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Looking for A good pub in Southsea.

Fantastic pub with A great landlady it has some very talanted bands on Thursdays and other... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
jrhaynes8
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Southsea
Two sides of a decent old style pub

On our regular christmas tours we always include the Barley Mow. There is a large 'room' with a... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
dace520
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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29 Apr 2018
“Looking for A good pub in Southsea.”
23 Dec 2017
“Two sides of a decent old style pub”
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Fantastic pub with A great landlady it has some very talanted bands on Thursdays and other nights. It has A great public bar with A pool table and darts,nice seating.The pub has 7 real ales plus A good selection of other beers,it has A good...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a negative review, luckily we had much nicer experiences in Portsmouth as a whole. We entered this pub, nobody behind the bar but about half a dozen people playing darts or pool. It may well be that one or more of them were...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

On our regular christmas tours we always include the Barley Mow. There is a large 'room' with a pool table, juke box, & dart bar - & they supply the arrows. Bar staff friendly & very efficient. There is another large room, set out more...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Very good customer service, reasonable prices for an independent. The best atmosphere a pub could have. See you soon :)

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The barley mow was part of our old Portsmouth tour and what a find. Terrific beers, very friendly bar staff and a fantastic enclosed pretty garden. The four of us enjoyed our drinks and enquired about any food. When we asked if we could have...More

1  Thank J F
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Looking for refreshment in Southsea and found this place hiding down a side street. Friendly with a good selection of ales. Entertainment in the form of the pub cat who insists on running up and down on the keys of the piano

1  Thank Dave P
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Since moving to Portsmouth in November, I've explored the area and found this is one of the best pubs in Southsea. Excellent staff and locals both friendly and welcoming. Great ales changing every other day, plus a wide selection of other drinks. A garden that...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Went the other week to an open mic night The night itself was boring but seeing the hot redhead behind he bar was enough entertainment for me and my friends Drinks reasonably priced

2  Thank jimportsmouth123
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great pub. It's relaxed and welcoming and serves a good selection. What makes it special though is the range of events/activities on offer. Live music evenings, meat raffles etc. Real feel that this pub has a strong cohort of 'regulars' as many...More

Thank 639AnnaP
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

This really is everything a traditional English pub should be, unfortunately there aren't many left but this is one that is worth a visit. Friendly relaxed atmosphere and a beautiful garden. Not much food on offer but they do sandwiches and on the day we...More

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