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Vinnetrow Road, Chichester PO20 1QB, England
+44 1243 785881
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Ranked #50 of 189 Restaurants in Chichester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Sussex
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Saturday lunchtime as a party of 15. Menu was varied, food tasty and well presented, staff polite and service perfectly satisfactory. The pub was busy so clearly a popular venue. Featherblade steak pie a good option and chocolate tort very enjoyable. Overall good value. Pub is tastefully decorated with a relaxing ambience. Worth a visit.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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235 reviews 235 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

More restaurant than pub for the style of food and the food is from a varied menu. Good presentation and the quality is very acceptable for what is still a pub. Staff usually up to the mark but some a bit lacking upstairs. Generally crowded feeling so not a good ambience and for someone with two hearing aids it’s actually... More 

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Sussex UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Having visited this venue back in 2012 and found it rather disappointing i thought i'd try it again and give it a second chance. Unfortunately it's still disappointing and i'd describe this place as "rather odd." To start with, there's still this odd situation whereby you aren't aloud to sit down at a table until you've decided what you're going... More 

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Sussexinns, Manager at the walnut tree, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on your visit, I am sorry that you did not enjoy your meal. I am disappointed that you did not bring this to my attention at the time. Our steak Ciabatta is served with Onions, Potato Wedges and a Salad Garnish. Other than certain items that require freezing (ie Prawns and Ice Creams) all our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Not bad. Came as a party of 24, some having pre booked the 3 course Christmas menu. The pub has been refurbished and looks very different to the old days. Service was great, considering numbers in our party and different orders I wasn't aware of anyone having problems. I wasn't overly excited by my food - I kept it simple... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Me and my family went for a christmas meal. The food was amazing, but somehow the food came out before we even had our drinks. The two waitresses basically ignored us for the whole time we were there. There were clearly inexperienced and did every job at a snails pace. They weren't even busy. When we first came in there... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Around 50 to 60 of us had booked for an evening set Christmas meal. The service, quality and quantity would have given many a good hotel a run for their money. The food was piping hot, veg cooked to perfection and each plate nicely presented. Well done all of you! Great value for money.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Attended xmas meal for 30+ people at the Walnut tree in Runcton .Found good food attentive service very nice atmosphere and good value for money.Would recommend this pub restaurant and will return.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Visited recently. Food served up cold and inedible. Potatoes rock hard. The meals were taken away and came back and potatoes seemed to have been dunked in oil to cook quickly. Only problem was, they tasted very oily and still hard. When mentioned upon paying the bill, the reaction was ok, I'll tell the chef. Won't be going bank, which... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I booked the Cottage Room at the Walnut Tree on behalf of the Chichester Bowmen for a Christmas meal for 34 members of the club. There are always reservations about booking for a group this size whether the food and service will be any good. I am pleased to say that both were excellent! The meal was served efficiently, hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

I've driven past numerous times and thought I had to try it. Checked the menu on the Internet and that looked nice. We arrived and it was packed, thought "we're not going to get in here." Anyway, we were found a table after ordering, which wasn't the best, but they did ask us if it was ok before we ordered.... More 

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Address: Vinnetrow Road, Chichester PO20 1QB, England
Phone Number: +44 1243 785881
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