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The Horse guards inn

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Upperton Road | Tillington, Tillington, England
01798 342 332
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, friendly staff ......but: limited (fussy) menu

I went for lunch with my husband after we read glowing reports. The place is cosy, there is a big garden, it's a mix between a pub and a shop (you can buy flowers, eggs and bread). The menu: it is limited, it is very limited with an interesting variety of dishes. There were no pub staples like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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English first
UK
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223 reviews 223 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I went for lunch with my husband after we read glowing reports. The place is cosy, there is a big garden, it's a mix between a pub and a shop (you can buy flowers, eggs and bread). The menu: it is limited, it is very limited with an interesting variety of dishes. There were no pub staples like soup, sausages... More 

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London, England
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206 reviews 206 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It holds one of the Good Pub Guide's County Dining Pub of the year which it richly deserved. We got there through the GPG - sadly so did what looked like most of the county as, on a Saturday lunchtime it was heaving. We were so lucky that the helpful and efficient young staff were briskly dealing with the large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Beautiful Inn with lots of character. The food is excellent and the service is efficient and polite.

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Sussex,England
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We met up with two old friends for lunch.The menu is changed daily and we were all four delighted with what we had.Pate and potted shrimp starters very nicely done.Venison,mutton(what a joy to see it instead of lamb) and cod main dishes very nicely presented and tasty.Nice wine list,exceptional Vinho Verde.None of it cheap but good value.Service by two young... More 

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

haven't been here for 20 years + since the king and Barnes days. Called in on the off chance on a Sunday evening, when staying locally. The decor and pub inside is wonderful, hasn't lost its old pub style and charm, real fires going, great real ale ( Harvey's), staff were helpful quick to get food etc The food was... More 

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great setting and a lot of attention to decor so a nice place to visit. Unfortunately, the food and overall experience not great. Stood by the bar for quite some time without being acknowledged or offered a drink which wasn't great. The menu left us all uninspired without any 'normal' pub food choices. Ended up with two starters both of... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I visited this evening for a girly catch-up with my friend, had a broccoli, alexander and cashew nut soup as a starter and wild bass, honey aubergine and cous cous for a main, both were absolutely delicious and reasonable value for money. My friend had a chorizo/pork spread starter and then a gnocchi and veal ragu main, again I got... More 

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Ash Vale
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20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We came here on a friend's recommendation after spending the afternoon walking around Petworth Park. This is a real gem hidden from the main road - but signposted. There are several small rooms each with a fire or wood burner and lots of quirky stylish features. We had a lovely view over the beautiful church opposite. The food is fantastic;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The pubs is massively atmospheric, boho meets character country pub. The food was outstanding and the staff both cool and attentive. Everything about it was wonderful and both my boys and I will be back again.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A gem of find. Set back off the road at Tillington, The Horse Guards is a magical place.. Enter into warmth and comfort with a choice of very good beers and wines. The menu will not fail to satisfy any taste. Try the selection of breads with dips as a taster. The menu is a joy.. The ambience is simply... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Upperton Road | Tillington, Tillington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Tillington
  • Phone Number: 01798 342 332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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