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The Honest Politician

47 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1JF, England
+44 871 951 1000
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The rudest general manager I have ever encountered

This place has the most incompetent and rude staff I have ever encountered. I ordered a pint and I... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Jack M
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Pompey stay

I missed my flight to Edinburgh and got a flight to Gatwick airport and stayed at my mum's who... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
phil g
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30 Aug 2017
“"BIT OF A DIVE"”
14 Mar 2018
“The rudest general manager I have ever encountered”
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47 Elm Grove, Portsmouth PO5 1JF, England
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+44 871 951 1000
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This place has the most incompetent and rude staff I have ever encountered. I ordered a pint and I was given a completely incorrect pint. I then had a sip realised it was not what I ordered. I took it back to the lady claiming...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I missed my flight to Edinburgh and got a flight to Gatwick airport and stayed at my mum's who lives in pompey. I left pompey 1995. And drink at this bar after getting a bus and finding it .it's a student bar but the bar...More

Thank phil g
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Needs a good refurb , this bar is a " bit of a dive " full of kids spilling drinks all over the pool tables , beer pipes could do with a clean .toilets need a good clean .

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I can't believe pubs like this still exist,you can smell the toilets as soon as you walk in and a visit to the toilet is very unpleasant,the staff are friendly but the place is a dump,sorry.

1  Thank tournaiboy
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This place is a bar, not a tourist attraktion :-) If you wanna hang out with the most recent generation that are allowed at the bar this is the place. Me and My collegue felt quite old but it was a nice athmosphere. Also a...More

Thank Fredrik H
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Good selection of craft beers. Doom bar was well kept. Lovely place full of young people. Suggests a studenty place but otherwise fun. Good for a stop off.

Thank PadiP
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Always a good shout to drop into the Honest Politician when around the Elm Grove area. Decent enough drinks range, free pool on most weekdays. IIRC on Tuesdays their cocktails are just £2.90 each.

Thank Adaaam2015
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

ive been to this pub on and off over the years and no many people who have drank here, i love the place, only left here 30 mins ago ! great atmosphere, great prices, great staff especially jimmy c :) id happily go to this...More

Thank Lucy G
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Reviewed 26 January 2015

I visited the Honest Politician towards closing on a night out in January. It is a nice pub with local beers a-plenty. The pub is quite large and has music on several nights of the week.

Thank Jordanovichy
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

A nice pub with nice local beers. I had a pint of Frigate by Irving, a recommendation from a friend.

Thank ATTACKHAMMER
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