Restaurants in Winchester

When it comes to eating out, a plethora of superb dining experiences is available at many restaurants in Winchester. Visitors can choose to either head into the city centre or a nearby village to enjoy authentic local cuisine, or remain in the comfort of their accommodation and sample gourmet dishes at an exquisite on-site dining venue.

The luxurious Lainston House Hotel in Winchester offers guests a host of exquisite dining experiences, so they don’t have to go far to indulge in world-class cuisine. The Avenue Restaurant – overseen by award-winning chef Olly Rouse – is an intimate and stylish venue open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Here, guests can select from a diverse a la carte menu, influenced by nature and blending the finest fresh ingredients to create a range of delectable dishes.

Guests can also opt for al fresco dining at the hotel’s outdoor Terrace Restaurant and enjoy views along the establishment's beautiful gardens as they tuck into a scrumptious meal. Alternatively, exclusive dining options are available at the Chef’s Dining Room, while a trip out to the Kitchen Garden offers the chance to see where many of the hotel’s fresh ingredients are produced.

Many of the best places to eat in Winchester are located in the centre of the city, especially along the High Street and the Square. Visitors will discover a wonderful mix of dining venues, from cosy pubs and tempting snack bars to sophisticated restaurants and trendy bistros.

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