Monday: 16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday: 16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday: 16:00 - 23:00
Thursday: 16:00 - 23:00
Friday: 16:00 - 00:00
Saturday: 12:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 19:00
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Families and Children Welcome
- Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
- Outdoor Seating
- Children Welcome (Up to 8pm)
- Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
- Dogs Welcome
About King Street Tavern
If you love mountains of authentically smoked & BBQ meat then you'll love Bear Bones BBQ Co at the King Street Tavern.
We opened the doors of our little grade II listed pub in 2016 & have been serving Portsmouth with genuine Kansas City BBQ ever since. It wasn't long before our passion for doing things properly got us several national & international accolades for excellence. So come & enjoy Portsmouth's small pub with a bit attitude where the food & service speak for themselves.
#lockdown2 we were delighted to be able to book food to be delivered. It was amazing thanks
Amazing food amazing service see you when lock down ends
As always, the best cooked Sunday lunch i have ever had. Lovely wine and staff. Felt very safe with the COVID safety measures in place and looking forward to our next visit.
It was the last night before lockdown so it’s understandable that you ran out of beer, the food was nice and the service was very good! It’s once we turned around to get the barman’s attention but he was on his phone (the one with all the eye liner)...so because we were reluctant to get out of our seats because of the covid situation had to try to shout for his attention and wait. Not a big deal just a bit annoying.
Fantastic venue. Great service. Had a brilliant night
Excellent evening. Great location.
Great food great service
Fantastic service, fantastic food and drink🍻
Fantastic food, as always. Looking forward to coming back once lockdown is over.
Roast was so amazing! Great service and delicious homemade food. I will be back for sure :)
Slight mess up with our booking time but the staff were so accommodating and fixed the issue ASAP. Brilliant and fast service, the food was great! Will definitely be back to try the bbq food!
Favourite roast in town, staff are always friendly and helpful! Food just gets better and better each time!
Been coming back to the King Street Tavern for several years and have never been disappointed. The menu during the week is full of smokehouse goodies, amazing food for great prices. They cater for everyone including a few challenges and specials most nights of the week with different meats, draft beers and ales as well as a bloody amazing roast on a Sunday! They also have a vast variety of desserts, including cheesecake, churros and chocolate brownies! The staff are always so friendly, kindhearted and do everything possible to adhere to covid-19 government procedures.
Best place I have been to for a roast in England
Best roast in Portsmouth without a doubt.
The Sunday roast was absolutely superb
Amazing!! Every mouthful was like a party In my mouth!!!
We had a table booked for 6pm when we arrived we had to wait for a table to be cleaned as someone had just left which was fine as was a busy night. Once sat we ordered our drinks and Waited for our food order to be taken someone finally came over to take the food order. The food came out and was hot but all believed it lacked the seasoning, we were also given dirty plates one which had cowslaw written on it and the purple dye from cabbage and one underneath which was covered in brown stuff? We called someone over and they apologised and changed the plates but the new ones were still dirty on the edges. We left quite a bit of meat as far too much fat and dry It might just Of been a busy night And understaffed potentially but we will not be returning.
We ordered brisket, half ribs and mac n cheese. Delicious as always. Meat was juicy and mac was cheesy. 😋. We will be back soon
Really enjoyed it. The food was excellent, the venue very well organised for covid, would definitely return.want to try Sunday lunch next.
Everything was great . However the slaw that’s served on the side is terrible . It’s just red pepper . That’s my only gripe , everything else was great . Always appreciate somewhere that doesn’t automatically add service charge . As I like to leave a nice tip of my own back when the service and food was great as it was in this instance , credit where credit is due
I am really happy with the food and service we recieved, and I liked the precautions that have been taken because of the pandemic, the tables were spaced nicely apart and there was hand sanitiser on every table and kitchen towels. I was worried about eating out, but I was completely put at ease. I would definitely take my partner there for our next date night.
Great food and good service as always.