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The White Swan

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Station Road, Bosham, Chichester PO18 8NG, England
+44 1243 696465
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived for our booking at about 1.35pm but didn't get our food until 2.45pm. We were all starving! The Sunday roasts and other food came out and it took another 5 minutes for the veg to come out as the roasts cooled. They were generous with the gravy but the portion of the chicken roast was tiny compared to... More 

Thank SKD73
Chichester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited The White Swan for the first time this week. As we entered, the warm friendly atmosphere was initiated by a Giant friendly Barman, the liking of a Viking! After our drinks were served we were seated at a designated table. The Waitress was very polite & helpful throughout our visit, even the owner Matthew introduced himself to us,... More 

Thank scarabbeetle9
Kent, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read the views I popped in a bit late for Lunch but stayed to talk to the locals and a few ales, served by a lovely lady and later the Landlord who has their feet firmly on running a Free House on a Busy road, with some great reviews we will drop in for Lunch or Dinner very soon,... More 

Thank Peter D
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read previous good reviews, we decided to give it a try. We had an evening meal there last week and the food was excellent. We started with salmon mousse which was delicious and beautifully presented, followed by liver and bacon with a dish of perfectly cooked vegetables. There was no room for dessert!! There was a nice atmosphere and... More 

Thank Nat_Truster
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner popped in for a bite to eat and came away extremely satisfied. My partner had a huge freshly battered cod... and for me it was the roast pork. .. accompanied by crisp veg , juicy sausages , fluffy Yorkshire pudding and a side of crackling !! Highly recommend and we will definitely be going back again... More 

1 Thank Mstares
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Found this lovely pub when let down by another restaurant. Our waitress Emily was very patient with various requests differing from the menu. The food was fantastic especially the rice pudding. We didn't have the roast but it looked amazing.

Thank cachda
Chichester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We ate in The White Swan for Valentines Day and a birthday recently. On both occasions the food was perfect: high quality, delicious and beautifully presented; the service was attentive whilst still allowing for an intimate meal; and the playlist was just what these 90s/00s indie rockers could have wished for. Thank you for two lovely evenings!

Thank Naomi S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub . Great atmosphere, very friendly staff , top notch Gastro pub food & plenty of choice in the ales dept . Would recommend this place to everyone.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you to all the lovely staff for a super Mother's Day. Super atmosphere and was made to feel very special. Thanks for the chocolates.

Thank Tracey B
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220 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

It was Monday lunchtime so we didn't expect it to be busy and I understand they need to clean sometime but the smell of bleach on our arrival was a bit off putting. As was the dirty water in the flowers on the windowsill. We both ordered the rib eye and, although we asked for one rare and the other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Bosham, Chichester PO18 8NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester  >  Bosham
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 696465

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