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Charlie Purley

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Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat, drink and socialise with friends. Friendly service, nice atmosphere. Looks beautiful from the outside, nice, modern and clean inside. 5/5!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Pawski91
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good to hear and much appreciated, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice atmosphere and lovely homey food, great service. Our family ranged from 6 to 86 year olds and we all had a very enjoyable time.Thank you guys!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tash091072
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really good to hear, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table for 8 for a birthday celebration. The carvery was absolutely amazing, truly the best tasting carvery I’ve ever had!! The pudding cabinet did not disappoint and we loved the whole experience! Give this place a go if you’ve had a bad experience...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jamie M
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good to hear and really pleasing to hear we are making a difference, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just wanted to say thank you so much to everyone at the Charlie Purley. What a hidden treasure! My mother is visiting from the US and we wanted to stop somewhere for lunch. We walked in without booking and although busy, we were seated on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rosiem2424
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are very welcome, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second meal here, couldn't fault the food or the staff, meat on carvery was melt in the mouth and great choice of veg, but if you like your puddings you've got to try the cookie fondant sharing pud, best pudding I've had in a long...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SandraE1994
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely to hear and much appreciated, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gammon very dry, roast potatoes are not part boiled so you don't get the nice crispy outside. I asked the manager and he said they don't have time to part boil. It seems a shame. The Toby seems to manage it. It's a very nice...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank veralawrence1942
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Just to clarify, as explained ,we steam the potatoes first then roast them. They are normally always crisp on the outside. As discussed if you are unhappy let us know at the beginning of the meal and we can rectify this for you. Hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was getting to the end of a 5hr drive from Cheshire to Bognor, and I called to ask if we’d still be able to order food, even though we’d be getting there at 8:50pm and the kitchen was closing at 9 and luckily they...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hanlewis1990
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely to hear and really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Often pop into the Charlie with the kids after school. Kids love it and ask to go atleast 3x a week! The kids area’s great, especially since getting new books and colouring for them. The food is excellent and service is always exceptional from James,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vernice87
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, I will pass on your comments to the team who are always thrilled to receive lovely feedback. See you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the first time in a few months as wasn't impressed before, bad food and mainly bad service. BUT this time was alot better. Service was more friendly and faster. There were more staff around and someone always at the carvery to serve unlike...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ginaaaxox
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's good to hear, having now been here 4 months it seems we are turning the corner with standards. Hopefully next time we can get a 5 star review. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been twice to Charlie Purley. Once in September with my sister and enjoyed the medium carvery but after the size of portions I decided to go small this week and again not disappointed. Food fresh and not all soggy and the Yorkshire's are to die...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank donnacarr1973
Landlord, General Manager at Charlie Purley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lovely to hear and of course we can seat you nearer the carvery, just give us a call to book before hand and we can reserve you a table Hope to see you again soon.

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Cliff589
24 October 2018|
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Response from Landlord | Property representative |
No, we serve breakfast Sat and Sun 9-10.45
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SteveH1343
17 July 2018|
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Response from Landlord | Property representative |
Having just taken over I would like to say that now yes we do. I would ask anyone that was previously disappointed to give us another try and let me know what you think. Paul
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Sid M
3 June 2018|
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Response from 881libbyi | Property representative |
As a standard we Stock Marstons Pedigree & Hobgoblin. We then have 2 guest Ales from a select range.The most frequent visitors due to demand are Bombardier & Wainwright. Thanks for your question!
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