Welcome to the Crown and Anchor, Chichester

Built at the end of the 16th Century, the Crown & Anchor has one of the most unrivalled positions on Chichester Harbour. Our location offers stunning views from Dell Quay Marina, from both our indoor restaurant and large waterside terrace.

Our menu boasts the best of local seasonal seafood dishes alongside British classics with a twist. Head Chef Phyl is proud to deliver an enticing menu that offers options for appetites both big and small. Whether you’re after a celebratory meal with loved ones or simply looking to enjoy a round of drinks with a side of stunning views, the Crown and Anchor has the perfect space for you.

Whether you are in the area visiting West Wittering beach, Goodwood, the stunning South Downs or just looking for a beautiful spot for lunch or dinner, you can expect a warm welcome at The Crown & Anchor, Dell Quay.  Join us this December and enjoy the festive season from your favourite local, from 3 course feast menus, festive drinks to Christmas Day, we’ve got it all wrapped. 

Chris and the team look forward to welcoming you.


Christmas Celebrations

Whether you are looking for a cosy meal with your family on Christmas day, a 3 course festive feast or Christmas drinks, we have you sorted. With a variety of Christmas packages & menus to choose from, join us at the Crown and Anchor for all your festive fun.

Seaside Classics

Our menus are designed with seasonality and locality in mind. Head Chef Phyl uses the finest fresh ingredients to bring our dishes to life. Delve into a taste of the West Sussex coast with dishes featuring the best of local fish and shellfish alongside pub classics with a coastal twist.

Pair your favourite seasonal dishes with our wide range of drinks from the bar. Settle in with a glass of wine, a pint of real ale, lager, or opt for one of our premium soft drinks.

The Lower Deck

Are you looking for a unique destination for a private event or occasion? The Lower Deck is The Crown & Anchor’s exclusive waterside private-hire dining and event space for small groups. It seats up to 10 people and there are a number of menu options and packages we can offer.

Birthday bash planning? Look no further than our idyllic private space in Chichester. Enquire today to find out more about your party at the Crown and Anchor!

Sea Dogs

We are so lucky to be situated just a few steps from Dell Quay beach and Salterns Way. It’s a dog walkers heaven! We welcome your four legged friends, please be sure to book a bar table and let us know or just turn up for our outside terrace tables.

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Don’t miss this place you won’t be disappointed. From arrival to departure the service staff and food excellent. We took my Aunt and Uncle there as they were down for a short break. My Uncle is disabled and the staff couldn’t be more helpful or understanding of his needs. We have recommended to all our friends.

Tripadvisor Review, 2023


We are proud to be named ‘Best Pub in West Sussex’ by The National Pub & Bar Magazine.

Award Winning

Five Stars – Every day for a week! This is a popular haunt and very busy at weekends. Why? The beer is well kept. The food is outstanding. The service is exceptional. Dogs are welcome everywhere!

Google Review, 2023

We are proud to be named as Sunday Times, Dish Magazine ‘Top 20 UK Pubs for food’.