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1 Chesil Street, Winchester
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


Opening Times

Monday 
Closed

Tuesday
Closed

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

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

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

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

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

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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 Wednesday – Saturday, lunchtimes only
  • Unfortunately we are not wheelchair accessible
  • 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.

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 Lamb
Laverstoke Park – black pudding, Buffalo Mozzarella

Blackmore Game (now Medstead meats Hampshire)

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

Clayton’s Eggs- Romsey

Watercress – Alresford

New Forest Strawberries

Fish
Chalk Stream Trout, Romsey
Flying Fish – Cornwall -: Live Lobsters, Crab, Live Scottish Cockles , Porthilly Oysters
And Portland Shellfish- Portland Island, Dorset- Live Crab, Live Lobsters, Live Molluscs

Coffee
Moon roast Coffee
CHAR tea

(Meditterea – High Quality Spanish Import Products)

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

3.95
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Salad of New Season Beetroot, Roasted Hazelnuts, Rosary Goats Cheese, Cabernet Sauvignon Dressing

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**Two Courses £19.95 **Three Courses £24.95

Lunchtimes only - Wednesday- Saturday
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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Candied Pumpkin Seeds, Old Winchester Cream

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Laverstoke Black Pudding, Poached Egg Devilled Jus

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Molten Fish Cake, Tartare Butter Sauce Local Watercress

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Steamed Venison Suet Pudding, Tarragon Parsnips, Potato Purée

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Pan Fried Sea Bream, Crisp Potato, Peppered Leeks Chive Butter Sauce

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Stockbridge Mushroom Risotto, Charred Leek Old Winchester, Crispy Hen’s Egg

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Cream of Stockbridge Mushroom Soup, Truffle Mushroom, Brioche

7.95
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Warm Salad of Heritage Beetroot & Carrot, Candied Nuts, Rosary Goats Cheese, Cabernet Sauvignon Dressing

8.95
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Guinea Fowl Terrine, Agen Prunes, Hazelnut Dressing, Cornichons, Toasted Sourdough

10.95
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Tartare of Chalk Stream Trout, Kohlrabi Slaw, Local Wasabi Mayonnaise, Pink Grapefruit Dressing

10.95
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Ballotine of Bere Mill Lamb, Walnut Emulsion, Pickled Shallots, Parsley Salad

10.95
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Coriander Seed Crusted Scallops, Boudin Blanc, Endive, Confit Shallot

14.50
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Butternut Squash & Chestnut Pithivier, Honey Glazed Parsnips, Carrot, Fondant Potato, Rich Vegetable Jus

19.00
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Pork Rib Eye, Crushed Potatoes, Fricassée of Beetroot, Crisp Kale, Peppercorn Cream, Crackling

21.50
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Pan Fried Sea Bass Grand Mère, Potato Purée, Bourguignon Sauce, Fine Beans, Fried Crouton

23.95
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Braised Ox Cheek, Roasted Salsify & Horseradish Gratin, Cabbage & Bacon, Truffle Jus

23.95
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Goosnargh Duck, Bakers Potatoes, Onion Confit, Sprouting Broccoli, Marmalade & Honey Glaze

23.95
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Home Smoked Halibut Fillet, Poached Egg, Wilted Spinach, New Potatoes, Grain Mustard Velouté

25.95
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Sides

Roasted Rainbow Chantenay Carrots | Seasonal Greens Shallot Butter | Buttered New Potatoes
3.95
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Blood Orange Frozen Parfait, Torched Italian Meringue, Orange & Thyme Emulsion, Honeycomb

8.95
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Salted Caramel Tart, Balsamic Reduction, Milk Sorbet

8.95
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Dark Chocolate Sponge, Flaked Almonds, Baileys Ice Cream

8.95
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Ginger Ale Poached Pear, Caramelised Chocolate Mousse

8.95
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Hazelnut Panna Cotta, Ginger Bread Ice Cream, Vanilla Tuile

8.95
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Chef’s Cheese Selection, Grapes, Chutney & Crackers

10.95
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**£50 per person

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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Cream of Stockbridge Mushroom Soup, Truffle Mushroom, Brioche

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Warm Salad of Heritage Beetroot & Carrots, Candied Nuts, Rosary Goats Cheese, Cabernet Sauvignon Dressing

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Tartare of Chalk Stream Trout, Kohlrabi Slaw, Local Wasabi Mayonnaise, Pink Grapefruit Dressing

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Ballotine Of Bere Mill Lamb, Walnut Emulsion, Pickled Shallots, Parsley Salad

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Butternut Squash & Chestnut Pithivier, Honey Glazed Parsnips, Carrot, Fondant Potato, Rich Vegetable Jus

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Pork Rib Eye, Crushed Potatoes, Fricassée of Beetroot, Crisp Kale, Peppercorn Cream, Crackling

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Pan Fried Sea Bass Grand Mère, Potato Purée, Bourguigon Sauce Fine Beans, Fried Crouton

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Goosnargh Duck, Bakers Potatoes, Onion Confit, Sprouting Broccoli Marmalade & Honey Glaze

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Seasonal Green Vegetables, Shallot Butter Charred Hispi Cabbage, Seaweed Butter, Pickled Shallot
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Blood Orange Frozen Parfait, Torched Italian Meringue, Orange & Thyme Emulsion

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Salted Caramel Tart, Balsamic Reduction, Milk Sorbet

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Dark Chocolate Sponge, Flaked Almonds, Baileys Ice Cream

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Chef’s Cheese Selection, Apple, Chutney & Crackers

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**£50 per person

Please pre-order from this menu and return to manager@chesilrectory.co.uk at least 4 days prior to the event. (Please note a discretionary service charge of 12.5 % is added to any party of 6 or more)
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Laverstoke Black Pudding, Poached Egg, Devilled Jus

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Tartare of Chalk Stream Trout, Kohlrabi Slaw, Local Wasabi Mayonnaise, Pink Grapefruit Dressing

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Dry Aged Rump of Hampshire Beef, Horseradish Cream & Yorkshire Pudding

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Roasted Cornfed Chicken, Stuffing & Yorkshire Pudding

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The Chesil Nut Roast with 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 of course, plenty of our homemade Gravy
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Fish of the Day, New Potatoes, Sunday Vegetables & Tartare Butter Sauce

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Cranberry & Satsuma Frozen Parfait, Torched Italian Meringue Cardamom & Orange Emulsion

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Ruby Poached Pear, Amaretti Biscuit Ice Cream, Star Anise Syrup

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Warm Chocolate Sponge, Flaked Almonds, Salted Caramel Ice Cream

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Chef’s Cheese Selection, Apple, Crackers, Chesil Chutney

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Hazelnut Panna Cotta, Lime Sorbet Honeycomb, Candied Zest

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Lemon & White Chocolate Bakewell Tart Lemon Curd, Vanilla Ice Cream

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Tunworth & Godminster Cheese, Chutney & Crackers

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BOOK A TABLE

Booking availability is limited whilst we re-open our restaurant. Please book tables online where possible, and please call the restaurant with any queries on 01962 851 555 or email manager@chesilrectory.co.uk.

Please Note:

– Booking availability is released 30 days in advance to stay ahead of any changes in government guidelines.

– Max booking 6 pax online, larger groups please contact us.

– Please call the restaurant to make your reservation if you would like to redeem a gift voucher.

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, 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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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.

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