Category: West Sussex

A list of pubs, country pubs, and bars in West Sussex. The list is also organised into towns. Find out about a pub in your town! Each pub has a short description with a link to its website.

The William Hardwicke

One of Bognor’s best known and well-loved pubs, The William Hardwicke has something for everyone! Our restaurant, Little Italy, is open every day from 12-9, serving traditional Italian cuisine and some of the tastiest pizzas around. Pop in and see why we won the Observer Pub of the Year 2015. Our coffee shop is open all day, every day, with our trained baristas making the finest Illy coffee and Damman Freres tea and delicious cakes and pastries. Our cocktail bar is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 6.00pm.

The George at Eartham

The George has been a public house for over 170 years and is first shown on the Tithe Map from 1840. Nestled into the rolling hills of the Sussex South Downs National Park The George is just off the beaten track in the small village of Eartham, perfectly situated just 6 miles from the bustling city of Chichester and within 10 miles of Petworth, Midhurst and Arundel. A traditional English pub, it provides a comfortable and welcoming place to visit whatever the season.

Foresters Arms Kirdford

The Foresters Arms Kirdford is a charming 17th-century village pub with wooden beams, stone and brick floors and an inglenook fireplace, perfectly nestled in the quiet village of Kirdford in the beautiful West Sussex. With an excellent range of food and a great selection of quality Hall and Woodhouse Badger beers, you can enjoy a wonderful alfresco dining experience or an intimate evening with your loved ones beside the cosy fireplace. This quaint traditional village pub offers a varied and delicious menu with BBQs in the summer and regular theme nights. As well as a well-kept boules pitch in the rear of the garden for those leisurely (or competitive) games on a sunny afternoon. There is also a dartboard for the less active sportsman and a small children’s play area located opposite the pub.

White Horse

Based in the heart of Maplehurst village in West Sussex, The White Horse offers open fires in the winter and a large garden with beautiful countryside views in the summer. We are a freehouse which regularly serves up to 5 real ales, from around the South East, as well as the local Maplehurst cider. Our well-kept ales and traditional country pub style has helped keep us in the Good Beer Guide since 1986. Beth and Simon Johnson have been running the White Horse since 1982, and have always kept to the principle of a friendly pub, serving good beer and classic pub grub. In fact, the homemade chili-con-carne, cooked from Beth’s secret family recipe, has become something of a local phenomenon.

The Black Rabbit

A famous historic pub-restaurant the Black Rabbit is situated right on the River Arun with 150m of riverside seating and superb views of Arundel castle. With a large car park, extensive riverside terrace and a playground the Black Rabbit is perfect for lunch, dinner and riverside drinks.

The Six Bells

The Six Bells at Lyminster is a charming old coaching inn renowned for its superb food and great atmosphere. The original features of this 300 year old Sussex flint building have been retained. It is conveniently located in the delightful village of Lyminster, close to the historic town of Arundel and the seaside resort of Littlehampton. Also convenient for Fontwell and Goodwood race courses.

The Welldiggers Arms

Overlooking the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park located on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Petworth. A 300 year old freehouse recently purchased by a local family following the death of the legendary landlord Ted Whitcomb. The Welldiggers Arms will re-open in January 2016 offering a fine restaurant, a delicious deli counter, a cosy bar with a fireplace and 14 intimate and quirky bedrooms. Visit all year round, relax with a cocktail, long brunch, business lunch, quick snack, shoot supper, weekend break or an extended holiday in an idyllic British destination.

The Seal

The Seal is one of Selsey’s best-loved pubs, and its well-stocked bar area is a fantastic space in which to enjoy a wide range of wines, spirits and, of course, the opportunity to sample our selection of real ales. The Seal is proud to stock a wide range of beers and real ales and guests can sample an ever-changing variety of ales on tap. The Seal’s restaurant enjoys a reputation for serving delicious, fresh locally-sourced food at reasonable prices in the coastal town of Selsey, West Sussex. Stay in style in our well-appointed, modern guest rooms. Our accommodation in Selsey is the perfect place from which to explore West Sussex.

Richmond Arms

Country pub, restaurant, B & B in an idyllic Sussex rural village at the foot of the South Downs, five minutes from Chichester. Locals bar and country kitchen serving locally sourced meats, seafood, game and vegetables in an innovative manner. Sunday roasts cooked on our “Rotisserie” and meats/seafood grilled over local wild wood charcoal. Classic bar snacks re-invented, regularly changing local microbreweries beers, home made hedgerow “eaux de vie” and large list of wines by the glass…. expressive of their origins and “terroir”. A Great Location: Our beautiful village of West Ashling can be found at the foot of the South Down National Park, just a few miles from Bosham and Emsworth. World famous Goodwood is just a short drive away.

Crate and Apple

Focused on a rustic, local, country feel the Crate and Apple pub and restaurant is the perfect dining spot or casual meeting place. Located in the centre of the historic Chichester at Westgate, we serve locally sourced, seasonal food in a relaxed and welcoming setting. With a lick of paint and some tasteful renovations the pub has transformed into a beautiful country style pub with a enclosed dining room and casual bar and meeting area. A large secluded terrace can be found at the back of the pub and the sun trap garden is perfect for a drink with friends or a relaxing meal. Our menu features dishes created from hearty ingredients and full flavour techniques. With the focus on traditional pub classics with a fine dining twist, there is something for everyone.