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Cathedral Cloisters, West Street | Chichester Cathedral, Chichester PO19 1PX, England
+44 1243 813586
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely place to drop in for a coffee when shopping. Also great lunches which are good value for money. Great view of the cathedral through the glass roof of the conservatory. On a sunny day nice to sit out in the garden.

Thank lindseyb688
Aldridge, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met some friends here and enjoyed cappaccino coffees and pai au raisin, both very good. Sat in the garden outside and listened to birdsong.

Thank Maureen N
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The choice of food and quality was frankly poor at this café. The service was surly. Overall a poor experience.

Thank Jonathan P
Murcia, Spain
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit to chichester We visited the cathedral abd whilst there went into the cloisters cafe. There was a varied array of hit and cold meals and snacks and specials.all looked fantastic. We settled in a hot sausage roll and a piece if Victoria sponge with cappuccino and pot of tea for two We sat outside amongst the wisteria... More 

Thank Pauline C
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for early lunch on a busy Saturday. It was just starting to get busy as we arrived but we were able to find a window seat overlooking the walled garden. We had jacket potatoes with prawns - a generous amount of prawns, the potatoes had nice, crispy jackets and the plate was garnished with a small salad. The... More 

1 Thank debdancing
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is nice and the staff friendly but the prices are eye watering! They don't have a proper coffee machine yet they charge £2.55 for an espresso and £5.10 for a double (at Costa it's £1.70 / £2.00 for the genuine article). I only popped in for elevenses but a double espresso and a croissant cost me £7.15 ...... More 

Thank Ian W
Thame, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I did have to send my food back since it wasn't cooked but the supervisor did replace it. Could do with a proper coffee machine

Thank lizchubb
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The morning was bright and sunny and I decided parking may get busy on Easter Sunday so to retain the relaxed bank holiday state, I had time to enjoy a nice coffee and snack before the service here. Friendly staff who wished people a happy Easter. Not a chain coffee stop! The garden was inviting bathed in sunlight and as... More 

Thank kmr071
Chichester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

sTAFF FRIENDLY. Chef .... more than one .........good. plenty of room. nice to eat on the south facing patio...Sunny even better... but take a sun hat the sheltered garden can get hot even in the Spring.. Excellent choice for Brunch , lunch or afternoon tea.

Thank Hammersmithwhite45
Midhurst, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We ha e been to this cafe before and it has always been very good. I took my friend there and it was a mistake . It was about 4.00. No excuse though. The dark haired woman who served us was bored, tired and just rude really. She got my order wrong to stArt with. Then when My friend and... More 

Thank Jacqui E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cathedral Cloisters, West Street | Chichester Cathedral, Chichester PO19 1PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 813586
Cloisters Cafe prides itself on fair trade suppliers and freshly cooked food, featuring dishes such as smoked haddock with a gruyere and tomato gratin, supreme of chicken in a mushroom and tarragon sauce and roasted sweet potato with a bean ragu. Old favourites also appear on the menu along with baked potatoes and a range of hot and cold sandwiches.

There is a roast on Sundays when bookings can be made in advance. Cloisters also has a beautiful walled garden and the stunning Cathedral spire can be seen through its glazed roof.

Next to our cafe is the Cloisters Shop, offering a range of unique and gorgeous gifts and accessories, souvenirs and religious items. A perfect way to round off a visit to the Cathedral, or just to find that special present.

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