There are a wide variety of country pubs and resturants in the locality.
The White Horse is just a few minutes walk from Chilgrove Farm Bed & Breakfast. The Pub was once a coaching inn and has recently been refurbished in sympathetic traditional style. It now offers high quality, locally produced food along with an excellent wine list .
The Royal Oak pub at Hooksway is tucked away at the bottom of a steep wooded valley. It has a large garden to sit out in on sunny afternoons. It serves traditional pub food and snacks and may be reached by car or on foot. It is easy to include it as a watering hole on at least one of the circular walks possible from Chilgrove farm.
The Royal Oak at Lavant is a cosy village pub and restaurant with a great atmosphere and a seasonal menu offering good food and a variety of lunch and dinner options. The pub has a raised front terrace which is great for both eating and for drinks on sunny days and evenings.
The Partridge in Singleton, is a traditional cosy country pub with a warm welcome. The pub was a watering hole as far back as 16th century. There is a large garden and the pub has a friendly welcome along with a comprehensive menu offering both bar food and an a la carte menu.
The Fox Goes Free at Charlton nestles in between the downs and is popular with walkers and cyclists. When William III came to Goodwood he used to come to The Fox Goes Free to refresh the Royal Hunting Party and the building maintains many of the original features, including, a bread oven, inglenook fireplaces, low beamed ceilings and brick floors. There is a pretty garden with views of the downs and the pub has a good range of real ales and an extensive menu offering both bar food and a la carte.
The Star & Garter in East Dean is an 18th century flint and brick country pub with a welcoming and cosy atmosphere. It specialises in fresh locally sourced fish and seafood, including Seley caught crab and lobster. There is also a good choice of high quality meat dishes, including local game.The pub is also ideally positioned for combining good food with a brisk walk over the downs.
The Earl of March pub is located in Lavant and serves freshly prepared seasonal food from local sources, a selection of local real ales and a cellar of good quality wines.
Amelie and Friends, Chichester offers food made from scratch in their own kitchen using fresh ingredients. This informal restaurant offers a selection of inventive salads and hot dishes which may be eaten indoors or al fresco in the intimate private garden. Ideal for a quick bite of lunch, a pre-theatre cocktail or a leisurely dinner.
The Hare and Hounds is located in the pretty village of Stoughton and may be reached via a short drive through the picturesque village of East Marden and some stunning downland scenery. If you have time on the way back make a detour to visit the pretty, isolated 13th Century church in Up Marden.
This pub is also included in the circular walk detailed on the WALKS page of our website.
The Three Horseshoes at Elsted (pictured above), is a little further away but is well worth the effort. The pub has a lovely garden with fabulous views of the Downs escarpment. it also has a good selection of real ales and serves excellent bar food. It is possible to walk there from the carpark on the top of Harting Down. There is a spectacular view from there and the walk back up the steep scarp face of the Down will help to compensate for that helping of their legendary treacle tart which you just couldn't resist!
Cassons Restaurant has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. The menu offers top quality fresh produce sourced from local farms. The restaurant is located 2½ miles East of Chichester and is within easy reach of Goodwood.