the Union - Waterhole Bar

at Student Centre, Cambridge Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2EF United Kingdom

University of Portsmouth Students' Union is the home of the Waterhole Bar. This is where you can keep up to date with events in your students' union bar.

the Union - Waterhole Bar
Student Centre, Cambridge Road
Portsmouth PO1 2EF
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 02392 843650


There is always loads going on in your students' union bar, this is a quick guide to what you can get up to. If you want to bring friends that are not students that's not a problem. You can sign in upto 3 guests. Just make sure they all have their photo ID. Remember that we are here for you, the students of Portsmouth. No locals allowed Monday - Weekly specials change for the week and all come with a free half of coke. Food available all day - Cocktail night from 5pm, 2 for £5 by the glass or 2 for £12 by the jug - Real Ales just £2 for an award winning pint from 5pm Tuesday - Food served all day, beer and burger available all week for just £4.20 - Portsmouth Uni Poker League, new players of any ability welcome, starts at 7pm - All bottled beers have £1 off from 5pm. Includes Desperados and Corona - Watch all the Champions League and live sport in HD on all our screens Wednesday - Food served all day, gourmet beer and burger available all week for just £5.99 - Purple Wednesday, the home of snakebite and Purple Wednesday. Pints from £1.90 join in all the fun and banter from 5pm. Thursday - Food served all day, double beer and burger available all week for just £4.99 - Cocktail night from 5pm, 2 for £5 by the glass or 2 for £12 by the jug - Real Ales just £2 for an award winning pint from 5pm - University of Portsmouth poker society play from 6pm - Beer pong tournaments are on every other week Friday - Food served all day, grab a tasty breakfast for £2.75 served 9am to 11am - Karaoke, let the pop star trapped in you free from 9pm - Spirits on offer all night, £2 single and mixer or £3 for a double Saturday - Skint Saturday has all the best drinks for just £1.60 all day. Includes glass of wine, all spirits, Jungbombs, J2O, pints of coke, Snakebite, Gaymers, Carling and loads more. - Wedges menu served all day - The best place to watch all the live sport of the day rugby, football, cricket and more all in stunning HD - Catch up on the days goals with match of the day and the football league show - Our DJ plays all the best indie hits and festival anthems all night Sunday - Let's Get Quizzical, the biggest and best student quiz. £1 entry, get your brain cells firing from 7.30pm. Loads of prizes and cash jackpot to be won - The best place to watch all the live sport of the day rugby, football, cricket and more all in stunning HD If there is anything we can do for your team, society or group please message the fan page and we will see what we can do to help you. All the best and enjoy The Waterhole Team

How To Get to the Union - Waterhole Bar

The Uni bus stops outside our door and goes all the way to Langstone campus. For more details see Keep an eye on the Student Union facebook page and keep upto date on volunteering, welfare, balls and much more

Opening time

  • Mondays: 10:00- 23:00
  • Tuesdays: 10:00- 00:00
  • Wednesdays: 10:00- 00:00
  • Thursdays: 10:00- 00:00
  • Fridays: 10:00- 00:00
  • Saturdays: 12:00- 01:00
  • Sundays: 12:00- 23:00


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Let's Get Quizzical, Portsmouth's biggest and best student quiz, starts at 8pm tonight. Make sure you get down early to grab a table and one of our sharing deals - any pizza and a jug of beer just £13 before 8pm. Loads of prizes up for grabs, cash jackpot, gallon of beer, The Wedgewood Rooms comedy tickets, gig tickets for Manchester Orchestra and loads more.

Published on 2014-09-21 17:16:11 GMT

Skint Saturday with £1.75 drinks all day, featuring 17.30 West Ham v Liverpool and our DJ playing until 2am for our new dance floor area

Published on 2014-09-20 15:07:41 GMT

Thunder bolts and lightning, very very frightening.... But that's not going to stop us from serving snakebite. Get yourselves down to the waterhole bar (either inside or outside) and grab yourselves a beverage and pray for sunshine 🙏☀️

Published on 2014-09-18 08:51:25 GMT

It is the first Purple Wednesday of the year, get your team tops on and come to the home of Snakebite and Purple Wednesday. Big screen sport tonight is from the Champions League 19.45 Bayern Munich v Man City 19.45 Chelsea v Schalke

Published on 2014-09-17 16:11:08 GMT

Champions league football tonight, we will be showing two games 19.45 Liverpool v Ludo Razgd 19.45 Borussia Dortmund v Arsenal All bottled beers are £1 off every Tuesday night from 5pm

Published on 2014-09-16 15:12:55 GMT

Tonight in your SU Bar, the biggest and best student quiz from 8pm. Before that (6pm - 8pm) you can get any pizza and a jug of beer for just £13, plus Coors pints are £2.30 all night.

Published on 2014-09-14 16:15:00 GMT

In a club or society? Or planning a social or birthday outing? Message us here on Facebook and we will get tables reserved for you so you can all meet in one place.

Published on 2014-09-14 13:47:22 GMT

Freshers ticket collection is going well upstairs today. We are open all day and serving food. Live sport today features 16.00 Man U v QPR

Published on 2014-09-14 11:03:53 GMT

Remember the quiz is on from 8pm tonight. We recommend getting down earlier to take advantage of some of our great food and drink offers. There's a maximum of 6 per team and it's only £1 per person. You could be in with the chance of winning loads of cool stuff. See you all there!

Published on 2014-09-14 10:58:50 GMT

The Quiz is back tomorrow night (Sunday) at 8pm. Be there or be . . . . . . . .

Published on 2014-09-13 19:15:54 GMT

Skint Saturday is back, loads of drinks at £1.75 all day with the kitchen open from midday. 12.45 Arsenal v Man City

Published on 2014-09-13 10:27:57 GMT

We've just had some interesting news! we're entering into a trial sponsorship with The Terrace - Hairdressing for men. This means we're now able to offer even more student essential prizes for our Quiz on Sunday nights! These prizes now include barbers vouchers and products. We also have leaflets available on the bar so feel free to take one. Don't worry ladies, we're looking at taking on some sponsorship with a hairdressers too, so everyone will be able to take advantage of these great prizes!!

Published on 2014-09-13 09:07:38 GMT

Karaoke tonight from 8pm, will Grant sing his faithful song? Offers - £2 any spirit and mixer or £3 for a double

Published on 2014-09-12 17:00:28 GMT

This is a public service announcement, we still have Irish Stew, Guinness and GUINNESS HATS!

Published on 2015-03-17 17:55:21 GMT

Varsity hangover anyone?

Published on 2015-03-16 06:54:02 GMT

Champions League action tonight is 19.45 Chelsea vs Paris Saint Germain 19.45 Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk Can Chelsea get the win to send them through to the next round? It's Purple Wednesday so Snakebite is £2 a pint all night.

Published on 2015-03-11 17:33:38 GMT

Who will be the first person to get a pint of Guinness with us and go into our hall of fame this coming St. Patricks Day? It could be you.

Published on 2015-03-09 16:07:53 GMT

Elections.Results.Day See you all at 7pm for the results show followed by some epic karaoke action from 9pm.

Published on 2015-03-06 06:28:02 GMT

We have just been asked about the Champions League football tonight. We will be showing both games, Monaco vs Arsenal and Athletico Madrid vs Bayer Leverkusen

Published on 2015-03-17 18:08:15 GMT

The first pints of Guinness have now been sold and St Patrick's has started. From 11.30am we have some Irish grub available for you lucky people Sausage & Colcannon Mash £3.99 Pork sausages served on a bed of Colcannon mash then smothered in a rich thick Guinness gravy Irish Stew £3.99 An Irish classic, lamb, potatoes, carrots, onions, celery and cabbage stew served up with a chunk of soda bread Lamb Burger £4.49 Two 4oz lamb burger topped with a Jameson Irish whiskey sauce, served in a brioche bun with two onion rings and your choice of side Vegetarian Sausage & Colcannon Mash £3.99 Red onion and rosemary sausages served on a bed of Colcannon mash then smothered in a rich thick Guinness gravy Guinness & Honey Glazed Pork £3.80 Pork loin steak baked in a Guinness and honey glaze,served with sautéed leeks and your choice of chips or Colcannon mash