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All 48 Stowmarket Restaurants

Winchester's Wine Bar

7 Old Fox Yard | Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, England
01449770023
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Ranked #5 of 48 Restaurants in Stowmarket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $39
Cuisines: European, Continental, Bistro, Wine Bar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went to this restaurant as a family of eight, including a 5 and 7 year old and asked for mixed platters. These were provided with just one bread roll per person, total cost £60. Not bad for eight I know per head but a lot of cheese and ham was left as there was a lack of bread. My... More 

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear Elaine, Usually I am pleased to receive feedback, and where there are areas for improvement I can make changes. Your meal was on Friday 17th October, your review was submitted at the end of November... If you had a genuine issue why leave it 6 weeks before leaving a malicious and libelous review? You raised no issues at the... More 

Suffolk
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Winchester's is a great little wine bar, very convenient in the centre of town but tucked away off the high street (Ipswich St) in Old Fox Yard. Good to turn up just for a glass of wine (with recommendations offered if required) or for a relaxing and always good-quality meal . I feel totally comfortable popping in lunchtime or evening... More 

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much Jenni for your kind review. As always it was a pleasure to see you. We are really pleased that you enjoy coming in both alone and with others. We'll look forward to seeing you and family very soon . Many thanks. Wendy :-) More 

Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Me and my partner had dinner at winchesters again We both had lovely game puddings and lovely wine that is always a high quality we are always happy to go to winchesters for a nice evening out

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear Joel, thank you so much for the lovely review. I am very pleased that you enjoy the food here. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Take care and see you soon Wendy :-) More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We enjoyed a delicious meal this evening (08.11.14) with personable service and charming atmosphere. We received a wine menu to chose from and were recommended a delicious bottle from their newly arrived selection. We also received a free taster which was equally as palatable. We were given free snacks to enjoy while reading their extensive menu of hearty Italian dishes.... More 

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear Emily, Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit, and glad that you enjoyed not just the food and drink but Al's magic tricks too!! We'll look forward to seeing you again soon Cheers Wendy :-) More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Been here many times now and so we were thrilled to hear that Allan and Wendy are now doing Sunday lunch. Yummy. The best roast beef dinner I've had in ages and hubby loved the venison. thanks guys, wonderful as always :-)

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear YummySuffolk Thanks very much for such a lovely review. We have only recently begun doing Sunday lunches, so it's really great to have such lovely feedback. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We'll look forward to seeing you again very soon Wendy :-) More 

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went there for pre show drinks. Wine and service were very nice. Would score it a four if the venue wasn't in the courtyard and a little bigger.

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear MancMark thank you so much for taking the time to review us. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the wine and service. As a fairly new business we can't do anything yet about expanding to larger premises but this is something we very much hope to do at some stage in the future. In the meantime we are working on... More 

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Great food, great drinks, loving the new wine list and new additions to the menu and OH MY GOD the deserts are amazing! Can't wait to see Wendy and Allan again

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear YvetteG Thank you very much for such a lovely review. We are really pleased you enjoy your visits so much, and glad you are enjoying our new menu items and wine list, and particularly our new dessert menu!! Thanks a lot for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. Hopefully we'll see you again very soon.... More 

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Myself and my partner have been visiting Winchesters since opening and have always been satisfied with both the food and atmosphere. The menu offers a good choice of freshly prepared meals using locally sourced ingredients which we like- we are working our way through trying the selection of wines they have! Definitely worth a visit!

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear JimmySmith thank you so much for such a lovely review, we are really pleased that you both enjoy your visits here. it's always good to see you. It's great that you enjoy our food and wine so much. Thanks for taking the time to review us. Cheers Wendy :-) More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Evening meal with friends. Superb wine and lovely pasta dishes which were of generous proportions. The small wine bar is tucked away off the high street. It is relaxed and cosy and the service was excellent. Mr Winchester is a warm, friendly and welcoming host and I'm sure his magic tricks will improve with practice! We will be back soon... More 

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear BovoOldBoy thank you very much for your lovely review. We are really pleased you have enjoyed your visits and found Winchester's to be relaxed and enjoyable. Al is practicing his magic tricks.. I really don't think he's likely to enter Hogwarts though!! Thanks very much for taking the time to review us, it is much appreciated. We'll look forward... More 

Drinkstone
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The fact that I've booked 4 of us for evening meal in a few weeks is probably a good reflection of my experience for light lunch. Yes, the decor could do with some uplift but this is a small, cool ( it was 24 degrees outside; unusual for Suffolk) and relaxed venue. It looks like they could probably take about... More 

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Wendy w, Owner at Winchester's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Dear Gastrobods Thank you very much for such a nice review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit, and enjoyed the food and wine. We agree that decor was looking shabby and in need of attention and have now re-decorated, hopefully you'll like the new image when you next visit us. Work is ongoing, as I think you know, to... More 

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Additional Information about Winchester's Wine Bar

Address: 7 Old Fox Yard | Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, England
Phone Number: 01449770023
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stowmarket
Average Prices: USD 8 - 39
Cuisine: European, Continental, Bistro, Wine Bar

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