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Decisions, decisions…

Amelie’s Pear Tarte Tatin with our Clotted Cream Ice Cream. Melting lusciously creamy ice cream, sweet sticky caramelised pears, crisp golden pastry and a hit of boozy raisin. Swoon! Ooo, I can’t decide between them. My other favourite dessert at the... read more

Late Summer Treat

Amelie’s Vanilla Cheesecake. The best cheesecake in the world? Probably. It takes two special ingredients to make it taste so good: a thick handful of exquisite Madagascan vanilla pods, and Jordan’s magic fingers… It’s to die for! Yesterday we... read more

The Ultimate G&T

Gin isn’t really my thing, but I’ve fallen hook line and sinker for our new ‘Ultimate G&T': Hendrick’s Gin, Fever-Tree Indian Tonic Water and a chunky slice of cucumber. Why not try one next time? Once you’ve tasted it, you’ll... read more

The return of the ham hock terrine

Welcome Back! I’m so glad to see the return of the ham hock terrine – it’s like welcoming back an old friend. (An old friend who has a new hairstyle, a new wardrobe and is looking absolutely stunning!) The full-on meatiness is still there, but this... read more

Sundays just aren’t the same without it

Back at the heart of our Sunday Lunch menu: succulent roast sirloin of beef, rich glossy gravy, crisp golden roast potatoes and fluffy Yorkshire puddings. Click to see a sample menu: Sunday Lunch To book, please phone us on 01243 771 444 or email us at... read more

The future is bright

A Bright Future for Amelie & Friends Bring your sunglasses the next time you visit us, because we’ve had a serious spruce-up, and the dining room, conservatory and even the curved door are gleaming with fresh white paint. (Five coats on the kitchen door!)... read more

There’s still time to make the most of summer…

I’m so enjoying the summer! I know, I know it hasn’t been perfect, but for the English climate, not too bad at all… I love the long light summer days, that feeling of sunshine on your shoulders, finding a patch of shade and a whisper of cool... read more

Amelie Sunday Treat

Join us for Sunday Lunch this July and August and let us treat you to a Dessert… How it works: •Available for Sunday Lunch throughout July and August 2014. •Book in advance quoting ‘Amelie Sunday Treat’. •Enjoy a complimentary dessert when you order a main... read more

Offers Ending in June!!

Until 30th June 3 Course Dinner for Two – £35 Fridays and Saturdays 3 Course Dinner for Two – £29 Monday – Thursday How it works: The deals are available until 30th June 2014. Book in advance quoting ‘Amelie Priority Booking’. Two diners may each... read more

Marvellous Mother’s Day 2014

With the sun shining and the restaurant decked-out in daffodils, nearly 80 of us enjoyed a wonderful Mother’s Day Lunch on 30th March. Thank you to the Front of House Team for looking after us so well, and congratulations to the Kitchen for putting on a superb... read more

Feast of St. George

This St. George’s Day – Tuesday 23rd April – a throng of happy diners joined us at the restaurant for a 3 course feast of great English food:   St. George’s Mushroom Soup - appears on St. George’s Day Pork, Apple and Cider Pie -... read more

Easter Treats 2013

Right through from Good Friday until Easter Monday we thoroughly spoiled ourselves with a new menu of spring-inspired treats including an indulgent Duck Egg, Bacon and Watercress Salad, a smooth creamy Goats Cheese Soufflé and a cheeky Chocolate Mousse Tart with... read more

New Season – New Menu

We have super-charged our ever-popular weekday fixed-price lunch menu with a host of fabulous new dishes. From the light and elegant Mozzarella Crostini, Baked Butternut Squash spiced with Ras El Hanout and classic Crème Caramel to the hearty Amelie Cottage Pie with... read more

Mother’s Day

Sunday 10th March 2013 saw our first experience of Mother’s Day at Amelie and Friends. It was one of those ‘book early to avoid disappointment’ occasions – we could have filled the restaurant twice over as families travelled from far and wide... read more

Amelie Valentines Dinner

It was a very special Chichester Thursday night with the restaurant full – all laid out for dinner with tables for 2 (and a table of 4 – double date – a great idea!) Kir Royales got the evening started and everyone enjoyed Joel’s exceptional... read more

Amelie Wine Tasting Dinner

Many thanks to Laura Mason of Mason & Mason wine merchants for hosting our fabulous gourmet tutored wine tasting dinner on Tuesday 5th February 2013 at Amelie and Friends Restaurant in Chichester. We enjoyed 3 superb courses prepared by Chef Joel and his team,... read more

Amelie Burns Night – A First

To be honest we weren’t quite sure. Was Chichester ready for Haggis? But to our surprise and delight the restaurant was full. Joel is an accomplished Chef, but he had never cooked haggis, so it was a welcome adventure for the kitchen: Scotch Broth –... read more

Party Time!

It has definitely been the season to be jolly. We have loved having so many parties in the restaurant this year! Many friends have chosen Amelie and Friends as their venue for get-togethers, which seems appropriate. Big office parties (Wylies and Waterscan are of... read more

Montezuma’s Chocolate – Thank you

Our Dinner and Chocolate Tasting event on Tuesday 20th November was a great success and a good time was had by all. Hats off to Joel for cooking a superb dinner featuring the incredible Moelleux au Chocolat dessert and a massive thank you to our expert friends Helen... read more

Dinner & Diamonds – Thank You

A big ‘Thank You’ to the team at Timothy Roe for making our Dinner & Diamonds event so successful. Not only did we have an excellent feed, (the aubergine and goats cheese stack was especially delicious), but by the end of the evening we had learned a... read more

Dinner and Diamonds!

On Tuesday 13th November (7 for 7.30 pm) Timothy Roe will bring their stunning gems into the restaurant, so the evening will be alight with striking jewels and a menu to match. Once again, Joel has prepared a mouth-watering 3 course masterpiece to enjoy, and after... read more

Fabulous Fashion Finale

So, the Stephen Lawrence Ladieswear fashion show took place on Tuesday night and was another HUGE sell-out success! After enjoying our delicious three course meal, the coffee and homemade shortbread biscuits were served and the fashion show finale began! The elegant... read more

Kate Mosse Book Launch

On Wednesday 24th October, the restaurant was stripped of it’s furniture to make way for the launch of Kate Mosse’s latest literary masterpiece, Citadel. As Chichester is Kate’s hometown, she wanted to celebrate Citadel in the heart of it and chose Amelie as the... read more