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The Boat House Cafe - Chichester Marina

Chichester Marina, Chichester PO20 7EJ, England
+44 1243 513203
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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Bar, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chichester Marina, Chichester PO20 7EJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped into the boat house for lunch today and ordered the liver and bacon special at £9. This dish is one of my favourites and seldom lives up to my expectations but on this occasion I can honestly say this was the best ever -...More

Thank david B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here whilst out walking and had a drink. The service was good and the drinks were to. Its on the marina, so a nice place to see and watch the world go by.

Reviewed 1 week ago

location never is a let down - so good for a walk - BUT when it comes to the food disappointing and a big let down - over priced for a measly bit of pork - 1 small tomato and a few chips - 12...More

Thank 242juanita77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a busy Sunday lunch time, with a dog, and were provided with a table almost immediately. Service was excellent, great food, served very quickly, by great staff. Would thoroughly recommend. Menu was also very good.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third consecutive Sunday morning that I have cancelled my food order due to excessive waiting time - 35 minutes today for a bacon bap. Having paid for the drinks we had, I was pursued by a very brusque waiter accusing me of...More

1  Thank Bob G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon having a walk around the marina & then down towards the sea. Some beautiful boats, some for sale. (In our dreams) a very dog friendly place. We waited until 3pm for an afternoon tea although the lunches looked really good. £10 for an...More

Thank DebbieandIan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times and come away mostly disappointed; but not this time. Opting for the full English breakfast I was delighted it was cooked properly. Herby tasting sausage, well cooked bacon ( always under cooked in the past ) and a huge...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent cooked breakfast. Top quality ingredients beautifully prepared and presented. Good service in a nice environment. Beautiful lights!! Also good background music. We’ll be back.

Thank Nick D
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Dining out with family yesterday at The Boathouse and having quite enjoyed our Mains, three of us ordered the Banana Eton Mess for dessert. The huge platefuls of white "mess" which were plonked on the table, left us speechless. So much cream was covering the...More

1  Thank lunchcritic
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Wonderful setting and friendly staff but all goes very wrong when the food arrives. I had the burger which consisted of a very dry bun, one wafer thin slice of tomato and one lettuce leaf plus, but not to sure, a melted piece of cheese,...More

Thank Chris W
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Questions & Answers
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Bethan C | Property representative |
Hi Kathythomas2, Yes dogs are welcome, if you are making a booking in advance please mention this to ensure a table where dogs are allowed is booked. Otherwise staff will be more than happy to let you know where dogs are... More
June 10, 2017|
Response from jacalyaj | Reviewed this property |
You can get some eggs benedict which I recommend. But a full English if that's what you wish then I'm unsure as I was there for a lunch........
April 22, 2015|
Response from Tom-BHC | Property representative |
Good Morning Patrikey, there is wheel chair access to the building and we have a disabled toilet also. Please let us know if you will be visiting us so we can reserve you a suitable table. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chichester Marina, Chichester PO20 7EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 513203
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At the Boat House Cafe, we are proud to serve our locally sourced seasonal menu 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and a fantastic afternoon tea. We offer our day-time menu 7 days a week from 9am. We also have our bistro menu on a friday & saturday evening after 6pm. On a sunday we offer a fantastic pre-set lunch menu. We look forward to welcoming you soon. The Boat House Cafe team
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