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20 Pembroke Road
Old Portsmouth

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Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Dating back to 1711, and under this name since 1900, this single-room bar reflects the street corner aspect with an L-shaped bar decorated with naval memorabilia. A rare place to find a good pint of Bass makes it worth seeking out. Both the city's Anglican cathedral and the Garrison Church (the oldest in the country) are a short walk away. It is home to a darts team and hosts live music at weekends and occasionally during the week.

Historic Interest

Under its formar name of the Little Blue Line it featured in novels by Captain Marryat. It is on the route of Lord Nelson's last walk on his way to join HMS Victory to sail to Trafalgar.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Draught Bass
  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Greene King Abbot

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, dominoes.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

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20 Pembroke Road
Old Portsmouth

Sat Nav Reference

50.789822, -1.103075


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Nearby Bus Routes (110m)

First Hampshire: 25

Closest Station (1180m)

Portsmouth Harbour

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20 Pembroke Road
Old Portsmouth

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Additional Services
  • Dog Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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