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The Minerva Brasserie

) #103 of 181 Restaurants in Chichester ££ - £££ European, British
Wellington Rd | Oaklands Park, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
+44 1243 782219
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
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“halloumi” (3 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
“pre show” (20 reviews)
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European, British
££ - £££
Wellington Rd | Oaklands Park, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having reviewed this last year and were disappointed, we had heard that it had changed hands again so decided to give it another go. Once again, it did not live up to expectations. Two courses were over £20. I had a pate, which was minute....More

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The Brasserie for a meal before seeing Fiddler on the Roof, a 70th Birthday treat for my friend. Having recently been advised to follow a gluten free diet, I was somewhat dreading the usual limited choice offered when eating out. However, I was delighted...More

Thank Jan E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a pleasant three-course meal for what turned out to be a wonderful evening at the first night of Fiddler on the Roof at Chichester Festival Theatre on 10th July 2017. I forgot to book a window table but the wonderfully efficient manager found...More

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I ate what was supposed to be lunch here today with a friend. We both ordered a fish dish as our main course from the set lunch menu, followed by a treacle tart type of pudding, plus a glass each of a New Zealand cabernet...More

1  Thank SoniaShoreham
Ryan G, General Manager at The Minerva Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sonia Thank you for your recent review – I was sorry to read of your disappointment on your last visit to the Brasserie. The portions are designed around a balanced diet with options for the more hungry guests to add on items. The menu...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We had small lighter plates and they were good and reasonably priced The dish of the day was very expensive (£19) Throughout there was a strong feeling they were trying to get rid of us. I appreciate the need to help their guests get to...More

1  Thank JoeyBizwiz
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Pre-theatre dining on a Saturday evening. The service was efficient and friendly but the food was distinctly average and, the desserts aside, lacking in flavour. At more than£25 a head for 3 courses we expected more and given that there are plenty of other restaurants...More

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We booked in here for a post performance meal. Excellent food and service. Would highly recommend. Menu accommodate a vegetarian, teenagers and a diabetic.

Thank shatteredofsussex
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A party of four had pre-show dinner. Booked on line which was easy to use. Friendly greeting on arrival. Waiter very pleasant and communicate very well. Service was very efficient. Dishes very well presented . Food tasty. Just one minor criticism ; only filter coffee...More

Thank DavidPortsmouth
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a great restaurant for those wanting pre or post theatre meals. The waiting staff, most of whom are students are excellent. The food arrives quickly, and is well presented and tasty. No show-off, wanabe TV Chefs here and credit should go to the...More

Thank weasel76
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We really enjoyed our food at The Minerva Brasserie, the bream was delicious: not at all dry.The rhubarb and custard desert was sublime as was the posset. Maybe should have had a starter too!! Thank you.

Thank Caroline B
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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$31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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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