Places to eat in Chichester

Whether you’re looking for a hearty breakfast to start your day, a long and lazy brunch, a refuel whilst exploring the city, a pre-theatre pit-stop or a meal for a special occasion, you’ll find a place to suit in the historic city of Chichester.

Check out our 48 Hours in Chichester itinerary for some more great ideas about where eat and how to make the most of the city. If you are planning to stay a while, here are some great suggestions for where to stay, where to shop and what to do whilst you are here.

Restaurants in Chichester

Did you know it’s possible to take your tastebuds to Italy, India, Mexico, France, Thailand, Turkey or Greece, all in Chichester?  Be transported to the Mediterranean at Santorini, The Fat Fig or Reina Kitchen, or settle in for Asian flavour sensations at Lemongrass, Giggling Squid, at Masala City, Wagamama, Mr Toy’s Flying Wok or Confucius Chinese.

British classics with a twist are the order of the day at The Ivy, Chichester Brasserie, similarly at Purchases, much loved for their pre-theatre menu and cocktails, and The Ship at The Harbour Hotel. Head to The Barn Little London, where the ethos is showcasing slow food and championing local flavours and ingredients.

Saddle up and ride out to Smith & Western for authentic American barbeque and frozen margaritas, meanwhile Muchos Nachos brings the flavours of Mexico to Sussex with specialities of Nachos, sizzling fajitas and exotic drinks. Not forgetting crowd-pleasing favourites of traditional fish & chips at LA Fish.

Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Chichester

Café Paradiso in Chichester city centre is much loved for its all vegetarian menu, which also includes vegan options. Stop in for hot lunches and salads, great coffee and pastries. Vegan dishes also feature on the menu at Luckes and at Charlie Harpers, where there’s a full vegan menu for breakfast, brunch and lunch.

Cafes in Chichester

Looking for a great coffee stop, a quick refuel or a kick-start to your day in Chichester? You’ll be spoilt for choice with independents like St Martin’s Organic Coffee House, Arcobaleno, Common Grounds and Serendipitous Bakery.

Get your day off to a great start with breakfast of all shapes and sizes at Bill's, Boston Tea Party, or Fenwicks café located in Priory Park.

For tea and cake or an afternoon treat, we like Little London Cafe, The Buttery at The Crypt and the Cloisters Kitchen & Garden at Chichester Cathedral.

You’ll also find your instantly recognisable favourites, Caffe Nero and Costa Coffee.

Pubs in Chichester

You’ll find a traditional British pub welcome at the inns and pubs dotted around Chichester’s neatly laid out city centre. Whether you’re searching for the perfect place for a refreshing pint, Sunday lunch, a pre-theatre dinner, drinks with friends or post-shopping lunch, there’s plenty of options.

Explore a little further into the city’s pallants (side streets) to find gems like The Hole in the Wall or The Park Tavern , and walk a few minutes from the main shopping streets to discover The Nag’s Head and The Crate & Apple, to name just a few. Find more here.



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