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The Charles Dickens Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
56 Heene Road | Worthing, Worthing BN11 3RG, England
+44 1903 820972
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
11 Jul 2017
“Good local pub”
27 Feb 2017
“Short measured ”
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Bar, British, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
56 Heene Road | Worthing, Worthing BN11 3RG, England
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The pub isn't located in the hearth of the city, which means it's not too crowded and is a good place to visit if you want to chill out with a glass of beer in a peaceful atmosphere. The only thing that I didn't like...More

Thank Kvenhetja
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Average pub, lacklustre food, seems to cater for a rowdy element who were .using the outside seating when we visited on a Friday evening. Must be a nightmare for their neighbours.

2  Thank 898roadtrip12
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Kind of run down old world pub. Rather large place. Used to have a nice outside garden but not so nice anymore. Under revolving new management who are trying to make changes but needs major refurbishment and reinvestment. Food also served.

1  Thank sodonn
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Terrible pub. Very small menu. Two had ordered jacket potatoes and after ages were told they didn't have any. We also ordered sausages, mash and peas. The sausages must have been budget ones. More like eating sawdust and completely tasteless. Took ages for the food...More

1  Thank Carol J
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Nice real ale but very short measured twice in succession. When I ask for a pint I expect to get what I am paying for. Otherwise not s bad venue.

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Visited after quite a long gap. Food was good but decor was sadly seedy. Maybe a few buckets of paint and a cleaning would help. The surroundings detract from the excellent food and friendly service.

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

As locals, we are very happy that the Charles Dickens is serving food again. And what great food - hearty, good quality Italian cooking. Melanzane Parmigiana and Pork Bellies were excellent, also the vegetables. An added bonus is that we could dine with our dog...More

Thank sussexblogger
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We dropped in here for Sunday lunch to find that the food was franchised to a separate company. The food wasn't bad with an Italian themed menu along with the usual British pub grub suggestions. But it was cheap! The pub itself looked 19th C....More

Thank Jin6x
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Came on Friday with some friends, amazing bacon and cheese burgers, one of had steak which she said was cooked perfectly and the sticky pork ribs were massive Lovley staff to boot...will be back for sure

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick afternoon drink recently. Wanted to check it out as I will soon be moving to the area. Nice olde world feel to the place. Lots of separate areas and plenty seating. Pool table upstairs, bar billiards table on the...More

Thank Christyczynski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Heene Road | Worthing, Worthing BN11 3RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 820972
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We are a pub/restaurant close to the seafront in Worthing. We strive to provide a wide range of dishes that are prepared in house and served with fresh ingredients. With a lunch menu, burger menu, dinner menu and specials, there is a great range of food to choose from. Our bar is stocked with the finest Local Real Ales, Lagers, Wines and Spirits from around the world. We specialise in Whiskey with over 60 different bottles from the Highlands to the Lowlands, Speyside to Islay Malt's, Irish to World. We are family friendly and also dog friendly.
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