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The Earl of March - Pub in Sussex

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Lavant, Chichester, PO18 0BQ, Sussex
England, United Kingdom

Giles Thompson
+44 (0)1243 533993(landline)

Ace village pub with South Downs views and a cosmopolitan vibe: leather and suede, champagne and seafood, delicious bangers in the bar

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Having been taken over by ex-Ritz chef Giles Thompson, this is one snappy performer. It's a clean-lined, fashionable space with a cosmopolitan vibe: modern leather seating in the bar area, high-backed suede chairs in the dining room, and sepia prints of racing cars and aircraft on the walls. Bolstered by specials, the up-tempo dining roster delivers game in season and wonderful fresh seafood. On the summer Champagne & Seafood menu are dressed Selsey crab salad, king prawns with mayonnaise, whole smoked mackerel with saffron rouille. There's a bar and terrace menu, too (Sussex ham and eggs, beer-battered haddock) and great South Downs views from terrace and the dining area. Faultless service, gorgeous food, and it's child friendly.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Public transport
Within 2 miles of a bus/train station.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.

Guest feedback
"Excellent. Good food. Reasonably priced and decent house champagne. Good service.really nice decor and ambience. Lovely views from terrace.. The nicest pub we have visited for a long time. Not pretentious - just good in every way."
June 2014

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Lunch from £12.50. Bar meals from £10.50. Dinner from £18.50. Sunday lunch, 3 courses, £21.50.


Open all day.


Lavant, Chichester, PO18 0BQ, Sussex


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