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
  • 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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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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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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Celery Velouté, Rapeseed Oil, Croutons

(Grüner Veltliner Donabaum, Johan Federspiel 2016)
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Charred Asparagus. Wild Garlic Pesto

(Bourgogne “Oligocene” Patrick Javillier 2015- France)
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Isle Of Wight Tomato Tart, Shallot Confit, Balsamic Dressing

(Riesling ‘The Yard’, Larry Cherubino - Australia)
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Marinated Courgette Ribbons, Cashew Lebnah, Broad Beans, Radish Top Dressing

(Primitivo Rosé, Tramari, San Marzano – Italy)
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Dark Chocolate Torte, Passionfruit Sorbet, Popping Candy

(Andrew Quady “Orange Muscat” - USA)
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Tea, Coffee & Petit Fours

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Celery Velouté, Local Rapeseed Oil, Croutons

6.95
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English Burrata, Wild Garlic Pesto, Secrett’s Leaves, Toasted Sourdough Crumb

8.50
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Brixham Seabass Ceviche, Avocado Purée, Compressed Cucumber Shallot Crisp

8.95
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Rosemary Skewered Prawns, Baby Gem, Coronation Dressing, Almonds, Raisins

8.95
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Asparagus, Poached Duck Egg, Crispy Cured Ham, Grain Mustard Dressing

8.95
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Pressed Terrine of Confit Pork, Laverstoke Black Pudding, Textures of Apple

9.50
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Marinated Courgette Ribbons, Cashew Labneh, Broad Beans, Radish Top Dressing

13.95
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Blackmoor Pigeon, Honey Spätzle, Squash, Pomegranate Roasting Juices

18.50
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Huntcham Farm Lamb, Salsa Verdi, Bone Marrow Potatoes, Spring Greens

20.50
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Chesil King Prawn, Lobster & Scallop Linguine, Basil

21.50
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Fillet of Sea Trout, Charred Asparagus, Wild garlic Hollandaise, Jersey Royals

21.50
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Dry Aged Rump of British Beef, Alresford Watercress, Red Wine Shallots, Triple Cooked Chips, Sauce Bordelaise

22.50
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Sides

Chesil Garden Salad, Old Winchester, Aged Balsamic / French Beans, Olive Tapenade, Shallot Confit / Buttered New Potatoes
3.95
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All 7.95
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Warm Treacle Tart, Lime Chantilly

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Stem Ginger & Sake Panna cotta, Brandy Snap Poached Rhubarb, Sake Granita

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Iced Banana Parfait, Meringue, Granola

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Kiwi Carpaccio, Mango Jelly, Toasted Coconut Pineapple Crisp, Kiwi Sorbet

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Dark & White Chocolate Torte, Baileys Gel, Praline Brownie Crumb

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Selection of British Cheeses

8.95
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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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Celery Velouté, Local Rapeseed Oil, Croutons

More info

Brixham Seabass Ceviche, Avocado Purée, Compressed Cucumber, Shallot Crisp

More info

Pressed Terrine of Confit Pork, Laverstoke Black Pudding, Textures of Apple

More info

Rosemary Skewered Prawns, Baby Gem, Coronation Dressing, Almonds, Raisins

More info

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Marinated Courgette Ribbons, Cashew Labneh, Broad Beans, Radish Top Dressing

More info

Local Blackmoor Pigeon, Honey Spätzle, Squash, Pomegranate, Roasting Juices

More info

Huntcham Farm Lamb, Salsa Verdi, Bone Marrow Potatoes, Spring Greens

More info

Fillet of Sea Trout, Charred Asparagus, Wild garlic Hollandaise, Jersey Royals

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Selection of Vegetables

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Stem Ginger & Sake Panna cotta, Brandy Snap, Poached Rhubarb, Sake Granita

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Kiwi Carpaccio, Mango Jelly, Toasted Coconut Pineapple Crisp, Kiwi Sorbet

More info

Dark & White Chocolate Torte, Baileys Gel, Praline Brownie Crumb

More info

Selection of British Cheeses, Chef’s Chutney, Biscuits

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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, Poached Egg, Devilled Sauce

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Heritage Tomatoes, English Feta, Balsamic Dressing, Crispy Shallots

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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, Crushed Potatoes, Seasonal Greens, Wild Garlic Beurre Blanc

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Vegetarian Roast with all the Trimmings

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

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Chesil Rice Pudding, Orange Marmalade Gel, Pine-nut Praline

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Iced Banana Parfait, Meringue, Granola

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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

Celery Veloute, Rapeseed Oil, Croutons

(Grüner Veltliner Donabaum, Johan Federspiel 2016 - Austria)
More info

Seabass Ceviche, Avocado Mousse, Compressed Cucumber, Shallot Crisp

(‘Pietrabianca’ Tormaresca, Castel Del Monte - Italy)
More info

Pressed Terrine of Confit Pork, Laverstoke Black Pudding, Textures of Apple

(Bourgogne Rouge, Confuron Gindre – France)
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Local Blackmoor Pigeon, Honey Spätzle, Squash, Pomegranate, Roasting Juices

(Crozes Hermitage Terre d’Eclat, Domaine de la Ville 2016 – France)
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Dark Chocolate Torte, Passionfruit Sorbet, Popping Candy

(Andrew Quady “Orange Muscat” - USA)
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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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Alresford Watercress Soup, Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil, Tunworth Crouton

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Isle of Wight Tomato Salad, Shallot & Basil Aged Balsamic Dressing, Onion Crisp

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Laverstoke Farm Black Pudding, Poached Claytons Egg Devilled Sauce

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Rother Valley Pork Chop, Charred Spring Onions Crushed Pink Fir Apple Potatoes, Grain Mustard Cream

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Chalk Stream Trout, Peas, Gem Lettuce, Minted Pea Velouté

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Stockbridge Truffled Mushroom Pie, Baby Onions, Potato Purée, Spring Greens

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Locally Foraged Elderflower Jelly, Meringue, Apple Syrup

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‘Naked Jam’ Bakewell, Vanilla Ice Cream

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Lyburn Gold, 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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