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Apple Cafe

Waterstones Book Store | 5 West Street, Chichester PO19 1QF, England
+44 1243 775155
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (11 reviews)
“cheese scone” (8 reviews)
“home made” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Waterstones Book Store | 5 West Street, Chichester PO19 1QF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfectly-placed eaterie opposite Cathedral, and inside Waterstone's Bookshop. Small, friendly, light place, serving tasty in-house foods and drinks. Lovely.

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Popped in for lunch and the views of the cathedral are wonderful. The panini - cheese and ham is £5.80 with no side salad. You pay extra for crisps! Good for treat but I feel they could make it better with just a few added...More

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Being Coeliac this is now our first stop in Chichester for coffee and gluten free eats. They seem to have more gluten free cakes than other cakes and being able to ponder and choose is a rare treat. We re-visited another time for lunch and...More

Thank GoNoGluten2017
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Good service, indeed VERY good service. Lovely freshly made food ( we had an excellent fresh cheese and chutney sarnie plus a ‘melt in your mouth quiche that my wife was delighted with) But.... £5.95 for a cheese and chutney sandwich....... you expect some garnish...More

Thank JandLCornwall
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Been going many years and slowly the quality has declined and prices have risen. Popped in Saturday nothing of the old menu ie ' on the road' remained replaced with bland plus extra for even garnish. Shame won't go back.

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We've been here several times and always pop in when we're in Chichester. They have a superb gluten free menu and the food is delicious. The staff are very friendly and welcoming too.

Thank Caroline_JCB
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

I often visit this cafe it’s great for wholesome lunches and snacks in a break from shopping. I cannot drink cows milk or soya and on several visits sang the praises oatmilk. The manager obviously listens to her customers and I was delighted to see...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Visited for coffee one afternoon with my wife. Very friendly service and lovely coffee, although rather small cups. However the chairs are old and uncomfortable and the whole place needs a coat of paint and refurbishment. The carpet on the stairs to the loo can...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had lunch at the Apple cafe. We both had soup and a cheese scone. For afters I had Earl Grey Tea Nd the most delicious Apple and Cinnamon cake I've ever eaten. My daughter had a vanilla late coffee and a...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

With views over the cathedral and a stash of homemade cake and light bites...and in a bookshop. ..this is a great stopping point. Just wish they brewed tea in a pot...rather than a tea bag and hot water in cup arrangement....

Thank Val J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterstones Book Store | 5 West Street, Chichester PO19 1QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 775155
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