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Summary

This beamed 18th-century inn, near the cathedral, makes a cosy place for a local real ale; the food elicited scant commentary this year, though one reporter claimed that the bar snacks compared favourably to the dining room’s bistro-style fare.

£45
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A “quaint and welcoming” Grade II-listed inn with an “excellent location opposite the cathedral” and “great character and charm”; it wins praise for some “excellent” gastro grub and “it's a GBG pub too”, meaning “good beer” is a given!

£43
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

It’s “always a pleasure” to visit this very popular pub and dining room, near the cathedral; reports suggest the food is variable – “some good dishes, some average” – but this is a good-value venue overall, with an “excellent and frequently-changing range of beers”.

£42
Average
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A “hugely popular pub, with restaurant and rooms, near the cathedral”; the cooking places “a big emphasis on local ingredients”, and it’s complemented by a wine selection that’s “second to none”.

£41
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,
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Mon - Sat 9.30 pm, Sun 9 pm
8 Great Minster Street, Winchester, SO23 9HA
Opening hours

Last orders: Mon - Sat 9.30 pm, Sun 9 pm

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