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3 Denne Road, Horsham RH121JE, England
01403 275375
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Ranked #21 of 134 Restaurants in Horsham
Price range: $6 - $48
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
west sussex
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I have eaten at Carmela's a number of times now for different occasions and have always enjoyed the authentic food and the lovely atmosphere. I chose Carmela's for a party of 12 girls for my birthday as I knew it would be good value and suit everyone's tastes. We were asked to pre-book our menu choices which was not a... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We went for lunch during on a Saturday and although the restaurant was moderately busy service was fine. The food is good and the portion size more than generous! Lunch is moderately priced and the overall experience was most pleasant. We will go again I'm sure,

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We arrived and shown to our seats. Service was quick. But the restaurant was not busy. We had an assorted range of starters and mains. All starters were ok 1 of the mains was disappointing ( penne with chicken milanaise as the chicken in breadcrumbs was very overdone. We have used the place in the past and it it generally... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I visited Carmela with a group of work colleagues to celebrate a partial retirement. The selection of food for a lunchtime was wonderful. The waiters were pretty on the ball and kept our party supplied with the essentials.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had decided to go to Carmela for a Christmas meal as a group of friends and had pre ordered from the set 3 course menu. The restaurant was busy and we were seated upstairs. We expected it to be a little slow because of how busy it was, but it took well over an hour to get our starters... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had a charming waitress (didn't get her name - law student) who probably made the evening as good as it was but a very decent restaurant nevertheless. Very well appointed with a particularly "warm style". The menu was good and we selected various dishes for starters (mixed seafood platter and goat's cheese/beetroot bruschetta) and for mains, venison, sea bass... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Good food but service is again poor. No attention to detail. Had to repeatedly request things. Asked for water 4 times before it arrived. Meals arrived without cutlery. Felt we were rushed out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I had the best time this lunch time. The food was amazing, the service was excellent and the staff were incredibly nice and fun. There was one waitress in particular Michaela that you should all ask to be served by. She was truly amazing. Thanks Michaela for everything. Conor

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sussex
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Was our second time at Carmela. And it did not disappoint, at all I really like it here because it is not a chain of restaurants. It is independent and family run (from what I have been told!) We were a group of six. Meeee seated immediately. If you go on the weekend I recommend you book in advance. Every... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 helpful votes 7 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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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 - 48
Cuisine: Italian

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