Going out in ChichesterWest Sussex

Discover the best pubs & restaurants in Chichester

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Going Out in Chichester

About ChichesterAbout Chichester

A cathedral town located in West Sussex, Chichester is a town with lots of history of Ancient Roman and Anglo- Saxon settlement; the city consists of Britain’s oldest churches and cathedrals. Chichester is considered a place bustling with life; there is plenty to do, including visiting one of Chichester’s famous museums, art galleries, and cathedrals; however, these are not the only activities the city offers. One of the cities renowned cathedral comprises the Chichester cathedral, which you can visit for free. The cathedral has appealing architectural features and is known as a community hub; it also hosts choirs and sermons that the public can join if they prefer. Chichester Cathedral also has concerts, informative talks, and family activities arranged throughout the year. The church has chapels dedicated to Bishops; there is also the opportunity to get baptized as the cathedral has its own Baptist chamber.

Chichester is home to Fishbourne Roman place, a large Roman residence built by a Roman governor during the 1st century. At Fishbourne palace, there is plenty to explore, such as ancient artifacts; there are also remains of mosaic tiling which Romans back in the day who were affluent used in their properties. The palace offers workshops for schools that visit and has a café and shop. However, seeing the castle is not free, there are certain charges you must pay depending on your age; tickets range from £4 to £10 for individuals and up to £28 for a family of six.

Located eight miles from Chichester in West wittering beach, a perfect sandy beach with remarkable scenery. An excellent place to soak in the stunning views and glorious sunshine while enjoying some snacks/ food from the beach café. West wittering beach is home to various kinds of wildlife such as brent geese, Solent harbour seals, Waders, Herons, and Terns. A perpetual paradise, a place full of peaceful tranquillity, what isn’t there to like? The beach has been used as a filming set by many companies as it is merely astonishing.

West dean botanical gardens are a hidden treasure located in the heart of Chichester. The Garden has a Victorian glasshouse and a walled kitchen garden, making it worth the visit. The park consists of an Edwardian pergola lined with roses, honeysuckle, and clematis. West Dean gardens also comprise a spring garden that has many walkways, bridges, and benches to sit on while watching little ducklings on the Riverbed. The Park has fiberglass tree monuments created by famous sculptor Edward James who wanted to preserve the ancient trees. The Park is home to 100 varieties of different apples and 45 different varieties of pears.

Chichester has various pubs and bars scattered all around the lively city streets, including the rocking horse, the hole in the wall, the Eastgate, and plenty of others. Chichester is also home to numerous restaurants such as ASK Italian, Yeates catering, and Field & Fork, which are close to the city centre, enabling you to refuel after a busy day. The City has many cafes and coffee houses in every corner, including Apuldram Café, Spires’s bakery & coffee shop, common grounds, and plenty of others lingering about. Chichester holds the annual music and Arts Festival that lasts up to four weeks, a large festival bringing in crowds in the delightful summer heat. This is an all-inclusive festival advocating the performance of arts among all age groups.

Places to eat in ChichesterPlaces to eat in Chichester, Restaurants in Chichester

The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe European Chichester
The Pallant Restaurant & Cafe
European Chichester
Cote Brasserie Chichester French Chichester
Cote Brasserie Chichester
French Chichester
Bill’s Chichester British Chichester
Bill’s Chichester
British Chichester
Confucius Chinese Chichester
Chinese Chichester
Prezzo Italian Chichester
Italian Chichester
Luckes Healthy Chichester
Healthy Chichester

Places to drink in Chichester Places to drink in Chichester, Pubs and Bars in Chichester

The Walnut Tree Pub/Bar Chichester
The Walnut Tree
Pub/Bar Chichester
The Nag's Head Pub/Bar Chichester
The Nag's Head
Pub/Bar Chichester
India Gate at Kings Head Pub/Bar Chichester
India Gate at Kings Head
Pub/Bar Chichester
Duke & Rye Chichester Pub/Bar Chichester
Duke & Rye Chichester
Pub/Bar Chichester
Chichester Inn Pub/Bar Chichester
Chichester Inn
Pub/Bar Chichester
The Dolphin & Anchor Pub/Bar Chichester
The Dolphin & Anchor
Pub/Bar Chichester

A brief history of ChichesterA brief history of Chichester

Chichester played a very important part during the Roman invasion which was evident by military storage structure found nearby to the Fishbourne Roman palace. The city was home to romans baths that were discovered near Tower street when a new car park was in the process of construction. During June 2012 the Novium museum opened in order to maintain the baths; also, Roman house remains were found in the city showing strong evidence that Romans previously used to occupy Chichester. Located in the north east of Chichester St Richards hospital was built in 1938 and expanded during the second world war.

Great for kids in ChichesterGreat for kids in Chichester

Did you know?Did you know?

Chichester has Roman and Anglo-Saxon history; it also shares some stunning scenery and has many parks and historical buildings.

Hidden gems of ChichesterThe hidden gems of Chichester

Some of Chichester hidden gems include Bishop’s palace gardens, Bosham Quay and Chichester cathedral, places worth visiting.

Unique to ChichesterUnique to Chichester

Chichester is the only city in West Sussex.