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The Buttery At The Crypt

12a South Street, Chichester, England
01243 537033
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Ranked #146 of 189 Restaurants in Chichester
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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 Ahmad of London, cappuccinos lattes, milkshakes. Light lunches, Daily chefs Specials,soup. toasties, Baguettes, 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.
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English first
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting setting in vaulted cellar close to the cathedral. Typical cafe food with good choice and no frills. Staff were friendly and very efficient which is impressive given how busy it was. Good value compared with other fancier places in the same street. Will keep it in mind for future shopping trips when a refuel is required.

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I've walked past the Buttery for years, intending to call in and today I finally called in for breakfast. The setting is lovely, with stone pillars and a vaulted ceiling. The lady who served me was very polite and pleasant and my breakfast arrived in minutes. It was hot, well cooked and tasty. Most of the set breakfast options come... More 

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Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We arrived just moments before close, even though we popped in later the owner/manager I assume? Was very pleasant and encouraged us to stay and enjoy our tea. We defiantly will return another tome

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We popped in today for the first time after walking past on numerous occasions. I wish we hadn't bothered. The service was dreadful, we were ignored, left waiting at a dirty table, and when i asked a passing waitress if we could order she was extremely short and sharp with me, My husband ordered the chefs special curry and I... More 

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My husband and I called in today for the first time. Great pot of tea for two plus tasty tea cakes. Everything as you would hope for whilst needing a break from shopping. The Christmas menu looked very reasonably priced but we did not try it ourselves.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

my friend and I met at the Buttery at the week end, we had a lovely home made soup with sandwich, followed by cream tea, I often go there on my own to have a scone, they are the best in town, its a little treat.

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london
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My wife and I popped into this cafeteria for a coffee and sandwich and wished we hadn't,the staff seemed rude and uninterested and the tables were appalling,they were sticky and needed a good clean down,the drinks were brought to us in such a manner that we canceled our food,paid for the drinks and left never to return

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Burgess Hill
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Hungry and as we were in the vicinity decided to try this for lunch. What a mistake. I had a toasted cheese and my husband a toasted cheese and ham sandwich. They came with a salad and tortilla chips (an odd accompaniment for toasties). We had a pot of tea for two to accompany this. Bread definitely of the cheap... More 

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Essex
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Wish I'd read the more recent reviews before making a repeat visit here...my mistake. Bland food, 'unbothered' staff, chaotic service and an overly expensive bill at the end of it. I'm sure there are far better tea rooms in Chichester for our next visit, and I shall be finding them with the help of tripadvisor next time...not a great experience... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Was in Chichester hungry and thirsty and this restaurant was relatively empty - perhaps this should have been a clue! Waitress very helpful and food came quickly. Luckily I sat outside where it was much lighter than the inside of the cafe as I managed to spot a hair on my food. Tried to carry on but then saw another... More 

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Additional Information about The Buttery At The Crypt

Address: 12a South Street, Chichester, England
Phone Number: 01243 537033
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
Average Prices: USD 3 - 12
Cuisine: English

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