We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Crown and Anchor

168 High Street, Winchester, England
01962-87-00-74
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #17 of 149 restaurants in Winchester
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Pub in central Winchester; Nic Cotton and Dave Whybrow, Licenses on their business card, which lists the number 01962 870074 after the address given above.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Pub in central Winchester; Nic Cotton and Dave Whybrow, Licenses on their business card, which lists the number 01962 870074 after the address given above.
Write a Review

195 reviews from our community

89% Recommend
    149
    25
    9
    7
    5
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Southampton
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch here yesterday. Very extensive menu, no way could anyone not find something they didn't like. Friendly staff greeted us. Sat in the garden in the sun with a couple of drinks after ordering food. Small garden but nice enough. My hubby is quite fussy when it comes to his ales and he was very happy with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We visited Winchester from London and looked somewhere for lunch. Saw the Crown & Anchor, an above average pub but not the modern youngster pubs. Went in and was greeted by the chef and made to feel welcome. This pub specialise in fish. I had home cooked cod and this for a change was good quality fresh fish & not... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We went looking for this pub, based on the reviews, after being held up on the motorway. Plenty of multi-storey parking nearby and easy enough to find. On walking in we found a pretty standard small pub - nothing fancy, quite dated but all acceptable. Initially we walked out again after a very strong smell of cigars permeated through the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hempstead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Couldn't believe my luck when our coach had to be redirected to Winchester last Wednesday. In search of a place to lunch, I spotted the Crown and Anchor with the blackboard's list of fish dishes. I chose 'Fish Stew'. I was treated to one of the best meals, ever. Never enjoyed a meal so much. Lovely staff too. Do not... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Malden
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

For a Pub close to King Arthur's Stature in the centre of Winchester,with the added appeal of fresh seafood, this Pub is an ideal break for lunch for the weary visitor. Good beer and an excellent chef we left refreshed

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cyprus
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is a well situated pub that is in dire need of some serious decoration. It is extremely tacky and the food was less than mediocre. On the night we were unfortunate enough to eat there, the kitchen "closed" at 8.00 p.m. The menu appears to be quite extensive and there is emphasis on the freshness of food preparation, etc.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nic W, Manager at The Crown and Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us and we're sorry that you state that your visit was not an enjoyable one for you. There does,however,seem to be some confusion as to when you actually dined with us. You requested a booked table with us for 8 pm on Thursday evening last week but, as it... More

Bicester, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We were well accommodated in spite of a wedding on the same day! Lovely food especially the fish, all of which were perfectly cooked and full of flavour!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winchester, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Popped in on a Sunday to try the roast dinner, as it was recommended to me.We had to wait for about 10 minutes to be seated as it was packed with people eating so we got a drink at the bar and chatted to landlady Nikki who was really pleasant and chatty.After being seated we ordered our meals and when... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Visit the crown and anchor couple weeks ago with a friend .The place is very nice , the foods are also very fresh and taste, we had the whole turbot with fresh veg and Sunday roast beef. Which are both very nice. Not normally eat much at lunch time , but we clear everything without any problem! We visit again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

My Scottish friend arranged with the chef to have haggis tatties and neeps '' which I had never had before''. The chef ordered it in specially from Scotland for us and when he served it for us he even flamed it with whisky!! What a wonderful service, the staff really put them selfs out to look after us... will be... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Crown and Anchor also viewed

Winchester, Hampshire
Winchester, Hampshire
 
Winchester, Hampshire
Twyford, Winchester
 

Been to The Crown and Anchor? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Crown and Anchor, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing