The Briny

“Beachside seafood dining with a friendly approach” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE

Official Rating
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Our Inspector's view

By the South Parade Pier, and practically on Portsmouth’s stony beach, The Briny is a single-storey building with a casual vibe that offers up excellent dining. As you’d expect, most tables offer a great view of the ocean, and the menu is heavy with seafood of all kinds. It’s very much a family-run and family-friendly venture.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Briny
Clarence Esplanade,Southsea,PORTSMOUTH,HAMPSHIRE,PO5 3PG

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 74
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: 25–26 December
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 20
  • Wines over £30: 14
  • Wines by the glass: 13
  • Cuisine style: Seafood
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover Hampshire

Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.

If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.

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