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The Minerva Brasserie

Wellington Rd | Oaklands Park, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
+44 1243 782219
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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Wellington Rd | Oaklands Park, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The deal here is that you eat very early and finish your meal in good time for the show at 7.30 p.m. Everything is either cold, pre-plated, or heated airline style having been prepared in advance. It's a military operation, and priority is given to...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 5 days ago

We tried the restaurant for the first time prior to going to the theatre. The lively atmosphere was a good start, embellished by the excellent food and service. We both had starters , me the ham hock and chicken terrine, my wife the sardine. For...More

Thank Graham958
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined in the Brasserie before going to a play in the theatre. This place is designed to get you into the show on time, or with time to spare. The service is slick, dishes arrive within minutes of ordering and are artistically presented ....More

1  Thank Judith C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here for a pre-theatre dinner, and I was glad I booked as the place was full. Given the limited time before the show started and the number of covers, service was frenetic although the staff were very pleasant and polite. Not sure about their...More

Thank Wozzaaah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent choices on a professionally short menu. The food was delicious. First rate and attentive service by formally dressed staff. Busy and enjoyable ambience created by the expectant diners before one of a short run of totally sold out shows. Comfortable cushioned seating with either...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps it was a bad day! As our bill arrived there was an emergency evacuation of the building (reason unknown) so who knows what was going on behind the scenes at lunch time yesterday. The food was very expensive for what it was. The "home-smoked...More

Thank sqkitty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is really slick. It's down to a fine art. Booking essential at peak times e.g. Saturday night. The menu changes with each new major show and they offer nice seasonal meals. Right now the sardine starter is splendid. It takes the hassle...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a table before attending the theatre. The food was very good, well cooked and tasty. The menu was a bit limited, not a big choice. Also a bit on the expensive side, as was the drinks. If you add the cost of theatre tickets,...More

Thank DaveandKate51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On an evening visit booked in easily on line for a pre theatre dinner. Very good value, excellent service and food range of main course dishes. Desserts could do with some work, but there is delicious ice cream for the interval. Impressive selection of gins....More

Thank TravellingChooser
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Very pleased that we booked online as the restaurant situated alongside the Theatre became very busy. Very pleasant service, a good choice for vegetarians and vegans our order was delivered promptly and with aplomb, yes, it was that good. Excellent food and drink added to...More

Thank Gegie45
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Jean G
25 July 2016|
Response from Ryan G | Property representative |
Hello Jean You can find the menus for both restaurants on the CFT website. Follow link to Food and Drink and you can down load them. All the best Ryan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Rd | Oaklands Park, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 782219
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