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Crown & Anchor, Winchester A Warm Welcome

We cater for events, parties, birthdays & anniversaries.
Can provide buffet, BBQ, cake and decorations.

168 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire. SO23 9BA

01962 870074

Traditional, friendly, fun! Discover

A traditional English pub under new management as of late 2018. A homely, welcoming house serving up smiles & delights with real ales on tap, plenty of lager cider & spirit options alongside classic pub grub (think fish & chips, lamb shanks, a range of homemade pies with veg, mash & gravy).

We also have an ever growing vegan & gluten free range including the fabulous moving mountains burger! We have changing specials and the ability to adapt to your needs.

Child and dog friendly!

We are the only pub in Winchester to have a jukebox, so come on down and pick your faves! We host a monthly open mic night on the first Wednesday of each month. We also have a pool table, darts & games from jenga to scrabble

For a real delight ask about the vegan White Russian!

We are an LGBTQ friendly pub

The Secret Garden

superb food! Pop in for a bite to eat

It’s what our customers are saying on TripAdvisor

  • star rating  We called in on the off chance and it wasn't our first choice from looking at the outside. But we were so surprised...very friendly, efficient staff and an excellent lunch.... read more

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    star rating  Nice bar staff steve and Mia. Where very helpful. Also lovely Sunday roast cooked by Jason who was also helpful. All gluten free food

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    star rating  Had the best burger out friendly service served by shanice and Sarah always make you feel welcome also serves gluten free food

    avatar thumb Kate M
  • star rating  Without being able to comment on the food, we dropped in for coffee. The service was unwelcoming and with mixed messages about either having to download an app to order... read more

    avatar thumb LeonieArden

    star rating  Shanice is amazing!! Sooooo friendly we love her xxxxx will be back after lockdown and shout out to Scott for buying us shots

    avatar thumb Megan H

    star rating  We popped in here on the off chance and was really happy with the food and the service, we will definitely be back again
    Thank you

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  • star rating  Marilyn was such an awesome host! Will definitely be be back for her hospitality. Enjoy the brunch so much!
    We will return!

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    star rating  Loved the vegan food, very friendly and accommodating staff, creating a great atmosphere.
    Would definitely recommend and visit again.

    avatar thumb PaulB11163

    star rating  Lovely welcoming pub, really helpful and friendly staff, attending to our every need, a stack of games to play, generously sized meals, not expensive, and delicious at that. The thick... read more

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  • star rating  This is a proper pub ,visit was during covid restrictions no need for an app as helpful staff actually talk to you and take your order. Locals and tourists frequent... read more

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    star rating  Called in for a quick drink before going for a meal (elsewhere). Price of wine was very good and wine was good. HOWEVER, the place had loud music (pandemic rules... read more

    avatar thumb Angela B

    star rating  Went here for lunch and ordered from main menu. It is on the Meerkat Meals offer which is why we thought we'd try it.

    Great food, good portion sizes,... read more

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  • star rating  We visited the city without planning, and popped into the pub for a pint. We ended up staying for lunch. Great Sunday Roast, with some huge portions. Couldn't believe we... read more

    avatar thumb HelenE1246

    star rating  Great place with friendly,efficient and happy to help staff, with a great selection of drinks and the food was awesome. Loved our visit there

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    star rating  Staff very friendly and helpful. Reasonable range of beers. Had sausages and mash - a very generous portion--which was delicious and came with a large selection of seasonal vegetables. Will... read more

    avatar thumb Keith B
  • star rating  Came here a week ago with a friend and she had what she describes as one of the best ever tasting pies. I had the lamb shank and it was... read more

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    star rating  The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. Food is superb! Portions are great, especially if you have a hearty appetite. The managers and staff were so accommodating. 17 of us... read more

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    star rating  Had a great evening at the Crown and Anchor. Good Covid safe measures and we couldn't fault the welcome.

    Vegan friendly and generous portions. For meat eaters I heartily... read more

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