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The Bishop on the Bridge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
1 High Street, Winchester SO23 9JX, England
+44 1962 855111
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (43 reviews)
“fish and chips” (24 reviews)
“roast dinner” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
1 High Street, Winchester SO23 9JX, England
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1 - 10 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice, classy pub right on the river by the King Alfred statue, perfect if your going for a stroll and fancy a drink along the way - nice patio beer garden directly onto river, a fave with locals and visitors alike anytime of the year...More

Thank honest-taylor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to relax as a couple or family. Lovely staff, good food and idyllic location. I’d recommend it anytime. Thank you for a lovely homely evening with good food and service.

Thank Pedro T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice spot for any meal. We. had a delicious lunch - the fish and chips were perfect. Inside is a great pub atmosphere but it has to be an even better venue in nice weather - situated on the river. Very good service at...More

Thank URIguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Accepting that it was Good Friday and we were a party of 11, we were left feeling very underwhelmed with the food and service. I ordered salmon which was served with a potato cake. The salmon tasted really nice but the portion was tiny. The...More

Thank hagrid59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only wanted a light lunch do ordered several small bites. As we sat there we saw lovely Sunday roasts being delivered to tables and they looked mouth-watering good. Our order was a home mad houmous with flatbreads (very good), smoked mackerel pate (excellent) and...More

Thank pjthants
Jane D, General Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's great... thank you so much and hopefully we will see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, who goes to a pub for a coffee? Well it was only 11am and so we thought we would! First off, they wouldn't let us in until bang on 11am even though it was snowing very heavily........ we popped ourselves down near the bar...More

Thank Roodeberglodge
Jane D, General Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Well firstly I can only apologise that we didn't let you in before we opened at 11. I absolutely know that on this particular morning we were almost a one man band as much of the team have to travel quite far in the snow,...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely music. Lovely atmosphere. Fit us in last minute on a cold Sunday. The bar was busy but service was fast. Polite waitresses and bar staff. Food was top quality.

Thank Bracka123456
Jane D, General Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's great thank you

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We were here in summer and could sit in the garden which was nice. The pub has a great location and even though they were really busy our roasts came out quickly and were pretty tasty. There was a lot of food on the plate,...More

Thank ramblesandroasts
Jane D, General Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you, next time a 5 star maybe!!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

We stopped at the Bishop on the bridge after spending a day exploring Winchester. It was very busy but the staff were helpful and found us a table. (Although right next to the man playing the guitar, it was still enjoyable) The service was fast...More

Thank Melanie C
Jane D, General Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for your review ... some good pointers! All taken on board.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Best Sunday roast we have had in ages! Great staff, lots of choice on the menu too. We will be back again!

Thank Deeos1
Jane D, General Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you so much... look forward to seeing you soon.

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Lots in Winchester but not next to pub that I'm aware of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 High Street, Winchester SO23 9JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 855111
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Description
Perfectly placed to explore beautiful Winchester, The Bishop on the Bridge is elegantly situated on the bank of the River Itchen. Try a craft beer from a seat in our garden and enjoy our freshly prepared seasonal food while dining al fresco in the sunshine.
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