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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


Welcome to The Crown and Anchor Winchester – Where Every Guest Feels Right at Home!

🌿 **Traditional Dining Delights**

Indulge in our traditional menu, featuring gluten-free and vegan options. Every dish is a celebration of flavor, ensuring everyone can savor the culinary experience. 

 🍽️ **Exceptional Sunday Roast** 

Sundays are special at The Crown and Anchor! Join us for an exceptional Sunday Roast, a tradition crafted with care and served with a generous portion of warmth.

🏳️‍🌈 **LGBTQ-Friendly Oasis**

 At The Crown and Anchor, diversity is our strength. We proudly welcome and celebrate guests from all walks of life, creating an LGBTQ-friendly space where everyone feels embraced.

🐾 **Dog-Friendly Haven**

 Furry friends are family, and we love them as much as you do! Bring your four-legged companions along to enjoy our dog-friendly atmosphere. Treats and belly rubs are always on the menu.

🤝 **Welcoming Regulars and Visitors**

 Whether you’re a local regular or a first-time visitor, you’re part of our extended family. The Crown and Anchor is more than a place to dine; it’s a welcoming community hub where friendships flourish.

  Discover a place where compassion meets culinary excellence – The Crown and Anchor Winchester. Join us for a delightful experience where everyone is embraced, and every moment is cherished. Cheers to good food, great company, a warm welcome and creating good memories! 🍺 

The Secret Garden

superb food! Pop in for a bite to eat

What's On?

It’s what our customers are saying on TripAdvisor

  • star rating  I have visited the pub for food a number of times in the past, as they have an extensive vegan menu. So when we wanted to celebrate some family birthdays... read more

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    star rating  I’d been looking forward to a lovely day in the sun in Winchester with a friend, visiting from London. The Crown and Anchor was our second stop of the day,... read more

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    star rating  Wonderful couple of hours here today. Visiting beautiful Winchester. Came to this warm friendly pub. Ordered pie of the day. Beef and Guinness and ohhh wow wow wow..what... read more

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  • star rating  Hubby and I popped in to have a drink as it was a boiling hot day, and hubby need some refreshments, barrel of cider..
    Tom and Shanice greeted us with... read more

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    star rating  Lasagne-mainly cheese and undercooked mince. Burger undercooked. In retrospect we should have complained but we just paid up and left

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    star rating  Decent, busy and friendly pub serving very good food at very reasonable prices though I thought drinks were a little over average but will definately return.

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  • star rating  We popped in here for a drink and a bite to eat as we had been out for the day and Winchester was on our way home. We received a... read more


    star rating  What a find! A real pub with a great range of beers and food, plus friendly staff who are only too willing to assist. Lovely atmosphere so we will be... read more

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    star rating  Lovely vegan banana blossom fish and chips. Friendly staff and nice garden. Looking forward to visiting again soon.

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  • star rating  We popped in here for a drink and a bite to eat as we had been out for the day and Winchester was on our way home. We received a... read more

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    star rating  Visited this pub a couple of weeks ago friendly staff and I have to say food was absolutely cooked to perfection and the best food I've had in a pub... read more

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    star rating  My friend and I visited today and felt very welcomed by the staff. We both had the lasagne, for me it was the best, cheesiest, lasagne I've had. I will... read more

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  • star rating  We dropped our son off to Univeristy and popped in to the Crown and Anchor for Sunday Lunch. Really friendly staff, great location and amazing food, best roast dinner we've... read more

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    star rating  Wow how rude! - 2 ladies of a certain age, saved up for xmas shopping weekend. When the walked in for a lunchtime drink to be told ‘fully booked - no tables’, ‘but we... read more

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    star rating  Lovely sunday lunch at a good price. We went when the Christmas Market was on so it was quite busy. We prebook which was lucky as they were turining... read more

  • star rating  Went at beginning of December for a pre-Christmas meal with friends. We all ate off the Christmas menu, three having turkey and two fish. All the meals were generous portions... read more

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    star rating  Visited with friends for a Christmas party and with such a lot of choice in Winchester you’re always worried if you made the right decision Crown & Anchor had the... read more


    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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