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The Horse guards inn

Upperton Road | Tillington, Tillington, England
+44 1798 342332
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (18 reviews)
“kedgeree” (4 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Upperton Road | Tillington, Tillington, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pub that has long been a favourite but I feel like the old ambiance; the attention to detail; the orderliness and the quality of the food is not what it was. The decorations aren't as awe-inspiring as they used to be and...More

Thank BridgetSussex15
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard so much about this place; called the best pub to eat in around, but it was a shock that the food quality and service was so poor. Bank Holiday Sunday night; it wasn't busy. We had a drink in the garden which is...More

Thank Fi20b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very enjoyable lunch. Well prepared dishes attractively presented. Cheerful and hardworking staff. Pub garden with large children’s playground. Dogs welcomed. Good value. What’s not to like?

Thank 510christine
Reviewed 10 April 2018

As many people have commented the ambience of this 'destination pub' is very pleasant. I am afraid that the much vaunted views were obscured on a damp and foggy night. Also potential visitors should be aware there is no car park, parking I am sure...More

Thank HARWOOD186406
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Still the best mid-range place to eat in Petworth and environs, although this time the service (normally charming) was of the heavily tattooed, slightly in-your-face type of bossy/friendly. Offputting, as the food was good. Crab pasta main course portion sizes are veering towards the minuscule,...More

Thank Rektikano
Reviewed 4 April 2018

No way your average pub grub. What a menu and the food was beautiful. Wonderful atmosphere and very tastefully decorated. We were a lunchtime party of 9 and had various different dishes. We were all very pleased with our choices. This is a bit pricey...More

Thank sldraper
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

If you want good food and a good atmosphere then this is the place. Owner knows his stuff on wines although the list could be improved but it is already better than the average gastro. Tiny bit pricey for what it is but on the...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 20 February 2018

As a regular - but sadly not frequent - visitor to the Horseguards, we celebrated a milestone birthday for my wife there with friends today. A very happy experience all around starting with a bottle of Upperton Nebula sparking which was delicious as an accompanyment...More

Thank mtse
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The ambience of the Horseguards has improved since our last visit, and the food was very good indeed. My bouillabaisse was excellent, but but wife's venison was a bit tough. It was changed with no fuss, and she enjoyed the very good trout she then...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We looked forward to revisiting a pub we have visited every 1-2 years for the last 15 years. Usual suspects in our group, for lunch. The old shop service is no longer running, but what struck us was the hike in prices. I was the...More

1  Thank dairwin
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Gypsgris | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs - on leash - when I was there. Dogs are definitely not a problem.
John S
10 September 2016|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I didn't stay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upperton Road | Tillington, Tillington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Tillington
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 342332
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