Chesil Rectory

1, Chesil Street, Winchester, United Kingdom, SO23 0HU
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Monday – Thursday:
Lunch 12noon – 14:30 | Dinner 18:00 – 21:30

Friday – Saturday:
Lunch 12noon – 14:30 | Dinner 18:00 – 22:00

Sunday:
Lunch 12noon – 15:00 | Dinner 18:00 – 21:00

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
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About Chesil Rectory

The Chesil Rectory is a unique and historic restaurant located in Winchester which occupies a 600 year old grade II listed Medieval house of exceptional character and charm. Independently owned since 2008 by a small group of friends who share a passion for food and wine, the Chesil Rectory offers a modern British menu featuring simple, classic, seasonal dishes and an abundance of fresh local produce.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Enjoyed the meal. The staff were very helpful and professional. We pre-booked our meal and as one of our group couldn't make it on the night, we still had to pay for his meal. Perhaps the conditions of pre-booking could be made much clearer to each person when they pay their deposit or a reminder sent to the group organiser a few days beforehand. Thank you.

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Visited On Monday, 09 December 2019

Everything was great. Please just fix the seat in the right hand ladies loo. A huge oversight, what a shame!

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Visited On Monday, 09 December 2019

Very nice atmosphere, friendly staff, great food

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

We really enjoyed our meal thank you. We eat out quite often in London and your mixture of atmosphere, food and service was very particular and enjoyable. The maitre d also enhanced our evening. Best wishes

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Small portion size for dessert. Service was rather slow. Crackling missed from main course initially but rectified on questioning. Nice atmosphere. Bit pricey.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Your bench seating upstairs is too low and makes uncomfortable seating

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Thank you for an amazing evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Great service & food in a lovely setting

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

The chocolate birthday wishes at the end of the meal were a very sweet touch, greatly appreciated. Service was impeccable, lovely and professional, and the food was a pleasure. Would definitely recommend and come back soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Fantastic meal - the BEST Sunday lunch ever had!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

We have a lovely evening at the Chesil with fantastic food and excellent service - we plan to return next year.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

We were a group of 11 people on a works Christmas lunch from Surrey. It was easy to organise for me. The private room was just stunning! They had the service down to a T knowing the names of all the diners and what they had ordered. The food was fantastic, delicious. The staff were just lovely and we had the nicest day! All of this made me look good too! Looking to redo this with another group soon!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

We had an absolutely fantastic company Christmas dinner in the private dining room. The venue is beautiful, and the food was superb. Staff were excellent, we had a tasting before the dinner with Erica Dent who knows the crew well, and they timed the starter to coincide with the end of her tasting so it segued perfectly. A big thank you to everyone!

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

The Chesil Rectory is a lovely location for Christmas Parties. The food and service is always excellent. We had a lovely time. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Fantastic evening, lovely setting, very informative and friendly staff who were all extremely efficient. Superb food . Couldn’t fault it in any way and will definitely be back. Thank you for making our Christmas night out so special.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

We plan our trips to Winchester around when we can get a table at the Chesil, that's how much we love it.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Great Food and really really good service.

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Fantastic service, atmosphere and the quality of food was excellent

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Great service, expensive for portion sizes but great quality

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Fantastic friendly service and wonderful food. We really enjoyed our evening - thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

We took friends and had a very enjoyable evening. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, the building is old and interesting and we had great service. One of our party is a coeliac and this was no problem. The food was delicious and the venison was particularly good. It was everything we had expected.

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Visited On Friday, 29 November 2019

Fantastic food and service, we will be back!

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Thank you for such a lovely evening. The staff were brilliant, and catered for our big booking. The private area you put us in was fantastic, the food delish and the ambience was lovely too.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

The hospitality was fantastic, we were made to feel very welcome, the place was cosy and the food was delicious and we'll presented.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Wonderful food and great service.

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