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Old London Road | Worthing, Washington, England
+44 1903 892271
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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the best undiscovered restaurant in West Sussex, we were a table of 6 and had the set course with a couple of bottles of wine, exceptional food, exceptional service, thank you will be back again

Thank Justin F
Level Contributor
27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to this lovely restaurant a few times over the years and it has always been to the same high standard. Family run you are assured of a friendly welcome and speedy attention. There is absolutely nothing to fault. You are first served with a beautiful artisan bread basket and your own bread board and knife and then on... More 

Thank DidsterUk
Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Walking into this restaurant was like stepping back into the 80's! The decor is in need of updating; plastic flowers, a very floral carpet, and rafia blinds covering the ceiling.....It all felt very dated. We opted for the set menu, and tucked into the tasty warm bread before being given a chefs special appetiser which was a small slice of... More 

Thank MrsHLM
Horsham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Greeted with a smile from Andy, and a "Kir Royal" as an appetiser... This petite restaurant has a lot to offer. Our choice was to go a'la carte and was a great decision. Quaint tables with lots of very 80-90's character..A blast from the past, very warming and hospitable. We all went for the fish starters, prawns with garlic dressing,... More 

Thank Phil J
Crawley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Can only but highly recommend the Chardonnay. Service to the customer is only surpassed by the quality of the food. Fantastic steak with extremely good size portions and unlike other high class restaurants you will not leave hungry! Prices as you would expect from a high class restaurant is not cheap however it is still very good value with wines... More 

Thank rjsalpha
Upper Beeding, null, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Having revisited the restaurant I can only say that the standard of food and service has maintained it's very high standard with the added bonus of a set menu for only £15.95. The proof of a good restaurant is that you have to book as just turning up will inevitably result in you being dissapointed.

Thank Robert C
West Sussex
Level Contributor
95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Went here this week for their set lunch menu which was really superb. The food was excellent and extremely good value. This is a lovely traditional restaurant with a friendly warm atmosphere. We will be back

2 Thank A&JEngland
Sandbach, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is a quirky place that is trying really hard and succeeding in some areas but ultimately letting itself down with its sky high pricing. We visited with friends who often visit so before we arrived, we had an idea of what to expect. Upon arrival, our coats were taken from us and we were offered Bombay mix, kettle crisps... More 

Thank Andrew L
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a nice dinner at the Chardonnay before Christmas. Two couples celebrating a birthday. We were treated very warmly and the service was good throughout. It is a modest establishment, unpretentious but clearly taking pride in its offering. The food was fine but very dated, exhibiting a standard that has long been eclipsed by the market. In short it... More 

Thank Mark R
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Very good service by varied aged staff- very good food with excellent soup and other starters. Three excellent mains - one less so. Two excellent desserts and attentive but not intrusive device. Wine list reasonable in price and traditional in scope. Coffee indifferent.

Thank Tim B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
British, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old London Road | Worthing, Washington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 892271

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?