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The White Horse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, ,
1 High Street, Chilgrove PO18 9HX, England
+44 1243 519444
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (16 reviews)
“pie” (17 reviews)
“chilli squid” (9 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 High Street, Chilgrove PO18 9HX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What should have been a memorable evening out with my family turned out to be nothing short of a total shambles due to the appalling meal . My brother who lives in Miami had taken a lot of trouble in planning this family get together...More

2  Thank alexistuart18
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing food for lunch very very good fish dish , decor a little dark and dated I felt but persoal choice. Staff friendly a lovely spot for lunch early in the week was quiet but think weekends busy plenty of parking will go again

Thank Ladylush33
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten at the White Horse many times over the past few years but something has changed. Gone are those interesting items on the menu, like chilli squid, it now it consists of very predictable fare. And the wine pricing is outrageous. And the service...More

1  Thank Mark-atTheDownHouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this restaurant 3 months in advance for a special occasion family reunion as we live all over and rarely have the opportunity to get together. We had a very disappointing evening in spite of the beautiful setting. We were a party of 8...More

Thank Astuarts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a disappointment. We came as a party of 20 for an 80 th birthday and were thoroughly underwhelmed throughout. Grumpy reception, poor food, worse service and altogether a rather unimpressive experience. What a shame as the building is lovely and the surrounding area really...More

Thank tattimcnally
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a wonderful, bracing walk atop South Harting Down we decided to visit the White Horse for an early evening meal after noting from the 2018 Good Pub Guide that we were very close (3 miles). Fabulous pub, extremely welcoming landlord and bar staff who...More

Thank x333xxx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful evening. The food was excellent as was the service. Lovely friendly staff.Our sons Mother-in-law was over from Australia & it was the perfect place to take her for an evening meal.

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a great pub, lovely location and good and tasteful decoration. Food was fine - nothing exceptional but fine. On the expensive side. But service was the issue- Wonderful service on arrival from a nice waitress- but she went home. Her replacement was a lady...More

Thank guy32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Iv herd so many great things about this pub from family and friends!! Me and my husband decided we would book a nice anniversary meal (why not push the boat out we deserved it) And I can’t even begin to explain how much of a...More

1  Thank melwatson1234
ManagmentWH, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mel, Thank you for your feedback, Due to the serious nature of this review, please could you contact the below email address directly so we can discuss this further. Kind Regards, Poppy info@thewhitehorse.co.uk

Reviewed 3 July 2018

This place is fabulous......lovely patio area .....rooms clean and modern situated in gardens.....quirky bit was your milk is delivered first thing in the morning to your door so you can make a nice cuppa while sitting in the garden area.......food totally fabulous.....friendly staff very well...More

Thank Fishing462
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 High Street, Chilgrove PO18 9HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chilgrove
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 519444
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Set in the South Downs National Park, in acres of rolling Sussex countryside, The White Horse is an award-winning country inn offering seasonal British cuisine, stylish bedrooms and a warm and friendly service. Combining rustic elegance and contemporary design, The White Horse has won 'Best Pub' of the year at GQ Food & Drink Award 2015, 'Best Drinks Offer in a Pub' by Harpers Awards 2015 and has been awarded 1 Rosette and 5 Star Accommodation by the AA. The White Horse is also part of 'Pub group of the Year 2016' by The Good Pub Guide and is 'South East Winner' in Guns on Pegs Good Shoot Hotel Awards 2015. The spacious rooms include king-sized beds draped in the finest Egyptian cotton and luxurious English wool throws. The en-suite bathrooms are a mix of roll top copper baths and calming rain showers, complete with handmade bath oils and soaps from Branche d'Olive. Some bedrooms also feature private patios fitted with large hot tubs. Rooms also include 50" flat screen televisions, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities with fresh milk delivered at the door every morning. Dogs are very welcome and dog beds and bowls are available. Guests can enjoy seasonal British food including home-made bar snacks, fresh game, fish and seafood and pub classics. The Chef sources his produce from the surrounding estates and farms and from the South Coast. To accompany the food, an extensive wine list and some regional ales are available. Goodwood Estate, featuring a golf course designed in 1914, motor racing, horse racing and flying club is just 10 minutes' drive from The White Horse, as well as the Chichester Festival Theatre and Weald & Downland Open Air Museum. There is free parking and an helicopter landing pad at the property.
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