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The St James Tavern

€€ - €€€, British,
Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5BE, England
+44 1962 861288
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5BE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a drink and was very busy.Managed to get a table but we were warned there was a long wait for food. Decided to just have a drink. Fair play 15 mins later we were asked if we still wanted to eat as...More

Thank Whitty85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pub is quirky and interesting and very old school. Fantastic range of wine and beers and ciders. Menu is varied and there are vegetarian options. Sunday roast was plentiful and when we asked of more gravy we were given a jug full which was perfect....More

Thank Leighflea47
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Very nice and cousy tavern. Very good food , we ate stew meat and it was the best I have ever ate. Highly recommended!

Thank saskus
Reviewed 19 September 2018

When the weather is hot and you need a rest this was a great find. half size meals for lunch were perfect, tasty and more than adequate, a garden bar out the back completed a very nice lunch time rest.

Thank lemoncello98
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I went to the St James Day/Spanish themed event last night and it was such good fun. Lovely ambience, with beautiful live music courtesy of a guitar duo called De Fuego. Super tasty food, lovely sangria and friendly and efficient service. What more could you...More

Thank Rhiannon K
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Such an adventurous, intriguing menu. I’m in danger of becoming a regular. There is always something exotic to tempt me. Like Hoisin crispy beef salad or Moroccan meat balls slathered in a Bedouin melange of flavours. Winchester doesn’t have a proper Middle Eastern restaurant, but...More

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A nice place just on the outskirts of central Winchester (still within walking distance). They serve great food, lovely atmosphere and the staff are always very friendly.

Thank NatashaO260
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

One of the finest, cosiest locals you can find (without a scarily local feel to it). The food is great, can recommend EVERYTHING on the menu!!!

Thank 79as79
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Good pub lunch , welcoming, nice pub menu, efficient and friendly waitress , rightly priced , will be back .

Thank Gaelpes
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the pub for a special family occasion and dined in the upstair dining room which was lovely. The service from start to finish was incredible, very attentive, very pleasant; overall top class. The menu was varied and exciting, great choices and everyone thoroughly...More

Thank G8220CMandrewk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 861288
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