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The Chestnut Horse

$$ - $$$, British,
Easton Lane, Winchester SO21 1EG, England
+44 1962 779257
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
18:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Easton Lane, Winchester SO21 1EG, England
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1 - 10 of 478 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I ate here on Saturday night and we were a group of 9 people, who had booked quite late on. What can I say?! What absolutely fabulous food, and good service to match. Such wonderful choice on the menu, made it very difficult to choose....More

Thank BunnyPalmer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Many many thanks to John and his team for a wonderful evening. We were a party of 9 from across the country and each of us was delighted with our dining experience. Top class food with amazing flavour at a reasonable price. We can't wait...More

1  Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were stuck in a badly decorated room all by ourselves and abandoned. Had to fetch menu, drinks and remind anyone we were even there. Poor choice for non meat eaters and my catch of the day was awful to the point I could not...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there were five of us in the party and we enjoyed a well cooked and presented Sunday lunch roast. only 3 of our group decided to opt for deserts but again they were well presented and very good. the only down side was when the...More

Thank johnI5508JV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us went out for an evening meal and chose this Resturant as it is a pleasant drive to it and the food is good. There is a more upmarket choice of menu not just the usual pub grub. For starters I had the...More

Thank Lynda D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me my wife and my mother in law enjoyed a lovely Sunday lunch two of us having the mixed roast and one having fish and chips everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable experience and enjoyed the food immensely well done to all the team here super...More

Thank harta1985
Reviewed 15 August 2017 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

1  Thank RekhaNaess
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 8 August 2017

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 8 August 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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