If you prefer to eat out throughout your time in Winchester, don’t fret, below I have listed all my favourite places to go.
Tummy Fillers & Thirst Quenchers
Black Boy, My favourite place for a glass of cider after a stroll around the water meadows
Black Bottle, a must have visit
Black Rat, the michelin star restaurant is a perfect accompaniment to a celebration
Cabinet Rooms – Very small, very intimate, perfect place for a sneaky cocktail before or after dinner
Chesil Rectory – 600 year old building with delicious food. Good for a special occasion and Sunday lunch
Coffee Lab, best coffee in town, make sure you have room to try a brownie too
Dispensary Kitchen – If you still have room after breakfast this is the perfect place for a light lunch
Forte Kitchen, my favourite place for lunch, relaxed and casual with brilliant food
Green Man, quirky decor and a brilliant atmosphere for drinks, nibbles and dinner
Hoxton Bakehouse – FAB coffee & Cinnamon buns for a mid morning pick me up
Kyoto Kitchen – On Parchment Street. The best Sushi in the south.
No5 Bridge Street – One of my favourite places for a cocktail and a relaxed evening meal
Open House DeliFor fresh, seasonal on the go food whatever your nutritional requirements; and all with an avoidance of plastic.
Palm Pan Asia, I am a sucker for a Thai meal and this is the best in town
Pi Pizza – At the top of town with it’s own glitter ball pizza oven, 20 inch sourdough pizzas and much more.
Rawberry, At the end of my road, my favourite place for a super juice or a light, healthy snack
Rick Stein, perfect for lunch or dinner any time of the year. Make sure you book.
River Cottage Canteen, one of my favourite places for a hearty, locally sourced, scrumptious meal.
Sakura, Great if there’s more than 2 of you… you can book in on the Teppanyaki table. So much fun to be had!
St James Tavern, often hosting live music and bbq nights perfect place for a sunday afternoon
Wykeham Arms, serving a scrumptious Sunday lunch… make sure you book
Loose Change & Shopping Bags
Sass & Edge
An independent boutique with a gorgeous selection of women’s clothing
Two Little Birds
Filled to the brim with perfect additions to you home and gift supply
A 5 minute drive away, but perfect for up cycled items and a little bit of ‘bric-a-brac’
More for the ladies‚ (and don’t miss out on there ribbon selection)
More for the gentlemen…
Great books, smellies, clothes and fun bits and bobs
Little place to pick up some great things for the home and gifts for loved ones
Best vintage clothes and accessories in town
Best Italian deli and wine shop in town. There’s also a little place to sit and have a glass if you fancy it.
Bell Fine Art
My go to place for an unusual greeting card