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Vinnetrow Road, Chichester PO20 1QB, England
+44 1243 785881
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 128
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner on Bank Holiday.

We booked a table on Bank Holiday Monday and expected it to be busy, it wasn't. A great meal out, We arrived and was asked to order off the black boards they have displayed in the bar. I have never done this before and it made it a new experience. The inside decor is very old english pub feel... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
iamandycook
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Watford, United Kingdom
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  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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English first
Watford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We booked a table on Bank Holiday Monday and expected it to be busy, it wasn't. A great meal out, We arrived and was asked to order off the black boards they have displayed in the bar. I have never done this before and it made it a new experience. The inside decor is very old english pub feel. The... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We have just visited The Walnut Tree for an evening meal with two friends. Although the pub was busy there was a nice atmosphere. The food was acceptable, if unspectacular. However, when the bill came I was shocked to see that I had been charged £7.10 for each pint (two bottles) of Becks Blue, a total of £14.20 for the... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

There was a good range of fairly typical pub food to choose from, service was a little slow but portions were more than adequate. Not particularly young family friendly, they had no high chairs for little children

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I have visited the pub several times in the last few weeks, the food is great, presented well and is always freshly prepared, however does service with a smile cost anything???? I went to have lunch (27/08/2014) with friends and stood at the bar to order our drinks, the pub was busy but with 2 staff serving behind the bar... More 

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

Whilst we apologise for the "lack of service" in mitigation we would like to point out that at lunch an elderly Lady carer had collapsed in the restaurant and the Manager was heavily involved carrying out first aid, whilst waiting for the ambulance. Following this we had to contact her companion's care home (who was in a wheel chair) to... More 

UK
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Not a very nice person taking orders and marshalling his staff, you cannot sit down until you have ordered food so with elderly parents and a long queue this was a pain. The pub was empty so I took a chance and sat us down to be promptly moved by the serving team We then had to wait till he... More 

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Essex
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The food here was nice, but I was put out at the children's menu - £6.99 and that doesn't include a drink or dessert. Too expensive in my opinion. Our baked Camembert starter was lovely though!

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Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Went in early evening for a few drinks and a meal. The bar was not busy, in fact only about three others at the bar. We were served our first drinks by a staff member who to be honest gave the impression she had no interest at all, yawned several time whilst serving us and gave the impression she didn't... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We came here for Sunday dinner - one of the few nice places that was open for dinner. The lamb roast was lovely, and the Fudge and Toffee Cheesecake was to die for! Lovely atmosphere, and very pleasant service.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We booked a table for our anniversary because Willie Austen was performing. The proprietor Keith very generously left a bottle of wine on our table. We had a fabulous evening. The food was delicious and service was extremely efficient with charming waitresses. The duty manager Dave was very accommodating and the entertainment was wonderful. We shall be frequent visitors from... More 

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have eaten here quite a few times over the years and the food and staff have all been fantastic. I believe it has changed hands in the last few months or so and in my opinion, not necessarily for the better. On arrival there was no warm welcome and the two staff deciding "if they can fit us in"... 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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions

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