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Summary

“The wonderful pub atmosphere outweighs the variable food” at this classic Victorian inn near the cathedral (nowadays managed by Fullers), where drinkers sit at old desks from the town’s posh boys’ school.

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

Summary

“A good, old pub like it should be!” – this “old-fashioned Victorian hostelry near the cathedral” has a “unique ambience” and it’s “always busy with a great mix of locals and visitors”. “Delicious food” and “sometimes amateur service” complete the picture.

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

Summary

In a “lovely location next to cathedral and college”, this “old-style” institution has a charming, most “civilised” ambience (and “the candlelit Jameson room is hard to beat”). Some long-term fans say that nowadays the food is “slightly down in standard perhaps”, but on most accounts it’s nevertheless “enjoyable and fair value”.

£52
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Average
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The “time warp” charm of this “unique” and hugely popular institution near the cathedral cannot be doubted; on the food front, though, opinions range from “excellent” to “not what it was”.

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

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Wykeham Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Wykeham Arms Restaurant in SO23, Winchester by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Wykeham Arms restaurant.
Paul S
No quibbles about the food, but, and it's a...
Reviewed 3 months, 13 days ago

"No quibbles about the food, but, and it's a big but, given the pricing, portion sizes are designed for Hampstead ladies on starvation diets...."

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75 Kingsgate St, Winchester, SO23 9PE
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Opening hours

11am - 11pm, Sun: 10.30pm.
Last orders: 9.15 pm

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