Reopening 1 May 2021

We look forward to welcoming everybody back outside from 1 May 2021. Bookings will be taken online from 26 April 2021.

Our reopening weekend hours will be:


Food service

Saturday 1st May 4pm – 10pm n/a
Sunday 2nd May 12noon – 8pm  12noon – 4pm
Monday 3rd May 12noon – 8pm  12noon – 3pm


Welcome to The Bell Inn, Chichester

The Bell Inn is situated in Chichester, West Sussex, opposite the Chichester Festival Theatre. It is a traditional pub serving home-made food, with a great selection of hand pulled real ales. It’s welcoming atmosphere and decor makes us one of the few remaining traditional pubs in the city. 

To make a reservation please use the Booking Form on our Bookings Page or telephone 01243 783388

We look forward to seeing you soon!


  • Opening Times

    Monday - Thursdays



    Bar** 12 noon - 2:30pm
    5pm - 10pm
    Food* 12 noon - 2pm
    5pm - 9pm


    Bar** 12 noon - 10pm
    Food* 12 noon - 2pm
    5pm - 9pm

    Sundays & Bank Holidays

    Bar** 12 noon - 8pm
    Food* 12 noon - 4pm

    * Last food orders 15 minutes before end of service.

    ** Last orders 9.30pm.

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  • Food

    Our menu is ever changing but click here for a selection of freshly prepared and home cooked dishes you can expect to be served.

    Pre and Post Theatre Drinks

    Why not call in for a drink before or after your theatre visit, we are only a few steps away!

    Chichester Festival Theatre