The Richmond Arms

“Raising the beer and pizza game” - AA Inspector



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Thatched flint cottages and a quiet millpond characterise this old village. The Richmond Arms is young by comparison, but this welcoming pub is drawing custom from far afield with its attractive combination of cheerful interiors, Harvey’s beers, sumptuous wine carte, and interesting menus. You might start with crispy rare-cooked salmon tempura roll with orange blossom and soy; followed by slow-cooked hare lasagne; beef brisket with winter slaw; or BBQ pheasant with fragrant Kashmiri spices. Outside there’s the WoodFired family-friendly bar with a vintage Citroën van that houses a wood-fired pizza oven, stoked up on Friday and Saturday evenings.

The Richmond Arms
Mill Road,West Ashling,CHICHESTER,PO18 8EA
Phone : 01243 572046


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
Prices and payment
  • Main course from: £15.95
Opening times
  • Closed: false

About the area

Discover West Sussex

Divided from East Sussex back in 1888, West Sussex is so typically English that to walk through its landscape will feel like a walk through the whole country. Within its boundaries lies a wide variety of landscape and coastal scenery, but it is the spacious and open South Downs with which the county is most closely associated.

In terms of walking, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Studying the map reveals a multitude of routes – many of them to be found within the boundaries of the South Downs National Park – and an assortment of scenic long-distance trails leading towards distant horizons; all of them offer a perfect way to get to the heart of ‘Sussex by the sea,’ as it has long been known. If you enjoy cycling with the salty tang of the sea for company, try the ride between Chichester and West Wittering. You can vary the return journey by taking the Itchenor ferry to Bosham. 

West Sussex is renowned for its many pretty towns, of course. Notably, there is Arundel, littered with period buildings and dominated by the castle, the family home of the Duke of Norfolk, that dates back nearly 1,000 years.

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