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“Tasty lunch”

The Buttery At The Crypt
Ranked #67 of 256 Restaurants in Chichester
Price range: US$3 - US$11
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Buttery at The Crypt is a 12th century building with amazing stone arches having been restored in previous years, we have seating for 60 people in our Cafe Tearoom and offer from 9.00am full English Breakfasts, a range of delicious cakes and Gateaux,morning coffee/Teas Speciality teas cappuccinos lattes, milkshakes. Light lunches, Daily chefs Specials,soup. toasties, Deli rolls, omlettes, sandwiches, Homecooked Ham free range eggs and chips, Homemade shortcrust Pie of the day with fresh vegetables.Our cakes range from Carrot cake, Apple cake, coffee and walnut Cake, millionaires shortbread and more. Available all day are our wonderful Clotted cream Teas, and other Set Teas available all Day. Licensed and open 7 days a week.
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Have a very nice lunch here. Menu had a good selection of sandwiches, cakes, jacket potatoes and specials. Food was served promptly and was very nice. Would happily revisit.

Thank morag w
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

On a visit to Chichester, & looking for a Light Lunch, we called into 'The Buttery'.
The place itself was outstanding, Arches & Architecturally superb.BUT!!!
Served up Toast, which was barely fitting of the title, being both Pale & Floppy!!
Crumpets Toasted please, was our request, Insipid barely any colour, & droopy, were served!
The Butterpats were extremely tasty. A member of our group has Parsnip Soup, which was good.
Poor showing 1out of 5 satisfactory.....
Staff seemed totally unaware of the way to use a Toaster!!!

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1  Thank Maldonian_9
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

We realised we had not had a cream tea, so decided on our last day to have this special treat.

We’re going to Crumbs and Creams unfortunately they had run out of scones so they directed us to The Buttery At The Crypt.

The cream tea was okay, placing our order and service was really slow even though not that many people in and most were having the cream teas. Portion size of the scone was massive and lovely and warm but could have done with a bit more tea. As most places when we ask for two teas we are usually given two pots.

Tables were sticky as though had not been cleaned for ages. A very odd smell about the place but that could be due to the old style crypt.

Reasonable priced afternoon tea compared to most places in the town.

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Thank TomandJane
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Has been up dated since our last visit, and not before time. New menus and décor and waiters/waitresses who are more professional than the previously employed students.

Ideal for a shoppers lunch, morning coffee or afternoon tea.

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Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

Food was ok and not bad portion size, it was really quick and efficient. It was all a bit basic, but ok for a stop off. Waitress was polite, smiley and friendly. Tables were a bit sticky, but were wiped promptly when we asked. I guess it was functional, just not outstanding. Loads of people were having cream tea which looked nice.

Thank slappy
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