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1 Chesil Street, Winchester, SO23 0HU
01962 851 555
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 to Friday
Lunch 12noon – 14:30 | Dinner 17:30 – 21:00

Saturday &
Lunch 12noon – 14:30 | Dinner 18:00 – 21:00

Sunday
Lunch 12noon – 15:00 | Dinner 18:00 – 20:30


Info
  • 5 min walk from the city centre
  • Multi-story car park a 3 min walk away
  • Vegetarian / Vegan / Gluten Free Options
  • Private Dining – Please get in touch if you’d like to make a booking
  • Special du jour menu available Monday – Friday, lunchtimes & early supper only
  • Unfortunately we are not wheelchair accessible
  • Tel. 01962 851 555

Location

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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.

Our Chefs use 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.

 We politely remind customers that children’s high chairs are not available during dinner service.

The Chesil Rectory’s best local suppliers include:

Meat:

Bere Mill Farm – Lamb
Laverstoke Park Farm – ​Black ​Pudding, Buffalo Mozzarella
Blackmore Game (now Medstead ​Meats Hampshire)
​Hogget & Boar Butchery – Beef, Pork

Mushrooms:

Fundamentally Foods- Cultivated Mushrooms – Stockbridge

Cheese:

Lyburn, Tunworth, Godminster, Rosary Goats Cheese, Laverstoke

Veg:

Carroll’s Heritage Potatoes- Northumberland
Isle of Wight Tomatoes – The Tomato Stall

Vale Farm Eggs – Winchester

Watercress – Alresford

New Forest Strawberries

Fish:

ChalkStream Trout, Romsey
Kingfisher Seafood, Brixham
Flying Fish, Cornwall – Live Lobsters, Crab, Live Scottish Cockles, Porthilly Oysters
and Portland Shellfish, Portland Island, Dorset – Live Crab, Live Lobsters, Live Molluscs

Coffee:

Mozzo Coffee, Southampton
CHAR Tea, Winchester

Sample
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**Available Mon- Fri 12-2.30pm & 5.30-6.30pm**

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**Two Course Lunch £26.95 **Three Course Lunch £32.95

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Soup of the Day

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***Available Monday to Saturday for lunch, dinner, and Sunday from 6 pm.***

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Selection of Hoxton Bakehouse Bread, Dukkah, Flavoured Butter, Local Rapeseed Oil

5.95
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Ham Hock Terrine, Chorizo Mayonnaise, Dill Pickles, Crackers

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-Two Courses £23.95 -Three Courses £28.95

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Pea & Mint Soup, Basil Oil

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Carpaccio of Beef, Sweet Dill Dressing Pickled Mushrooms

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Grilled South Coast Sardines, Tomato & Red Onion Sourdough, Pesto

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Confit Leg of Chicken, Spiced Sweetcorn Salsa Crushed Potato, Chicken & Tarragon Jus

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Pan Fried Sea Bream, Radish, Shaved Fennel Salad Butter Sauce, Potato Purée

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Pan Roasted Gnocchetti, Summer Vegetables Isle of Wight Tomato & Basil, Old Winchester

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Chicken Liver Parfait, Truffle Butter, Red Onion & Chili Jam, Toasted Brioche

10.00
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Crispy Pigs Head, Sauce Ravigote, Bitter Leaves

11.00
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Steamed Tenderstem Broccoli, Satay Sauce, Crispy Cabbage, Toasted Hazelnuts

11.50
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Pan Roasted South Coast Seabass, Shaved Fennel Salad, Flaked Almonds, Orange & Olive Oil Dressing

12.00
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Twice Baked Barber’s Cheddar Souffle, Isle of Wight Tomato Salsa, Basil Oil, Reduced Balsamic,

12.50
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Pan Roasted Brixham Scallops & Prawns, Summer Slaw, Pineapple & Chili Dressing, Crispy Onions

18.50
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Miso Braised Leeks, Red Pepper & Olive Fricassée, Red Chicory, Basil Oil, Potato Crisp

18.00
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Oven Roasted Chicken Breast, Confit Garlic Potatoes, Sautéed Mushrooms, Mustard & Nettle Cream

24.50
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Roast Loin of Pork, Caponata, Charred Courgette, Salsa Verde, Crackling

25.50
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Pan Seared Chalk Stream Trout, Pink Fir Potatoes, Tartare Sauce, Trout Caviar, Dill Oil, Smoked Soubise

27.50
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Pan Roasted South Coast Cod, Crushed Peas & Broad Beans, Shallots, Preserved Lemon Hollandaise, Shaved Fennel

28.00
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Roasted Local Lamb, Wild Garlic & Honey Spätzle, Broccoli Purée, Crumbled Barrel Aged Feta, Crisp Belly, Vierge Dressing

29.00
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Sides

Buttered Pink Fir Potatoes £5.50 | Fine Beans & Shallots £4.50 | Seasonal Greens £3.95
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Lemon & Lime Meringue Tart, Candied Lime Zest, Clotted Cream Ice Cream

9.50
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Poached Rhubarb, Crème Fraiche Panna Cotta, Almond Tuile

9.50
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Iced Elderflower Parfait, New Forest Strawberries, Pink Peppercorn Meringue, Strawberry Jus

9.50
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Dark Chocolate Delice, Nutty Granola, Salted Toffee Popcorn, Yoghurt Sorbet

9.50
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Pistachio & Olive Oil Cake, Maraschino Cherries, Amaretto Cream, Amaretti Biscuits

9.50
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The Chesil Cheese Selection

Award-winning British Cheese served with Chef’s Seasonal Chutney, Grapes, Apple & Homemade Crackers
10/18.50
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Beetroot, Rosary Goats Cheese, Beetroot Dressing, Crispy Onions, Pea Shoots

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Peppered Mackerel Rillette, Beetroot & Tarragon Slaw, Croutons

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Rump of Beef, Sunday Trimmings, Stuffing

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Roast Chicken Breast, Sunday Trimmings, Stuffing

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Chesil Nut Roast, Sunday Roast Trimmings, Rich Veggie Gravy

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All of our roasts are accompanied by:

Roasted Potatoes, Tunworth & Godminster Cauliflower Cheese, Seasonal Greens, Roast Carrots and plenty of our homemade Gravy
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Fish of the Day, New Potatoes, Sunday Vegetables, Butter Sauce

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Raspberry ‘Naked Jam’ & Vanilla Sponge, Minted Custard

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Poached Rhubarb, Crème Fraiche Panna Cotta, Almond Tuile

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Dark Chocolate & Malt Ganache, Brandy Snap Basket, Caramalised White Chocolate

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Chef’s Cheese Selection, Crackers, Chesil Chutney

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Chocolate & Stout Sponge, Salted Caramel Sauce

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Elderflower & Gooseberry Fool, Lavender Shortbread

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Local Tunworth, Quince & Crackers

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**Two Courses £23.95 **Three Courses £28.95

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BOOK A TABLE

Please book tables online where possible. You can also call the restaurant directly on 01962 851 555 or email manager@chesilrectory.co.uk

You can book tables of up to 6 people online, for larger groups please contact us directly.

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Fresh, Delicious & Local!

The Chesil Rectory Scroll

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