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The Richmond Arms

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
International, British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Mill Road | Near the Duck Pond, West Ashling, Chichester PO18 8EA, England
+44 1243 572046
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited The Richmond Arms several times and each one has been a delight! Our recent visit was just before Christmas. The food as ever was very good and Jacks eye for detail is clear to see. The produce they use is locally sourced and beautifully prepared. Its a no frills type restaurant, devoid of the pretentions, but that's its... More 

1 Thank Keith H
London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

An adventurous menu matched by a wine list with several 'natural wines' including a sparking delight from Oregano and a fab Loire Rose. A packed main dining room without feeling crowded. Joyful staff. Well worth the £12-14 cab ride from Chichester.

Thank PDeZylva
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

So...to answer my question..The Richmond Arms is,in my opinion,on a culinary par with Fat Olives (Emsworth). The quality of the food we chose was: flavoursome,cooked to perfection & stylishly presented.Customer service from beginning to end was attentive but not intrusive. It is worth noting that this is a popular pub,so plan ahead when booking. We will return in the new... More 

Thank SG2S
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

In the Chichester area it is my favourite place to eat. Firstly the menu is different from anywhere else that you go, they take real trouble with providing something you can find elsewhere. On this occasion I had the pheasant which was delicious and their warm runny scotch egg as a starter is not to be missed. The service is... More 

Thank 708Robin
Chichester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed Sunday Lunch at The Richmond Arms yesterday. The menu has been put together with care and the ingredients are the very best. The cooking is outstanding and the attention from the front of house staff is just right. Our enjoyment was completely ruined, however, by a really loud, large, family birthday party sharing the space with us. A... More 

Thank ChrisBenham
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Probably the best Sunday lunch out ever. Very impressed with the welcome, menu choice and service. Choice of wines good and food excellent. We will return.

Thank BillGarland
Southampton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Popped in here, without a reservation, on Sunday. They were busy but the lady behind the bar offered us a table so long as we could be finished within a certain time. We decided on the roast beef, which was plentiful, with all the trimmings and we were not disappointed as it was delicious. The staff were friendly and the... More 

1 Thank SotonGirl61
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We visited for my father-in-laws 60th birthday lunch and everything was just lovely. We were a large group, with lots of adults and a good handful of young children. The staff were accommodating and very friendly. The food was excellent and the pub was charming. Can't wait to return.

3 Thank kirstenjane79
Haywards Heath
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter treated me to a birthday meal here. Lovely atmosphere. The food was delicious. Very friendly staff too. Will be back to try more off the menu!

2 Thank penguin32
Chichester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We have been going to the Richmond Arms ever since it was taken over and restored by the current owners. The food is always fabulous and the service very attentive. My husband and I went last Thursday for dinner and it was, as usual, a memorable and thoroughly enjoyable evening. All the food was top quality and delicious. I seldom... More 

1 Thank coutrymouse

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
International, British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Road | Near the Duck Pond, West Ashling, Chichester PO18 8EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester  >  West Ashling
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 572046
Country Pub, Restaurant, B& B in an idyllic Sussex rural village at the foot of the South Downs,5 Min's from Chichester. Locals bar and country kitchen serving locally sourced meats, seafood, game and vegetables in an innovative manner.Roasts on our "Rotisserie" and meats/seafood grilled over Charcoal. Classic bar snacks re-invented, regularly changing local microbreweries beers,home made hedgerow "eaux de vie" and large list of wines by the glass.... expressive of their origins and "terroir". ...

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