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The Crate and Apple

$$ - $$$, British,
14 Westgate, Chichester PO19 3EU, England
+44 1243 539336
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Westgate, Chichester PO19 3EU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So sad. Old management left in August and new people have no clue. Our table was tiny, no room. Cheap crackers and paper napkins. Food was slow and cold. Cold roast meat and warm gravy not acceptable. Pudding (choc tart) not homemade and had no...More

2  Thank sunworshipersunited
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this venue around a month ago on a Friday night with a group of friends. The waitress was perfect polite and funny and the owner came over and chatted with us personally in a relaxed and professional manner. I had the recommended haddock...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really looking forward to a night out with girls..starter was good...main was a bit disorganised ...sweet was a non starter... We had specifically asked for vanilla ice cream for one lady but was told it hadn't even been made even though it had been acknowledged...More

Thank 1953clair
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked at table for 4...the place was buzzing at 7.30pm so def advisable to book. 2 of our party are vegetarian and the other 2 meat eaters....and the food was gorgeous for all. My aubergine and courgette main with polenta was so tasty, as...More

Thank IslaandElimummy
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We went with friends so there were four of us, the staff were very friendly and polite. We weren't in a hurry so a good selection of gin and tonics to choose from to get started. The menu was very good indeed I went for...More

1  Thank playford
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Had a gourmet burger for dinner at " The crate and apple". I think it was probably the best burger I have ever had. All the ingredients seemed really fresh and from what the lovely waitress told me the new owners were concentrating on improving...More

1  Thank Rpt101261
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, caring, friendly and efficient. Pleasant ambience and superb food. One of our best dining experiences this year.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to go with a big group or family meal. The food was really really lovely. Kids meals were great too. Highly recommend.

Thank Melp30
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Recently revamped, the service is friendly and pro , the food is classic .The selection of wines is very good , not many wines but each well choosen like the pinot from loire valley and the Picpoul de pinet from south of France , the...More

Thank Frederic F
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This restaurant has changed names a few times in the 7 years I've lived here. I don't know if the owners have changed with the name, but under it's relatively new name of 'The Crate and Apple' it's improved significantly. It's simple but ambient décor...More

2  Thank Robin I
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Questions & Answers
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
25 October 2017|
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Response from Andy J | Property representative |
Absolutely we love dogs! We even sell a choice of home made dog biscuits . . .
June S
13 January 2017|
Response from Martin B | Property representative |
Hello Sorry but unfortunately we don't offer afternoon tea. Thank you Martin
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 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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