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Food menu icon. Menu Details
View menus offered by a restaurant from its feature page.
Candle centrepiece Christmas Info
Celebrate in Winchester. Click image for xmas features.
White wine in a glass. Wine Lists
Details viewable from each restaurant's feature page.
Events graphic. Events Diary
Click graphic for great ideas & events search for 2013.
Steak and Guiness pie. O'Neill's Pub
Click photo to view full feature, includes link to the review.
Rimjhim Indian restaurant logo. Indian Dining
Rimjhim Contemporary Indian Cuisine review & pics.
Gold wedding bands Wedding Info
Click link for Features list to help find your perfect venue.
Prawns and Thai salsa Venue Review
Click photo for Tanoshii Fusion review and picture gallery.
Bowl of vegetable Paella. Veggie Choice
Click photo for the El Sabio Vegetarian Menu web page.
Meals photo Fine Steaks
Restaurants serving you world, organic & local beef.
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Japanese restaurants serving fresh Sushi dishes.
Raymond Blanc Celebrity Chef
Click photo for info on famous Chef Raymond Blanc.
Chicken skewers. Tapas Bar
Click photo to view the El Sabio Tapas Bar feature & review.
Xmas dinner Recipes & Tips
Click for Nigella Lawson recipes and some great cookery tips.
River Itchen walk, Winchester City Walks
Click on photo for guided walks through the City of Winchester.
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Click to visit Winchester's Gurkha Museum website.
Chesil Theatre logo Chesil Theatre
Situated close to No.5 Bridge Street, click to visit website.
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Find National Trust attractions located in Hampshire.
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Horse–drawn carriages and info for your special day.
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Lainston House Winchester. Luxury Hotel
Lainston House. An exquisite experience for all to enjoy.
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A wonderful addition to Winchester's dining scene.
Lainston House chef dish. Chef Feature
Spotlight on the talented Chefs of the City of Winchester.
Colin Firth. Colin Firth
Local actor Colin Firth is known to enjoy a visit to O'Neill's pub.
Porterhouse Steak House photo Steak House
Porterhouse, Winchester. Click pic to view our review.
White candle and rose Elegant Dining
Restaurants assuring you elegance and dining pleasure.
Bowl with orange flower. Chinese Cusine
Spotlight on the Chinese Restaurants of Winchester.
Couple sharing a kiss. Romantic Meal
La Place Bistro offers a perfect setting for romantic dining.
Round table with white linen Take a Seat
Beautiful table at Rimjhim Restaurant, Winchester.
Rimjhim Madu Murgh Indian Cuisine
Creamy Madu Murgh dish from Rimjhim Indian Cuisine.
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Find Vegetarian choices from each venue's feature page.
Salmon & tuna Sashimi Fish Delicacy
Delicious Sashimi from Tanoshii Fusion restaurant.
Winchester Mill City Mill
Winchester's ancient Mill. Click photo to visit Mill website.
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A wonderful day out for all in pretty Colden Common.
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Hampshire. Cycle Tours UK. Click graphic for full details.
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Spotlight on Winchester's magnificent Cathedral.
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Function rooms available for events and celebrations.
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Click pic for info on Winchester Cathedral's annual Ice Rink.
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Enjoy surfing the net with free WiFi at many venues.
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Elegance – click on photo to visit Winchester Wedding Cars.
Sushi Prawn

Fresh picked and washed vegetables.

Scallops with lime



Dim Sum dish

Roast Beef Dinner

Asian crescent dish

Chef with steaks

Drink with lime

Bridge pub, Shawford.


Egg fried rice

Salad and fork

Sushi selection

Winchester. Mid-High street

Crab dish

Watercress in bowl

Sliced pork dish

Winchester Cathedral's arched stone corridor.

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Desert decoration

Chinese pancakes

Meat dish

Plough inn, Sparsholt photo

Oriental dish of prawns with vegetables.

Drink with olives


Rolls Royce lady.

King Alfred's statue against a blue sky in Winchester

Welcome to
'The Winchester Restaurants Dining Guide'

This evolving resource is dedicated to offering detailed and current information on the finest restaurants, hotels, pubs and entertainment to be found in and around the stunning City of Winchester, Hampshire, England.

Privacy – 'The Winchester Restaurants Dining Guide' website does not use 'cookies' or similar applications to track website users, nor do we collect any personal information whatsoever.

Our aim – to provide a valuable online guide to the restaurants and venues of Winchester to local, national and global visitors. Descriptive insights and extensive reviews of each experience highlight the culinary genius, exquisite delights, superb architecture and wonderful atmosphere that famously abound throughout this enchanting Cathedral City.

Restaurant Reviews – offer a detailed and true account of our experience together with a photo gallery of the restaurant's surroundings and dishes served. To view list click linked paragraph heading or scroll down to 'Restaurant Reviews' heading on left navigation bar.

Restaurant Features – focus on establishments serving culinary excellence that aim to deliver new and wonderful dining experiences. Each dedicated feature provides comprehensive details, special offers and photographs of the establishment spotlighted. To view list click link or scroll down to 'Restaurant Features' heading on left navigation bar.

Diners can feel assured of the excellent dining, service and standards of establishments featured/reviewed in this guide.

Special Features – focus on areas of interest to deliver useful information on what's on in and around the City of Winchester. Our new 'Events & Live Music' listing page is under construction – if you have an event you can list it with us for free by providing details via e–mail.

Christmas & New Year in Winchester 2013 – Winchester welcomes over a million visitors at Christmastime, many coming to enjoy the City's seasonal celebrations. If you are a lucky resident, or planning to visit to over the festive period, you'll find Winchester Restaurants and Pubs opening times, Christmas Menus, Events, New Year Menus – plus details on Winchester Cathedral's Christmas Market/Ice Rink, on our 'Christmas in Winchester Feature'.

'Meet the Chefs Feature' – celebrates talented Chefs associated with Winchester.

Special Feature – click link to view the 'Riverside Restaurants' Feature – spotlighting restaurants located beside Winchester's beautiful, tranquil riverside.

Winchester High Street by Ask Italian restaurant
Top of Winchester High Street

Take–Away & Delivery – Chinese, Indian, Fusion, Thai, Japanese, Pizza and Fish & Chips 'Takeaway Features' are currently under construction, please get in touch for inclusion of your establishment.

Forthcoming Features – we are currently working on features spotlighting Vegetarian Cuisine, Wine Tasting Events, Limousine Hire, Wedding Services, 'Hotels in Winchester', Hotel Restaurants and Entertainers.

Best Garden or External Area –  we'd love to hear about the beautiful areas you've discovered at restaurants or pubs within/surrounding the City of Winchester. To cast your vote visit the WR Blogspot (linked from orange 'B' icon bottom of right photo bar).

Fine wine and champagne guides will endeavour to feature Winchester establishments offering indulgent, extensive selections and wine tasting events – let us know of yours!

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View many more photographs (including video) of restaurant surroundings as well as the wide variety of meals reviewed on our dedicated Winchester Restaurants Flickr page.

Winchester Restaurants ( is the only Dining Guide exclusively linked from the well visited and informative City of Winchester website – a site dedicated to Winchester City and all of its well known (and hidden) treasures.

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