Best pubs in Winchester

Check out the top pubs in Winchester, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Wykeham Arms
1. The Wykeham Arms
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21 local reviews
75 Kingsgate St, Winchester
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+44 1962 853834
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Paul & Sukey
Good food but not cheap. A fantastic historic pub with huge amount of interesting images and artifacts hung on…
Jenny
Great for a drink and to see a very much quintessential English pub of Winchester however the food has become…
Amanda
One of our favourite pubs. If you like your pubs it's well worth the visit. Walk through the Cathedral and…
1. The Wykeham Arms
1. The Wykeham Arms
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21 local reviews
75 Kingsgate St, Winchester
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+44 1962 853834
Paul & Sukey
Paul & Sukey
Good food but not cheap. A fantastic historic pub with huge amount of interesting images and artifacts hung on its walls and ceilings…
Jenny
Jenny
Great for a drink and to see a very much quintessential English pub of Winchester however the food has become very disappointing compared to…
Amanda
Amanda
One of our favourite pubs. If you like your pubs it's well worth the visit. Walk through the Cathedral and treat yourself to an ale in this…
2. The Black Boy
2. The Black Boy
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16 local reviews
1 Wharf Hill
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
01962 861754
BarRestaurantFood
Jenny
Pub with quirky, 'antique emporium' decor, a string of local real ales and a covered outside area. Serve a…
Wendy
Our nearest pub - quirky but perfect! Lovey outdoor terrace and ideal for a livener or nightcap when heading…
Crispin
The unusual redecoration of this old pub, and a good supply of traditional food and drink, has brough back…
2. The Black Boy
2. The Black Boy
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16 local reviews
1 Wharf Hill
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
01962 861754
Jenny
Jenny
Pub with quirky, 'antique emporium' decor, a string of local real ales and a covered outside area. Serve a fantastic roast on a Sunday but…
Wendy
Wendy
Our nearest pub - quirky but perfect! Lovey outdoor terrace and ideal for a livener or nightcap when heading into the City from us or back…
Crispin
Crispin
The unusual redecoration of this old pub, and a good supply of traditional food and drink, has brough back discerning regulars
3. The Old Vine
3. The Old Vine
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10 local reviews
8 Great Minster Street, Winchester
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
01962 854616
Establishment
Amanda
Located in The Square looking over to the Cathedral, this is a lively old pub with a good selection of beers…
Paul & Sukey
This is a really good blend of proper pub and eating place. Great position and good food at reasonable prices.
Alexander
Great pub with nice family friendly atmosphere as well as a fantastic menu.
3. The Old Vine
3. The Old Vine
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10 local reviews
8 Great Minster Street, Winchester
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
01962 854616
Amanda
Amanda
Located in The Square looking over to the Cathedral, this is a lively old pub with a good selection of beers and a good food menu. Try and…
Paul & Sukey
Paul & Sukey
This is a really good blend of proper pub and eating place. Great position and good food at reasonable prices.
Alexander
Alexander
Great pub with nice family friendly atmosphere as well as a fantastic menu.
4. St. James Tavern
4. St. James Tavern
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7 local reviews
3 Romsey Rd
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
01962 861288
BarRestaurantFood
Louise
This pub provides locally sourced food for brunch at the weekend and lunch and dinner every day. There is a…
Ali
Friendly pub with excellent ales and wines and great food.
Kirsten
Good Winchester pub - good food but still like a pub!
4. St. James Tavern
4. St. James Tavern
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7 local reviews
3 Romsey Rd
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
01962 861288
Louise
Louise
This pub provides locally sourced food for brunch at the weekend and lunch and dinner every day. There is a great selection of local and…
Ali
Ali
Friendly pub with excellent ales and wines and great food.
Kirsten
Kirsten
Good Winchester pub - good food but still like a pub!
5. The Fulflood Arms
5. The Fulflood Arms
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5 local reviews
28 Cheriton Rd, Winchester
Premise
Desiree
The Pub is a true local with darts, cribbage and quiz teams. There is an upright piano and guitar which…
Pollyanna
A good local pub with games to play and lots of reading books. A quiet pub.
Sally
It's a unique 1930s style corner pub with great decor and atmosphere
5. The Fulflood Arms
5. The Fulflood Arms
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5 local reviews
28 Cheriton Rd, Winchester
Desiree
Desiree
The Pub is a true local with darts, cribbage and quiz teams. There is an upright piano and guitar which customers are welcome to play. …
Pollyanna
Pollyanna
A good local pub with games to play and lots of reading books. A quiet pub.
Sally
Sally
It's a unique 1930s style corner pub with great decor and atmosphere
6. The Bishop on the Bridge
6. The Bishop on the Bridge
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4 local reviews
1 High Street
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
01962 855111
BarRestaurantFood
Roger
A pub with a great location where you can sit outside and overlook the river Itchen. A bit noisy inside…
Rachel
Pub beside a river serving traditional dishes. Plenty of space and close to the city centre.
Amanda
Pub food, near the waters edge
6. The Bishop on the Bridge
6. The Bishop on the Bridge
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4 local reviews
1 High Street
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
01962 855111
Roger
Roger
A pub with a great location where you can sit outside and overlook the river Itchen. A bit noisy inside though - more to do with the…
Rachel
Rachel
Pub beside a river serving traditional dishes. Plenty of space and close to the city centre.
Amanda
Amanda
Pub food, near the waters edge
7. The Queen Inn
7. The Queen Inn
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3 local reviews
28 Kingsgate Rd
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+44 1962 853898
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Paul & Sukey
This popular local pub with a good garden has its own micro brewery. They serve food and a really good…
Louise
Traditional pub serving food and good drinks with a large garden for children to play and located by the river…
Mary & Matt
Our favorite area pub, great selection of cask ales and good pub food.
7. The Queen Inn
7. The Queen Inn
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3 local reviews
28 Kingsgate Rd
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+44 1962 853898
Paul & Sukey
Paul & Sukey
This popular local pub with a good garden has its own micro brewery. They serve food and a really good selection of local and national ales…
Louise
Louise
Traditional pub serving food and good drinks with a large garden for children to play and located by the river for lovely walks
Mary & Matt
Mary & Matt
Our favorite area pub, great selection of cask ales and good pub food.
8. The Black Rat Restaurant
8. The Black Rat Restaurant
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16 local reviews
88 Chesil St
Closed · Opens 7:00 PM
+44 1962 844465
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jenny
The Black Rat Restaurant was converted from a pub into a quaint and quirky restaurant that is situated on the…
Pollyanna
A special occasion pub. Excellent food but pricey.
Wesley
Great Pub restaurant in Winchester - 20 mins
8. The Black Rat Restaurant
8. The Black Rat Restaurant
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16 local reviews
88 Chesil St
Closed · Opens 7:00 PM
+44 1962 844465
Jenny
Jenny
The Black Rat Restaurant was converted from a pub into a quaint and quirky restaurant that is situated on the fringe of the town centre,…
Pollyanna
Pollyanna
A special occasion pub. Excellent food but pricey.
Wesley
Wesley
Great Pub restaurant in Winchester - 20 mins
9. Winchester
9. Winchester
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64 local reviews
Winchester, Winchester
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Mark
Like Salisbury, this is an historic cathedral city. Home of Alfred the great and the round table, essentially…
Kirsten
Gorgeous historic town with many cafés, restaurants and pubs. Winchester Cathedral is worth a stroll by. Usual…
Pipi
Historical City and stunning, lovely river with cafes good pubs and restaurants, great shopping and cultural…
9. Winchester
9. Winchester
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64 local reviews
Winchester, Winchester
Mark
Mark
Like Salisbury, this is an historic cathedral city. Home of Alfred the great and the round table, essentially capital of England before…
Kirsten
Kirsten
Gorgeous historic town with many cafés, restaurants and pubs. Winchester Cathedral is worth a stroll by. Usual shops and a few individual…
Pipi
Pipi
Historical City and stunning, lovely river with cafes good pubs and restaurants, great shopping and cultural. Cinema, Festivals and year…
10. The Plough Inn
10. The Plough Inn
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5 local reviews
Woodman Lane, Sparsholt
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
01962 776353
BarEstablishment
Louise
Traditional pub about 1-hour walk along lovely country lanes from the flat. At the weekends booking is advised…
Nigel
It still manages to feel like a pub, despite the dominance of food. It has two menus, a 'bar' menu and a…
10. The Plough Inn
10. The Plough Inn
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5 local reviews
Woodman Lane, Sparsholt
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
01962 776353
Louise
Louise
Traditional pub about 1-hour walk along lovely country lanes from the flat. At the weekends booking is advised as the roast dinners are…
Nigel
Nigel
It still manages to feel like a pub, despite the dominance of food. It has two menus, a 'bar' menu and a 'restaurant' menu but they are both…
11. The Eclipse Inn
11. The Eclipse Inn
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2 local reviews
BarRestaurantFood
Mary & Matt
Tiny pub in the heart of Winchester located in a 1540 Tudor building.
Amanda
Oldest pub in Winchester
11. The Eclipse Inn
11. The Eclipse Inn
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2 local reviews
Mary & Matt
Mary & Matt
Tiny pub in the heart of Winchester located in a 1540 Tudor building.
Amanda
Amanda
Oldest pub in Winchester
12. The Hyde Tavern
12. The Hyde Tavern
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3 local reviews
57 Hyde St, Winchester
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
01962 862592
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Paul & Sukey
It's an independent and highly idiosyncratic pub with good beer and quirky feel. No food is served but you can…
Danny
Cosy old pub, with beamed ceilings and sloping floors, it our local too!
12. The Hyde Tavern
12. The Hyde Tavern
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3 local reviews
57 Hyde St, Winchester
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
01962 862592
Paul & Sukey
Paul & Sukey
It's an independent and highly idiosyncratic pub with good beer and quirky feel. No food is served but you can have take out food delivered…
Danny
Danny
Cosy old pub, with beamed ceilings and sloping floors, it our local too!