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Woodies Wine Bar & Brasserie

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$$ - $$$
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10-13 St. Pancras, Chichester PO19 7SJ, England
+44 1243 779895
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is now just a disgrace. We visited Friday 6th January, many items listed on the menu not available no bread available no desserts available. Starters were just OK, but the main course duck was tough and inedible. The only redeeming factor was the very cheery waiter, I felt that he was a great asset to a failing restaurant.... More 

Thank Shirley4452
Chichester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a long wait for your food, cold plates, barely hot food, a rude, so called manager, the wrong food bought to the table and a cold restaurant then go to Woodies.

1 Thank 186406Sue
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been to Woodies for years as I no longer live in the area but the food is as wonderful as I remember. We had lunch there today - two courses for £20 and thought it was excellent value for money. Large portions, well presented and simply delicious. The goats cheese with apple and sultana starter was scrumptious and... More 

Thank LucyHuitson
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended Woodies for our Christmas works meal out on the 15th Dec, a bit nervous as reviews here so bad recently. However was pleasantly surprised by how nice it was. We were seated quickly and starters arrived promptly, very tasty, likewise the duck I had which is so easy to get wrong was lovely and crispy, presentation was very good.... More 

Thank vivienne c
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cold, no atmosphere and far too expensive for the very average food we had. Service was ok. I won't be going back.

1 Thank J32J
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Seven weeks prior to 17th December our company called up Woodies to book a table for 13 (oddly, no deposit was asked for), having previously had a good reputation for food and service. Leading up to the 17th, our boss called not only to confirm the booking, but to also arrange dietary requirements. Upon arrival nobody had heard of us... More 

Thank Chi_Alex2
Chichester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went with a large group of work colleagues for an xmas meal. The manager booked well in advance (early November I believe), we went for the set menu £20 for 2 courses and £25 for 3. When we turned up we settled in and had some drinks (paid for separately from the meal) we were then told that they... More 

Thank Themorganator_4
Chichester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great night is woodies, quality food with excellent service. DJs in the bar area always get the place jumping and bar prices are average for the area. My only critique (for the final star) would be improvement/investment in toilet facilities they have never been great, would love to see them made a little nicer!

Thank DarrenSims
Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

A very enjoyable night out! 17 of us went for our work Christmas night out yesterday (15/12/2016) and had a good evening! The table was laid nicely with crackers and candles etc. when we arrived. Food came out promptly and was very tasty and nicely presented :-) we especially liked the goats cheese and the spring roll starters, the turkey,... More 

Thank Isobel A
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Myself and my friends have been eating out in Chichester for 25 years and never have we received such dreadful service. We had booked our table of 4 for 8pm. We had 2 birthdays in our party so it was supposed to be a nice celebration. We arrived on time only to be seated near the door that lead to... More 

7 Thank Laure B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $25
European, British, Wine Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-13 St. Pancras, Chichester PO19 7SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 779895
Welcome to Woodies
Bar & Brasserie

Woodies Bar and Brasserie is independently owned by Matt & Shane Beaton and has now been successfully running for 43 years.
Woodies is a sophisticated and inviting bar and brasserie, and has been a favourite in Chichester for many years. The brasserie is renowned for its fresh, locally sourced ingredients, great wines and tasty cocktails as well as it’s warm and friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. The food style is a mixture of traditional English with a modern European twist and its clean and exciting flavours are a real indulgence.

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