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Vinnetrow Road, Chichester PO20 1QB, England
+44 1243 785881
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Large groups
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 103
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Kids and dogs and ale - oh my.

Large group - no problem - had our own room - called ahead, Everyone raved about the food - noise level quite high - with adjacent room - shared open door- ns they were playing a trivia game and were very noisey - hard to hear our folks talk. Had to grab someone to order a drink because they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Ormond Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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233 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ormond Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Large group - no problem - had our own room - called ahead, Everyone raved about the food - noise level quite high - with adjacent room - shared open door- ns they were playing a trivia game and were very noisey - hard to hear our folks talk. Had to grab someone to order a drink because they were... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

6pm on a Good Friday evening. Got a table with no need to book. Very odd that we had to stand in front of a big menu and choose our food before we could sit down. This did mean that our food came very quickly which I suppose would be a plus side for many but for us we were... More 

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East Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We called in on the spur of the moment on Good Friday evening, not sure if we'd get a table or not. Luckily we did! The service is slightly different in that we were asked to make our choices from the menu blackboard before being shown to our table, which is quite unusual but at least it encourages rapid decision... More 

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Palma Nova
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Have driven past this pub restaurant almost every day for last five years and decided a meal out with the wife was in order. The inside was much bigger than expected and has many old artefacts and interesting objects hanging from the ceiling. Log fire and non regimented adds to the experience with mismatch of chairs and cutlery a great... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Came here for lunch.pub was very busy.the services was excellent and very speedy too.the food was lovely especially then brownies for pudding.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I booked a week before to have a Mothers Day meal with my family, there was 9 of us in total and we had booked for 6pm. It was very busy as we expected, but despite going over to ask when our table was ready, and being told someone would come over, we were left waiting until I went up... More 

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West Sussex, England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Yesterday we said goodbye to my 49 year old husband with a wake laid on by the wonderful staff at the walnut tree. The fire was lit, the food was more than ample and a great selection. Dave, the relief manager was kind, caring and the perfect gent. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. For us yesterday was a traumatic... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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247 reviews 247 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We visited on Friday evening and anticipated the worst - expected, in view of other reviews, it to be very busy. We arrived early for a 6pm booking (when serving starts) and enjoyed our meal with it not being busy. Some tables were in use, but a lot were empty. So, if you want to avoid the crush, go early.... More 

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Had a meal Saturday 7th March and Sunday 8th March. 1st day had steak and kidney pie, excellent , plenty of meat, served in a large bowl/plate, this kept the gravy in! My husband had sausage and mash. 2nd day took my mother as well as my husband.I had the lamb shank, again plenty of meat and veg. Husband had... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Regular visitor, never disappointed. A superb and varied menu choice to match both tastes and budgets, decent beer and choice of wines. Whether in a larger group or just a few of us, the food arrives hot and on time. Always made to feel welcome and never rushed. Good sized portions so don't fill up beforehand ! Tip : For... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vinnetrow Road, Chichester PO20 1QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 785881

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions

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