had even sat down, a waitress was asking us for drinks. We hadn't even taken our coats off. And our chips were brought out late 'because they had to be cooked from scratch'. Are they not normally?

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