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Monday - Friday: Lunch 12 - 2.30, Dinner 5.30 - 11 (kitchen last orders 9)
Saturday: Lunch 12 - 3, Dinner 5 - 11 (kitchen last orders 9)
Sunday: Lunch 12 - 2.30

Amelie and Friends is a stylish independent restaurant in the centre of Chichester, West Sussex.

We are proud of our reputation for good food and friendly and professional service and are delighted to be listed in the Sunday Telegraph's Top 500 Restaurants in Britain and Ireland and to be recommended by the Michelin Guide.

Our interesting and varied menu is prepared in-house from fresh ingredients, and our wine list features delicious handmade organic wines from small independent producers.

If the weather is fine you can even dine in our lovely walled garden.

A fabulous place for a spot of lunch, an early pre-theatre dinner, or a delightful dining experience.

  • Specials

    We are recruiting
    We Want You!
    We currently have brilliant opportunities to join our superb friendly and professional Front of House and Kitchen teams.
    Job Opportunities

    Welcome Back!

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    With the return of the ham hock terrine – what are you waiting for? Just book a table, grab a bit of toast, add a dab of our home-made piccalilli and bite!

    Smooth Luxury

    Smooth Luxury

    King scallops poached in coconut milk with a mange tout, bean sprout and peanut salad – Hmmm… yum!

    Amelie Chef’s Salad Selection

    A cornucopia of vegetarian 'Amelie Lovelies' - a perfect summer lunch in our courtyard garden with a crisp cold glass of wine.

    A cornucopia of vegetarian ‘Amelie Lovelies’ – relax and enjoy in our courtyard garden with a crisp cold glass of wine. Can you imagine a finer summer lunch?

  • An atmospheric restaurant with good food, reasonable prices and a pretty courtyard garden. It's popular, so is best to book. The Daily Telegraph, 4th September 2013

    Lovely experience! Should be voted no.1 restaurant in Chichester! LJ, 4th September 2014

    Once again an excellent time. Compliments to the chef. Staff service was impeccable. RJ, 4th September 2014

    Great tastes and textures. Lovely menu - took a while to choose - which was exciting. VF, 4th September 2014

    This is the only restaurant I have visited that is consistently excellent on all our visits. JW, 3rd September 2014

    Excellent menu, some exciting choices. The food lived up to our expectations. Service was first rate. Thank you and well done! JP, 3rd September 2014

    Beautiful food, cooked perfectly. Staff friendly and lovely atmosphere. Very charming restaurant. JN, 3rd September 2014

    Lovely place for a special date. Veggie & vegans catered for as thoughtfuly as meat eaters. We would love to come again! JL, 26th August 2014

    This was a Christmas present from family, they couldn't have chosen better. Very enjoyable experience. JL, 26th August 2014

    Thank you, the food was delicious. The service prompt and attentive, and all the staff were cheerful and helpful. JW, 26th August 2014

    Loved it. The prawn & crab is amazing. Thanks for a lovely evening. AN, 25th August 2014

    Exciting menu - well balanced flavours - look forward to next time. MB, 22nd August 2014

    Absoultely wonderful! Best meal out/flavours/food we have had in ages!! BC, 22nd August 2014

    Charming and helpful staff. Perfect pre-theatre service. PR, 21st August 2014

    Fantastic. Delicious fresh flavours. Lovely staff. Brought my sister & she loved it too. LW, 19th August 2014

    The vanilla cheesecake is the best cheesecake I have ever eaten in my whole life (and I eat a lot of cheesecake!) MW, 18th August 2014

    We really enjoyed our visit - lovely food, ambience and service. RL, 17th August 2014

    Fantastic quality food, great menu, lovely service. We'll be back! SK, 17th August 2014

    Very good value - great service, wonderful food. FC, 16th August 2014

    Very welcoming service (non-intrusive) + gorgeous food. TH, 15th August 2014

    V. enjoyable - the best meal out in a long time!! JJ, 14th August 2014

    Great food, brilliant service. The best picalilli since my grannie made it! HA, 13th August 2014