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The Steam Packet

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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54 River Road, Littlehampton BN17 5BZ, England
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Woking, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An excellent venue to host a surprise party. Mark the Landlord/Owner and his Team were very accommodating and flexible to our plans and it was a very succesful night, with exclusive use of the pub for the evening too. Great food too. Thank you.

1 Thank WilfSurrey
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steam Packet We booked into the Steam packet 3 months in advance because our friends we're celebrating a 50th birthday in the pub. Only having 3 rooms we booked the double. We arrived late after midday with only a few minutes to freshen up on arrival we were shown up a stair case which had no carpet. Mark the land... More 

Thank markolorenshaw
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this pub whilst visiting Littlehampton for the day and what a great find. Staff very friendly and helpful.Good choice of wines and good menu choices. We decided to opt for roast dinners and what a great choice The pub has 2 garden areas so great for catching some rays We will definitely return when visiting Littlehampton again !!

1 Thank GreeJ75
South West England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Lovely atmosphere, staff are all so helpful. food has been amazing for all the family every time we've been. Has a great Jazz band that plays on the last Friday of every month and they are fab, really get the place going. All prices are reasonable and service is always great.

2 Thank She-rah P
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends stopped here for a quick pint. It's a beautiful pub in a great position to relax. They had a great sounding menu. 2 of us had real ale of which they have a great selection. Next time we will stop for food.

2 Thank aglaiaman
Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great food with helpful and welcoming service. Good selection on the menu. Would definitely recommend and visit again.

2 Thank AlliJon1227
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
139 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Last time we came to this pub was 17 years ago. Boy had it changed. Good honest pub grub at fair prices. The staff are friendly and attentive and have a great selection of real ale.

2 Thank CommanderBiro
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Had a delicious Fish Meze in a calm atmosphere. The chef came to discuss our preferred selection. We had Chilli Prawns, Whitebait, Calamare, Scallops with three tasty dips. Three special little salads and one mixed salad with Potatas Bravas and a chiabatta rolls. A large glass of wine for my husband a coffee for me all for £26.65

2 Thank Lynwen
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This place is always empty and we can't work out why (or how they keep going). The drink is quality and reasonably priced and the food is ok, nothing special just honest pub grub. The staff are lovely and the kitchen works hard despite not have many mouths to feed. It seems a shame that most of the business goes... More 

3 Thank Amy R
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Recently visit this pub for Sunday lunch with my family. Roast was delicious although we had a long wait for our orders to be taken and also for the food to be served. Then decided to have chocolate cake for desert which then turned out to be almost like a Black Forest gateau. Still nice but not as described. Staff... More 

Thank DebbieLittlehampton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 River Road, Littlehampton BN17 5BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Littlehampton
  • Phone Number: 01903-71-59-94

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