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3 Denne Road | Carmela's Sicilian Restaurant, Horsham RH12 1JE, England
01403 275375
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of our favourite restaurants to go to in Horsham because the food is so lovely and it's family run so you get a nice vibe. Great location for walking into town as well.

Thank Izzo123
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're feed up with fake Italian chain restaurants then this is the place for you. This is a traditional Italian restaurant with the tastiest pasta meals I've ever had in the UK. The shared platter starter with meatballs was also fantastic. If I'm visiting Horsham again then I will definitely return.

1 Thank BristolRugby
Horsham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An early birthday meal for my son-in-law at Carmela's. Haven't been there for quite a while. Big mistake - the food and service were superb and we look forward to going again very soon. We had a great evening - thank you.

1 Thank Christine2308
Horsham, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited for a family lunch on a Sunday. Half of our party were stuck in traffic and running late. The waitress was fine about it and offered us a drink and some snacks whilst we waited. Although the restaurant was not very busy there was a lovely buzz of atmosphere which made for a very pleasant dining experience. The... More 

1 Thank CBav
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch after having heard some good reviews from friends only to be sadly disappointed. We order venison which i have to say was lovely but the person who was dining with me ordered see bass which to be honest looked like the smallest fish caught that day and should have been sent back. We all had to sit... More 

Thank Maria R
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great family run restaurant. It is more expensive than High St chains (as others suggest) but you hope this means Carmella is not mass producing their food!! You get what you pay for. First time we came here was not too long after it opened; it was underwhelming, bland & expensive for the standard of food you were served at... More 

1 Thank JoEd2005
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. We had a variety of dishes and all were excellent; the pasta, the pizza, the seafood sharing platter and the dessert. All really good. Definitely worth a visit if wanting a good meal in this neighbourhood.

1 Thank thewandere
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this restaurant by sheer luck. I visit Horsham quite regularly but never walk to this part of town. We had lunch outside, the food was delicious and well presented. The waitress was helpful and friendly. It has a real nice feel about the place and would definitely visit here again. I can't wait. I had the scallops with butternut... More 

1 Thank Linda G
Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a small business meeting with Women In Business at Carmela's on 4th October - what a delicious meal! Lovely atmosphere in the restaurant, accommodating staff, good private space for a group of people. Would recommend, and plan to go again soon!

1 Thank Kirsty L
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a fantastic place!! booked table online which was simple. the table was a little earlier then i would have liked but it wasn't a big deal. when we arrived the staff were very welcoming, we were seated straight away. there was lovely peanut butter filled pretzels on the table. we were given our menus and were left plenty of... More 

1 Thank Beckycake

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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
$5 - $39
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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: 01403 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?