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 6-7pm
  • 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.

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 & early supper every day & all day Fri/ Sat/Sun 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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£65 Per Person – Wine Flight Available For £45 Per Person

Valentine’s 7 Course Vegetarian Tasting Menu is available for dinner on Thursday (13th Feb), Friday (14th Feb) & Saturday (15th Feb)
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Includes glass of Hattingley Valley Reserve on arrival

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Celeriac & Apple Velouté, Preserved Lemon Yoghurt

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Roasted Jerusalem Artichoke Salad, English Burrata, Black Garlic Aioli, Shaved Pear

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Risotto of Spring Onions, Chilli & Sea Vegetables, Crispy Leeks

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King Oyster Mushroom, Miso Butter, Puffed Black Rice, Confit Egg Yolk, Old Winchester

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Lemongrass & Lime Leaf Sorbet

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Valrhona Chocolate Parfait, Praline Mousse, Gold Leaf, Textures of Chocolate

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Whipped Tunworth, Rye Bread Crisps, Blood Orange, Stem Ginger

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£75 Per Person – Wine Flight Available For £45 Per Person

Valentine’s 7 Course Tasting Menu is available for dinner on Thursday (13th Feb), Friday (14th Feb) & Saturday (15th Feb)
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Includes glass of Hattingley Valley Reserve on arrival

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Crispy Pig’s Cheek Croquettes, Celeriac & Pear Slaw, Preserved Lemon Yoghurt

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Pressed Goosnargh Duck, Golden Raisins, Sauternes Gel & Brioche

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Cornish Lobster & Crab Risotto, Spring Onions, Chilli, Sea Beet, Parmesan Foam

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Bere Mill Rack of Lamb, Miso Glazed Aubergine, Sheep’s Curd Heritage Tomato Fondue & Black Olive Oil

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**OR Steamed Wild Brill, Borlotti Beans, Cauliflower & Truffle Purée, Crispy Cockles, Red Wine Sauce

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Lemongrass & Lime Leaf Sorbet

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Valrhona Chocolate Parfait, Praline Mousse, Gold Leaf, Textures of Chocolate

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Whipped Tunworth, Rye Bread Crisps, Blood Orange, Stem Ginger

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£45 Per Person – Wine Flight Available For £45 Per Person

Valentine’s 5 Course Vegetarian Tasting Menu is available for lunch on Friday (14th Feb) & Saturday (15th Feb).
More info

Celeriac & Apple Velouté, Preserved Lemon Yoghurt

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Roasted Jerusalem Artichoke Salad, English Burrata, Black Garlic Aioli, Shaved Pear

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Risotto of Spring Onions, Chilli & Sea Vegetables, Crispy Leeks

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King Oyster Mushroom, Miso Butter, Puffed Black Rice, Confit Egg Yolk Old Winchester

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Valrhona Chocolate Parfait, Praline Mousse, Gold Leaf, Textures of Chocolate

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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.
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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.
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Selection of Hoxton Bakery Breads

2.95
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£55 Per Person – Wine Flight Available For £45 Per Person

Our Valentine’s 5 Course Tasting Menu is available for lunch on Friday (14th Feb) & Saturday (15th Feb).
More info

Crispy Pig’s Cheek Croquettes, Celeriac & Pear Slaw, Preserved Lemon Yoghurt

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Pressed Goosnargh Duck, Golden Raisins, Sauternes Gel & Brioche

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Cornish Lobster & Crab Risotto, Spring Onions, Chilli, Sea Beet, Parmesan Foam

Sauvignon Blanc “Opoka” 2013 Double Magnum, Simčič- Slovenia
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Bere Mill Rack of Lamb, Miso Glazed Aubergine, Sheep’s Curd Heritage Tomato Fondue & Black Olive Oil

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**OR** Steamed Wild Brill, Borlotti Beans, Cauliflower & Truffle Purée Crispy Cockles, Red Wine Sauce

Pauillac Grand Cru Classé 2009 Magnum, Château Batailley- France
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Valrhona Chocolate Parfait, Praline Mousse, Gold Leaf, Textures of Chocolate

Recioto della Valpolicella 2016, Ca’ Rugate- Italy
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Choose between the five course menu (£45) or add carefully selected wines with each course (£45).

Our tasting menu is available Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings from 7pm.
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Hoxton Bakehouse Bread Selection

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Roasted Heritage Carrot & Cumin Soup, Welsh Rarebit

(Gruner Veltliner, ‘Loss’ 2018, Weingut Rabl - Austria)
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Spiced Cauliflower Croquettes, Coriander Yoghurt, Pomegranate

(Verdejo 2017, Javier Sanz - Spain)
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Rotolo of Porcini Mushrooms, Black Truffle, Beetroot, Salt Baked Celeriac Butter Sauce, Sage

(White Blend 2017, Olifantsberg - South Africa)
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Crisp Rosemary Polenta, Salsify, Black Truffle, Old Winchester

(Bourgogne Rouge 2017, Confuron-Gindre - France)
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Malted Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake, Salted Caramel, Milk Sorbet Candied Pecans

(Noble Riesling 'Godfrey's Creek', Marlborough - New Zealand)
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Tea, Coffee & Petit Fours

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Spiced Cauliflower Croquettes, Coriander Yoghurt, Pomegranate

8.50
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Confit Guinea Fowl Terrine, Mango Chutney Purée, Crispy Onions, Flaked Almonds

9.00
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Parfait of Chicken Liver, Brioche & Marmalade

9.00
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Treacle Cured Chalk Stream Trout, Crème Fraîche, Exmoor Caviar, Baked Lemon Dressing

11.50
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Seared Scallops, Jerusalem Artichokes, Roasted Chicken Butter, Hazelnuts

12.00
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Crisp Rosemary Polenta, Salsify, Black Truffle, Kalettes, Winchester Cheese

15.95
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Dry Aged Pork Belly, Crackling, Sage & Pine Nut, Lyonnaise Onions, Whole Roast Carrot

20.50
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Cornish Hake, Cauliflower Rarebit, Brussel Sprout Fricassée, Woodland Mushrooms

20.50
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Fillet of Beef, Braised Feather Blade ‘Cottage Pie’, Black Cabbage, Bone Marrow Jus

24.50
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Steamed Halibut, Creamed Celeriac, St Austell Bay Mussels, Cockles, Seaweed Butter

24.50
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Sides

Honey and Thyme Roasted Autumn Vegetables / Creamed Sprouts & Bacon
3.95
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Classic English Custard Tart, Caramelised White Chocolate Clementine Gel

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Malted Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake, Salted Caramel, Milk Sorbet Candied Pecans

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Port Poached Pear, Toasted Meringue, Amaretti Cream and Crumb

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Chesil Tiramisu

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South Coast Cheeseboard, Pear Chutney, Water Biscuits Stem Ginger

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**£45 per person inclusive of bread baskets, a selection of sides for the table, tea/coffee & petit fours

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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Spiced Cauliflower Croquettes, Coriander Yoghurt, Pomegranate

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Confit Guinea Fowl Terrine, Mango Chutney Purée Crispy Onion, Flaked Almonds,

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Parfait of Chicken Liver, Brioche & Marmalade

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Treacle Cured Chalk Stream Trout, Crème Fraîche, Exmoor Caviar, Baked Lemon Dressing

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Crisp Rosemary Polenta, Salsify, Black Truffle, Kalettes, Winchester Cheese

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Dry Aged Pork Belly, Crackling, Sage & Pine Nut Lyonnaise Onions, Whole Roast Carrot

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Cornish Hake, Cauliflower Rarebit, Brussel Sprout Fricassée, Woodland Mushrooms

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Fillet of Beef, Braised Feather Blade ‘Cottage Pie’, Black Cabbage, Bone Marrow Jus

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Selection of Vegetables

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Malted Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake, Salted Caramel, Milk Sorbet, Candied Pecans

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Port Poached Pear, Toasted Meringue, Amaretti Cream & Crumb

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Chesil Tiramisu

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South Coast Cheeseboard, Pear Chutney, Water Biscuits, Stem Ginger

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**£45 per person inclusive of bread baskets, a selection of sides for the table, tea/coffee & petit fours

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 £29.95

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Soup of the Day

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Chalk Stream Trout Tartare, Chive & Shallot Dressing

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Laverstoke Black Pudding, Fried Egg, Devilled Sauce

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Isle of Wight Tomato Salad, Hampshire Feta, Shallot & Basil, Onion Crisp

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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, Crushed Potatoes, Seasonal Greens, Beurre Blanc

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Chesil Vegetarian Nut Roast with all the Trimmings

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Chocolate Torte, Honeycomb, Toffee Sauce, Vanilla Ice-cream

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Banana Parfait, Meringue, Granola, Rum & Raisin Ice Cream

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New Forest Strawberry Mousse, Meringue, Strawberry Coulis

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Choose between the five course menu (£55) or add carefully selected wines with each course (£45).

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

Roasted Heritage Carrot & Cumin Soup, Welsh Rarebit

(Gruner Veltliner, ‘Loss’ 2018, Weingut Rabl - Austria)
More info

Spiced Cauliflower Croquettes, Coriander Yoghurt, Pomegranate

(Verdejo 2017, Javier Sanz - Spain)
More info

Treacle Cured Chalk Stream Trout, Crème Fraîche, Exmoor Caviar Baked Lemon Dressing

(Bourgogne Cuvée de Forgets 2017, Patrick Javillier - France)
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Fillet of Beef, Braised Feather Blade ‘Cottage Pie’, Black Cabbage Bone Marrow Jus

(Haut-Médoc, Comte de Sénéjac 2012, Château Sénéjac - France)
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Malted Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake, Salted Caramel, Milk Sorbet Candied Pecans

(Noble Riesling 'Godfrey's Creek', Marlborough - New Zealand)
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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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Roasted Heritage Carrot and Cumin Soup Welsh Rarebit

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Soft Boiled Egg, Black Pudding Crumb, Crushed Celeriac Devilled Jus

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Haddock & Prawn Fishcake, Tartare Sauce, Herb Salad

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12 Hour Braised Beef, Honeyed Parsnips Bacon Crumb, Thyme Jus

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Chesil Fish Pie, Buttered Cavolo Nero

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Rotolo of Porcini Mushrooms, Black Truffle, Beetroot, Salt Baked Celeriac, Butter Sauce, Sage

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Steamed Chocolate Pudding, Caramel Custard, 100s & 1000s

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Iced Lemon Parfait, Cranberry Sorbet, Clementine

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Dorset Blue Vinney, Pickled Beetroot, Water 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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