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The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe

East Pallant | Pallant House Gallery, Chichester PO19 1TJ, England
+44 1243 770827
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, British, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
East Pallant | Pallant House Gallery, Chichester PO19 1TJ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Spontaneous
"restaurant with a nice courtyard surprised us with freshly prepared"
Bizzarrini1
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2. Fish & Chips
"happy they included fish and vegetarian options"
Barbara C
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3. Sisters birthday
"The quality was high and presentation good ,portion size"
tonyreed60
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We are regular visitors to the gallery, which is a great venue, but seldom have more than coffee at the cafe. On this occasion we thought we'd stay on after coffee and have lunch. But it all felt a bit laboured. Service at the little...More

Thank BrightonBelle_10
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed June 18, 2018

My third visit to this restaurant (and the lovely gallery). Delicious tapas (especially the spicy chorizo), and a seafood platter - all tasty and beautifully presented. Great truffles with the coffee too. Thanks to Charlotte who was our cheerful and helpful waitress.More

Thank Pat T
KateMarketing, Marketing Manager at The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Dear Pat, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your meal with us at Pallant Restaurant. It is great to hear that it was your third visit and that you enjoyed all dishes chosen. We definitely look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice cafe which complements the gallery. They were doing a sterling job on a very busy bank holiday Sunday keeping up with demand.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great coffee just behind the main streets in Chichester. Quiet refuge and in summer possible to sit outside under the trees.More

Thank Deb M
KateMarketing, Marketing Manager at The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you Deb for your review on your recent visit to Pallant Restaurant and Café, we are extremely lucky to have such a great courtyard space providing both sunshine for diners to enjoy as well as shade under our Plane trees. We look forward to...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Unbelievably fantastic food. Very accommodating staff and a beautiful scenery. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend as my friends and I had a great time there!

Thank AggieZ5
KateMarketing, Marketing Manager at The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you Aggie for your recent review on your visit to Pallant Restaurant, I am delighted you enjoyed the food and service provided and we definitely look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Kate Pinder

Reviewed August 1, 2018

Three of us lunched here and it was so lovely. Being a warm and sunny day, the doors were open to the courtyard which is so pretty. The restaurant has a fresh, very clean ambience. The service was excellent and we were able to take...More

Thank Thea99
KateMarketing, Marketing Manager at The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review on your recent visit to Pallant Restaurant. We are extremely lucky to have the courtyard space for diners, especially in central Chichester, allowing customers to relax in the sunshine. You are correct in...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Lovely restaurant and Cafe in the centre of Chichester. The town and this establishment fit like a glove. Very relaxing ambiance, nicely presented plates of good quality ingredients, its a joy to dine here. First class staff and a truly memorable experience.More

Thank Lee N
KateMarketing, Marketing Manager at The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you Lee for taking the time to write your review on your recent meal with us at Pallant Restaurant. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us, thank you for such kind words. We definitely look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

A lovely restaurant great atmoshere. Very relaxed. Staff pleasant and friendly. Great food, seating inside and out. Highly recommend.More

Thank A P
KateMarketing, Marketing Manager at The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you very much for writing your comments and feedback on your meal with us at Pallant Restaurant and for awarding us with 5 stars, It is great to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and we definitely look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

Good food, suitable for a hot summer's day. Friendly staff (though our starter got forgotten and was given to another table - it was taken off our bill). Nice to be able to sit outside under the tree canopy.More

Thank Jeremy C
KateMarketing, Marketing Manager at The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Dear Jeremy, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your recent review on your visit to Pallant Restaurant. It is great to hear that you were able to take advantage of dining al fresco under the Plane trees and that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

2nd time here, 2nd review. This is an absolute hidden gem,we couldn't believe how quiet it was for Friday evening particularly during the Festival of Speed. We each had different steaks both of which and the sides were excellent and a desert. Also excellent. I...More

Thank Brighton_Claire
KateMarketing, Marketing Manager at The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your recent meal with us and for awarding us 5 stars! The restaurant is a complete hidden gem (especially the beautiful courtyard garden) and it is great that you chose to join...More

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Jacky S
May 16, 2017|
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Response from PurchasesRestaurant | Property representative |
Dear Jacky, Thank you for your question. Were you interested in lunch or dinner on Thursday 18th May - unfortunately we are fully booked for the evening, please do let me know if you would like to join us for lunch and I can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Pallant | Pallant House Gallery, Chichester PO19 1TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 770827
  • E-mail
Description
Delicious, fresh and seasonal food served in the choice of two unique settings located within the wonderful famous Pallant House Gallery. We are open from 9am for breakfast, then serve meals from 11.30am all day including pre theatre for those visiting the Chichester Festival Theatre. Our Cafe is located in the airy courtyard garden, where we serve drinks, meals and snacks in the garden under the aged vine trees and among the waterfalls.
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