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The Richmond Arms

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Mill Road | Near the Duck Pond, West Ashling, Chichester PO18 8EA, England
+44 1243 572046
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed Sunday Lunch at The Richmond Arms yesterday. The menu has been put together with care and the ingredients are the very best. The cooking is outstanding and the attention from the front of house staff is just right. Our enjoyment was completely ruined, however, by a really loud, large, family birthday party sharing the space with us. A... More 

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Thank ChrisBenham
Shoreham-by-Sea
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best Sunday lunch out ever. Very impressed with the welcome, menu choice and service. Choice of wines good and food excellent. We will return.

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Thank BillGarland
Southampton, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here, without a reservation, on Sunday. They were busy but the lady behind the bar offered us a table so long as we could be finished within a certain time. We decided on the roast beef, which was plentiful, with all the trimmings and we were not disappointed as it was delicious. The staff were friendly and the... More 

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1 Thank SotonGirl61
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for my father-in-laws 60th birthday lunch and everything was just lovely. We were a large group, with lots of adults and a good handful of young children. The staff were accommodating and very friendly. The food was excellent and the pub was charming. Can't wait to return.

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3 Thank kirstenjane79
Haywards Heath
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter treated me to a birthday meal here. Lovely atmosphere. The food was delicious. Very friendly staff too. Will be back to try more off the menu!

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2 Thank penguin32
Chichester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We have been going to the Richmond Arms ever since it was taken over and restored by the current owners. The food is always fabulous and the service very attentive. My husband and I went last Thursday for dinner and it was, as usual, a memorable and thoroughly enjoyable evening. All the food was top quality and delicious. I seldom... More 

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1 Thank coutrymouse
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The pub itself is a good venue, and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. It is a destination we have been waiting for some time to be able to get to. We booked in for a Sunday lunch, expecting good things. The first course was OK, smoked duck starter reasonably tasty and the scotch egg really good. However the mains... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

7 of us had a wonderful birthday meal with a wide variety of starters..including an amazing chirizo breadcrumbed scotch egg and lovely mains ..such unusual flavours and presentation. Prices seemed on the higher side but we don't know local prices. We had brought a chocolate birthday cake with us and the manageress, Anna, who is wonderful, organised lighting the candles... More 

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1 Thank Yas46
East Anglia
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Oh dear there is always one and this time it is me. We really did not enjoy our evening at The Richmond and I feel with fair justification. 1. Food My husband ordered Turbot and for £23 he expected more than the tail end with very little meat on it. It came with a side of boiled potatoes with no... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ate here several times when we were in the area in April, July and September. Every time it was consistently excellent. Particular dishes I should highlight were the tempura soft shell crab, fish, the serrano ham, the goat and every Sunday lunch we had. Service was outstanding as always and whilst the fare is fine dining standard the prices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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
Description
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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