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Summary

HFW’s attractive but “noisy” mill conversion continues to be a “variable” spot; “the ingredients are normally excellent”, but are ill-served by “sometimes strange” combinations, and “service needs improving” too.

£49
Average
Average
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“It’s Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall personified!”“noisy”, “casual”, but all about “interesting (local) food” – say fans of his venture, in a striking mill near the cathedral. Some reviews are more reserved: “I found it variable: strange, imaginative combinations in dishes, but made with no finesse”.

£46
Good
Average
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Close to the city centre”, this offbeat venue (part of Brum’s Polish Centre) is decked out like an old Polish country cottage (complete with thatched room and “sheepskins everywhere”). Fans say it’s “marvellous”, not least the solid Polish fare in “impossibly large portions”.

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

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Restaurant details

Tue - Sat 9.15 pm, Sun 4 pm

River Cottage Canteen Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of River Cottage Canteen Restaurant in SO23, Winchester by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of River Cottage Canteen restaurant.
Frances D
Excellent meal; very generous portions - it...
Reviewed 3 months, 27 days ago

"Excellent meal; very generous portions - it’s a while since I’ve eaten so much meat at one sitting! Presentation not that impressive, but a very enjoyable evening. Interesting setting in old silk mill. Pleasant and helpful staff. Good to see locally sourced produce."

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Opening hours

MON TO FRI 11AM - 10.30PM, SAT 10AM - 10.30PM, SUN 10AM - 4PM
Last orders: Tue - Sat 9.15 pm, Sun 4 pm

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