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The White Horse

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1 High Street, Chilgrove PO18 9HX, England
+44 1243 519444
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (16 reviews)
“pie” (18 reviews)
“chilli squid” (9 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:30 Hours
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1 High Street, Chilgrove PO18 9HX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you to The White Horse. Family and friends enjoyed a feast of delectation with fabulous venison, beer and wine. The only way to improve it would be to speed it up. Still, if we had known it would take the extra time it would...More

Thank private385
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in a stylish comfortable room which included white fluffy towels, upmarket toiletries and a powerful shower. The room was spotlessly clean. The food was very good with a large choice of breakfasts. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Although...More

Thank MPCroft
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious grilled halloumi baguette & a pint of tap water (served with a smile beside a roaring fire).

1  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely ambience and very pleasant waitress, but was underwhelmed by the food. The chilli squid was nice, but had a very small amount of aleoli with it and was just scattered with chunks of raw chilli. I then had chicken stuffed with apricots, it was...More

1  Thank mary w
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I have known this pub/ restaurant under different managements for 25 years. Having booked earlier, we rang to say we would be a little late and were told that would be fine so long as we arrived within half an hour, We arrived comfortably within...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife Really enjoyed eating at this place. Very warm welcoming, nice decor, food was fantastic and staff were brilliant. Will be coming back again soon an I would recommend this place to anyone!

Thank andy549755
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Read some of the reviews on here and clearly have a different review from me. Been here twice now and the service has been excellent and the food exceptional. I have no hesitation bringing friends and family here. Well worth a visit - won’t disappoint....More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Value for money has reduced- high priced menu. I had the venison special for £26 but whilst tasty was surprised how small it was for the price. Again desert tasted nice- hot chocolate fondant but was small considering it cost £8.95. Specials were nice but...More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 21 February 2018

The white horse had a change of staff when we returned since we come here 5 months ago when we got married, Got to say lovely people couldn't ask for better so friendly and helpful. Definitley will be returning again .

Thank perrynicholls
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Stayed here with a group of friends for a mile-stone birthday. 9 rooms booked altogether and everyone seemed really happy with the accommodation. Every room is slightly different with all the nice touches of bathrobes, products, tea/coffee etc. Booked the large table for 17 (a...More

Thank KHA1
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
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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