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Summary

“For unique character it’s hard to beat” this “attractive, exceptional and historic old building” which is “hands down the loveliest space to dine in, and perfect for special occasions” (especially of a romantic nature). The “delicious” food is hailed by fans as arguably Winchester’s best (“though if visiting regularly the menu can become somewhat predictable”).

£54
Good
Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

In terms of elegance, this “beautiful” and “romantic” destination is arguably the town’s best, and “friendly” service and highly rated food complete a positive picture. Top Tip – “the pre-theatre fixed price menu is very good indeed”.

£59
Good
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The “beautiful” ancient building is the star of the show, if you visit this “romantic” central feature. “It’s been through many reincarnations over the years, and this is one of the better ones”, providing “an all-round, very good experience”.

£56
Very Good
Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“In an ancient beamed building in the heart of the city”, this “gem” of a restaurant has “bags of atmosphere”, and – with its “good” and “interesting” cuisine – most reporters find it “an absolute delight” all-round.

£55
Very Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
14
9 pm, Fri & Sat 9.30 pm, Sun 8.30 pm
72
12+ at D

The Chesil Rectory Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Chesil Rectory Restaurant in S023, Winchester by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Chesil Rectory restaurant.
Michael K
Wow - worth the trip to Winchester - and th...
Reviewed 8 months, 8 days ago

"Wow - worth the trip to Winchester - and the pre-7pm evening menu represents superb value for this standard of cooking"

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1 Chesil St, Winchester, S023 0HU
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lunch noon - 2.30 pm, dinner 6 pm - 9.30 pm, Fri & Sat 10 pm, Sun 9 pm
Last orders: 9 pm, Fri & Sat 9.30 pm, Sun 8.30 pm

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