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“A vey fine lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Richmond Arms

The Richmond Arms
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International, British, Contemporary, Gastropub
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Country Pub, Restaurant, B& B in an idyllic Sussex rural village at the foot of the South Downs,5 Min's from Chichester. Locals bar and country kitchen serving locally sourced meats, seafood, game and vegetables in an innovative manner.Roasts on our "Rotisserie" and meats/seafood grilled over Charcoal. Classic bar snacks re-invented, regularly changing local microbreweries beers,home made hedgerow "eaux de vie" and large list of wines by the glass.... expressive of their origins and "terroir". ...
Stockbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A vey fine lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

Friends directed me to this gastropub in the small village of West Ashling off the A27 near Chichester, and I was delighted to find two sunny rooms filled with original cooking of high quality, and excellent service. Hot and runny venison scotch egg with pickled fennel was crisply delicious as was the chargrilled white asparagus, crunchy poached egg and Alba truffle mayonnaise, while haloumi also came crisply battered with a herb-filled dipping butter. A decent-sized plate of mussels was made more interesting with the addition of rice and chorizo in the broth, but the slow-cooked, smokey beef brisket was the star of the show, closely followed by some of the best triple-cooked chips ever eaten. A delicious rhubarb fool and some gorgeous ice creams including sea-salt caramel and liquorice completed a superb meal. The menu - pictured - will show you the prices. We will return!

  • Visited April 2013
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4 Thank Herry L
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

My husband and I dine out ALOT! We also work and live in London which involves frequenting many michelin or highly rated restaurants - but this is the best dining experience I have had in a long time. The food and wine choice is exceptional, the first time I have managed a three course meal because the portions are spot on. It is a shame they don't have more room. I have read some of the negative reviews on here and they clearly don't know anything about food. Look forward to my next visit.

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank HHtraveller83
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“The absolute top place to eat in the area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

Been here a few times and its by far my favourite place to eat in and around the area. Incredible food, lovely people and a nice atmosphere. It's one of the only places I'd go now for food that is really special. We had soft boiled venison scotch egg, tempura prawns, arancini for starters and roast beef for mains plus one sea bass dish. The food really is perfect - and therefore worth every penny. Have a look at the pictures. The owners are lovely and take good care of you and the pub is situated just off a picturesque mill pond in the countryside. Book to avoid disappointment. Dog friendly. Better food, atmosphere and value than the Kennels. Don't hesitate :)

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank LauraJ06
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Reading, United Kingdom
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“Really great food and service to match”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

We found The Richmond Arms ranked #1 on Trip Advisor for the Chichester area while looking for a place for Easter lunch. The staff were very friendly and even on a busy Sunday lunch service we were seated a little early and served quickly.
The food is superb with every item on the menu a great fusion of tastes.
We had a lovely bottle of Malbec, the beer was great and had a cider on tap too.
I'd recommend it to anyone and go back tomorrow.
They do B&B too so we might return for the Goodwood Revival weekend.

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank WilldlR
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“Outstanding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2013

Went to The Richmond Arms for a special lunch - everything was absolutely incredible! The waitress was attentive, friendly and made excellent recommendations of both food and wine. It's beautifully decorated and you can enjoy your meal at your own pace, nobody is hurrying you to get to the next course - which is ideal, as the food is amazing.

  • Visited September 2012
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3 Thank Sarah O
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