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What We Love

  • A sumptuous country inn on the edge of the South Downs, with breakfast and moreRelaxing in the friendly local pub with an equally local ale
  • Sampling some of the fine local produce on The White Horse's varied menu
  • Staying in a prestigious Epicurean Collection country inn

What To Know

  • Walls are very thin – a problem if your neighbors are night owls or particularly loud
  • Stag rooms have a private courtyard and hot tub
  • Free WiFi works best in the reception and bar area
plate food meat cuisine hors d oeuvre white vegetable prosciutto breakfast piece de resistance

Overview

A luxurious South Downs stay at a country inn and gastropub, including breakfast and optional extras

The Lowdown

Featuring its own helicopter landing site and chic designer cabins, The White Horse in Chilgrove, West Sussex, takes its place at the luxurious end of the country-inns spectrum. This boutique inn offers an equally warm welcome to its visitors who’ve come from far and wide as it does to its friendly local regulars. The White Horse’s dedication to championing Britain’s rich culture, heritage and natural beauty has led to its inclusion in The Epicurean Collection.
Not forgetting its village roots and with a GQ Food & Drink Award for “Best Pub” and a Harpers award for the Best Drinks Offer in a Pub under its belt, the homely watering hole offers the perfect stop off for walkers and cyclists who fancy a pint of real ale or a coffee and cake on the pub benches, which dot the green out front. The AA Rosette-awarded restaurant prides itself on its “forest-to-fork” ingredients. Expect to dine on a menu of South Downs lamb, field mushrooms and pork tenderloin, plus plenty of seafood options and pub classics, all washed down with an equally impressive wine selection.
Rooms come with or without hot tubs and copper baths and feature a selection of Bramley bathroom amenities, alongside a private courtyard boasting spectacular South Downs views. Wrap yourself in four-poster sheepskin, wool and Egyptian cotton luxury, surrounded by elegantly rustic furnishings. After a sound night’s sleep in your relaxing room, wake up to a delicious full English to recharge your batteries before venturing out for some fresh South Downs air.
The White Horse Inn has recently won three more awards, and was crowned “Part of the Pub Group of the Year” by The Good Pub Guide, the “South East Winner” at The Good Shoot Hotel Awards 2015 and was named runner up for the “Funkiest B&B of the year 2016” by the AA.

How to Get There

The White Horse
1 High Street
Chichester, PO18 9HX United Kingdom

Reviews

4.0 Very Good 714 Reviews
Lunchtime Fine Dining at its best.
Happygolucky666

Truly exquisite food. In a peaceful, yet convenient location. Excellent service & fantastic design care with so many points of interest. The staff were faultless. Whether lunch or evening meal, inside or out, i highly recommend visiting them.

Lovely cosy Country pub
Rachel M

Only a one night stay we loved the location, the pub and the room. Stayed for lunch dinner and breakfast all of which were lovely, staff friendly, bonus having a jazz band playing on the Sunday afternoon

Exceptional cosy weekend getaway
miketH4103FN

Wonderful night away from
london for a well earned birthday break. Lovely room ( partridge ) with fabulous copper bath ! Dog friendly which was great. We had a fabulous meal with excellent fillet steak and Salmon long with some lovely Sancerre. The breakfast was spot on and well cooked. Will definitely recommend as the staff and management really do go the extra mile to ensure you have a great stay and make the experience a special one .

Hope to return soon. Many many thanks