A traditional pub with an elegant first floor dining room, The Portman is set back from the bustle of Oxford Street in the chic London enclave of Portman Village. The dining room's plush velvet chairs and crisp white linen provide a sophisticated setting for the classic British menu, prepared using free range, organic and RSPCA approved ingredients. Expert mixologists are on hand to create a range of exciting cocktails, with an extensive international wine list, real ales, and premium lagers also on offer. A cosy choice for easy dining, the Portman's pub area offers an all-day menu of sleek versions of pub classics.
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51 Upper Berkeley StreetMayfairLondonW1H 7QW
- +44 (0)20 7723 8996
- Public transport:
- Marble Arch, Underground
I was a bit sceptical walking into a pub (haven't had great experiences with pub food) but when we were led upstairs the place completely transformed into a fine dining restaurant (with fine dining prices).
The menu mainly consisted of seafood. They even have their own oyster bar but I ordered venison (£18.50) from their specials menu while the rest of my party went with the Christmas crowd...more
Wow. I would just come for the toffee dessert with ice cream on top. I also had the venison special that particular night which was very good, but the dessert would bring me back. There were a couple of German girls sitting right next to us and they had been there 3 of the previous nights so apparently they liked the place as well. A lot of the downstairs pub area tables were reserved when we...more
Awesome place. We did a small birthday celebration here. The staff were really cool, helped me get a cake from outside etc. Pretty decent and quite ambience upstairs.
The food was great. I had like probably the best fish and chips in the town . The chicken roast was quite good as well.
Overall a great place and pretty economical !more
I'm no expert in Fish & Chips. But I believe they have the best going. I came to realize they have a white tablecloth restaurant upstairs and a full menu- not just you typical pub food. Instead of having a fry basket behind the bar, they have s full kitchen, thus I believe the reason for the top notch food. Now if I can just figure out which British beers are served cold....
Update - ate...more
Truth be told: I was looking for hash browns on Yelp, and the Portman popped up on my list. I got their and they didn't really have hash browns, but I love eggs Benedict so I was just as happy.
Nice sunny day in London, hard to get, so you must enjoy the sun! Sit outside, and don't worry the waiter comes and serves you there too.
You can order breakfast, brunch or lunch and they have...more