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RestaurantsHampshireWinchesterS023

survey result

Summary

£65
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Flavoursome twenty first century food pleasantly served in an attractive fifteenth century room is a combination hard to beat” at this “exceptional” medieval building, with its “very amusing” sloped floor and surprisingly successful “bold décor”…but “mind your head!”

Summary

£66
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “medieval exposed beams and stripped, creaky flooring”, this “cosy restaurant” in a 600-year-old merchant’s house is “one of the most romantic places, with lots of small, quirkily decorated rooms”. Staff are “chilled but attentive” and the food – although it may struggle to match the unique surroundings – is, on practically all accounts, “more than accomplished”.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“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”).

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
14
72
12+ at D

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 45.00 L only 5
Menu2 55.00 D only 5

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.95 £21.50 £3.95 £7.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £2.95
Service 10.00%
1 Chesil St, Winchester, S023 0HU
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm

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