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“Fabulous and gluten free assured”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Restaurant Tristan

Restaurant Tristan
Ranked #2 of 162 Restaurants in Horsham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $60
Cuisines: French, European, British
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Housed in a 16th Century building in the historic town of Horsham, Restaurant Tristan opened in 2008 and has been a firm favourite with local foodies ever since. Inside, original wooden beams contrast with contemporary style to create an intimate setting for lunch or dinner. Chef and Proprietor Tristan Mason worked in top restaurants like The Greenhouse and Mirabelle before becoming Head Chef at The Hare where he achieved his first Michelin Star. The menu at Restaurant Tristan is predominantly British with some creative French influences, with dishes like terrine of pheasant and turbot with truffle risotto taking centre stage. Ingredients are locally sourced wherever possible and the extensive wine list is designed to complete this truly unforgettable dining experience.
Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fabulous and gluten free assured”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

What a fantastic lunch. As a coeliac who is very sensitive to gluten I was really reassured by the knowledge of all the staff. The warm and very tasty gluten free bread was practically on the table before I sat down. The chefs complimentary dish was gluten free as were the delicious chocolates and jellies served after the meal. The service and food cannot be faulted. Will be back for an evening meal with a group of friends very soon.

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank Debbie C
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Wonderful Food in a Simple but Attractive Room”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

It's tucked away in the old centre of Horsham in what looks to be an old original beamed first floor room. The cooking, service and setting of this restuarant is very good. We ordered from the daily lunch menu at £18 for two courses all of which was top class. Presentation was as good as I have experienced - and they deserve their new Michelin star.
They also have a small cafe on the ground floor which would be greta for a meeting with afriend and some shopping in Horsham's car free centre.

Great Value and a lovely experience.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank tgw8
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“a good effort in horsham”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2013

have eaten here three times over the last 2 or 3 years. the food is very good but possibly at risk of becoming a bit overcomplicated. at our last visit there were some great flavours but perhaps too many on the same plate, also making for some over elaborate presentation. desserts were variable, the banana tarte tatin was not a success. service was enthusiastic but somewhat rustic and the wine service was below par. overall this place deserves to do well but could do with a little polishing.

  • Visited February 2013
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1 Thank gourmike
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2013

First visit to Tristans over the Xmas period and we had the Xmas tasting menu with wine. I have been fortunate to eat in other Michelin Star restaurants and have to say Tristan's did not disappoint. Every course was delicious and every course's accompanied wine was delightful. The Chef is clearly first class and should be congratulated.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Paul W
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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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“My fiancée took me there for my birthday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

Food was amazing, service, atmosphere was excellent. This is a top end restaurant and did not disappoint. Presentation of food was to a very high standard, and the taste was exquisite. Would definitely recommend to anyone for a special occasion.

Visited April 2012
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3 Thank Martin D
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