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Boat House

A magical way to spend your day

Whether you’re in the mood for a casual breakfast, a leisurely lunch, or a romantic dinner, Boat House offers the perfect setting. Our brasserie-style menu is inspired by the wealth of produce from our region, both from the land and sea. The contemporary yet cosy atmosphere invites you to unwind and create cherished moments with your friends and loved ones.

Our well-stocked bar, featuring a comprehensive wine list, caters to all wine enthusiasts, while our terrace and garden provide an idyllic spot to watch the sun set over Chichester Harbour, all while savouring one of our delicious cocktails.

Opening Hours

Opening hours

Opening hours 

Monday 9:00am 9:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am 9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am 9:00pm
Thursday 9:00am 9:00pm
Friday 9:00am 10:00pm
Saturday 9:00am 10:00pm
Sunday 9:00am 7:00pm


Food service

Monday 9:00am 11:30am 12:00pm 8:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am 11:30am 12:00pm 8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am 11:30am 12:00pm 8:00pm
Thursday 9:00am 11:30am 12:00pm 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am 11:30am 12:00pm 9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am 11:30am 12:00pm 9:00pm
Sunday 9:00am 11:00am 12:00pm 6:00pm


A quintessential British experience

Afternoon Tea

Immerse yourself in the picturesque scenery of Chichester Harbour as you treat yourself to a delightful array of culinary delights, featuring a curated selection of finger sandwiches crafted with the finest fish, meat, and vegetarian fillings, each thoughtfully paired with our in-house baked brioche scones and an assortment of delectable cakes, that are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate.

Sip and savour with your choice of unlimited Birchall tea or delicious Mozzo coffee. For those seeking an extra touch of luxury, enjoy a glass of bubbly that adds a sparkling touch to your afternoon retreat.

£22.50 or £27.50 with a glass of Prosecco


Special events

Private parties & events

Looking for a unique venue for a party, celebration, wake or corporate event? Celebrate your special event in style with us!

Our talented chefs can provide a variety of food and drink packages to match your requirements and budget, from nibbles and canapes to sit-down dinners and buffets.

Our entire restaurant can take 80 seated or 100 standing and our deck conservatory can take 40 seated or 50 standing.

Get in touch with our friendly team to make your party plans today!

hosting wakes and celebrations of life 





New parking controls

From Monday 16th October 2023, Premier Marinas will be implementing barrier access controls at Chichester Marina to monitor access and enhance round-the-clock security at the marina.  All visitors to the marina will be entitled to 2 hours FREE parking, any additional hours will need to be paid at one of the two pay stations.  The tariff will be as follows:

Up to 2 hours – FREE (no need to validate ticket)

2-3 hours – £1.00

3-4 hours – £2.00

4-5 hours – £3.00

5-6 hours – £4.00

6-24 hours – £6.00

Our Location

Boat House (Boat House Cafe and Lobster Hatch) Chichester Marina Chichester West Sussex PO20 7EJ
+44 1243 513 203

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