Welcome to The Bell Inn, Chichester

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The Bell Inn is situated in Chichester, West Sussex, opposite the Chichester Festival Theatre.

We are a traditional pub serving home-made food, with a great selection of hand pulled real ales. Our welcoming atmosphere and decor makes us one of the few remaining traditional pubs in the city and in June 2022 we became a Free House.

We are open for every matinee & evening performance at Chichester Festival and Minerva Theatre and would advise booking in advance.

To make a reservation please call us on 01243 783388 or use our online booking form.

We look forward to seeing you soon!


Opening Hours

Monday - Tuesday

Bar 5pm - Midnight

 5pm - 8:30pm (excl. Mondays. Food service will be available on Mondays from 8th July.)

(On all Festival Theatre matinee performance days we are open for lunchtime food service)

Wednesday  - Saturday

Bar 12 noon - 2pm
5pm - Midnight
Food 12 noon - 2pm
5pm - 8:30pm

Sundays (no food service)


12 noon - 2.30pm                                                                7pm - 11.30pm

Ales on Tap

We are lucky to be able to provide our customers with a good and varied range of real ales across our pumps.

We support local independant breweries from Hampshire, West & East Sussex and Surrey.

Here are our current ales on tap:


Dry Hopped Summer Best 4%

Gun Brewery


Microbus 4%

Goldmark Brewery

Please let us know if there is an ale you would like to see on tap or a brewery you've discovered that we should be stocking 🙂

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