El Meson (Portsmouth) Reviews
Description:SPANISH. 6 Northern Builldings, Northern Rd, Portsmouth. Tel: +44 (0)23 9237 6163.
Newest Review: ... wine I liked. The quality of the food had not changed, and the menu only a little. The speciality of the house is the paella. Even though I quizzed the chef on his ingredients and method, and can concoct a reasonable approximation, nothing compares to the creamy saffron-scented rice and delectable garlicky seafood and chicken pieces. The quantity is so much for two, it is risky to have a ... more
Customer El Meson (Portsmouth) Reviews (1)
by - written on 05/09/00, updated on 05/09/00 (Very useful, 150 readings)
El Meson I tried to remember who first recommended this restaurant and when I first went there. Goes back at least 15 years anyway. Authentic Spanish restaurants were then a rarity even in London, let alone in the provinces. After a long gap caused by a divorce followed by chronic lack of cash, I went back there for a meal with my new partner. The owner remembered me, even down to the fact I liked dry sherry as an aperitif and which red wine I liked. The quality of the food had not changed, and the menu only a little. The speciality of the house is the paella. Even though I quizzed the chef on his ingredients and method, and can concoct a ... Read the complete review
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