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Chesil Rectory

Chesil Street, Winchester SO23 0HU, England
(01962) 851555
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Ranked #5 of 152 Restaurants in Winchester
Cuisines: British
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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
Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We got in on the last available table, an early one at 6pm. We were surprised to find that the doors didn't open until 6 on the dot, but it sort of added an air of excitement waiting outside the little hobbit doorway to the street. From the moment we sat down, we felt well-treated and valued. For example, I... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed a fantastic lunch, the attention to detail on the little details really sets this restaurant apart from the others. We where a table of 5, with one being my three year old. Even tho they didn't have a children's menu the where so accommodating. Doing small dishes of the menu. The menu was seasonal with good choice. Also... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

At 4 o' clock yesterday (Sunday day Afternoon) we walked in to the Chesil Rectory with the hope of having a cup of tea or coffee and a slice of cake or similar... Being well after lunch time, and well before dinner time we were absolutely astounded when the young lady who greeted us said- in a most patronising manner:... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This was our first experience of the Chesil Rectory and it was excellent. Lovely, quirky building and atmosphere. It was cosy inside but the tables were well spaced so you never felt you were rubbing shoulders with other diners. We were initially taken to the bar upstairs for a drink whilst looking at the menus and waiting for our table... More

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winchester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Ate here last night for dinner. Food was sensational. Unfortunately, service so slow that I was forced to complain but that was dealt with professionally and smoothly by the management. All in all, a good experience. If you are looking for a beautiful setting with (not inexpensive) but good food with friends or a celebratory evening - would definitely recommend... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Came with my husband a few nights ago. Could not fault my meal or the ambience; both superb. The staff were incredibly attentive and I will be coming back for many more visits.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Went on a Sunday evening for our anniversary meal. Since we've been meaning to go for a long while it was great to actually get there! Overall it lived up to our expectations. Welcoming staff, good table, excellent food made for an extremely pleasant evening. Only criticism was I felt it could have had a more cosy ambience, although I... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was the first time that I had visited after many recommendations from friends. The food was excellent! Very nicely presented but above all it tasted wonderful. The staff were all very friendly & helpful as well as being very knowledgeable. The prices weren't even too expensive if you were just looking for a cheaper meal as you could get... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The food is very expensive and although very tasty I actually left the restaurant still hungry. (lack of quantity and carbohydrates, poor value)There was also an issue with trade description or misleading representation, The wine menu on the first page had a glass picture, then a larger glass picture, then a bottle picture. We ordered 2 bottles thinking the price... More

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Portsmouth, England
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80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I first visited the Chesil Rectory back in 2006 (previous management) and it was great to rediscover it again! Visiting for Sunday Lunch with friends, we'd reserved a table and were given a warm welcome. A helpful sommelier gave us some tips with the wine and made some recommendations throughout the meal to accompany each course. We all managed three... 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
Cuisine: British

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