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Taswell Arms, Southsea - pub details

Taswell Arms
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Address: 42 Taswell Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 2RG [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 9433) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Fratton (1 mile), Portsmouth & Southsea (1.2 miles), Portsmouth Harbour (1.6 miles)

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now a private house
Dynekery - 31 Jan 2014 19:31
Converted to flats. Troubled with thugs over the years and pretty unremarkable. Surprising it lasted as long as it did.
boozerbill - 31 Aug 2012 21:17
Oddly, given the comments from only 6 months previous, this place features in the current Good Beer Guide and indeed looked promising. However, how much difference a few weeks can make, as something obviously went seriously wrong after the local branch completed its survey for the last Guide, presumably almost 1 year ago.
I should say that there seems to be some improvement, in that the pub is now trading again. It is a solid-looking Victorian local and clearly could match the endeavours of other similar pubs in the area which are enjoying something of a renaissance on the back of good beer range and honest organic atmospheres.
However, there is plainly some way to go, as there were virtually no customers - a bleak sign on a Friday night even in late January - and although clips adorned the pumps, all were turned round.

I'm afraid that means a non-starter for me and mine, which was a shame. I can only hope that there is an upturn here that those more local to Southsea will eventually witness coming to fruition. If not, I can't see any other future in this climate that closure and conversion to housing.

TWG - 14 Feb 2011 17:26
still shut

alealealeale - 27 Aug 2010 14:51
closed at present
littlecon - 5 Jul 2010 10:26

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