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1 Chesil Street, Winchester
01962 851 555
Reopening 20th May 2021
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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Opening Times

Reopening 20th May 2021

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

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 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)

Courtyard Garden

Our beautiful, romantic, courtyard garden is open for lunch & early supper weather permitting.

With an abundance of shrubs & flowers including clematis, bay, olive & jasmine, the Chesil Courtyard Garden can accommodate up to 30 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.

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

3.95
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Cream of Roasted Garlic Soup, Poached Egg, Chive Oil, Sourdough Croutons

6.95
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Salad of New Season Beetroot, Miso Glazed Carrots, Roasted Hazelnuts, Rosary Goats Cheese, Cabernet Sauvignon Dressing

9.50
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Ocean Fish Terrine, Chalk Stream Smoked Trout, Seaweed & Isle of Wight Tomato Butter Sauce, Coastal Herbs

10.50
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Pan Seared Local Poussin, Chicory, Candied Pecans, Grapes, Barkham Blue, Compressed Apple, Cider Dressing

10.50
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Carpaccio & Tartare of Local Venison, Quail’s Egg Yolk,Truffle & Dijon Mustard Mayonnaise, Lavosh Crackers

10.95
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Tartlet of Portland Crab, Brown Crab Mayonnaise, Gooseberry Gel, Micro Coriander

12.50
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Ricotta & Old Winchester Agnolotti, Fresh Peas, Girolle Mushrooms, Peas Shoots, Onion Crisps

19.50
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Poached & Roasted Goosnargh Chicken, Chicken Fat Potatoes, Crisp Wing, Baby Onion, Broad Bean & Pea Fricassée, Chicken Butter

20.50
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Bere Mill Lamb Loin, Glazed Rib, Courgette & Pepper Caponata, House Dried Tomatoes, Crisp Pancetta, Madeira Jus

24.50
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Loch Duart Salmon, Shaved Fennel & Apple Salad, Fricassée of New Season Potatoes, Isle of Wight Cherry Tomato Butter Sauce

26.00
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Whole Baked Plaice, Plumped Golden Raisins, Sea Vegetables, Black Garlic Glazed Maris Bard Potatoes, Shellfish Velouté

26.50
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35 Day Dry Aged Rump Cap, Lobster Mac & Cheese, Confit Shallot, Tender Stem Broccoli, Smoked Bone Marrow Sauce

29.95
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Sides

Charred Seasonal Green Vegetables, Lemon & Shallot Butter | Hispi Cabbage, Seaweed Butter, Fresh Radish | Buttered Maris Bard Potatoes
3.95
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Lemon Tart, Toasted Italian Meringue, Strawberry Crisps & Gel, Basil Syrup

8.95
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Dark Chocolate & Caramel Chilled Fondant, Yoghurt Sorbet White Chocolate & Hazelnut Mousse

8.95
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Crème Vanille, Candied Pecans, Sweet Espresso, Mini Doughnuts

8.95
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Rhubarb & Ginger Set Cheesecake, Honeycomb, Stem Ginger, Rhubarb Ripple Ice Cream

8.95
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Iced Passion Fruit Parfait, Rum Flamed Pineapple, Coconut Sorbet, Pineapple Crisp

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

9.95
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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 Roasted Garlic Soup, Poached Egg, Chive Oil, Sourdough Croutons

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Salad of New Season Beetroot, Miso Glazed Carrots, Roasted Hazelnuts, Rosary Goats Cheese, Cabernet Sauvignon Dressing

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Ocean Fish Terrine, Chalk Stream Smoked Trout, Seaweed & Isle of Wight Tomato Butter Sauce, Coastal Herbs

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Carpaccio & Tartar of Local Venison, Quail’s Egg Yolk, Truffle & Dijon Mustard Mayonnaise, Lavosh Crackers

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Ricotta & Old Winchester Agnolotti, Fresh Peas, Girolle Mushrooms, Peas Shoots, Onion Crisps

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Poached & Roasted Goosnargh Chicken, Chicken Fat Potatoes, Crisp Wing, Asparagus, Broad Bean & Pea Fricassée, Chicken Butter

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Bere Mill Lamb Loin, Glazed Rib, Courgette & Pepper Caponata, House Dried Tomatoes, Crisp Pancetta, Madeira Jus

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Loch Duart Salmon, Shaved Fennel & Apple Salad, Fricassée of New Season Potatoes, Isle of Wight Cherry Tomato Butter Sauce

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On the side

Charred Seasonal Green Vegetables, Lemon & Shallot Butter | Charred Hispi Cabbage, Seaweed Butter, Fresh Radish
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Lemon Tart, Toasted Italian Meringue, Strawberry Crisps & Gel, Basil Syrup

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Dark Chocolate & Salted Caramel Chilled Fondant, Yoghurt Sorbet White Chocolate & Hazelnut Mousse

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Rhubarb & Ginger Set Cheesecake, Honeycomb, Stem Ginger, Rhubarb Ripple Ice Cream, Crack Tuile

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Chef’s Cheese Selection, Apple, Chutney & Crackers

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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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Charred New Forest Asparagus, Cured & Confit Egg Yolk, Hazelnut & Wild Garlic Pesto

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Pressed Terrine of Chicken, Ham Hock, Black Pudding, Apricot, Sherry Dressing, Onion Salad

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Peppered Mackerel Croquettes, Pickled Cucumber Relish, Caper & Shallot Dressing, Crème Fraîche

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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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Baked Cod, Chorizo Brioche Crust, Baby Potatoes, Asparagus, Wild Garlic Velouté

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Passion Fruit & White Chocolate Panna Cotta, Salted Caramel Crumb

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Dark Chocolate & Caramel Chilled Fondant, Yogurt Sorbet, White Chocolate & Hazelnut Mousse

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Sticky Toffee Pudding, Caramel Sauce, Rhubarb & Ginger Ice Cream

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

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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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Terrine of Chicken, Potato & Leek, New Potato Dressing, Soft Herb Salad

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Molten Fish Cake, Tartare Butter Sauce, Local Watercress

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Crisp Bere Mill Lamb Shoulder, Light Broth, Broad Beans, Spring Onions, Barley

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Selection of Day Boat Fish, Shaved Fennel & Apple Salad Warm Sauce Vierge

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Isle of Wight Tomato Puff Pastry Tart, Laverstock Buffalumi, Reduced Balsamic, Basil Oil

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White Chocolate Panna Cotta, Blackberry Gel Honeycomb

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Manchester Tart, Toasted Coconut, Raspberry Jam

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Tunworth & Godminster Cheese, Chutney & Crackers

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

Lunchtimes only - Wednesday- Saturday
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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.

Fresh, Delicious & Local!

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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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