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The Earl of March

Lavant Road, Chichester PO18 0BQ, England
+44 1243 533993
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“venison” (19 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
Hours
CUISINES
Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Lavant Road, Chichester PO18 0BQ, England
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1 - 10 of 823 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came for an evening meal and the food was amazing. We had the sharing Camembert, which was lovely and had gorgeous bread accompanying it. The steak was cooked perfectly and was delicious. I had the chocolate brownie dessert and my husband had the sticky...More

Thank LA22Sussex
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent at the Earl of March. This gastropub does amazing cuisine. Beautiful views, great customer service and terrific English food.

Thank Mesbah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now if you are looking for good food that is interesting to both the eye and palate then you must try the menu here. The restaurant is nicely decorated. The staff are attentive and daily specials a delight too. Table settings are modern and I...More

Thank Pawjh2000
EOM_12, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of March, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good fine dining pub. Excellent food, very well presented, check menu before booking as choices can be a little restriced espeically if seafood is not an option.

1  Thank Meekay2013
EOM_12, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of March, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you to The Earl again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lunch to celebrate my wife's birthday. Beautiful location within the South Downs park. We were attended to quite promptly upon arrival and our drinks and complimentary bread delivered quickly. We opted for the set menu and the first course arrived in good...More

2  Thank CliffJP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very well presented with a calm and relaxed atmosphere. The wine choice is excellent but some wines only come in a bottle and there is no alternative of chosing just a glass of wine. The food is really good, the flavours mix...More

1  Thank ziocriceto
EOM_12, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of March, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we will pass on your other feedback to the management. We look forward to welcoming you to The Earl again soon.

Reviewed 17 June 2018

We came here for lunch, just making it before the kitchens closed, so the restaurant was almost empty and it felt a bit lacking in atmosphere. Food however was excellent but overpriced...

Thank magnoliasunday
EOM_12, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of March, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your food. We will pass your comments onto the team. We look forward to welcoming you to The Earl again soon.

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Had a business dinner here. A historic pub with an interesting history. Excellent food, friendly and excellent service. Surprisingly diverse and excellent wine list The truffle fries are to die for! Wonderful dinner. Thank you

Thank DrDennisWNNg
EOM_12, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of March, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Dennis, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and your truffle fries! We will ensure that your comments are passed back to the team.

Reviewed 14 June 2018

We enjoyed an excellent lunch with warm friendly staff who made our visit one to remember, we will definitely return.

Thank DaveB0658
EOM_12, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of March, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Dave, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 13 June 2018

We came across this place via a special offer and thoroughly enjoyed it. The food is excellent, and the presentation was delightful. The service was good and is provided by knowledgeable locals. While it is not cheap, I didn't feel it was 'expensive' fine dining,...More

Thank Mary F
EOM_12, Guest Relations Manager at The Earl of March, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Mary, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We will ensure that your comments are passed back to the team and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Hi Peter, Unfortunately not, but feel free to give us a ring and we can recommend the best places nearby.
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Hi, I ate there and reviewed the place, but I did NOT serve you nor have I anything to say about what you got. I have nothing to do with the place. I just visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lavant Road, Chichester PO18 0BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 533993
  • E-mail
Description
Set against the picturesque backdrop of Goodwood and the South Downs the Earl of March is a country pub and restaurant in the village of Lavant near Chichester, West Sussex. They serve freshly prepared seasonal food from local produce, a selection of local real ales and a cellar of quality wines. All to be enjoyed in the comfort of our refurbished interior with its sumptuous leather sofas and its open wood fire.
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