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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

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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


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 Farm – Lamb
Laverstoke Park Farm – ​Black ​Pudding, Buffalo Mozzarella
Blackmore Game (now Medstead ​Meats Hampshire)
​Hogget & Boar Butchery – Beef, Pork

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

Vale Farm Eggs – Winchester

Watercress – Alresford

New Forest Strawberries

Fish:

ChalkStream Trout, Romsey
Kingfisher Seafood, Brixham
Flying Fish, Cornwall – Live Lobsters, Crab, Live Scottish Cockles, Porthilly Oysters
and Portland Shellfish, Portland Island, Dorset – Live Crab, Live Lobsters, Live Molluscs

Coffee:

Mozzo Coffee, Southampton
CHAR Tea, Winchester

Courtyard Garden

***OPENING IN JUNE***

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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**Two Course Lunch £26.95 **Three Course Lunch £32.95

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Soup of the Day

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

4.50
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Wye Valley Asparagus, Brown Butter Hollandaise, Wild Garlic

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**Two Courses £21.95 **Three Courses £26.95

Lunchtimes only - Wednesday- Saturday
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Heritage Tomato Gazpacho, Roasted Harissa Breadcrumbs

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Trout Rillette, Pickled Cucumber, Melba Toast

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Ham Hock, Beetroot, Watercress, Mustard Dressing

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Hogget & Boar Pork Fillet, Spring Onion, Potatoes, Bacon Crumb, Grain Mustard Cream

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Chesil Fishcake, Poached Egg, Fries, Tartare Beurre Blanc

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Confit Onion Pastry Tart, Isle of Wight Halloumi, Balsamic, Basil Oil, Bitter Leaves

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Sweet Potato, Lemongrass & Coconut Soup, Crispy Shallot, Chilli Oil

7.50
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Raw Salad of Yellow & Green Courgette, “Lebneh”, Peas & Broad Beans Sauce Vierge

9.95
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Ham Hock & Chicken Terrine, Sauce Gribiche, Melba Toast, Herb Oil

10.95
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Crispy Duck Confit, Compressed Watermelon, Pomegranate & Mint Dressing

11.95
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Ceviche of Sea Bass, Avocado Purée, Smoked Bacon Oil, Pickled Cucumber

11.95
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Pan Fried Scallops, Brown Shrimp Butter, Samphire, Grapefruit

14.95
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Homemade Potato Gnocchi, Charred Spring Onions, Tenderstem Broccoli, Isle of Wight Tomato Consommé, Soft Herb Salad

17.95
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Roasted Guinea Fowl, Cabbage & Mushroom Fricassée, Potato Purée, Truffle Cappuccino

23.50
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Pan Fried Chalk Stream Trout, Crushed New Potatoes, Piperade Tarragon Beurre Blanc

23.50
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Wood Pigeon, Leg Rillettes, White Onion Purée, Butternut Squash, Puy Lentils, Roasting Juices

23.50
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Bere Mill Lamb Loin, Slow Cooked Shoulder, Young Vegetables Barley, Summer Broth

26.50
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Prawn & Lobster Strozzapreti, Homemade Shellfish Bisque, Slow Roasted Tomatoes

27.50
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Sides

Roasted Yellow & Green Courgette, Lemon & Thyme | Seasonal Greens, Shallot Butter | Buttered New Potatoes
4.95
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Lemon Swiss Roll & Amaretti Trifle

9.50
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Elderflower Jelly, Madeleines, Mint & Gin Granita

9.50
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70 % Dark Chocolate Cremeux Tart, Popcorn, Salted Caramel Ice Cream

9.50
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Strawberry Eton Mess, Black Pepper, Caramelised White Chocolate

9.50
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Iced Hazelnut Nougat, Golden Raisin Purée, Candied Nuts

9.50
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The Chesil Cheese Selection

Godminster Cheddar, Tunworth, Dorset Blue Vinney, Homemade Chutney, Grapes & Crackers
9.95/18.50/36
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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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Spring Minestrone, Salsa Verdi

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Confit Onion & Rosary Goats Cheese Tartlet, Celery & Three Corned Leek Salad, Grain Dressing

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Cured & Torched Mackerel, Escabeche Pickled Vegetables, Eel Croquettes, Dill Emulsion

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Crispy Pigs Head, Pickled Mustard Seeds, Sliced Gherkins, Local Watercress

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Chesil Rotolo of Foraged Vegetables, Radish, Briddlesford Feta, Pea & Marjoram Purée, Chive Butter Sauce

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Roast Loin of Pork, Cabbage & Bacon, Lavestock Black Pudding Potato Purée, Grain Mustard Cream

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South Coast Bouillabaisse, Scallop, Sea Bass, Razor Clams Roasted Leeks, Sour Dough Croutons, Rouille, Old Winchester

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Braised Ox Cheek Wild Garlic Hummus, Crispy Chickpeas, Crème Fraîche, Cavolo Nero,Truffle Jus

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On the side

Seasonal Green Vegetables, Shallot Butter, Roasted Rainbow Carrots
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Forced Rhubarb & Champagne Jelly, Chantilly Cream, Freshly Baked Honey Madeleines

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Caramelised White Chocolate Mousse, Dark Chocolate Crumb, Foraged Meadowsweet Syrup

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Crème Fraiche Iced Parfait, Strawberries, Candied Zest

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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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Pork Rillettes, Blood Orange Ketchup, Croutons

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Mackerel on Toast, Salsa Verde, Tomato Compote, Mixed Leaves

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Dry Aged Rump of Beef, Sunday Trimmings, Stuffing, Horseradish

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Hogget & Boar Loin of Pork, Sunday Trimmings, Apple Sauce

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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 plenty of our homemade Gravy
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Fish of the Day, New Potatoes, Sunday Vegetables & Nutty Butter

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Caramelised White Chocolate Mousse, Dark Chocolate Crumb, Foraged Meadowsweet Syrup

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Forced Rhubarb & Champagne Jelly, Chantilly Cream, Freshly Baked Honey Madeleine

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Vanilla Custard

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

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Elderflower & Gooseberry Fool, Vanilla Shortbread

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Chocolate Mousse, Mango Gel, Honeycomb

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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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