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Purchases Bar and Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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$9 - $19
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European, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed today

We were recommended Purchases, the day before we went to Goodwood Revival and we're so pleased we went there. They fitted three of us in at the last minute thanks to Charlie on the phone, and warmly welcomed by Sue and Danny, the atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank chashodges
Reviewed yesterday

Great service and food. I booked online and requested quiet table for anniversary meal. They gave us a lovely corner table and also gave us a small treat. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 583Peter
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for your review & choosing us for you Anniversary. We love to read that you enjoyed your visit to Purchases and that the food made a lasting impression We definitely look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Dan

Reviewed 3 days ago

Where can you call with a days notice for 14 covers at 8.30pm? With almost every table taken, Marco, Charlie et al accommodated our post Private View supper with real aplomb! Perfect food, great atmosphere, excellent service and despite the hour, nothing was too much...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank VacancesMemorable
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, Thanks for this great review. We were really happy you all wanted to dine with us, so was not a problem! I've passed your praise onto Marco & Charles & they are very happy with this. Kind regards, Dan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my partner for our 3rd anniversary and it didn't disappoint. Good quality, good looking food but in good portion sizes as well as a relaxing atmosphere with music in the background.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank danichard
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review on , as an independent restaurant we appreciate our customers' taking time out of their day to write about their visit to Purchases, especially for anniversary's. It is a great for the team to read the comments and feedback. I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends of ours suggested having lunch here before moving on to the theatre for a matinee. Set in a city centre location this is a real find, and has a sheltered seating arrangement in the garden courtyard area hidden at the rear of the old...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank David H
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you David for taking the time to write a review on your recent pre-theatre meal with us. It is great to hear you chose to join us under our "outside" seating & that you enjoyed the dishes chosen! We plan to use this space...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to have a last minute meal before going to the theatre after someone recommended this restaurant. They were very busy, but so long as we left the table by a certain time they could fit us both in. The service was excellent along...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank kevinR9709VF
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kevin, Thank you for your Great Review on your recent pre-theatre meal with us. I was delighted that you found our staff helpful, welcoming & you didn't feel any rush at all. This is something we are very keen to follow through with our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I met with a dear friend to have lunch there and can't say how much we enjoyed our meal. The service was good. The food was even better. Very happy to recommend the restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank solomona59
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for leaving your review of your recent lunch with us at Purchases. I am delighted you enjoyed everything and we look forward to having you dine with us again soon. Kind regards, Dan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seated in the gorgeous garden, with lovely heating to keep us warm, all 8 of us spent a splendid evening. Fabulous food, super service and friendly staff. Our compliments to the chef.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 1235Susanah
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your great review. We are delighted you both enjoyed your meal with us. We are so pleased with the garden and we're working on options on how to make it even more weather-proof in the winter months for people to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked our meal for a Tuesday night to catch up with friends who live overseas. We were so looking forward to trying Purchases and had saved going for a special occasion. On arrival we sat in the courtyard area and chose our drinks....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank HanzySutton
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ms Sutton, I'm sorry to hear about your recent visit. Your comments and feedback are extremely important to us. I have met with the duty manager along with the 3 members of staff working that Tuesday to address the issues you experienced. We do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live locally to Chichester and have eaten at many of the restaurants in town, but only recently found Purchases. Wow! What a find! Lovely ambience, stylish decor, knowledgeable friendly staff. Great menu, scallops for starter were delicious, as was my battered hake main course....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank SueB1209
Dan B, General Manager at Purchases Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing such a great review on your recent visit to Purchases. I am so pleased you enjoyed your meals with us, although Im very sorry to hear your beef wellington was slightly tough - I will pass on your feedback...More

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Suehawthorn
March 20, 2018|
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Response from PurchasesRestaurant | Property representative |
Dear Sue, The dress code is smart casual, not overly fancy. We look forward to welcoming you to Purchases soon. Kind regards, Kate
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malcolm h
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Nick S | Property representative |
There are several public car parks nearby, most within a couple of minutes walk
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malcolm h
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Nick S | Property representative |
There are several public car parks nearby, most within a couple of minutes walk
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