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
  • Special du jour menu available Mon – Sat 12pm-2.20pm & 6pm-7pm; Sunday 6-9pm
  • 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.

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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Courtyard Garden

Our recently opened beautiful, romantic, courtyard garden is now open for lunch, afternoon nibbles & early supper from 12 –7pm every day weather permitting.

With an abundance of shrubs & flowers including clematis, bay, olive & jasmine , the Chesil Courtyard Garden can accommodate up to 40 covers & is the perfect spot for lunch or pre dinner drinks. Sit under the shady branches of the elder tree during the day or enjoy the comfy botanical print fabrics & heated parasols which will keep you cosy into the evening.

Alfresco Dining

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Our recently opened beautiful, romantic, courtyard garden is now open for lunch, afternoon nibbles & early supper from 12 –7pm every day weather permitting.

With an abundance of shrubs & flowers including clematis, bay, olive & jasmine, the Chesil Courtyard Garden can accommodate up to 40 covers & is the perfect spot for lunch or pre dinner drinks. Sit under the shady branches of the elder tree during the day or enjoy the comfy botanical print fabrics & heated parasols which will keep you cosy into the evening.

Alfresco Dining

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Selection of Hoxton Bakery Breads

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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.

Hoxton Bakehouse Bread Selection

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Potato Velouté, Chive Chantilly

(Cora Loxarel 2017, Penèdes – Spain)
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Salt Baked Carpaccio, Truffle Honey, Herb Goats Cheese

(Cortese del Piemonte 2017, San Silvestro – Italy)
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Tarte Fine of Jerusalem Artichoke, Onion Confit, Kale Crisps, Chicory Leaf Salad

(Tramin Pinot Grigio 2016 – Italy)
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Stockbridge Mushrooms, Roasted Roots, Cep Purée, Cavolo Nero, Hazelnut Dressing

(Bourgogne Cuvee Pressonier, Domaine Joseph Roty 2014 - France)
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Iced Lemon Parfait, Cranberry Sorbet, Tangerine, Meringue

(Prunelle Rouge, Remejeanne –France)
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Tea, Coffee & Petit Fours

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup, ‘Old Winchester’, Chive Oil

6.95
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Warm salad of Jerusalem Artichokes, Hazelnuts, English Feta Blood Orange Dressing

8.50
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Ham Hock Ballotine, Rhubarb Purée, Spiced Granola, Alresford Watercress

8.95
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Terrine of Corn-fed Chicken, Stockbridge Mushroom, Chicken Crackling

8.95
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Brixham Crab Cakes, Torched Cucumber, Buttermilk & Dill Dressing

9.50
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Haddock & Leek Risotto, Prawn Beignet, Lime Beurre

9.50
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Roast Butternut Squash, Sage Brown Butter

13.90
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30 Day Dry Aged Pork, Potato Terrine, Cider & Onion Purée, Honey Glazed Roots, Pancetta, Marjoram Jus

19.50
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Fillet of Hake, Salsify, Blood Orange, Brown Shrimp, Monk’s Beard, Chive Butter Sauce

19.95
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Roasted Rump of Lamb, Carrot Purée, Pickled Carrots, Hot-Pot Potatoes, Fine Beans, Crisp Cavolo Nero

20.50
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Local Blackmoor Venison, Stockbridge Mushrooms, Cumin Kale, Fondant Potato, Roasted Leek, Thyme Jus

20.50
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Poached Brill, Pomme Purée, January King Cabbage, Girolles, Chicken Dashi Broth

21.50
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Sides

Maple Glazed Root Vegetables / French Beans, Olive Tapenade, Shallot Confit / Buttered New Potatoes
3.95
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Lemon Posset, Bergamot Gel, Vanilla Shortbread

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Rhubarb & Ginger Cheesecake, Poached Rhubarb, Stem Ginger Ice Cream

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Apple & Cinnamon Pie, Maple Ice Cream

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Chocolate Praline Iced Parfait, Chocolate Macarons, Passion Fruit Sorbet, Passion Fruit Coulis

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Torched Figs, Honey Biscuit, Fig Compote, Italian Meringue, Honey Gel

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Selection of British Cheeses

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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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Potato Velouté, Smoked Bacon Crumb, Chive Chantilly

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Salt Baked Celeriac Carpaccio, Truffle Honey, Herbed Goats Cheese, Fresh Apple

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Pheasant & Chestnut Croquettes, Spiced Pear Purée, White Grapes, Dressed Leaves

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Gravadlax of Chalk Stream Trout, Cream Cheese, Spiced Crumb

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Stockbridge Mushroom, Roasted Roots, Cep Purée, Cavolo Nero, Hazelnut Dressing

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30 Day Dry Aged Pork, Robuchon Purée, Savoy Cabbage, Crackling, Sage

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12 hour Braised Feather blade of Beef, Anise Carrots, Fine Beans, Crispy Bacon, Onions

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Pan Fried Sea Bream, Spaghetti of Vegetables, Carrot & Cardamon Sauce, New Potato Fondant

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Selection of Vegetables

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Dark Chocolate & Malt Tart, Toffee Ice Cream, Crunchy Malt Topping

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Iced Lemon Parfait, Cranberry Sorbet, Tangerine, Meringue

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Caramel Poached Pear, Sable Biscuit, Poire William Cream

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Selection of British Cheeses, Chef’s Chutney, Biscuits

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Tea & Coffee with Home-made Petits Fours

Freshly ground coffee Americano Espresso Double Espresso Cappuccino Latte or English Breakfast Tea & Speciality Teas by CHAR of Winchester
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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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**Two Course Lunch £24.95 **Three Course Lunch £28.95

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Soup of the Day

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Smoked Chalk Stream Trout Tartare, Chive & Shallot Dressing

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Laverstoke Black Pudding, Poached Egg, Devilled Sauce

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Beetroot Carpaccio, Rosary Goats Cheese, Balsamic Dressing

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Roast Sirloin of Beef with all the Trimmings

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Roast Pork with all the Trimmings

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Fish of the Day

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Vegetarian Roast with all the Trimmings

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White Chocolate Mousse, Passion fruit Sorbet, Dark Chocolate Brownie

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Iced Lemon Parfait, Cranberry Sorbet, Tangerine, Meringue

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Individual Pineapple Upside Down Pudding, Hot Custard

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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.

Hoxton Bakehouse Bread Selection

More info

Potato Velouté, Smoked Bacon Crumb, Chive Chantilly

(Cora Loxarel 2017, Penèdes – Spain)
More info

Local Pheasant & Chestnut Croquettes, Spiced Pear Purée, White Grapes, Dressed Leaves

(Tramin Pinot Grigio 2016 – Italy)
More info

Pan Fried Sea Bream, Spaghetti of Vegetables, Carrot & Cardamon Sauce, New Potato Fondant

(Olifantsberg, Pinotage 2016 – South Africa)
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30 Day Dry Aged Pork, Robuchon Purée, Savoy Cabbage, Crackling, Sage

(Ovilos Semillion Assyrtiko, Ktima Biblia Chora 2017 – Greece)
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Dark Chocolate Mousse, Toffee Ice Cream, Crunchy Malt Topping

(Prunelle Rouge, Remejeanne 2015 – France)
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Tea, Coffee & Petit 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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Cream of Celeriac Soup, Pink Lady Apples, Apple Syrup

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Tartare of Mackerel, Brown Shrimp, Pickled Cucumber, Ciabatta Croutons

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Laverstoke Black Pudding Scotch Egg , Devilled Mayonnaise, Petit Salad

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Local Blackmoor Venison Cobbler, Anise Carrots

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Chesil Fish Pie, Winter Greens

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Tarte Fine of Jerusalem Artichoke, Onion Confit, Kale Crisps, Chicory Leaf Salad

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Pineapple Upside Down Pudding, Custard

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White Chocolate Mousse, Dark Chocolate Brownie, Passion Fruit Sorbet

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Barber’s Cheddar, Chef’s Chutney, Biscuits

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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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