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Chesil Rectory

Chesil Street, Winchester SO23 0HU, England
(01962) 851555
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Ranked #5 of 153 Restaurants in Winchester
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Middletown, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

550 year old building is the setting with upscale dishes that are nicely prepared. Service is ordinary but one of the better options in Winchester for "fine dining".

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I first visited the Chesil Rectory in July and gave it a solid five stars. I was a little worried that my trip this time would not live up to the expectations I had built up in my head but I am very pleased to say that I was not disappointed at all! The service was friendly and quick. The... More 

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Gloucester
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

I visited this restaurant on a weekend trip to Winchester, we booked in advance after reading the good reviews on this site. The meal was delicious and the portions were generous. The only aspect that could be improved is the lack of lighting, we found it very dark and gloomy and struggled to see our food and each other!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

I went with my partner to his work christmas do lastnight at this restaurant. I was disappointed with the service we received from the very stroppy waitresses, all except Laura. She was very polite and helpful which was nice to see in contrast to the other waitresses that looked like they wanted to be anywhere but there. We were asked... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Our daughter and son-in-law took us here, evening, mid week, very busy but staff were on top of the game. Good reception, good service, attentive and experienced. Beer choice small but a fine wine list. Food was delicious with a good selection, we all arte differently and we all enjoyed it. On the special occasion price list though.

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Southampton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

After travelling an hour to winchester to eat out here, it was disappointing to find out that the early bird menu - whilst clearly advertised on the website - was not available on Sundays. After enquiring about the menu, the staff actually pulled their laptop onto the dinner table to show me a completely separate part of the site stating... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My partner and I took his two son's to The Chesil Rectory to celebrate their thirtieth birthdays, Ok two years late for the eldest! The building is wonderful, old ,characterful, slopping floors and low beams. The front of house staff were cheerful, knowledgeable and more than happy to help out with photographs. Then there was the food!!!!! I started with... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I visited with 2 friends for Christmas lunch on the 5th December. It was hard to choose a venue as there are many restaurants in Winchester but I (selfishly) had wanted to visit Chesil Rectory for many years. We absolutely loved it, arriving midday and leaving at 3.20pm. The food, wine and service was exceptional and we can't wait to... More 

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Northampton, UK
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is a beautiful building, full of charm and atmosphere. We went with high expectations having heard nothing but good things from friends. We all chose to eat from the Christmas menu, as everybody, or nobody, at the table has to choose this which seems odd as the a la carte menu is also offered. Speaking for myself the starter... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Having once lived in Winchester and visited the Chesil Rectory several times over a number of years, we were looking forward to lunch there with old friends on a recent trip to the UK. It was however rather a disappointing experience. Initially we were surprised to find that we were expected to donate to a 'homeless' charity; it may be... More 

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Additional Information about Chesil Rectory

Address: Chesil Street, Winchester SO23 0HU, England
Phone Number: (01962) 851555
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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