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The Chestnut Horse

) #28 of 157 Restaurants in Winchester ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Easton Lane, Winchester SO21 1EG, England
+44 1962 779257
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Easton Lane, Winchester SO21 1EG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited about two months ago with my good friend for dinner and drinks. The food was delicious and the presentation was superb. The wild mushroom risotto was scrumptious one of the best I have ever tasted. The staff were friendly and the atmosphere was...More

Thank RekhaNaess
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going to this pub for many years, and have never been disappointed in the menu, the service or the general ambience.

Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Chestnut Horse by bike and were immediately struck by how run down it has become. Service was lacklustre but the worst thing was that it was so overpriced. Bog standard cheap frozen baguettes with meagre fillings (no cranberry in the "brie...More

Thank Oliver794
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food good but luke warm plates cooled it too quickly! Mixed veg was extra price, just mange tout and curly kale some of which was already on plate! Panna Cotta for dessert wasn't set properly and more like yoghurt in consistency! Music was really annoying...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying round the corner in the Cricketers and had to meet a business colleague for dinner and being local, he chose this place.... great choice! Fine dining in pub atmosphere, with excellent choice on the menu and specials board. Draft Hall and Woodhouse...More

Thank Ncas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely country pub in a beautiful village. Have been quite a few times and always excellent food and service. Nice outdoor decking area for good weather and cosy in winter.

Thank joycecockell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely family Sunday lunch for 5 at the Chestnut (30th July 2017). We were very well looked after, the food was delicious and the service was fantastic we will definitely be returning. I can highly recommend the mixed roast….

Thank Gareth G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dreadful service, orders muddled up, starters arriving with mains, a main not turning up. Worst service since I last went there 18 months earlier.

Thank ianell1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here pretty often and always find the staff to be friendly and the food good. We came here again this week with a friend from the US who loved it - especially the fish and chips. The only odd thing about this visit...More

Thank SLKmaniac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Chestnut Horse many times but have not been back since Karen left. Now it is under new management, we decided to revisit to see if it was still good. I'm pleased to say that the food was excellent and they...More

Thank Nick N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Easton Lane, Winchester SO21 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 779257
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Set in the heart of the Itchen Valley, The Chestnut Horse is a hidden gem.A traditional 16th Century English pub serving local, fresh produce, hand picked fine wines and award winning beer with friendly, attentive yet not obtrusive service.The Chestnut Horse can cater for all occasions an intimate meal to wedding celebrations!!Well behaved children and dogs are more than with plenty of treats for our two and four legged friends!!
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