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The Lifeboat Inn

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26 Albion Road, Selsey, England
+44 1243 603501
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best pub in town, and it would seem the locals agree - always busy compared to others. This place is right next to the sea. All too often, places in locations like this make no effort and rip people off. Not this place. Good beer - although not massive choice - kept well. Don't ask me about lager rubbish. Great... More 

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Thank Adrian S
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi Adrian, thank you for your kind words and you four star rating. I'm really pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit here and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Jim. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub to wine and dine. Good selection of beers and very friendly staff. Highly recommended. Nice garden for the summer days and evenings and close to the sea.

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1 Thank Jamie S
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jamie, thank you for your five star rating, it really means a lot to us here. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Jim More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a delightful time in the pub, and so good to get out at this time of year. We received s warm welcome. We had a delightful and tasty lunch, my wife had Southern Chicken and I had bolognaise. Excellent. A big thank you to all concerned. Jan & John Buchanan. Selsey

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Thank JohnBuchanan2014
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jan & John. Thank you so much for your five star rating. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your meals here. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Jim More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Before visiting my sister in Selsey on Boxing Day, my wife and I decided to call in at the Lifeboat Inn at Selsey. As you might expect the car parking was a little awkward but we parked around the corner and walked. Luckily we were able to get a seat and were quickly served. On the bar there were complementary... More 

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Thank Pisces232
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi, I'm so please you enjoyed your time with us on Boxing Day. Thank you for your review and four star rating. Hopefully you will join us again for a meal one day. Kind regards, Jim More 

Chessington, United Kingdom
1 review
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal, we had the fish and chips portions are lrg. But all freshly cooked and very tasty. The person that bought our food was very pleasant and helpful. The downside was trying to get served, although not overly busy, the blonde lady on the bar was to busy talking to local friends and in the end I... More 

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2 Thank Ria-Maria2016
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ria, firstly I would like to apologise for the experience you had with the member of staff on the bar. This is not our normal standard of service, and I will be working hard to make sure that is does not happen again. Thank you for your review and we appreciate your rating. I really please to hear you... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

visited again and not disappointed the food was as usual lovely the steak meal was large enough for two! the waiter was so friendly and helpful

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Thank Sunshine3724
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review, it's so good to hear from returning customers. I will pass your comments on to the waiter that served you, I'm sure he will be pleased to hear you had a nice time here, and enjoyed your meals. Kind regards Jim More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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374 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Welcoming dog friendly pub.Go hungry because they serve large portions of food.We all enjoyed our meals- scampi, fish,omlette, and the best steak and kidney pud I have ever tasted. Freshly prepared food and a reasonable price. Fab.Thanks

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1 Thank Catherine A
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi Catherine, thank you very much for your five star review. The steak and kidney pudding is very popular, and is a real belly buster, so glad you and your party enjoyed your meals. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Jim. More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had a really nice meal here! Pint of Shell on Prawns with salad and brown bread, so many prawns!! mmmmmm!! Hubby had Cottage pie and fresh seasonal veg and really enjoyed it! not an easy place to find - best use sat nav. Menu has good selection of fish dishes and alternative meat dishes and there's also a specials board... More 

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Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, thank you for your review, we're glad that you enjoyed your meals here. Hopefully we will see you again. Kind regards Jim More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Visited late on a winters Sunday evening and was served an absolutely delicious Sunday roast for £8-95 each, extremely large portions with plenty of fresh veg. Welcoming pub and delicious scrumpy jack on tap. What more does one need!.,

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Thank David H
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi David, thank you for your review and kind words, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Sunday dinner here. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Jim More 

West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very good food value for money would recommend to anyone.friendly staff and dog friendly .near to seafront and lifeboat station.

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Thank Barbara H
Jim C, Owner at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, thank you so much for your five star review. We are glad you felt welcome here, we would love to see you again soon. Kind regards Jim More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Albion Road, Selsey, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Selsey
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 603501
Description
Fish and seafood speciality restaurant

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?