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The Crate and Apple

14 Westgate, Chichester PO19 3EU, England
+44 1243 539336
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rump” (8 reviews)
“scotch egg” (6 reviews)
“pancetta” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14 Westgate, Chichester PO19 3EU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Would highly recommend this quaint restaurant. Popped in for a sandwich which turned out to be the best one I’ve ever had! Pleasant surroundings & polite staff. Get down there !

1  Thank MollyKnightt
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So happy with my experience today, lovely outdoor seating coupled with attentive staff. The food was excellent, price reasonable and lots of choice. Keep up the good work, will be returning!

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After experiencing a typical “old man pub” welcome, the service improved and the staff were actually smart, efficient and professional. The menu included lobster bisque, 8oz burgers and gourmet vegan and gluten free options. A pleasant evening with an awesome coconut rice pudding to finish.

Thank Rifab
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing to have a full English with such high quality local produce. Sausages are not normally a favourite of mine but these were simply delicious! Paired with an ice coffee on a summers day it could not have been better. The toast and jam finished...More

Thank emma h
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited for an afternoon drink to bask in the glorious sunshine. The rear garden is a lovely sun trap. Great selection of beers and wines. Staff excellent and very friendly

Thank Cadfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just across the road from the friend we meeting, so was doubly surprised how well it was rated. We weren't disappointed either. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. We all had their special ciabatta roast sandwiches with chips and salad @ £10 ea. The beef,...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this pub / restaurant a couple of times but always for a breakfast or a quick drink but had always planned to return to try the full menu as it looked so tempting . I came with 3 friends and booked...More

Thank rwhiley
Andy J, Owner at The Crate and Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your lovely review. The whole team at “The Crate and Apple” work extremely hard to deliver above expectations and it makes it all worthwhile when we receive reviews like yours. Next time you come you must try our Roast...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived early afternoon four of us for lunch. The pub was not busy and found a table inside. Waited a short while for our drinks and ordered our food. We appreciate the food has to be freshly cooked however we felt that waiting 45 minutes...More

3  Thank nic_19
Andy J, Owner at The Crate and Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Firstly thank you for your feedback regarding your recent meal at the Crate and Apple. I am very much glad you enjoyed the food and on the day in question we did experience some technical issues in the kitchen and you should have been...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit was by chance on a very busy Friday evening and although we hadn’t booked after a short wait we were offered a table. The food did take sometime to prepare but was well worth the wait.More

Thank David S
Andy J, Owner at The Crate and Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David, Firstly thank you for taking the time to post a review. Im so glad that we were able to accommodate you as a lot of the time on a weekend we are running at full capacity, being able to fit you in at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat in the lovely walled garden on a hot summer evening. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable - excellent service. One of our party is gluten intolerant and we were really impressed with gluten free and vegetarian options in addition to the fab meat and...More

Thank Tippyleaf
Andy J, Owner at The Crate and Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Because we make almost evening on site it is very easy for us to know what ingredients go into each one of our dishes, in addition lots of our dishes are cooked fresh to...More

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Questions & Answers
29 May 2018|
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Response from Andy J | Property representative |
Hi Jackie, on a Sunday we have just our Sunday menu plus any daily specials that we normally do over the weekend! If there is something specific (from one of our other menus) you are looking for please phone and let us know... More
Annie G
7 May 2018|
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Response from Andy J | Property representative |
Absolutely, we have a lovely rear garden and a front terrace. You will find many photos of both areas our website! Hope to see you soon
Kelly B
8 December 2017|
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Response from Andy J | Property representative |
Sadly not but there is lots of parking locally! Immediately outside there is on the road parking for 1 hour free (hours 9-5) after these hours you can park without limit! If comming in the day and wanting to spend some time... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Westgate, Chichester PO19 3EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 539336
  • E-mail
Our menu demonstrates our love of Sussex and Hampshire local produce which is cooked totally from scratch. Andy and Lisa head the hospitable team in the pub-restaurant and Jordan Pennant and Jordan Thomson look after the creativeness of the kitchen, serving Breakfast, Lunch, Bar Snacks and Dinner. Open for just a coffee, sandwiches, a light meal or a more substantial one
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