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Crown and Anchor

€€ - €€€, British,
168 High Street, Winchester SO23 9BA, England
+44 1962 870074
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (6 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
168 High Street, Winchester SO23 9BA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you visit Winchester and want lunch go to this pub. Superb food served by industrious and efficient staff. A must visit in my opinion. Also great for sports. Fantastic sized screen allowing almost a cinema style viewing. But they keep the volume at a...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my visit to the Crown and Anchor. More than anything, I love its very traditional English pub atmosphere, where time almost seems to have stopped to the 70s. Don't misunderstand me, it is not dated or obsolete, it is just very traditional....More

Thank Chiora11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in on Sunday for lunch as we were at the gin festival across the road. My sister and I both decided on the roast turkey , well all I can say was it was amazing . Roast spuds were perfect , veg not overcooked,...More

Thank Mon_969
Reviewed 30 January 2018

A warm welcome from the friendly staff, made us feel at home straight away. Excellent food and quick service and reasonably priced.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Looking for somewhere for lunch on a Friday and decided to try this pub in the heart of Winchester. We would normally go into a cafe but this place looked interesting and the menu was displayed outside which I like. It was a bit busy,...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Went here on a Sunday for a 3 course lunch. Food was very good for the price you paid. We watched the football after and stayed for a drink. We will be back

Thank Jennifer W
Sarah L, General Manager at Crown and Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

So glad you had a great time and look forward to being of service to you again in the near future.

Reviewed 18 January 2018

Called in for a glass of wine after a busy Saturday an to have a look around as it looks interesting outside. Poor old Pub is down at heel and very scruffy, and the wine list was almost non existent.

1  Thank SweetM0lly
Sarah L, General Manager at Crown and Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Sorry to read your comments and would love to know what you would of liked us to do different. It has not long been re painted in the design designated so if we are missing the mark please give us your feed back.

Reviewed 17 January 2018

staff friendly enough, place was warm and clean. the cutlery came with a selection of sauces. for starters I ordered whitebait . it came in good time with two chunks of seedy bread a fresh salad garnish .lemon wedge,butter and tartare sauce . The fish...More

Thank Gazzavisor
Sarah L, General Manager at Crown and Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Most disappointed that we didn`t meet your expectations on this occasion. As I am sure you can see from other visits this was not our normal level of food quality or service. Please feel free to contact me, Sarah , so we can invite you...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were visiting Winchester for the Christmas Fayre on a freezing cold, rainy day. The Park and Ride bus dropped us outside the Guildhall and we spotted the Crown and Anchor opposite. We weren't expecting great food from this traditional, old-fashioned dark wood pub and...More

Thank elliemay991
Sarah L, General Manager at Crown and Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

So glad you had an enjoyable visit and look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Dropped in for lunch with my wife during a visit to Winchester. This is very much a traditional looking English pub; enter directly into the main bar with plenty of space and tables. The bar staff were excellent, very friendly and helpful. We selected a...More

Thank Gary F
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30 August 2016|
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Response from schwantz3434 | Reviewed this property |
I won't be spending my hard earnt in that pub under its current management,but thankyou for your apology. I've stood there for 5 mins or more waiting for service whilst the landlady is having idle chit chat with a friend of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 High Street, Winchester SO23 9BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 870074
  • E-mail
A Traditional British pub serving Great British Food. Under new Ownweship, with a new menu and great deals. Come and try us for a great evening out or a great meal.
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