Search > Rainbow

NOTICE: Venues need your support more than ever during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

A nationwide lockdown is currently in place in England, and you are required by law to stay at home. Hospitality venues can still provide food takeaway and delivery services, but can only sell alcohol by delivery service.

But please be aware that opening hours and services may be different to those displayed here. Before visiting or ordering from any venue, we strongly advise you to check its website or social media, or get in touch with them first to avoid disappointment.

If you see any details here that need updating, please let us know by submitting feedback on the pub.


(formerly Happy Medium; Rainbow)

56 St. Paul's Road
PO19 3BW

View on Map | OS Map

Social Links

Opening Times

Monday5.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 9.00 pm


Joy Thompson

About the Pub

A popular Georgian suburban local with a part wood-panelled L-shaped bar and plenty of seating. It is one of only two free houses in the city. The atmosphere is cosy in winter and airy in summer. There is a coal fire at one end and a restaurant area including in a conservatory at the other.  On Wed to Sun, the full menu of reasonably priced home made bar snacks and meals are available lunchtimes and during the evenings when the pub is open. Food typically includes casseroles, mini-roasts, various burgers with home made chips and salad, and puddings. The restaurant area is also available for private functions. Quiz night Weds eves. Well worth the short walk from the busy city centre. See Facebook for longer summer opening hours.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Bowman Yumi

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Downlands Brewery --varies--
  • Goldmark --varies--
  • Langham Hip Hop

Source: Local

Email this pub to a friend

Rainbow, Chichester


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Not Mon & Tue.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Not Mon, Tue & Sun.

  • Parking Parking

    Limited street parking.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Fun quiz Wed eve.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Outside at the front.

  • WiFi Wifi

View on Larger Map | OS Map


56 St. Paul's Road
PO19 3BW

Sat Nav Reference

50.842042, -0.781692

OS Reference



  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

Stagecoach: 46 (Not eves nor Sun), 47 (Not eves nor Sun); Emsworth and District: 54 (Not eves nor Sun)

Closest Station (1200m)



On B2188 150yds NW of Northgate

Submit Pub Feedback to CAMRA

We welcome the help of all users to contribute to this important campaigning project. Please use the form below to submit feedback or updates directly to the CAMRA branch for consideration.

Please note that any changes mentioned WILL NOT have an immediate effect on but will instead be emailed directly to the CAMRA branch Pubs Officer for consideration. If you provide your name and/or email address this information will also be visible to the Pubs Officer, who may use this information to follow up your feedback. IF YOU WISH TO CONTACT THE PUB DIRECT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS FORM.

Submit Beer Scores

The National Beer Scoring System has been upgraded and is now fully integrated with, making finding a pub and scoring your beers much easier.

Beer scoring is only available to CAMRA members. To start scoring please login below or join CAMRA on the national website.

Join CAMRA | Member Login

Campaign for your local

We campaign on a number of issues to help keep pubs open and pints affordable. If you love beer and pubs, get involved today!

Find out more

The Red (On)Lion
Save your local pub Join CAMRA The Red (On)Lion
Close overlay