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3 Denne Road | Carmela's Sicilian Restaurant, Horsham RH12 1JE, England
+44 1403 275375
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Horsham sussex
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259 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went here for our anniversary and as usual we weren't disappointed. The Venison was wonderful as was everything else we had. It's nice to eat in a non chain restaurant. The staff are wonderful.

1 Thank suejm
Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always lovely food atmosphere and service but can be a bit expensive . Not a place for noise tho as they like diners to respect each other

1 Thank Julie T
Milton Keynes
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice friendly welcome and a warm atmosphere in this restaurant. Staff are so helpful and just nice people. Very good menu and range of wines. The Sicilian Passimiento red wine was very good. The food quality, taste and presentation was of a very high quality; no wonder it is so difficult to obtain a reservation here at the weekend! My... More 

2 Thank Michael M
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137 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amelia your lovely pretty waitress made our sunny visit to your restaurant even better. Sitting in your garden surrounded by olive trees and the warmth of spring sun was just lovely. Then to add to this your food was delicious. We will be back Thank you.

3 Thank sgreen3
Crawley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find this place is! The food is absolutely delicious and generous portions of everything. T-bone waaaay bigger than we expected! Came here with a friend visiting from Australia, showing her the town again where she originally came from years ago, and it was so nostalgic. Service was great too, we are all so busy chatting that we... More 

1 Thank CeruleanSun
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our staff party here and celebrated a birthday. It is a fantastic place, the food was amazing,great atmosphere and the staff are so friendly and helpful. I will definitely be back and highly recomend it for a great evening.

1 Thank Sue M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this wonderful restaurant again with a friend of my partner who lives locally and it was even better than our last visit 2 years ago. We'd not booked but fortunately they were able to accomodate us. Our young waitress, Amilia, was a total delight and so attentive, recommending a good wine for my partner and also her excellent choice... More 

2 Thank Heather Q
Horsham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent traditional Sicilian restaurant , a change from the usual tired Italian , with some different style dishes, an excellent fish soup /stew as a main, and a Sicilian belly pork dish to name a couple, plus a very reasonable wine list.Most of the dishes seem to be huge -especially the calzone-which was delicious.All staff friendly, and happy to give... More 

2 Thank Angela C
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had visited Carmela with some friends a few weeks ago and when we left, we were handed a ribbon tied menu for Valentines night. We promptly booked. The evening was lovely. They were very busy but the service and food were great.

2 Thank Elaine A
Barcelona, Spain
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great, freshly prepared, authentic Italian food, great service, good wine, thanks for making my husband's birthday lunch so enjoyable! We will be back!

3 Thank sophiewainer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 40
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Denne Road | Carmela's Sicilian Restaurant, Horsham RH12 1JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 275375
The Carmela Italian Restaurant is run by the Raciti family and offers an authentic Italian dining experience for all the family. Based in Denne Road Horsham, West Sussex, the 16th century listed building has been completely renovated from top to toe in a contemporary yet charming style which is both warm and inviting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?