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The Empress Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, British
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Ground Floor,Baltic Wharf, | Pier Road, Littlehampton BN17 5AD, England
+44 1903 723837
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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I like the views when you can find a seat outside but over all the place is over priced and the decor inside is truly awful.

Thank Amy R
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went here a couple of times over Christmas was most welcoming lovely fish and chips made a change from turkey.

Thank moggy-moore
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly. Staff friendly. Food good, reasonably priced but basic. Bar is a bit odd, or mayby quirky is a better description: Think glossy cafe with glass tables and nice furniture and monochrome art that wouldn't be out of place in an up market hair salon, meets shiny bar, meets pub meets disco. Not bad, just different. Good range of... More 

Thank briiiiiiiiiian
middleton on sea
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

The restaurant/bar/wine bar was a lovely refreshing different experience. It had a bright atmosphere, very friendly staff and Manager who welcomed us and made us feel at home. The service was quick and although the menu did not offer a huge variety, the food was presented well. We missed the band that was setting up, as we were going to... More 

Thank cathdes
Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Really good location, but personally the bar felt a bit cheaply presented to me. This place would be great if it was modernised as I don't think the actual theme (whatever it is) really works, this could be a really trendy place to go with a bit of thought. It was completely dead as well so think that speaks volumes.... More 

Thank RyanK67
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I actually really like the Empress Bar. ~I haven't had their food but it looks lovely. It's situated in a brilliant location. ~~You can see the estuary sit outside and watch the boats go by and people crabbing and fishing. It's quite unique with it's decor there has been some thought put into to it. A sort of movies theme.... More 

Thank Kate D
London, United Kingdom
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1,101 reviews
776 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely trendy bar clean a good selection of drinks friendly helpful staff nice view overlooking the harbour relaxing well wort a visit

Thank jamesthewedge
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Owner, Paul has done wonders with this pub and both he and his staff offer a friendly, efficient service to regulars and visitors alike. During the summer months, a great beer garden in the front overlooking the river.

Thank Paul P
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I were told of this establishment so we have given it a few visits and have been delighted by both the ambiance of the inside surroundings and the quality of the food. Depending on how busy it is there is usually a small waiting time before eating as the food is freshly cooked and the Fish and... More 

Thank g8diu
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I've visited this establishment twice now and i must say the difference in quality of service is substantial. The Saturday I visited I stayed for two drinks and ordered a spot of lunch and even tho it was rather busy the service was fantastic and I would of highly recommend going here. But on my second trip I was rather... More 

Thank geoffboy5712

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Floor,Baltic Wharf, | Pier Road, Littlehampton BN17 5AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Littlehampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 723837
new bar / Restaurant, great location, over looking the river.Friendly staff, good food, all ways made to feel welcome

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