Open As Usual During December Road Closures!    Book Now For Christmas

Christmas opening hours

Christmas eve –11am-6pm
Christmas Day – Closed
Boxing day – 11am – 11pm
New years eve – Closed
New years Day – 11am-6pm

For normal opening and food service times please click here



The Blacksmiths is a recently renovated pub situated on the outskirts of the historical city of Chichester in the old village of Donnington, West Sussex.

Taking Bookings for Christmas 2017! – Christmas Menu Here

Christmas menu available throughout December, however we will be closed on Christmas Day.

See our two or three course set menu Offer Here

Restored in a relaxed and comfortable style with a few quirky twists, guests can enjoy the blazing fire and homely charm of the anvil bar or the snug elegance of the dining room. There are also three uniquely furnished double bedrooms and a large garden area with outdoor seating, fire pits and our own herb and salad garden. Children will also love visiting the chickens, which supply all our eggs.

Located close to the Chichester canal towpath, The Blacksmiths is a perfect stop off point for a refreshing pint, or perhaps an extended afternoon on the terrace.  We also have dog friendly eating and drinking areas, So whether you are visiting by bike, boot or boat – we look forward to welcoming you.

Please note: On occasion we close for private events and are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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