The Sussex Pub Group

Where personal service comes naturally …

A new standard in fine dining

Our menus are designed to thrill and delight

Relax and unwind in style

Enjoy our selection of distinctive country inns

Enjoy perfect peace

Silent nights come as standard in our luxury accommodation

The Sussex Pub Group

In Chichester city centre or in the stunning, beautiful surrounding West Sussex countryside, our group of six establishments offer new standards in service, fine food and modern accommodation.

The Fox & Hounds, Funtington, West Sussex

The Fox & Hounds in Funtington

Great village pub between Emsworth & Chichester

The Fox & Hounds pub and restaurant offers great pub favourites meals in relaxed, traditional village pub surroundings in the village of Funtington, near Chichester. There is a relaxing terrace, family garden and a large function room available.  Open fires for the winter months in the cosy bar.

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The Royal Oak, East Lavant

The Royal Oak

Luxury in East Lavant

The award-winning Royal Oak in East Lavant is an 18th Century English country restaurant and pub serving real ale. Our five stylish en-suite rooms and three Sussex cottage are listed in Mr. & Mrs. Smith and can cater for your family & business needs.

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The Crab & Lobster, Sidlesham, West Sussex

The Crab & Lobster

The destination for fine dining in Sidlesham

The Crab & Lobster is a hugely popular country pub and restaurant in Sidlesham. Just minutes from Chichester on the Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve, it has been totally updated by Sam and Janet Bakose to a modern standard of comfort.

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The Halfway Bridge

The Halfway Bridge

The country pub with rooms redefined

Sam and Janet Bakose have now created a rustic yet modern pub and restaurant on the Cowdray estate near Petworth in classic polo country and less than half an hour from Chichester. There are six luxury en-suite rooms in the Cowdray barns.

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Pallant House Gallery Café

The Pallant House Gallery Cafe

A unique setting in Chichester

The Pallant House Café serves delicious, fresh and seasonal food in a unique setting in the historic heart of Chichester. Enjoy modern British cusine within the award-winning contemporary wing of Pallant House Gallery. We are open for morning coffee and lunch.

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Purchases Restaurant, Chichester, West Sussex


A new addition to the family

Purchases is the very latest addition to the Sussex Pub group family and is a restaurant and cocktail bar conveniently located in the heart of Chichester. Purchases offers a contemporary menu in a beautifully characterful historic setting.

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Self-catering cottages

Luxury accommodation in West Sussex

We are proud to offer a range of self-catering cottage accommodation in West Sussex, ideal for holiday or business visitors. All of our cottages are finished to a high standard, and provide an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful area.

What our customers say …

About the Fox & Hounds

Stopped in for Sunday lunch from the carvery – delicious! Generous servings and excellent value for money. We had a delightful time. Thank you!

About The Royal Oak

We were treated to a lovely lunch at the Royal Oak. What a fabulous place – welcoming staff and superb food. I wish we lived nearer!

About The Crab & Lobster

The same extensive and mouth watering menu was available as before, so no disappointment. Go there again? Of course we will!

Chichester Apartments

Explore beautiful West Sussex

We are pleased to announce our new suite of luxury guest accommodation in the heart of Chichester. Our apartments are fully-equipped for your comfort and offer an unbeatable location for your stay in West Sussex, whether it be for business or pleasure.

Fox & Hounds

West Sussex,
PO18 9LW

Purchases Restaurant

31 North St,
West Sussex,
PO19 1LY

The Royal Oak

Pook Lane,
West Sussex,
PO18 0AX

The Crab & Lobster

Mill Lane,
West Sussex,
PO20 7NB

The Halfway Bridge

West Sussex,
GU28 9BP

Pallant Restaurant

East Pallant,
West Sussex,
PO19 1TA

Betty the Beach Hut

West Wittering Beach,
West Sussex

West Wittering Beach Hut

Enjoy a trip to the beach in style

Ready to come and enjoy the delights that best family-friendly beach in England (according to Country Life) has to offer? Our beach hut, lovingly referred to as Beautiful Betty, is the perfect base from which to explore West Wittering and the surrounding area.

Latest News

Shepherds Huts have never been so cool!

Shepherds Huts have never been so cool!

A New additional to the Sussex Pub Group family is two NEW luxury Shepherds Huts currently being built and will be available to stay overnight from May 30 2021  Our Huts are placed on the lawns of Cowdray Barns at the Halfway Bridge Inn midway between Midhurst famous...

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