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3 Denne Road, Horsham RH121JE, England
01403 275375
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Ranked #22 of 134 Restaurants in Horsham
Price range: $6 - $50
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Excellent out of this world Italian food took me to Roma si si.My dream is to visit Italy so I visit this cafe beco it gives me the italian Buzzźzz love it .Try it when to visit Hosham so you can taste Roma

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Crawley
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We visited Carmela Sicilian Restaurant following a recommendation. Friendly service was very quick, probably because the restaurant was very quiet. I ordered roast potatoes as a starter and what arrived was a bowl of what appeared to be boiled potatoes which had been sliced and then put in the oven for a short time. They were nice to eat but... More 

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West Sussex
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We went here for a family get-together, there was a lovely warm atmosphere throughout the evening, the food was tasty and home-cooked, would definitely visit again.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely family run restaurant that never disappoints. Great food and friendly warm service in s lovely building.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visiting Horsham for my son's birthday, I asked them to suggest somewhere nice for lunch and we settled on Carmela because they know I like Italian food and they have eaten there before. We hadn't booked in advance but by the time we got there it was outside the usual time for lunch so there was no problem finding a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have eaten at Carmela restaurant on more than 1 occasion and each time it has been very good in every respect. The Italian cooking is authentic Sicilian family style and the whole atmosphere of the place is homely and welcoming along with good service. No hesitation in recommending Carmela.

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We visited this restaurant with a group of friends for a 50th celebratory meal, after looking at options available we settled on this venue and my wife made the booking on line, calling ahead on the night to ensure the booking was ok as we were running 5 minutes late which was confirmed. On arrival the surroundings were modern, bright... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Food is good, not great but usually quite tasty and good. Service is courteous and friendly but I find the price of eating there to be more fitting for a special occasion than going for some wholesome Italian food. We paid over 80 pounds for a dinner for two, with only two courses and didn't even drink wine with dinner!... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Went here for a friends 50th, food was outstanding and the staff attentive. Lovely setting and a nice little touch at the end with a free speciality drink. Will definitely be returning

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Outstanding. The food and service were just excellent. This is so much more than an 'Italian Restaurant', would highly recommend that you make a visit and find out for yourselves. The seafood soup was delicious! We look forward to visiting again very soon.

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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

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