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Things To See & Places To Eat In Chichester

Chichester is a great place to visit or live, especially when you’re accompanied by some of your favourite people and your bellies are full of delicious food and drink. To help you make the most out of Chichester, The Hole in the Wall have put together a great guide on all the things to see, do, (and of course where to eat in Chichester!) when you’re visiting.

Places to Eat in Chichester

Our pub of course! Pop in and fuel up before you go on a scenic walk or spend a day at the racecourse. We have food for everyone, so if you’re looking for places to eat in Chichester for families, or are looking for great date locations, we should always be your first choice.

As a leading gastro pub in Chichester, we have it all, from seasonally fresh pub staples to vegan and vegetarian delights. We have things for the kids and food to impress your date. That’s what makes us a great choice for those looking for dog friendly pubs in Chichester too.

Things to See and Do in Chichester

Rent Our Venue for Your Own Event

If you want to host your own even right here in Chichester than look no further. We offer the answer for those looking for birthday party venues in Chichester. Our establishment can be used for all kinds of events. From business functions, to family get-togethers, to wedding receptions, and even to local events like a poetry slam night if that’s your thing.

Weald & Downland Living Museum

Explore a collection of rural, traditional buildings in the South Downs National Park, and learn about the people who lived and worked there over a period of 1000 years. It’s a great day out with the family, just make sure to pop by ours beforehand. Your hunt for places to eat with children in Chichester is over. No one will be complaining about a hungry tummy after having lunch with us!

Goodwood Motor Circuit, Racecourse, and Aerodrome

Visit Goodwood for horseracing, a motor race track, golf, aeroplane stunts, and shooting. Whether you visit during the offseason or are especially in town for the Festival of Speed or the Goodwood Revival festival, remember to make a note of restaurants near Chichester beforehand. A big day can be a great one with a lunch at The Hole in the Wall.

Chichester Cathedral

Visit our 900 year old cathedral in the heart of Chichester. Go to service on the Sunday with your family and then enjoy the best Sunday roast Chichester has to offer with your friends or family.

West Dean Gardens

West Dean Gardens are one of the greatest public spaces in all of England. Not only does it have beautiful grounds, but you can also explore 13 different Victorian glasshouses and a beautiful Edwardian Pergola.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Visit the Chichester Theatre for a live performance at one of England’s most beautiful playhouses. Afterwards, why not crab a pint of Chichester craft beer with us? We make for the perfect accompaniment for pre- and after-show meals.

Pallant House Gallery

See an incredibly collection of modern British art at the Pallant House Gallery.

Go on a Walk

Chichester is a beautiful area to walk around and explore. To get you started on exploring this beautiful area by foot, we recommend heading out on the Windmill Trail, which starts at Boxgrove Village Hall Car Park.

Head to the Beach

Enjoy a day at West Witterings Beach and really soak in what makes this place an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This sandy beach is right near the Chichester Harbour and is so clean and safe that it even won the Blue Flag Award.