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The Richmond Arms

Mill Road | Near the Duck Pond, West Ashling, Chichester PO18 8EA, England
+44 1243 572046
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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International, British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mill Road | Near the Duck Pond, West Ashling, Chichester PO18 8EA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I googled 'best villages in Sussex' and found West Ashling under the heading 18 villages to visit in West Sussex and it listed the Richmond Arms pub so drove there from Hove with my friend and found both the pub and the village absolutely charming,...More

1  Thank Jon W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got home from having the best Sunday Lunch EVER, fantastic, food service, drinks, staff, etc! Could not fault it! Roast Lamb was excellent! Starter was excellent and so was the dessert! Wonderful experience! Thank you so much! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

3  Thank Georgina67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My cousin and I have visited this pub a few times and it is absolutely wonderful! The setting is superb, the food is always delicious and this pub is a wonderful place for afternoon lunch, or a romantic dinner. I am looking forward to bringing...More

2  Thank Loni N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are lovers of Sunday lunches, but restaurants so often miss the mark, but I can honestly say that the Richmond Arms scored 10/10 for a wonderful meal. From the warm welcome, to every part of the meal it was perfect! Well done to the...More

1  Thank SU732
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Cosy atmosphere and warm and efficient service from all the staff throughout the evening. The only thing to watch is that seating is quite tight perhaps for those who like room to spread out but our group were fine! Very good range of choice at...More

1  Thank LJO67
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This evening four of us celebrated a birthday at the extraordinary Richmond Arms in W. Ashling . To say we had a great evening would not do the pub justice as the restaurant has one of the best kitchens around Chichester. The menu offers many...More

4  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this last weekend for a short get-away break and had booked for dinner followed by B&B. We received a very warm welcome when we checked in and were shown up to our lovely room complete with en-suite bathroom and roll-top bath! So luxurious!!...More

3  Thank Loraine B
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Thank you so much for the fabulous meal we had tonight, fantastic service and great atmosphere, probably the best meal we have been to in the area!

1  Thank annie c
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We used to be regulars at The Richmond Arms, but after a meal there last June when the service was awful we'd been too scared to go back. We finally decided to give it another go last night, and we can safely say that The...More

3  Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I have eaten at this Restaurant many times since it first opened and was always impressed by its innovative dishes and focus on locally sourced ingredients. However the last couple of visits have been disappointing. My main criticisms are as follows; 1) Menu is tired...More

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John S
7 March 2017|
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Response from bobbob_8 | Property representative |
Hi we are open for lunch and dinner or a drink/snacks from wed -sat and lunch on Sunday. We are a restaurant/pub/B&B
Hari A
7 July 2015|
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Response from MissMokha | Reviewed this property |
to be honest I can't remember seeing one (it was dark). Great pub for a casual drink and eats is at The Royal Oak, just north of Chilgrove. Great atmosphere, real country pub down a winding lane!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:45 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:45 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:45 PM - 11:15 PM
5:45 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Road | Near the Duck Pond, West Ashling, Chichester PO18 8EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester  >  West Ashling
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 572046
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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". ...
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