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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%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 High Street, Chilgrove PO18 9HX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first time ever writing a review on TripAdvisor but I am compelled to do so because I feel so strongly disappointed at our Christmas Day experience at The White Horse. Having been before for dinner and enjoyed it, and knowing that The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Terrierlover81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two visits in one week says it all! Both times we had excellent food and service with a choice of local specials despite it being the Christmas period. It was welcoming, plenty of parking and impressively already has 4 electric car charging points. Most definately...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pamsie55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is nothing to be recommended about this place. Food awful, service poor and the décor/setting is scruffy including a muddy carpark. Very overpriced too

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 13 December 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed lunch at this restaurant, particularly the pork belly main course. We had a starter as well and found that we could not manage a pudding due to the quantity of food! The staff were friendly and the service timed nicely. The surroundings...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 10 December 2018

On Friday afternoon I called The White Horse and, selecting option 2 for the restaurant, was forwarded to an answering service which requested a detailed message and promised to return my call. I clearly stated my phone number and requested a table for Sunday lunch....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PEW55
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at the White Horse Saturday evening and the restaurant/pub is beautifully decorated with a good atmosphere. The staff are all attentive and very friendly. The food is very nice but some of the starters are quite expensive (£13.95 for two scallops with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GaryMichelle65
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We stayed here in early October with friends. The staff are very friendly. The rooms are great. The food was excellent (especially the game pie). We had a great stay here and will definitely be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 257garyb
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Arriving here in the dark makes you feel back in the Middle Ages (almost). But once inside you are in a different world. Food preparation was above the average expected in places like these, which was reflected by the prices. Although not exorbitant, it wasn’t...More

Thank montecatiniduck
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A beautiful venue with an honest welcome when you arrive. Food was second to none and the sea bream was an utter delight

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank casmow
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was our third meal out on a recent trip to Chichester and it was the best. I can't quite give it 5 stars because it is expensive. I had a lovely meal, sea bass in a mussel and saffron sauce with a potato terrine...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 5tanand0llie
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Restaurant Details

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  • 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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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