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Camellia Restaurant @ South Lodge Hotel

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Bothy Cottage South Lodge Hotel Brighton Road, Horsham RH13 6PS, England
+44 1403 891711
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best Restaurants in Sussex Food was beautifully cooked and presented wine list was also fantastic, with a brilliant sommelier Definitely will go again

Thank Mark E
Brighton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is beautiful. The dining area is also lovely, very relaxed and spacious. 6 of us dined here having an appetiser, stater, mains, dessert and coffee. Everything looks and tasted beautiful in my opinion. However for the price - service should have been better. Things were forgotten and 5 of us were given appetisers and one person was missed.... More 

Thank ebonyjameskent
Copthorne, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Took some friends for Sunday lunch. Both them and us have been to this restaurant in the past, both our last visits were not good. However, decided to give The Camelia Restaurant another chance. As we alighted from the taxi, two staff members came out to greet us...excellent start! We were shown into the lounge area where our friends were... More 

1 Thank Keith C
West Molesey
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Eight course taster menu. When you saw the size of the portions you thought, I'm still going to be hungry at the end. At the end of the EXPERIENCE we were both pretty full. The 10 course menu would have been too much. It's not a meal so don't go expecting one. It's an experience to be enjoyed. Taste buds... More 

1 Thank David J
Sussex, UK
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Although we live quite close to South Lodge we have only been in the hotel for weddings and afternoon tea. So we decided to treat ourselves to Sunday lunch in the Camelia. Service from the moment we sat at the table to the end of the meal was faultless. For starters we had butternut squash and roast lamb, both rather... More 

1 Thank Scott408
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Dinner and breakfast were sampled. Food excellent and choice at breakfast very good indeed. Wine list for dinner reasonable. Service efficient See my hotel review for more details

3 Thank ADean19
Horsham UK
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194 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nine of us went to celebrate our multiple family birthdays, as we often do. This year things were different, and quite disappointing. We ate in the Camelia restaurant which may have been our mistake. The food was very slow to the table, as we had not been asked to choose our menu whilst taking cocktails for an hour beforehand. The... More 

Thank IGGAHorshamUK
Daniel W, Hotel Operations Manager at Camellia Restaurant @ South Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your experience with us for Sunday Lunch. Our Food and Beverage Manager Michael is personally looking into your feedback and also the feedback you have sent us direct. He will be in touch shortly. With Best Wishes Dan Hotel Operations Manager More 

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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have eaten at the Camelia many times but have never written a review before. Having just enjoyed a perfect Sunday lunch (yet again), we thought we should make amends. The 3 course lunch which also comes with delicious home baked bread rolls and an amuse bouche represents fantastic value at £32.50. The food is always of great quality and... More 

5 Thank pomegranateseaford
Crawley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife was given a voucher for a three course lunch for two, my brother and his wife joined us for lunch at Camellia Restaurant .The moment we entered the stunning hotel we were treated to some of the best service we have ever experienced, escorted to the bar by a delightful young lady,where we enjoyed some pre dinner drinks,... More 

6 Thank Just j
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Hugh Disappointment! It started with a Kia Royale that's tasted like neat cordial which we flagged to the waitress who apologised; it was clear she did not have the correct receipt for the drink so we asked for two glasses of champagne instead (house champagne is Taittinger) this tasted very light and lacked body and we later discover we were... More 

1 Thank Marina Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$40
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bothy Cottage South Lodge Hotel Brighton Road, Horsham RH13 6PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 891711

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?