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The Bishop on the Bridge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
1 High Street, Winchester SO23 9JX, England
+44 1962 855111
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (41 reviews)
“roast dinner” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 High Street, Winchester SO23 9JX, England
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1 - 10 of 479 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the Bishop on the Bridge for the first time for Sunday Lunch today and had a great meal with excellent service. The only drawback is that they allow dogs in the bar/restaurant which unfortunately if we had known we probably wouldn't have booked. Apart...More

Thank rhill52052014
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited here for a light lunch, which for us meant starters plus a shared portion of chips, accompanied by a guest ale for me and cider for my charming companion. The pub was busy, but service was friendly, speedy and attentive and food of...More

Thank yourfriendinthenorth
Jane D, Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey that's great.. thank you so much, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After searching up and down the high street we stumbled upon the bishop and thank god we did. Huge very tasty pork roast. Exactly what I wanted and very speedy friendly service by the girls in the bar and josh our waiter. I like big...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looked after from the minute the reservation was made to walking out of the door. Exceptional service (thanks Danni). Amazing food (the Sunday roasts were to die for) and the result - a very happy birthday boy. Thanks BOTB for helping us have...More

Thank Wkael3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub with a nice selection of drinks. The outdoor seating is by the river and is wonderful. The food is also quite nice.

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had drinks and light apps here. Definitely a step above "pub food" when you tire of pies and mash. Good food, great atmosphere and nice outdoor patio.

Thank london0574
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended this place to my friends as have been numerous times before and have often had (as have friends) the infamous fish finger sandwiches which used to be on offer. Sad to see this menu option gone :-( sandwich selection was not particularly to my...More

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

Sorry about this experience. Hopefully the fish finger sandwich will make an appearance soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time we had been here. Lovely to walk through the pub and sit by the river. Inside, the tables for eating and drinking are well spaced so that you are not crammed in next to other people! The staff are friendly and attentive without...More

Thank Barrie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big group drinking session with a good client and this was a perfect venue. Great seating by the river, broad range of drinks and superb diligent service.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

How lovely to be beside the river beside "The Mill, pleased with this one , good selection over the bar very popular place food looking good nice atmosphere and very relaxing well worth a visit.

Thank John A
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11 August 2016|
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Response from Nickyhants | Reviewed this property |
Lots in Winchester but not next to pub that I'm aware of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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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