Eating out in Horsham: Bill’s

Vibrant a hub as it ever was, Horsham Town Hall has been adopted by the Bill's restaurant and produce group for the next chapter of it's life at the centre of the market square.
Vibrant a hub as it ever was, Horsham Town Hall has been adopted by the Bill’s restaurant and produce group for the next chapter of it’s life at the centre of the market square.

I love Bill Granger’s recipes.  Sunny, relaxed food reflect his Australian roots.

Although 10 months after moving into Horsham, this was the first restaurant we visited in the town.  Totally taken up with hard labour in the house and garden, we hadn’t realised what a great selection of trendy eateries Horsham has – if Bills & Waitrose have graced the cobbled streets, say no more…

(Except, perhaps, it’s wise to book – our first visit, on a Wednesday night, was less than successful as we hadn’t done so – there’s a recommendation!)

Food – Bill’s produce stores & restaurants  showcase his sense of effortless style, his passion for simple, clean food & understated retro styling.

Philosophy – Bill creates variations on easy themes – healthy and zesty.

Decor – Vibrant a hub as it ever was, Horsham Town Hall  had stood on the same site in since the C17.  The present stocky building, of local Horsham Stone, dates from C19.  has been adopted by the Bill’s restaurant and produce group for the next chapter of it’s life at the centre of the market square. too, pacy, retro.  Like the food, decor is interesting & honest.

Service – Easy going, charming.

‘Open for’ & Price – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.  Mid range price.

Tips – Book.  Avoid the house white.  🙂

Interesting to know – Horsham’s Old Town Hall is listed at Grade II because of it’s north facade of c1812, commissioned by the Duke of Norfolk and in an antiquarian neo-Norman style, as the Duke also favoured at Arundel Castle.  Later work on the building dates to 1888.  Through the barred basement windows a stroll past allows a glimpse into two surviving sets of cells in the basement which are virtually unaltered from former times.

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