The Chesil Rectory

www.visitwinchester.co.uk/chesil-rectory?epaction=add&%7BRP%7D=&epkey=189061

The Chesil Rectory is the second most photographed building in Winchester & here’s why…

'Great British Dining at Winchester’s oldest house’

Dating back to 1450, this beautifully preserved city landmark, located in central Winchester, serves modern British classics. Head Chef is Damian Brown, formerly at Fortnum and Mason, whose emphasis on fresh local produce and simple quality cooking compliments the relaxed and stylish interior of the restaurant which has many original features including oak beams and fireplaces. Dishes are very reasonably priced, lunch, a la carte and Sunday roast available plus the sumptious private dining room upstairs.

  • Bars
  • British food
  • Local produce
  • Restaurant
  • Disabled access 
  • Entrance flat with steps down 
  • Family friendly
  • Group friendly

Open daily from 12 pm. 

The ‘Special Lunchtime & Early Evening Supper Menu’ is available: 

Lunch: Monday – Saturday 12  noon – 2.20pm

Evenings: Monday – Sunday 6-7pm - two courses £17.95 & three courses £21.95.

Road directions

Head for Winchester City Centre.  2 minutes walk from the tourist information centre and King Alfred's statue. M3/Junction 9

  • AA Awards - 2 AA Rosettes 2009
  • AA Awards - 2 AA Rosettes 2010
  • AA Awards - 2 AA Rosettes 2011
  • AA Awards - 2 AA Rosettes 2012
  • AA Awards - 2 AA Rosettes 2013
  • 2 AA Rosettes 2016
  • Grade 4 in the Good Food Guide 2016/2017
  • ‘Hampshire Restaurant of the Year 2015’  at Hampshire Life  Awards 2015
  • Voted ‘3rd most romantic restaurant in Britain’ in a readers poll by The Times newspaper

Related categories

You might also like

  • The outside of the Winchester City Museum
    History & heritage

    City Museum

    City centre
  • Mercure Wessex Hotel Main Entrance
    Where to stay

    Mercure Wessex Hotel

    City centre
    The 4 star Wessex Hotel is situated in the heart of historic Winchester, adjacent to the 900 year old Cathedral.
  • Hardy House bedroom
    Where to stay

    Hardy House

    City Centre
    Hardy House is a wing of a Victorian mansion, within walking distance of Winchester city centre.
  • St John's Croft Exterior
    Where to stay

    St John's Croft

    City centre
    St John's Croft Bed & Breakfast is a Grade II* star listed Queen Anne Town House.
  • Bespoke Biking logo
    Walks, tours & talks

    Bespoke Biking: Ride - Hire - Repair

    City Centre
    Guided cycle tours of Winchester, bikes for hire and cycle repairs
  • The interior of the Winchester College Treasury gallery
    Things to do

    Winchester College Treasury

    Winchester College
  • Royal Blood trail cover image
    Things to do

    Royal Blood trail

    City Centre
    A brief history of royal Winchester
  • Great Hall with the round table
    History & heritage

    The Great Hall

    City centre
    The Great Hall contains the greatest symbol of medieval mythology, King Arthur's Round Table.