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The Vestry

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Bar, British, Pub
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Deanery Close, Chichester PO19 1ES, England
+44 1243 773358
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Busy bar in the evenings at the weekend, lively place, great drinks and a big music venue. If you want a music bar then this is the place for you.

1 Thank Alison P
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner and then about half way through the meal the music came on and it as was extremely loud and couldn't hear my partner speak as I was really tempted to ask them to turn it off especally I was out with my partner who I don't even spend much time with at all

Thank Louise S
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Was with me children as I just found a new job and was given them a treat was ok for what we had but a little bit expensive but seen more expensive places so thought it was not to bad and the food was nice

Thank Kay S
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Basic accomodation. Room 3 suffers from a lot of traffic noise and a pedestrian crossing outside plus the most uncomfortable mattress ever encountered. Breakfasts were good and the staff friendly and helpful. You can leave bags there if you want to carry on sightseeing after checkout.

Thank Genevieve S
Lymington, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stayed for 3 nights and found The Vestry perfectly placed for exploring the city. The accommodation is quite basic but is perfectly adequate. We really enjoyed the breakfast each morning and a nightcap in the bar each evening. We stayed Sunday to Wednesday morning so missed the live music, whcih was a bonus for us. Also the Students had... More 

Thank Tony B
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

The Internet picture is very flattering. This a pub (with a rather tacky bar area) and rooms to hire. The clenliness of the rooms and the tidyness were however extremely good. The breakfast was more than enough ranging from full English to cereals and fresh fruit and yoghurt.

Thank John M
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Been on two occasions recently for the sunday roast, on the second occasion I took my eldest grandson who won't eat any meat but sausages and the chef fully understood and made him a roast dinner with the beloved sausages my grandson loves. All the food was excellent. On our first visit the front of house were a little lacking... More 

Thank Sazzy1234
Banbridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Good entertainment, liked the jacuzzi .The bed room and bed very spacious, clean. No staff on site overnight though, separate entrance. Live entertainment.

Thank Jude N
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Visited here a couple of times. Gets very busy very quickly at lunch time & in the evening so if you decide to go, get there early. Lunch was lovely & on our evening visit there was entertainment which had the place buzzing. You can book a room too & online it all looks lovely. Not visited for some time... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

took my daughter for lunch could not chose of menu as only doing roast her chicken was half fried veg was hard as nails and gravy was missing in action! my beef was tough full of sinew and dry the small aunt Bessie Yorkshire were only bit edible this was our first and now last visit here total disappointment

Thank Lisa J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Deanery Close, Chichester PO19 1ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 773358

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?