Italian and Mediterranean
3 Denne Road, Horsham, RH12 1JE
Located in Horsham, Carmela is a family-run restaurant in the beautiful setting of a renovated 16th-century building. With over 50 years’ experience in the catering and hospitality industry, the Raciti family have combined their collective knowledge and expertise to create a fantastic menu and provide a wonderful dining experience. Visit at lunchtime or in the evening on any day of the week, and you’ll receive the same warm, friendly service. The menu at Carmela changes twice a year to make the most of the freshest seasonal ingredients, sourced locally where possible. The extensive menu features a range of southern European dishes and offers something for everyone. Starters such as rabbit bruschetta will whet your appetite perfectly, and the antipasti platter is perfect for sharing. For a gorgeous and filling main, try the rigatoni Carmela, the restaurant’s signature dish of Sicilian sausage meat cooked in white wine with parsley and served with fennel seeds, pistachios and Gorgonzola sauce. With plenty of fresh pasta dishes, meat and seafood on offer, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Perfect for families and couples alike, Carmela is a top-notch destination for every occasion and can even offer bespoke packages for celebratory and meetings.