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Smith & Western

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Mexican, American, Central American, Gluten Free Options
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Station Approach, Chichester PO19 8DN, England
+44 1243 788886
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

This was a meal for a birthday celebration - staff very friendly & enthusiastic. Food was lovely and plentiful - steaks were very good. Although noisy (especially during the happy birthday yeh-hahs) but all good fun - it made us smile each time! Recommended for families esp those with budding Cowboys and Cowgirls

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Okay the food is a little pricey & not anything special but the four star rating is down to the service. The waiting staff are so friendly, helpful & enthusiastic. It's true that good waiting staff can make a very mediocre restaurant into a good one!

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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We booked a table for our son's 18th.. for 17 people.. All the meals came out together, hot and good quality.. I even struggled with my meal because of the huge portion... thats usually unheard of. Drinks were flowing well, staff very helpful and the final food bill £309 which included a service charge.. which we didn't mind paying..

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Thank Chunkybus
Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

We arrived about half an hour before our table was booked but decided to head in to see if we could get a table early and we were pleased to be seated quickly by the friendly staff. We did have a few concerns about the parking but after being reassured by the staff that we had parked in the right... More 

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angmering
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104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Good location with parking. Excellent. Our grandson loves it. Food a bit ' fried" for me and huge portions but yesterday found salmon and crushed potatoes on menu and it was delicious. Staff incredibly friendly and lovely with kids. Bit pricey but not a bad experience. Wouldn't come on our own but kids like it so will probably return. Thought... More 

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Thank NanaWheeler
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

S&W is a family favourite, we go there for every birthday celebration, and this time for Fathers Day. This visit was the first time we had a problem, the food wasn't cold, BUT, it wasn't hot and when you are paying the relatively expensive price charged in a S&W you expect a little better. This being said when the problem... More 

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Thank Aeron S
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

My first visit here and loved the atmosphere. Staff were polite and friendly. Food was great. Prices weren't bad either. Will be back, thank you :)

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Thank Niki H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Can only complement the food it was great - BUT the drinks service was very slow - almost finished the meal before the second lot arrived. It would have got 5 star rating if they had been quicker.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Been here a couple of times ( for work related evenings out where you need to find something for everyone.) I enjoy great quality food and don't mind paying for it. I DO mind paying nearly £18 for a rack of ribs that I can get in the local supermarket for a fiver. In fairness, the food was hot and... More 

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Bath, UK
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

We were passing through and stopped after it looked like a fun place. And we were right! If you don't like country music and cowboys then it's not the place for you but we had a fantastic time. The staff are all dressed up and in character, food is good (maybe a shade expensive but you get a lot of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Approach, Chichester PO19 8DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 788886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?