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Events

Brunch & Bubbles for Glorious Goodwood!
Jul
30
to Aug 3

Brunch & Bubbles for Glorious Goodwood!

Glorious Goodwood - 30th July to the 3rd August

Five days of thrilling action set against the magnificent backdrop of the rolling Sussex countryside. Elegant fashion combines with some of the greatest races in the world to create a festival week like no other.

Join us for a few drinks and a flutter as we watch the action live on our big screen in the sunny garden. You can even place your bets over the road at Coral bookmakers!

The first 10 tables to book with us will get complimentary sparkling wine for their table!

Served 10:30 - 12:30

Please get in touch to reserve a table.

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Graduation Day! Sunday 18th August
Aug
18
12:30 PM12:30

Graduation Day! Sunday 18th August

Is there a friend or someone in your family about to graduate from The University of Chichester this summer? Join us for lunch on 18th August and celebrate their amazing achievement with a special lunch at Purchases. There’s heaps to choose from on our Sunday lunch menu and features all the trimmings. Or try something from our lighter bites menu, the choice is yours!

We’ve added an extra sitting, so tables will be available until 4:45pm

Book your table now https://www.resdiary.com/restaurant/purchasesbarrestaurant

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August Bank Holiday Weekend
Aug
25
12:00 PM12:00

August Bank Holiday Weekend

Sunday 25th August is the last of this years Bank Holiday weekends. Booooo! But don’t worry, we’re bringing back the bank holiday entertainment with Dj’s and live music from 3pm until late. It’s the last bank holiday of the year - let’s make the most of it!!

We’ve got expertly mixed cocktails, bubbly Prosecco and chilled beers all set against the backdrop of our beautiful garden. We’ll be hoping for more gorgeous weather so we can spoil you rotten with the finest food and drink in Chichester.

Let us tempt you with delicious treats from our Light Bites menu or if you’re after something more hearty, you can book a table for one of our classic Sunday Roasts with all the trimmings. Bring your friends and soak up the atmosphere!.

See you there!

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Wimbledon 2019
Jul
1
to Jul 15

Wimbledon 2019

It's that beautiful time of year again. Long, lazy afternoons spilling with sunshine and tennis. Yes, Wimbledon is back - it's officially SUMMER!

We're celebrating the season the only way we know how - fresh local strawberries (Marinated in Pinot Noir of course) and cream, plus our new twisted cocktails featuring the VaughnStar Martini & the Redhead, both perfect for summer sipping! It goes without saying that there will be Pimm’s on tap and a bit of bubbly to get you in the spirit.

Catch every match on our big screen in the garden throughout the tournament. See you there!

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World Gin Day 8th June
Jun
8
12:00 PM12:00

World Gin Day 8th June

Everyone loves a good Gin and Tonic, and luckily we will have plenty of new varieties to choose from on our new snazzy cocktail menu, launching next week!

Blended by our expert in-house mixologists, our new vibrant combinations will invigorate the senses and have you smiling from ear to ear. Join us on Saturday the 8th June and sample some of the best G&T’s around with Ali and the team.

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New Cocktail Menu at Purchases!
Jun
3
to Jun 24

New Cocktail Menu at Purchases!

Our wonderful bar staff have had the difficult job of re-jazzing our famous cocktail menu. Just imagine, hours and hours spent mixing, muddling, measuring and of course - tasting & testing! But now we need YOU to tell us what you think. Join us to sample the exciting new menu. Here’s some of what you can expect…..

~ Copa Serves ~
(50mil serve with Fever-Tree, the way it’s meant to be!)

Pink Panther ~ Pinkester Gin, Indian Tonic, Pink Grapefruit Juice, Fresh Grapefruit & Marachino Cherries

The Southdowns ~ Chilgrove Gin, Indian Tonic, Fresh Cucumber, Strawberries & Mint

The Coral ~ OPHIR Gin, Aromatic Tonic, Fresh Basil & Raspberries

~ Twisted Cocktails ~

VaughnStar Martini ~ Belenkaya Vodka, Caramel Syrup, Fresh Pinapple, Passionfruit Juice & a shot of Prosecco

Purchases Punch ~ Santa Teresa Rum, Peaky Blinders Black Spiced Rum, Orange Juice, Lime & Fresh Nutmet

Summer Berry Mock-Tini ~ Cranberry Juice, Fresh Blackberries, Lemon & Sugar

~ Prosecco Sips ~

Purchases Punch ~ Potobello Road GIn, Aperol, Indian Tonic & Prosecco

French 27 ~ Elderflower, Lemon, Portobello Road Gin & Prosecco

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Spring Bank Holiday Vibes - Sunday 26th May
May
26
3:00 PM15:00

Spring Bank Holiday Vibes - Sunday 26th May

Sunday 26th May sees the return of our ever popular Bank Holiday entertainment with live music from 3pm until late.

Think expertly mixed gin cocktails, the pop of Prosecco corks and chilled beers all set against the backdrop of our beautiful garden. We’ll be hoping for more gorgeous weather so we can spoil you rotten with the finest food and drink in Chichester.

Let us tempt you with delicious treats from our Light Bites menu or if you’re after something more hearty, you can book a table for one of our classic Sunday Roasts with all the trimmings. Bring your friends and soak up the atmosphere!.

See you there!

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National Vegetarian Week 13th - 19th May 2019
May
13
to May 19

National Vegetarian Week 13th - 19th May 2019

A whole week dedicated to our non meat eating friends!

We know the prime quality cuts are a big draw on the Purchases menu, and gosh, we do love a steak, but this week we'll be celebrating all things veg and what a treat we have lined up for you!

Get your mandibles around our plant based dishes, feast your eyes on our foraged foliage and prepare to be delighted!

In the meantime, hurry and reserve your table here. Tables will go fast for this one!

TO START

(all dishes with V are vegan, or can be made vegan)

Textures of Cauliflower

(Roasted, Puree, Bhaji) with Curry Oil (gf) (V) £8.00

Marinated Heritage Tomatoes

with Burrata & Basil Oil (GF) (V) £8.00

Spring Pea & Broad Bean Salad

with Hens Egg, Garlic Croutons & a Lemon & Dressing (gf) £8.25

MAIN COURSE

English Asparagus & Wild Mushroom Tart

with Dressed Salad £15

Parmesan & White Truffle Arancini

with Ratatouille, Rocket & Parmesan (gf) (V) £16.50

 Tempura Vegetables

with Pickled Papaya Salad, Chilli Dressing & Soy Glaze (V) £8.75/£16.50

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Party This Easter Sunday the Purchases Way!
Apr
21
12:00 PM12:00

Party This Easter Sunday the Purchases Way!

We are bringing you the best combination this Easter - DJs, Cocktails, Gin, Bubbles and more...The Purchases garden has it all this Easter Sunday!

Sit back and relax all weekend as the music begins on Sunday afternoon with our resident DJ playing across the garden. The bar will be open until late, allowing you to have more time enjoying those delicious cocktails outside.

Grab a table early, order yourself a 'Dutchess of Sussex' cocktail and get Instgrammin'. Simply post a picture of yourself with your drink in the sunny garden using the hashtag #SnapYourSussex and you'll get your next cocktail at half price!

Soak it all up with some delicious treats from our Light Bites menu or if you’re after something more hearty, you can book a table for one of our classic Sunday Roasts with all the trimmings.

See you there!

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Mother’s Day Memories on 31st March
Mar
31
11:30 AM11:30

Mother’s Day Memories on 31st March

Does your mum deserve the very best? Cherish her on this special day in the atmospheric surroundings of Purchase’s Restaurant. Our unforgettable menu created by head chef Nick Markey is packed full of seasonal delights and is sure to please. 2 courses £24.95, 3 Courses £29.95 per person and includes amazing handmade chocolates - just for the mums!

Reserve your table now to avoid disappointment https://www.resdiary.com/restaurant/purchasesbarrestaurant

MENU

TO START

English Asparagus Veloute with chive crème fraiche (GF) (v)

Heritage Beetroots with pesto, goats cheese mousse and candied pine nuts (GF) (v)

Crayfish Salad with avocado puree and bloody Mary dressing (GF)

Poached Salmon with Gun & Tonic sorbet, cucumber and coriander mayonnaise (GF)

Rustic-Style Country Pate with plum compote, pickled vegetables and toasted brioche (gf)

 

MAIN COURSE

Roast Sirloin of Beef with roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and red wine jus (gf)

Roast Loin of Pork with roast potatoes, creamed shallots and Pommery mustard sauce (gf)

Confit of Duck with dauphinoise potatoes, buttered kale cherry puree and cassis sauce (GF)

Oven-Baked Loin of Cod topped with a red pepper crust, buttered asparagus and sauce vierge (gf)

Spring Vegetable Risotto with goats cheese crumb, basil oil and red pepper reduction (GF) (v)

All roasts include seasonal vegetables

 

TO FINISH

Selection of English cheeses with quince jelly and biscuits (£3 supplement) (gf)

Vanilla Macaroon with salted caramel, Chantilly cream and cocoa sorbet (GF)

Treacle Tart with crème Anglaise and lemon curd ice cream

Lemon Panna Cotta with fresh raspberries and raspberry sorbet (GF)

Triple Chocolate Brownie with vanilla ice cream

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Tinwood Wine Event with Wine Expert, Art Tukker
Mar
20
7:30 PM19:30

Tinwood Wine Event with Wine Expert, Art Tukker

Arrival time 7:30PM for a 7:45PM start.

Grown with love in West Sussex, the Tinwood Estate quickly established itself a reputation for producing the very finest of English wines. This special evening is an opportunity for you to hear from estate owner and wine entrepreneur, Art Tukker as he chats about his favourite wines, expertly paired to complement the delights of a four-course set-menu designed with head chef Nick Markey. Diners will also receive a special discount on Tinwood Estate case wines for the evening as part of the event.

Four course menu, talk and specially selected wines £80 per person. To book your table, please call the restaurant on 01243 771444. A 50% deposit will be required to secure your place.

MENU

4 Courses for £80pp inc wine

To Start

Lightly pickled heritage beetroot with burrata and candied nuts

Fish Course

Fresh tuna loin with avocado purée and yuzu dressing.

Main

Ballotine of chicken stuffed with a foie gras mousse with wild mushroom risotto and asparagus.

Dessert

Gratin of macerated fruits, sable biscuit with Tinwood sabayon and rhubarb sorbet.


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Date Night at Purchases
Feb
26
to Mar 2

Date Night at Purchases

Impress someone special and book your table for the next Purchases Date Night. Returning in 2019 by popular demand, our special offer Tuesday menu is back to delight couples in Chichester.

Two courses from the set menu for £15 per person. Great value without being cheap - you’re bound to make a great impression.

Hop on over to our reservations page to book or give us a call on 01243 771444.

MENU 26th Feb 2019

TO START 

Chestnut Mushroom Soup

with Truffle Oil (GF) (v)

 

Roast Heritage Pumpkin

With Granola and Crème Fraiche

 

Chicken Terrine

with Charred Sweetcorn, Wild Mushrooms & Watercress Purée (gf)

 

MAIN COURSE

Poached Hake

 Spring Greens, Ratte Potatoes & Hollandaise Sauce (GF)

 

Pork Saltimbocca

With Braised Barley, Roast Shallots (GF)

 

Truffle & Parmesan Arancini

Salsa Verde & Artichoke Salad (v)

  

Fancy Something Sweet to Share? 

Assiette of Desserts for Two

Coconut Pannacotta with Pineapple, Pear Financier with Chocolate Ganache and Milk Chocolate Parfait with a Selection of Sorbets £12.50

 

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Valentines Day
Feb
14
12:00 PM12:00

Valentines Day

Love is in the air……Our head chef Nick Markey will be creating a very special four course menu to delight our couples on this romantic night. The evening set menu is £49.95 per person and tables of two booking tables before 6:15pm will receive a complimentary half bottle of prosecco.

(If you’re visiting at lunch time you can also enjoy this offer when ordering from the a la carte menu)

Valentine’s Evening Menu
£49.95 Per Person for 4 Courses


AMOUSE BOUCHE
Sweetcorn Taco with Pickled Papaya (GF) (v)
TO START

Chicken Ballotine with Roasted Sweetcorn, Sweetcorn Purée & Wild Mushrooms (gf)

OR
Textures of Cauliflower
with Halloumi Cheese (v) (gf)


MAIN COURSE
Duck Three Ways
– Breast, Bon Bon and Foie Gras with Buttered Spinach, Granola, Parsnip Purée & Blackberry Jus

OR
Poached Fillet of Turbot with White Selsey Crab Tortellini, Green Pea Purée, Samphire and Crab Bisque (gf)

OR
Wild Mushroom and Parmesan Arancini with Roquefort Sauce, Artichoke & Rocket Salad (v)

FOR DESSERT
Assiette de L’Amour for Two to Share

Or

Selection of English Cheeses, Quince Jelly, Black Grapes and Fine Crackers (gf)

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New Years Eve - See in 2019 in Style!
Dec
31
2:00 PM14:00

New Years Eve - See in 2019 in Style!

Celebrate the New Year in perfect style at Chichester’s favourite independent eatery. Whether you’re looking for a sparkling night out with a special someone, or a bigger bash with family & friends, we have two extra-special menu choices put together by our executive chef to give you either the perfect start or the prefect end to your celebrations. Choose from 4 courses for £35 (5:30 - 7pm) or 5 courses and midnight champagne toast for £55 (8:30pm onwards). View the menus here, then pop over to our reservations page to book or give us a call on 01242 771444.

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Tuesday Date Nights @ Purchases
Nov
20
to Nov 27

Tuesday Date Nights @ Purchases

Couples, listen up!

Schedules can be hectic, and if you’ve got kids, you barely have enough time to sleep, let alone give your relationship plenty of extra love. By designating a slot of time each week for “date night” you can work wonders on keeping your relationship healthy.

Let Purchases take the strain and provide you with the ambience and a delicious dinner for you and your special someone to enjoy.

2 Courses & Pre-Dinner Cocktail for only £17.50

Reserve your table now 01243 771444. Make date night happen!

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Join Us To Celebrate!
Nov
16
5:00 PM17:00

Join Us To Celebrate!

Come and join us this Friday, the 16th November as we celebrate Purchases’ second year anniversary! Come along from 5pm to 6pm for delicious canapes and a free glass of prosecco on Tim’s beautiful terrace and see how he’s nurtured it into what we think is the best outside dining and event space in Chichester. Worried about the weather? Please don’t be! We’ve got heaters and cozy blankets to keep you warm! Come and join the fun x

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Beaujolais Nouveu 2018!
Nov
15
to Nov 16

Beaujolais Nouveu 2018!

Bonjour!, wine lovers your wait is over. 

This Thursday, the world receives the newest vintage from France's Beaujolais region. Under French law, the wines cannot be released until 12:01 a.m. on the third Thursday of November, known as Beaujolais Nouveau Day.

Fermented for only a few weeks, the Beaujolais Nouveau is known for being fruity, easy to drink and low in tannins.

We are fully stocked with the new vintage & will be providing free tasters from our bar starting 12.00pm!

The kitchen have been preparing traditional Coq au Vin to be available all day. Perfect food to be washed down with plenty of the Beaujolais!

Au revoir

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Hello Honey! Purchases on tour at House of Fraser, Chichester
Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Hello Honey! Purchases on tour at House of Fraser, Chichester

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Hello Honey!

 Join us this Saturday at House of Fraser Chichester to discover Honeysuckle & Davana, our happy new floral fragrances.

Sip on enticing cocktails* created by an expert mixologist from
Purchases Bar & Restaurant and enjoy sweet treats inspired by the fragrance. 

Immerse yourself in the story of the scent, the ever-evolving character of
honeysuckle and its perfect Fragrance Combining™ partners
with our limited edition service.

Saturday 8th September
12pm - 4pm

Please call 0370 192 5785 or drop in to the Boutique to
reserve your place.

We look forward to welcoming you.

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