Dining out in Bognor Regis just got better. While many travellers might call The Aviator one of their favourite watering holes when visiting the charming seaside town, the savvy know that it’s one of the best places to get classic pub grub. It couldn’t be better located either and can be found on The Esplanade in a landmark location.
The eatery is based in the historic Carlton Hotel. And it’s not just hotel and apartment guests that can indulge in their hearty British dishes. The restaurant has become one of the best places to eat for families looking to dine out in Bognor Regis with families looking for homecooked meals after a day at the seaside. Best of all, diners can enjoy stunning views of the pier and the ocean which are just a few minutes’ walk away.
Places to eat in Bognor Regis don’t get much more welcoming or quirky than The Aviator. Their staff will do their utmost to make everyone feel at home. Like any good local pub, the atmosphere is very casual and family-friendly. Kids will love the cargo plane, which can be seen above the bar wall and sports fans can won’t miss out on goals as they dine either.
Guests are advised to bring their appetites as The Aviator is known as one of the more generous British restaurants when it comes to its gut-busting portions. Their menus change with the seasons, giving diners a taste of locally sourced ingredients and new dishes all year round. Past delights have included everything from scotch eggs and tuna salad to homemade lasagne and bangers and colcannon mash.
Whether it’s a meal with the whole family or a quick bite with friends, a meal at The Aviator is sure to tick all the right boxes. Any visit will be even more of a treat for tastecard members who can enjoy exclusive restaurant savings when they call to book ahead and present their cards upon arrival. It’s the best excuse to order another round at the bar, an extra course or one of their tempting puddings.
Please note: You must book in advance and mention the tastecard to be entitled to the discount. The tastecard restaurant discount is not available on bank holidays or celebration days – including, but not limited to, Valentine’s Day, Mothering Sunday, Father's Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The discount is also unavailable throughout December.