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La Place Bistro & Froggies Bar

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9 Great Minster St, Winchester SO23 9HA, England
01962 864004
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Genuine French Restaurant in Winchester

We had a Birthday lunch with friends. The place was busy and had real atmosphere. French is spoken and the menu was very much as you expect in France. I had the snails to start a real treat! Attentive and helpful staff in a modern place inside but in keeping with its proximity to the Cathedral... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Laurence5836
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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203 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We had a Birthday lunch with friends. The place was busy and had real atmosphere. French is spoken and the menu was very much as you expect in France. I had the snails to start a real treat! Attentive and helpful staff in a modern place inside but in keeping with its proximity to the Cathedral outside. Certainly a gem... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Visited here for a catch up lunch with friends last week. The staff were delightful and friendly as always. The food and wine was delicious. Order the olives as entree. The green ones are the best I've tasted. Lovely and bright space. Can't fault it. Would definitely recommend. Their Sunday lunch is great too.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great food and wine Staff very friendly and good service We were seated upstairs by the window and it was so cold and lacked a warm atmosphere - would have preferred to be seated downstairs

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The restaurant is situated just outside the cathedral grounds, so is great for grabbing some food after exploring the cathedral. Very Tasty food, had the baked Camembert which was very filling. The menu looked varied and reasonably priced.

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Fleet
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for lunch recently & really enjoyed our meal. The haddock risotto was delicious & steak hache looked pretty good too. Pleasant waiting staff, ambience & a tasty lunch what more could one ask?

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We went here with another couple for dinner. We had a lovely table by the bow window upstairs. Restaurant had a lovely Ambience! The food was delicious would definitely go again. It is a very nice smart/casual place to dine.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had a dinner for two which was absolutely superb. The staff were efficient, friendly and very attentive. The food was amazing. The only slight problem was that the portions were very large!! Beautifully cooked and presented food in a restaurant with a really great atmosphere. We'd been meaning to go for a while but will not hesitate in going... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We booked our Christmas meal here and unfortunately it was a bit of a disaster which is a shame as on previous occasions it has been good. We had a vegan in our party and we confirmed beforehand to ensure that this would be fine to cater for. However on the night they had forgotten and that meant a lettuce... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Booked for a Sunday evening before Christmas. Excellent service and menu. Could not fault a thing. Forget the brand image thing and try here instead.

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Henley on Thames
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We found ourselves in Winchester just before Christmas at lunch time. Hadn't booked anywhere and all the likely looking places seemed very busy with pre Christmas parties. However La Place Bistro seemed a good place to try and find a table for two. Despite the place being apparently full they found us a table, and we expected to have to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Great Minster St, Winchester SO23 9HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: 01962 864004

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 46
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?