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Chesil Rectory

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1 Chesil Street, Winchester SO23 0HU, England
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited here in October, the night of staying in "wanna be 5 star Lainston House Hotel" anyway, straight to the point, excellent service, excellent food, great ambience, not so expensive, a gem!

Thank mick054
Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had lunch here with a friend today, the restaurant is delightful. The service was excellent and the food was delicious, I highly recommend a visit.

Thank SusanJane1111
winchester, uk
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has got to be one of the best restaurants in the uk hands down. Not only is the food lovely but the atmosphere is unique. Can't wait to visit it again.

Thank hball
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely evening, great food, good ambience. We chose this restaurant for my husband's birthday. Attentive but relaxed service - by which I mean the staff were prompt but not pushy or hovering, and very friendly without being intrusive. The food was delicious, and although I'm not a vegetarian, I chose a fully veggie option, with tarte tatin followed by lentil... More 

Thank Janet W
Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch meal. Ordered ala carte as lunch menu appeared too basic for what we were after. Server was inexperienced and nervous but friendly. Food was excellent quality, but not adventurous. Overall, happy with the experience.

Thank SVeats
Winchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there after my son's wedding and had a lovely meal. Excellent service (there were 12 of us) and very good wine selection. I don't have any criticism except to say the food was perhaps a little "fussy" for me. However, that is purely personal and I enjoyed my meal very much. I would recommend the Chesil for a special... More 

Thank Hilary H
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked for 2 on a Saturday evening. The service was exemplary and the food was exquisite and reasonably priced for the superb ingredients, flavours and presentation. The ambience is cosy without being cramped. Low ceilings always make a place seem smaller but Chelsie Rectory have the perfect balance so that we never felt squashed in beside other guests. A... More 

Thank foodyflourfairy
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten here several times over the years and have never been disappointed, the service is always courteous and professional, one of the owners is always on hand for a chat .. the wines are perfectly matched and the food is simply fantastic each and every time, loads of different components to each dish ... we sampled the mackerel and the... More 

Thank Seanie1984
Romsey, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for dinner on a random Wednesday in October and it was just as well we had booked. The place completely filled up with groups of all sizes occupying all the tables by 8pm. The service was excellent, friendly end efficient, and the food was also very good indeed.Our main dishes, chicken for one and lamb for the otther, were... More 

Thank starmanUk
Wicklow, IE
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209 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely welcome and very nice early menu. Excellent service and food was really good and very well presented. Very good recommendation on wine and a really nice atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Chesil Street, Winchester SO23 0HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: 441962851555

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