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A Warm Welcome to the Crown & Anchor, Winchester

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

168 High Street, Winchester, Hampshire. SO23 9BA

01962 870074

Discover Traditional, friendly, fun!

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

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The Secret Garden

Pop in for a bite to eat superb food!

It’s what our customers are saying on TripAdvisor

  •   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

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    7/27/2020

      We popped into this pub on our recent visit expecting a mediocre pub experience. We got a lot more than we bargained for. The food was exceptional. My partner had... read more

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    8/19/2020

      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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    2/13/2020
  •   Served quickly with drinks given a menu. Took a seat and looked at the amazing choice of food. My partner and i both ordered the chicken and mushroom pie with... read more

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    3/03/2020

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

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    1/29/2020

      In Winchester for an event at the Guildhall and stopped in the pub for a quick meal. Ended up coming back the following 2 days for lunch and dinner. Fantastic... read more

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    1/29/2020
  •   Fantastic place - a real amazing find at the end of the high st.
    We popped in for a drink & had vegetable soup Devine.
    Staff - lady... read more

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    9/15/2020

      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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    2/18/2020

      Amazing well priced lamb shank which was half the price and double the flavour of the restaurant down the road

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    7/29/2020
  •   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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    2/18/2020

      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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    1/30/2020

      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

    avatar thumb Lorna F
    8/26/2020
  •   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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    2/09/2020

      Saturday afternoon lunch. Googled decent food and this came up. Myself, wife and daughter - fairly busy, International Rugby on, Italy v Scotland. Nice table close to window overlooking main... read more

    avatar thumb Tim J
    2/25/2020

      Had a fantastic night. Excellent food and mine hosts were really great. Part of a large group all enjoying great food and company

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    1/29/2020