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The Bell Inn


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Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards

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All reviews bread and butter pudding festival theatre pub grub lovely friendly pub theatre goers pre theatre small pub priced food monday evening friendly service booked a table vegetables matinee beers regulars goodwood pint
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This Inn has a small parking lot but is close to a main car park and the theatre. It opens in the evrning at 5.50pm. It serves traditional English food which is piping hot. We had game pie which was lovely followed by apple crumble....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Just popped in for a quick drink, they have a nice range real and local beers. We had some nice bar food too for lunch. The staff were really friendly- it’s a proper local!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We stopped here just before a late afternoon wedding for a quick bite to eat. We had the steak pie and our son had fish fingers off the children's menu. The staff were so helpful and went the extra mile by putting a tea towel...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L7eej
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

..Had the Bell Inn bopping & boogeying once again! Yep..another fun night, with the genre this time being Skool Disco Classics. Whilst the Bell might be a small pub, it lends itself to being a cool music venue.. I look forward to the next live...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FabioTheGnome
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We had a pre-theatre dinner here with friends. The Bell Inn is right opposite the Chichester Festival Theatre and well used to catering to playgoers so it was able to ensure that we were away in time to take our seats. Great food, good local...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank mwtrips_Stamford
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Lively night of music provided by the Fantastic Pontastics.. Definitely worth checking them out ,when they play again in Mid October

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FabioTheGnome
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A small pub in Broyle Road, just outside Northgate, this place is much loved by locals and visitors alike, and is popular with the theatre crowd for pre-show dining. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Food has always been good and reasonably priced here, and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mothewanderer
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is a good, simple, traditional pub in terms of both decor and food; but it rates 5* as it provides reliable pre-theatre meals, both matinees and evenings, for the nearby Festival theatre - not totally surprising as the owner is a former theatre Front...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Denise B
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This establishment, close to the Festival Theatre, seems to have undergone a makeover in recent times, and has improved all round as a result. The menu changes frequently, as do the real ales, and the wine list has expanded into something worthy of study. However,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bob w
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I went here for the first time recently with friends. As they had their dog with them we needed somewhere suitable. This a lovely friendly pub with a nice patio at the back looking onto a small garden, it was a nice place to sit...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Janet A
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