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The Royal Standard, Portsmouth

20 Edinburgh Road
Landport
Postal town: Portsmouth
PO1 1DE
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Punch Taverns

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Michael Wright left this review about The Royal Standard

Looks like time is up. Closing on 2nd December 2013

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/time-to-be-called-at-naval-favourite-ruby-s-1-5622790?WT.mc_id=Outbrain_text&obref=obinsite

"The pub, in Edinburgh Road, Landport, Portsmouth, which dates from 1887, will close in its current form on December 2.

It is known nationally and internationally for its close ties to the Royal Navy.

But due to money problems, the family that has run it for generations has had to make the tough choice to close it down, although owner Punch Taverns says it wants to find a new licensee."

On 28th October 2013 - no rating submitted
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E TA left this review about The Royal Standard

A traditional sailors' pub consisting of two or three tiny rooms all knocked together to form a single small bar. This year it celebrated 50 years of being owned by the same family. There are two small tv screens, both unobtrusive. A dartboard and gaming machine provide the main entertainment. The bar staff were very welcoming, the clientele were raucous but friendly. The bar is decorated with nautical memorabilia including an impressive collection of ships' plaques, many historical, which provides a real link to the Navy. Original floorboards and fireplace, and the atmosphere was calm until the jukebox ruined it. No real ale, so good though it is I shan't be making it a regular venue although Jack should include it in a run ashore.

On 9th August 2013 - rating: 5
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Michael Wright left this review about The Royal Standard

One fairly cramped bar, very busy [Pompey playing at home], walls covered in ships' crests, TV blaring Sky sports

Had a pint of Directors at £2.85, not the best pint of it I've had

Seems a busy, regulars, pub, but doubt I will be back

On 30th September 2009 - rating: 6
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Map location corrected by Michael Wright
Portsmouth & Southsea, 0.21 miles, 4 min walk (show)
Fratton, 0.96 miles, 18 min walk (show)
Portsmouth Harbour, 1.25 miles, 24 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Royal Standard, Landport
15th Apr 2019, 09:54
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14th Apr 2019, 18:41
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  • Bar Billiards : No - no space for such friparies - last updated 26 August 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Beer Garden : No - No space for that sort of thing - last updated 26 August 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Car Park : No - No space for that sort of thing, have to use pay car parks, but buses stop outside - last updated 26 August 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 02 March 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 26 August 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Real Ale : No last updated 04 December 2011 by Alan Hurdle
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes - You would have to brave to try it, No space for them, but no steps or other obstacles, just not really practical - last updated 26 August 2013 by Michael Wright
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