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61 Shore Road, East Wittering PO20 8DY, England
+44 1243 673584
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chilli” (12 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
“halloumi” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Shore Road, East Wittering PO20 8DY, England
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited today for breakfast. We were greeted by a young lad with dreadlocks who was very friendly but didn’t seem to have a handle on what was going on. We were told there would be a half hour wait for food as there was...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Plenty of space inside for a late weekday lunch now the heat and crowds have gone (end of August). Friendly young staff, but not pushy. Great menu with plenty of choice for veggies and some for vegans. Tofu wrap, sweet potato fries and haloumi fries...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Nice restaurant with large outside area to sit in (which can't be reserved apparently). Always busy, and you will definitely need to book if you want the weekend evenings. We sat near the door and was amazed at the number of people turned away. Food...More

Thank Marigold19
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We went tonight for dinner and it was delicious. Really lovely chilli beef nachos 👌 and very generous children’s portions. One of my children was a little disappointed with the menu as she really only like chicken and there was no plain chicken available so...More

Thank Nicola E
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Arrived for late lunch with friends met by friendly waiting staff and picked our table. Great menu, fabulous gin menu! Nice restaurant layout and decor. Ordered several starters as a tapas style lunch! Halloumi fries to die for! Friendly staff and laid back atmosphere. Not...More

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Family lunch, Start by saying that the menu is not for everyone but if you are a foodie like me then you will love it... it all looks fantastic. But it has to be cooked and presented well to work. Pizza for the boy and...More

Thank andyphillips2017
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Fab food, fab service at reasonable prices. Definitely worth a visit but recommend booking a table as it seems very popular! We will go again for sure.

Thank Kayte W
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Love to visit Drifters with my girlfriend. Such a nice vibe inside and staff are always happy and kind. Food is some of the best in the area, would defo recommend trying breakfast here.

Thank LoveTravel742059
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We managed to find a table outside as the restaurant was extremely busy, as it would be on a Saturday night in summer time. We placed our order and were told it would be a 30 minute wait, which was fine for us . The...More

Thank UKKingi
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Never Dissapoints, We as a group of 4 adults eat at the Drifters every time we are camping in Wittering, and even though advisable to book, and the place is busy, the food is always to a very good standard and the service is good....More

Thank Connor64
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Shore Road, East Wittering PO20 8DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  East Wittering
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 673584
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A family run restaurant and bar, a stones throw from the lovely East Wittering beach. Great cocktails, beers and wines. Interesting menu with something for everyone from Brisket chilli to local Cod loin from the fishmongers. Outdoor seating for alfresco dining. Cosy in the winter, airy and cool in the summer. Live music.
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