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3 Denne Road, Horsham RH121JE, England
01403 275375
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Carmela Italian Restaurant is run by the Raciti family and offers an...
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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  • 91
    Very good
  • 50
    Average
  • 27
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  • 13
    Terrible
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

Ate here the night before a friends wedding, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Lovely food - only had a main course so cant judge the whole menu but we were happy with what we had albeit we certainly would not have wanted to pay anymore. Slightly annoyed at having a service charge added to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Jessica Scarlet C
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Romantic
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English first
Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

i have been here twice and both times I have hated it, Found it slow service, I had the t,bone steak which was £25, I received a small flat chewy quick fry steak, Was not impressed, The second time my husband went and had the chicken,bacon with a vegetables on the side, The veg was overcooked and the honey glaze... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

One of my fave restaurants! Thanks for lovely authentic food and excellent service every time we visit. We will be back again soon! Would recommend.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Ate here the night before a friends wedding, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Lovely food - only had a main course so cant judge the whole menu but we were happy with what we had albeit we certainly would not have wanted to pay anymore. Slightly annoyed at having a service charge added to the bill, we were not in... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just moved into town and am always willing to give the local independents ago. The interior is a big let down. Uncomfortable seating . The high back conservatory type chairs feel they are about to collapse. Nothing about this place says Scillian restaurant. The pasta mains were good. But at nearly £50 including the 11.5% service they add, for a... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

had s lovely meal here, there were 6 of us and we ordered various different meals and everyone was delicious

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We tryed lot of restaurants around horsham but this is something special, food it is amazing like Calamari ,zuppa di pesce ,oh my god it was sublime service also was efficient in a frindly manner. Definitely will comeback

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Me and my mum have just come back from our trip up to Horsham, I decided to go there as I have a Gormet card which allows me to have 2 for 1 on main meals there. As it was in the week and at lunch time it was very quiet, the waiter was lovely and the food was also... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Judging by the four and five star reviews posted here, I can only assume that my wife and I were extremely unlucky to visit Carmela when we did. For a starter we ordered the 'Mare', described as 'Fried golden seafood served with smoked swordfish and rocket salad.' While the swordfish was delicious, the battered seafood was anemic and yet overcooked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went to Carmelas today for my birthday lunch treat. We've been a couple of times before and have always been impressed. The staff were helpful and friendly. The food was very reasonably priced and very authentic yet imaginative. The restaurant has lovely cosy (not small) feel to it. Thoughtfully decorated and a great ambience. I quite like the Italian... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

clean and neat restaurant polite staff very good service all food being delivered to tables looked excellent no complaints at all

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Additional Information about Carmela

Address: 3 Denne Road, Horsham RH121JE, England
Phone Number: 01403 275375
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 50
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Denne Road, Horsham RH121JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham
  • Phone Number: 01403 275375

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?