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 Selected Comments in Chichester

Dee Bee
This has been an Indian restaurant for years.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016Rating: No rosettes

Mike Gibbs
 Local.Real Ale. Great Pies. Live Music.
The Rainbow Inn. Community Pub . Run by Jacks and Stephen. Warm, Friendly Local Pub offering Real Ales,Lagers, Range of Wines. Food up to 7.00 p.m. Dog Friendly. BT and Free to Air TV for Sports. Events: Wednesday: Quiz. Friday: Live Bands. Available for Receptions, Birthday Parties, Christenings,etc. ( Capacity 60 plus).
Friday, March 14, 2014Rating: rosettes

Tom Lishman
 He's long gone
The Park Tavern is noe run by the lovely Jason and Jill, and is the most welcoming pub in town!
Friday, November 25, 2011Rating: rosettes

 Awful! Don't go.
This place was recommended to us in the visitors book of the nearby lodge we were staying in. The advice, you need to book is always a good sign. That was the first issue, despite calling throughout the day the phone was never answered. We should have taken it as an omen and not gone, but only being three minutes drive we thought we would risk it. The first thing that struck us was the no menu set up. A huge board of specials placed strategically in front of the main car park entrance is the only place to view what is on offer, which as the place is busy obviously gets very crowded. The next stroke of genius is to combine this with the food order point where the obnoxious, we assumed landlord, barks at you until you have completed your order. In our case we were also treated to him answering the phone to someone (lucky them) half way through our order. Clearly a customer in some distress who had lost something in the pub. He was very helpful though in telling whoever it was he was too busy to look but if he remembered he may look tomorrow. I'm sure they felt much better. When our food arrived we had to send back the side dishes as they were stone cold, they returned after a thorough pinging in the microwave. I ordered the rib eye steak, which I can honestly say was the most disappointing piece of meat I have ever been served. Medium rare it was not. Charred at the edges, tough and TINY! Admittedly the very middle was a little pink (and cold!). The pie my wife and daughter had was no more than mince and kidney slop on a plate with a piece of bought buff pastry thrown at it as it left the kitchen. It may have been home made, if home is what they call the factory it's produced in before being heated up at the Walnut. It was best summed up by my 12 year old daughters question what meat is this daddy? It tastes like dog meat smells. I'm sure this last part is coincidence but I awoke in the early hours of this morning and 5 hours later my business in the bathroom I think is finally coming to an end. If this is the 8th best place to eat in Chichester out of 55, then I invite all residents of Chichester to visit us in Chester at any time in the future.
Thursday, April 28, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Barry underwood
Thanks to mine hosts' Mike and Sue for their kindness,generosity and hospitality during our week-end with them,also we would like to thank all the bar and kitchen staff for making us all feel at home during our stay.I can't find enough words to praise you all but CHEERS to one and all.
Monday, April 18, 2011Rating: rosettes

Zoe Jones
My party of 10 visited 25th Jan 09 for Sunday Lunch and it was abolutely superb. Tender beef, crisp yorkshires and plenty of veg cooked just right. Lovely comfortable dining room and old fashioned bars, a triumph!
Monday, January 26, 2009Rating: rosettes

Ray & Jen Goldring
 good food and drink
went there 17.1.09
Had liver & Bacon and my wife had Bangers & Mash all superb and very large quantities
Friendly pub with live music ansd a log fire

well worth a visit
Sunday, January 18, 2009Rating: rosettes

 Great pub, good food & good company!
Very friendly family run pub . You really feel looked after by the staff and it almost feels like a home from home thats why we keep returning.
Wonderful varied menu to suit all tastes plus childrens menu at reasonable price. Large garden area for the kids with animals & play equipment galore!!!
Tuesday, January 16, 2007Rating: rosettes

Tuesday, January 16, 2007Rating: rosettes

Ted Salmon
 Rude miserable landlord
This pub has got to have the rudest, most miserable landlord I've ever encountered. How on earth people with this level of social skills run front line service industry outlets, I don't know. Steer clear until he's gone.
Saturday, December 23, 2006Rating: No rosettes

fab food, friendly people -- great place!
Friday, October 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Best `proper' pub on the outskirts of Chichester!
Great pub, great atmosphere, with a good range of Gales/Fullers beers which are all kept beautifully. Extensive menu with something for everyone. Once a month they have a live jazz evening and in the summer months the landlord holds great bbq's. There's a skittle alley on site and ample parking if you were thinking of organising a social night out with some friends!! A definite pub to visit in the area.
Sunday, October 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

Willy Terbutz
 Keep up the good work
Keep up the good work AnnMarie and Jonnie. All the best from Western Australia.
Saturday, July 1, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Mr Simpson
The sooner this pub is gone the better, dont go in , youll stick to the carpet
Monday, May 22, 2006Rating: No rosettes

George James
 Loved It!
My sister and I got dragged to this pub by my Mum and Dad. (Some things you have to do in life). I thought it was probably old foggie pub. Was I wrong - the pub was packed with loads of mid twenties something and we had a great time. Before we had even ordered our drinks the locals were joking with us. I now go there all the time when visiting the parents.
Sunday, January 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

laurie mcconochie
 Great old pub
excellent carvery on sundays.
enjoyed the music nights
Tuesday, January 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

We recently had our Christmas Party here. Excellent Excellent Excellent
I had the best Chrsitmas dinner I have ever had (sorry Mum). Best tasting turkey, best stuffing (for which I was given the recipe - thank you), Amazing vegetable selection (we counted TEN different veggies plus roast pots, parsips and Yorkshire Pudding. Wow. If anybody goes try the dessert Pecan Dacquoise. Highly recommended.
Friday, December 9, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Quirky and Fun
My girlfriend and I went to this pub on a friends recommendation - at first I thought it was going to be a bit snobby because of the decor (and a NO SWEARING Policy!!!) but we had a great time with some of the regulars. Not at all standoffish and very funny. We had the best night out for a long time with or without swearing.
Friday, October 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

Win & Freddie Scott
 You've got to go there!
The Barley Mow has to be the best Pub in it's area (and probably further than that!)
Great atmosphere - great food - great staff. great customers, oh and great beer!
Wednesday, October 12, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Clive Leek
 Beautiful pub, the food is mulch, badly run
Its such a shame that tied pubs like this are so badly run. Poor service! The pub is beautiful it is in one of the best locations on the south coast. Its not a proper country pub, they wouldn't let my dog in. The beer is tied and the food is reheated rubbish that a dinner lady would shunn.
Tuesday, September 27, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Roger Matthews
 Great - don't tell your friends
The Royal Oak at Hooksway, Chilgrove, Chichester is a real country pub. The village of Hooksway contains 2 houses and one pub. The food is real pub grub and the beers are traditional. Log fires in the winter and folk or jazz every friday. Keep it secret or you'll spoil it!
Wednesday, September 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

 welcoming and friendly. Relaxing.
We keep returning to this pub when we are down for the week-end. Great ambience, cheerful staff and superb food. You can really tell that it is quality home cooked food that a great deal of pride goes into it. Well done to the owners. Great Place
Tuesday, August 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

Danielle Burton
 Warm, friendly and a lovely atmosphere
My opinion of this pub is that its a warm and friendly family run pub. The food was really nice and the atmosphere was very relaxing.
In the summer its fantastic as its really nice to sit by the canal with a good group of people and of course a very nice bottle of wine, and The Waterside Inn has a great range of wines so sometimes a very hard decision what wine to go for.
Thursday, June 9, 2005Rating: rosettes

 i love youuuuu
dear richard and joey ...

i love you very much ... you are always on my mind ....

take care ...
your ex - waitress AİSA from turkey
Thursday, March 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mike ODonoghue
 great food, great views !
James (the landlord) has done a great job recently in updating the menus - the result is great food, consistently. They are VERY popular for this and the great views out over the water at beautiful Dell Quay. In the summer time site in the garden and watch the sail boats go by. Nice walks near there to walk off your dinner too !
Thursday, March 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Great Pub!
This is a super pub in the Hornet, Karaoke is a must on a Sunday here!
Monday, January 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Amazing Fresh Food
Traditional pub serving some of the best pub food I have ever had. Fresh crunchy salad. Huge free range eggs. Would highly reomomend the Gammom or the Wilkie Burger
Thursday, November 25, 2004Rating: rosettes

 great quiz
Do the best pub quiz ever on a sunday night
Saturday, November 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

the best pub i've eveybeen too
Saturday, November 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

 friendly boozer
this is the perfect pub. a must visit in the area. Friendly staff, atmosphere and locals.
Saturday, November 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

Les Lewis
Oh my god, their food is good. Home made pies and freshly prepared delicacies like rabbit!.

The manager is Les Lewis, who loves their pies so much, he eats one every day. He laughs about his huge size !!
Thursday, October 28, 2004Rating: rosettes

Justin Geri
 Gastro boutique pub
As this pub no longer has a village, it has been taken over and turned into a food pub. www.thekingsheadpub.com
Tuesday, August 24, 2004Rating: rosettes

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