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The Minerva Brasserie

Wellington Rd | Oaklands Park, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
+44 1243 782219
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
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“halloumi” (3 reviews)
“pre show” (20 reviews)
“main theatre” (7 reviews)
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European, British
$$ - $$$
Wellington Rd | Oaklands Park, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I ate what was supposed to be lunch here today with a friend. We both ordered a fish dish as our main course from the set lunch menu, followed by a treacle tart type of pudding, plus a glass each of a New Zealand cabernet...More

Thank SoniaShoreham
Ryan G, General Manager at The Minerva Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sonia Thank you for your recent review – I was sorry to read of your disappointment on your last visit to the Brasserie. The portions are designed around a balanced diet with options for the more hungry guests to add on items. The menu...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had small lighter plates and they were good and reasonably priced The dish of the day was very expensive (£19) Throughout there was a strong feeling they were trying to get rid of us. I appreciate the need to help their guests get to...More

Thank JoeyBizwiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pre-theatre dining on a Saturday evening. The service was efficient and friendly but the food was distinctly average and, the desserts aside, lacking in flavour. At more than£25 a head for 3 courses we expected more and given that there are plenty of other restaurants...More

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked in here for a post performance meal. Excellent food and service. Would highly recommend. Menu accommodate a vegetarian, teenagers and a diabetic.

Thank shatteredofsussex
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A party of four had pre-show dinner. Booked on line which was easy to use. Friendly greeting on arrival. Waiter very pleasant and communicate very well. Service was very efficient. Dishes very well presented . Food tasty. Just one minor criticism ; only filter coffee...More

Thank DavidPortsmouth
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a great restaurant for those wanting pre or post theatre meals. The waiting staff, most of whom are students are excellent. The food arrives quickly, and is well presented and tasty. No show-off, wanabe TV Chefs here and credit should go to the...More

Thank weasel76
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We really enjoyed our food at The Minerva Brasserie, the bream was delicious: not at all dry.The rhubarb and custard desert was sublime as was the posset. Maybe should have had a starter too!! Thank you.

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

As you would expect, the brasserie is well geared up for the pre show dining experience, with service swift. I ordered the pigeon to start with and was surprised when it was served cold as this was not stated on the menu. The pork was...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Our friends and I had another well served, well priced pre-theatre meal in the lovely surroundings. The Grazing Board was again very good and with the Mackerel pate provided ample starter for the four of us. The only disappointment was was the fishcakes. Two of...More

Thank WHIZZO666
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My wife and I travelled 115 miles from Wiltshire to see '40 Years On' at the Festival Theatre. Making allowances for the traffic, we arrived early and decided on lunch before the show. The Minerva (upstairs) was busy with fellow theatre goers, but they cheerfully...More

Thank Tomtiger
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Jean G
Menu for evening Dinner
25 July 2016|
Response from Ryan G | Property representative |
Hello Jean You can find the menus for both restaurants on the CFT website. Follow link to Food and Drink and you can down load them. All the best Ryan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Rd | Oaklands Park, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 782219
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