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The Empress Bar

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Bar, British
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Ground Floor,Baltic Wharf, | Pier Road, Littlehampton BN17 5AD, England
+44 1903 723837
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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Picturesque waterside public house affording lovely views of the harbour. Good choice of real ales. Service is friendly.

Thank John E
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited the Empress for my birthday on Wednesday 19th of April, I've been here with friends before and always had an enjoyable visit. This time I was with quite a group of people and the staff could not have been nicer. I'm assuming they expected a quiet evening as there was only one lady working behind the bar... More 

Thank vicmacca
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us came here after work. It has a beautiful setting. We sat outside with a lovely pint overlooking the river the sun was shining and the walkway was buzzing. A nice relaxing drink. We didn't eat but the food that was coming out looked amazing.

Thank aglaiaman
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location, great outdoor view of the river. Trendy inside. Smashing craft beers. Ate lovely fish and chip lunch. We will be back!

1 Thank davehash
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely sunny day great harbour view on the promenade. Most amazing fresh cod and chips washed down with a beer.

1 Thank Rebekah A
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I like the views when you can find a seat outside but over all the place is over priced and the decor inside is truly awful.

Thank Amy R
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went here a couple of times over Christmas was most welcoming lovely fish and chips made a change from turkey.

Thank moggy-moore
1 review
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly. Staff friendly. Food good, reasonably priced but basic. Bar is a bit odd, or mayby quirky is a better description: Think glossy cafe with glass tables and nice furniture and monochrome art that wouldn't be out of place in an up market hair salon, meets shiny bar, meets pub meets disco. Not bad, just different. Good range of... More 

Thank briiiiiiiiiian
middleton on sea
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The restaurant/bar/wine bar was a lovely refreshing different experience. It had a bright atmosphere, very friendly staff and Manager who welcomed us and made us feel at home. The service was quick and although the menu did not offer a huge variety, the food was presented well. We missed the band that was setting up, as we were going to... More 

Thank cathdes
Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Really good location, but personally the bar felt a bit cheaply presented to me. This place would be great if it was modernised as I don't think the actual theme (whatever it is) really works, this could be a really trendy place to go with a bit of thought. It was completely dead as well so think that speaks volumes.... More 

Thank RyanK67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Floor,Baltic Wharf, | Pier Road, Littlehampton BN17 5AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Littlehampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 723837
new bar / Restaurant, great location, over looking the river.Friendly staff, good food, all ways made to feel welcome

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?