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5 Eastgate Square, East Street, Chichester po191ed, England
+44 1243 783223
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7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating
Good for: Families with children
Description: A friendly, lively atmosphere suitable for families, groups and solitary...
A friendly, lively atmosphere suitable for families, groups and solitary diners. We serve pastries, breakfast, brunch, lunch and a large array of drinks. Try our American Style Pancakes with Maple Syrup and our revitalising Dark Berry Boost Smoothie. We look forward to your visit :)
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Welcoming staff. Excellent value for money. Variety of sandwiches and breakfasts to suit all tastes. Newspapers available and details of local events. You will want a revisit. Families catered for - high chairs for toddlers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JanBarnes2014
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Toulouse, France
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Charlie Harpers is always my first stop when I am in Chichester without fail - whether for breakfast or lunch. The quality of the food is consistently good and the staff work hard to ensure customer satisfaction. Have been here many many times and have not been disappointed once.

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Thank 993Traveller
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, it honestly means the world to us! See you again soon :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it has cost me yesterday nearly 6 pound for a cheese and tomatoes sandwich! Nearly 7 pound for a bowl of soup!!!! Is it really necessary for a busy cafe to charge this amount? The staff work hard though and the cafe is packed, people seem to bump into you where your seated though and my table was directly by... More 

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Thank hollie866
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

Thank you for recognizing the staff's hard work Hollie :) In the interest of providing correct information, I'd like to point out that a Cheese and Tomato Sandwich with a side of fries is £5 and a Bowl of Soup Served with Fresh Rustic Bread is £5.50. I agree that some of our prices may seem expensive yet unfortunately, it... More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent staff, friendly atmosphere. Wide selection from delcious cakes to full meals (breakfast and lunch and early afternoon) Convenient to Market Car Park, at end of East Street. Nice tables and umbrellas for the cancer/ heart disease brigade. But.. most of all... friendly, expert, helpful staff.

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Thank Sam L
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

Thank you very much Sam; your comments and five stars are greatly appreciated! :) More 

West Sussex
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good menu, excellent service, attentive staff and papers to peruse. We tend to come here once in a while for a relaxing Sunday breakfast and reading of the papers, and we never feel rushed even though it can get fairly busy. The staff are always cheerful and attentive but not overly so, so the atmosphere is relaxed. The... More 

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Thank Monckeynuts
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely words on the staff and amenities :) With regards to the meal sizes, we are more than happy to give smaller portions of most items on the menu for a reduced price; just ask your waiter. Hopefully see you soon. Best Wishes! More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming staff. Excellent value for money. Variety of sandwiches and breakfasts to suit all tastes. Newspapers available and details of local events. You will want a revisit. Families catered for - high chairs for toddlers.

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Thank JanBarnes2014
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

Thank you very much Jan! See you soon for your usual :) More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb big breakfast as usual. Generous portion of very well cooked food. Even black pudding fried bread and sautéed potatoes included. Well worth £8 or so. Quick and friendly service. Can't recommend this place enough. Ignore the other reviews!!!

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Thank dragonflydust
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Your review is greatly appreciated :) More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I have been trying to find an all day breakfast cafe in Chi for ages, tucked away at the end of East Street it was friendly and quiet, a great place with great food to sit and read my book, will definitely be back and recommending to friends!

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Thank gloverg18
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

We are glad you found us! Thank you for the lovely review, see you soon :) More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Tucked away, and easy to overlook... Yet very tasty place to visit. Casual cafe with nice food. Convenient to Market and Chichester shopping area. Love the breakfasts. Great coffee. Very good

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Thank subtlechange
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the food and coffee and we look forward to receiving you again soon :) More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

this used to be a nice place to eat , the coffee was poor my poached eggs tasted of vinegar and were hard boild and my wife found a bug in her salad , she was offered the salad at half price ! the staff were un friendly except the young girl who looked bullied by the older lady, never... More 

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Thank 492darren
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

I do apologise for the poor time you had. Many people love our coffee; you unfortunately found it weak which is a personal preference and I gave you an extra shot for free to make up for it. The poached eggs should certainly not have been hard boiled or tasted of vinegar. This is our fault and I apologise profusely... More 

New York City, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Come here often with my family . Friendly staff, family friendly. Menu nothing exotic but they do the basics well: good homely cooking. Good coffee too.

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Thank petemorgy
CharliesSammi, Manager at Charlie Harper's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review, we really appreciate it :) See you soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Eastgate Square, East Street, Chichester po191ed, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 783223

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

A friendly, lively atmosphere suitable for families, groups and solitary diners. We serve pastries, breakfast, brunch, lunch and a large array of drinks. Try our American Style Pancakes with Maple Syrup and our revitalising Dark Berry Boost Smoothie. We look forward to your visit :)
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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