The good pub guide review
Friendly and relaxed little 1940s red-brick pub close to the quay; old-fashioned lived-in interior with nautical and other memorabilia, good choice of popular reasonably priced home-made food with emphasis on local produce including fresh fish (best to book), bar nibbles Sun lunchtime, well kept Sharps Doom Bar and a couple of guests such as Emsworth from brick and timber servery, helpful amiable staff; TV, daily newspapers; dogs welcome, seats on small front and side terraces, Sun market in adjacent car park, open all day.
Tucked away in the south east corner of Hampshire on the shore of Chichester Harbour, Emsworth is a quiet and attractive yet vibrant and dynamic town where residents wouldn't live anywhere else and visitors can be sure of a friendly welcome.The Blue Bell Inn, is the former favourite haunt of the local fishermen. Only yards from the Quay, its the perfect spot for a drink or bite to eat after a walk around the Harbour or watching the fishing boats unload their catch.A family owned pub, The Blue Bell, is run by Giles Babb and open all day. It's a popular venue for people who wish to enjoy classy home cooked locally sourced food . “Cooking is an art, masterpieces take time!” The Times 2009 'Best Fish n Chips in the land!'The News Best Pub/Wine Bar Runners up 2009, Winners 2010
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