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Main Road, Chichester, England
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Roadside surprise

Stayed locally and had our eye on a local pub , however it was heaving so back out in the wind and rain to look for something else. Found the Barleycorn which didnt look great from the outside but the Ritz would have looked dodgy in that weather. Reasonable welcome. Beer was fine and the food was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Essex
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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Stayed locally and had our eye on a local pub , however it was heaving so back out in the wind and rain to look for something else. Found the Barleycorn which didnt look great from the outside but the Ritz would have looked dodgy in that weather. Reasonable welcome. Beer was fine and the food was served quickly .... More 

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Have been to this restaurant several times alone and with relatives. Each time we have been the fish was cooked perfectly as the chef knows what he is doing. The landlady has always been very helpful and attentive.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is a very very nice restaurant,the staff are very good,and the food is delicious.The landlady however,is ignorant.!! And that's being kind to her.!!!

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Always a good carvery with some interesting meats, plenty of veg and potatoes etc. plus free home made soup starter

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Seemed to have no interest so we left. The fish menu is very extensive and its very difficult to see how they manage such a turnover of fresh produce. We were not the only ones who left without being served

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Was taken to this pub yesterday. As other reviewers have said it was not particularly welcoming. We waited forever for the food. We did not complain about this as we were told it was all freshly cooked. The meals tasted nice but it was only later in the evening when my husband became extremely ill that we realised his meal... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Barleycorn is a bit of a hidden gem and well worth a visit - especially if you are a fan of really fresh fish. The range of seafood on offer is fantastic, and the chef really knows what he is doing with it. During a number of visits I've had shellfish served with creamy piped potatoes, a beautifully cooked... More 

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gm1612
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Lovely fresh fish with a broad selection to choose from coupled with excellent friendly service and a small but tasty vegetarian menu makes this place a brilliant place to enjoy a meal. I would highly recommend - especially the sea bass!

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Three of us visited this pub restaurant yesterday (Friday) - first time for me for many years here. And wow, fabulous food! Cheffy in the best possible way, this guy knows about food. The potted crab was simply the best I have every eaten - not overly firm and chilled and full of taste, with fresh toast and a salad.... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Booked this pub for girls night out. The fish menu was brilliant and there is good choice of other items if fish not wanted. However the fish was fab absolutley fresh , very hot and cooked to order. Presentation was perfect, the service was very friendly. A very enjoyable night out.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road, Chichester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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