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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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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us dined at South Lodge on a Saturday evening and overall the meal and everything about South Lodge was good. Pleasant and helpful staff, nice surroundings and decor and a good menu with good food. I have however only rated this 3 stars as it all felt really overpriced...I eat out for business and pleasure a fair bit... More 

Thank Jon T
Management response:

Dear Jon, May I thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to South Lodge and the Camellia Restaurant. We really value your feedback and appreciate your comments. I am delighted to read that overall your had an enjoyable evening with us, however I am disappointed to see that you didn't feel the dining experience was worthy... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I are staying in South Lodge and had a dinner at Camellia as part of our package. The food was absolutely delicious, and the staff were wonderful. A special thanks goes to the lovely, friendly Italian waiter (if you read this - please accept our apologies for missing your name) who helped us with our wine choice... More 

Thank Angela B
Management response:

Dear Angela, Thank you so very much for writing such a lovely review of your recent visit to the Camellia Restaurant. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable evening with us and very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards Kerra Byrne Guest Relations More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our latest visit to this stylish , but comfortable , hotel restaurant for Sunday lunch with family and friend. Sunday lunch was a very pleasant experience. A variety of attractive, expertly cooked courses with a centrepiece of succulent roast beef and Yorkshire Pudding with an array of seasonal vegetables (and a sensible amount of gravy!). Service throughout was efficient and... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visit The Camilla several times a year and it never disappoints. It is situated within the charming South Lodge hotel located in glorious parkland overlooking the South Downs. The menu provides a wide choice and the quality of the dishes is of the highest standard bordering, in my opinion, on a Michelin star. Sadly Sunday lunch though, like many... More 

Thank jeffnberyl
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

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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65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 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 

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Copthorne, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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 

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West Molesey
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23 reviews
12 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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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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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40 reviews
24 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

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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, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?