Fresh Delicious Local Independent.

1 Chesil Street, Winchester
01962 851 555
Open 7 days a week for lunch & dinner, Sunday roasts & private dining.
The 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.

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The 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.

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Restaurant

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Opening Times

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


Info
  • 5 min walk from the city centre
  • Multi-story car park a 3 min walk away
  • Vegetarian /  Gluten Free Options
  • Private Dining
  • Pre-Theatre Dinner Menu
  • Open 7 days / evenings a week
  • Tel. 01962 851 555

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DINING

Decorated with vintage chandeliers and beautiful botanical prints, our intimate dining rooms are relaxed, peaceful and brimming with authentic charm. Perfect for lunch with friends, a romantic dinner,  light weekday suppers, business lunches or a mighty Sunday roast.

Head Chef Damian Brown uses an abundance of  seasonal, local produce from our Hampshire doorstep to create our delicious menus. All the menus feature simple, classic dishes brought up to date with a twist.

For parties of 8 and over we kindly request a food pre-order, please send to manager@chesilrectory.co.uk.  We politely remind customers that children’s high chairs are not available during dinner service.

The Chesil Rectory’s best local suppliers include:

Blackmoor Game, Tunworth Cheese, Fundamentally Fungus Mushrooms, Lyburn Cheese, IOW Tomato Company, Rosary Goats Cheese, Hill Farm Apple Juice, Chalk Stream Farm, Happy Toast Bakery, Laverstoke Farm, Claytons Eggs, Cold Press Oil Co.

Isle of Wight Mermaid, Lymington Dancing Cow, Twisted Nose Gin, Dorset Conker, Hallgarten Wines, Nectar imports, Hattingley Valley, Andwell Brewing Company, Luscombe Ginger & Lemonade, Char Tea, Turner & Hardy’s Juice, Moonroast Coffee.

DINING

Decorated with vintage chandeliers and beautiful botanical prints, our intimate dining rooms are relaxed, peaceful and brimming with authentic charm. Perfect for lunch with friends, a romantic dinner,  light weekday suppers, business lunches or a mighty Sunday roast.

Head Chef Damian Brown uses an abundance of  seasonal, local produce from our Hampshire doorstep to create our delicious menus. All the menus feature simple, classic dishes brought up to date with a twist.

For parties of 8 and over we kindly request a food pre-order, please send to manager@chesilrectory.co.uk.  We politely remind customers that children’s high chairs are not available during dinner service.

The Chesil Rectory’s best local suppliers include:

Blackmoor Game, Tunworth Cheese, Fundamentally Fungus Mushrooms, Lyburn Cheese, IOW Tomato Company, Rosary Goats Cheese, Hill Farm Apple Juice, Chalk Stream Farm, Happy Toast Bakery, Laverstoke Farm, Claytons Eggs, Cold Press Oil Co.

Isle of Wight Mermaid, Lymington Dancing Cow, Twisted Nose Gin, Dorset Conker, Hallgarten Wines, Nectar imports, Hattingley Valley, Andwell Brewing Company, Luscombe Ginger & Lemonade, Char Tea, Turner & Hardy’s Juice, Moonroast Coffee.

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Choose between the five course menu (£45) or add carefully selected wines with each course (£40).

Our tasting menu is available Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings from 7pm.
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Please specify if you would like this Menu when you make a reservation.

We politely remind you that the tasting menu is designed for the entire table.

Basket of Artisan Bread for Two

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Asparagus Soup, Herb Oil

(Cortese Del Piemonte ‘Adelasia’ 2016 - Italy)
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Tarte Fine of Creamed Leeks, French Beans, Cashel Blue, Balsamic Syrup

(Pinot Grigio, Marjan Simcic 2016 - Slovenia)
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Isle of Wight Tomato, Basil, Rosary Goat’s Cheese, Cabernet Sauvignon Dressing, Shallot Crisp

(Beaujolais Villages, Olivier Ravier, 2015 - France)
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Spiced Chickpea Fritters, Crispy Kale, Kale & Pine Nut Hummus, Home-made Flatbread, Rose Harissa Dressing

(Riesling, Eymann, Pfalz, 2016 - Germany)
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Iced Lemon Parfait, Strawberry, Meringue, Balsamic Caramel

(Entice, Hattingley Valley 2016 - England)
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Tea, Coffee & Petit Fours

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Chesil Gazpacho, Pink Grapefruit

6.95
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Tarte Fine of Creamed Leeks, French Beans, Cashel Blue, Balsamic Syrup

7.95
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Pig’s Head Croquette, Rhubarb Purée, Crisp Pancetta

7.95
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Home Cured Sea Bream, Lime Mayonnaise, Shallot Crisp, Bacon Crumb

8.95
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Carpaccio of Beef, Pickled Mushrooms, Rocket Pesto, Croutons

10.95
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Grilled Prawns, Summer ‘Slaw’, Sesame Oil Dressing, Coriander Cress

11.95
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Spiced Chickpea Fritters, Crispy Kale, Kale & Pine Nut Hummus, Home-made Flatbread, Rose Harissa Dressing

13.95
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Pork Fillet, Laverstoke Black Pudding, Cabbage & Bacon, Grain Mustard Cream

18.50
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Grilled Megram Sole, Seaweed Butter, Pickled Cucumber, Jersey Royals

19.95
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Goosnargh Duck Breast, Compressed Pineapple, Crispy Duck Won Ton, Thyme Scented Jus

19.95
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Sea Bass, Wye Valley Asparagus, Peas, Broad Beans, Basil, Tomato Orzo, Crispy Squid

19.95
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Cobley Wood Farm Lamb, Charred Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Spring Onion, Fresh Wild Garlic, Cockle Jus

19.95
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Sides

Honey Roasted Seasonal Root Vegetables / Paprika Spiced New Potatoes / Sautéed Kale / Raisin & Almond Butter
3.95
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All 7.50
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Iced Lemon Parfait, Strawberry, Meringue, Balsamic Caramel

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Chesil Treacle Tart, Lime Ice Cream

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Rum Panna Cotta, Mixed Summer Berry Compote, Sable Melts

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Dark Chocolate & Passionfruit Frozen Mousse, Honey & Passionfruit Gel, Honey Ice Cream

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Rhubarb Jelly, Pecan Brittle, Mango Sorbet

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Selection of British Cheese, Chef’s Homemade Chutney, Biscuits

8.50
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**£45 per head for three courses with coffee.

Please pre-order from this menu and return to manager@chesilrectory.co.uk at least 4 days prior to the event.
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Chesil Gazpacho, Pink Grapefruit

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Home Cured Sea Bream, Lime Mayonnaise, Shallot Crisp, Bacon Crumb

More info

Carpaccio of Beef, Pickled Mushrooms, Rocket Pesto, Croutons

More info

Grilled Prawns, Summer ‘Slaw’, Sesame Oil Dressing, Coriander Cress

More info

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Spiced Chickpea Fritters, Crispy Kale, Kale & Pine Nut Hummus, Home-made Flatbread, Rose Harissa Dressing

More info

Grilled Megram Sole, Seaweed Butter, Pickled Cucumber, Jersey Royals

More info

Goosnargh Duck Breast, Compressed Pineapple, Crispy Duck Won Ton, Thyme Scented Jus

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Cobley Wood Farm Lamb, Charred Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Spring Onion, Fresh Wild Garlic, Cockle Jus

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Selection of Vegetables

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Iced Lemon Parfait, Strawberry, Meringue, Balsamic Pearls

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Dark Chocolate Frozen Mousse, Honey & Passionfruit Gel

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Chesil Treacle Tart, Clotted Cream, Lime Confetti

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Selection of British Cheese, Chef’s Homemade Chutney, Biscuits

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Followed by a selection of homemade petits fours & coffee

Freshly ground coffee Americano Espresso Double Espresso Cappuccino Latte or English Breakfast Tea & Speciality Teas by CHAR of Winchester
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Speciality Teas by CHAR of Winchester

**£45 per head for three courses with coffee.

Please pre-order from this menu and return to manager@chesilrectory.co.uk at least 4 days prior to the event.
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**Two Course Lunch £23.95 **Three Course Lunch £27.95

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Soup of the Day

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Salmon Tartare, Soft Herb Salad, Herb Oil, Croutons

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Laverstoke Black Pudding, Poached Egg, Devilled Sauce

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Winter Salad of Gem Hearts, Baby Spinach, Candied Pecans, Blue Cheese Dressing

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Roast Beef with all the Trimmings

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Roast Chicken with all the Trimmings

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Fish of the Day

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Risotto of Butternut Squash, Sage, Old Winchester

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Caramelized Rice Pudding, Somerset Brandy ‘Boozy’ Prunes

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Dark Chocolate Parfait, Honeycomb, Vanilla Ice Cream

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Baked Ginger Parkin, Rhubarb Ice Cream

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Choose between the five course menu (£55) or add carefully selected wines with each course (£40).

Our tasting menu is available Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings from 7pm.
More info

Please specify if you would like this Menu when you make a reservation.

We politely remind you that the tasting menu is designed for the entire table.

Basket of Artisan Bread for Two

More info

Chesil Gazpacho, Pink Grapefruit

(Cabernet Sauvignon, Perez Cruz, 2015 - Chile)
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Grilled Megram Sole, Seaweed Butter

(Chablis, Francine & Olivier Savary 2015 – France)
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Asparagus, Bacon Crumb, Shallot Crisp, Cold Press Oil Mayonnaise

(Pinot Grigio, Marjan Simcic 2016 - Slovenia)
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Cobley Wood Farm Lamb, Rosemary Gnocchi, Pea Purée, Sweet & Sour Garlic, Charred Spring Onion

(De Stefani, Chesil Rectory Selection 2015 - Italy)
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Iced Lemon Parfait, Strawberry, Meringue, Balsamic Caramel

(Entice, Hattingley Valley 2016 - England)
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Coffee & Petits Fours

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**Two Courses £17.95 **Three Courses £21.95

Lunch: Monday – Saturday 12 noon – 2.20pm & Evenings: Monday – Sunday 6-7pm)
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British Cheese Board, Selection of Biscuits, Chef’s Chutney

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Yellow Split Pea & Ham Soup, Crème Fraiche

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Grilled Sardines, Tomato & Chorizo Scorched Sourdough

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English ‘Feta’ & Orange Salad, Honeyed Spiced Almonds

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Cobley Farm Lamb, Pearl Barley, Spring Broth

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Chalk Stream Trout, Leeks & Bacon, Cider Vinegar Dressing

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Potato Gnocchi, Broad Beans, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Blue Cheese Cream, Pea Shoots

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Rhubarb & Custard Jelly, Lemon Short Bread

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Walnut & Almond Cake, Honey Ricotta

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Sharrocks Lancashire Tasty, Crackers, Chutney

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**Two Courses £17.95 **Three Courses £21.95

(Lunch: Monday – Saturday 12 noon – 2.20pm & Evenings: Monday – Sunday 6-7pm)
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Fresh, Delicious & Local!

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Whenever possible we use the finest local suppliers who are dedicated to creating delicious ingredients . Head Chef Damian Brown’s exquisite menus celebrate the best produce that Great Britain has to offer & many of our suppliers are based here in Hampshire.

Book a table

Call us on 01962 851 555 to book a table or use the online booking form below. 

Gift Vouchers

The perfect gift for the foodie in your family, Chesil Rectory vouchers are available from £10 upwards. Simply call us and pay over the phone or come in to collect. If you supply us with your name and address, we’ll happily send them out with menus and post card. Job done!

Please call one of our Managers for details on 01962 851 555 or email: manager@chesilrectory.co.uk

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