Answers to all those burning questions about the pub and hiring the venue.


What are the age limits?

The Portland is an over 18’s venue and all band members and gig-goers must be 18 or over.
Under 18’s are permitted entry to gigs only when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Disabled access

The Portland Arms is an inclusive venue. We welcome deaf and disabled customers to the pub and have step free access to the venue.

See our Access Info pages for full details or you can download a copy from here:

In addition Deaf or Disabled customers purchasing a ticket for a show who could not attend without a personal assistant are entitled to a ticket for the assistant at no extra charge.

What are your opening times?

Monday to Thursday 11.30am – 11.30pm
Friday & Saturday 11.30am – 12.30am
Sunday 11.30am – 11pm

Food Served Monday – Friday 12 Midday – 3pm, 5.30 – 9pm

Saturday 12 Midday – 9pm
Sunday 12 Midday – 9pm


The Portland does not have it’s own car park.

Load-in for performers is via the driveway and rear courtyard *NOT THROUGH THE PUB!* Vehicles can park on the driveway or at the front of the pub to unload but must be moved straight after.

Pay and display parking is available on the street opposite, usually free after 5pm or at the Boathouse pub pay and display or on adjacent side streets.

Alternatively some private spaces are available to hire locally by booking at the JustPark website. Use discount code PORTLAND20 to get 20% off your booking.

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