Eat & Drink

Food & Drink at The Queens Hotel

We have created a casual dining experience with an emphasis on using the best possible local produce to make delicious food. We want 1865 to be the restaurant you choose because it offers the best food in wonderful surroundings - and we can’t wait for people to come and sample our exciting menu.

"Show your pride in Portsmouth by paying The Queens Hotel and Restaurant 1865 a visit."Stephen Morgan

Restaurant 1865

15ft high ceilings, elaborate plasterwork and exquisite chandeliers, Restaurant 1865 really captures the grandeur of Edwardian elegance and transports you back in time.

Our casual dining restaurant is open to hotel residents and non-residents. Guests can start their day right with breakfast over unmissable views from our huge south facing windows.

Afternoon Tea

Come and indulge yourself when you order afternoon tea at the Queens Hotel. Made to bring a bit of theatrical sparkle to your life – you are sure to want to book again …

Our traditional afternoon tea is £22.50 per person (price may vary for special events).

Local Produce

We use the best local produce made by talented artisans and growers. By showcasing the wealth of tasty produce on our doorstep, we believe we are supporting an important element of our local economy.

Dukes Bar

Relax and unwind at Dukes Bar where you can enjoy delicious food and drink prepared by our skilled team.

Open daily to hotel residents and the public from 11am to 11pm, Dukes Bar, commands wonderful views of the comings and goings on the Solent. On warmer days, why not find a spot on our verandah or take a seat in our private garden and our attentive team will take care of the rest.

Cocktails Made With Love

Shaken or stirred, our cocktails always hit the spot and we have an extensive wine and drinks list curated specially for our guests to enjoy. There are  also plenty of tasty treats to enjoy from our bar menu.

Our Mission Statement

The Queens Hotel is a place built on teamwork and innovation, where we can generate new ideas together and strive to push the business forward. Our highest mission is to create a venue in the Heart of Portsmouth offering genuine care and comfort for our guests – we want our guests to always enjoy a warm welcome, so they feel like an old friend.

Meet Head Chef Simon

“I am Pompey born and bred and have always seen the Queens Hotel as a sleeping giant, with so much potential. “We have assembled a great kitchen team and together we have created a menu that will change seasonally and reflects the wonderful produce we have on our doorstep,” he said.