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The St James Tavern

Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5BE, England
+44 1962 861288
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5BE, England
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Toilets really good, if few. Nice extras, nice surroundings... company was a bit dodgy ( but not pubs fault)

Thank Naomi B
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten brunch here many times before and been happy with what we have been given. However on this visit, we weren't made to feel welcome. The pub was empty but the coffees still took a long time to arrive and then were cold....More

Thank Frank51N47R4
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent pub food, excellent service. Sat in a cosy corner by the fire - great winter pub. Lamb shank and burger both delicious

Thank emilycorinne
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is the second year we've been for a Christmas lunch, and again it was superb. The staff were all lovely, helpful and friendly, there is a lovely atmosphere there as well. We all had a great time and would recommend it.

Thank MaryB207
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for our works Xmas party... good food and great service... we were given a room upstairs and the girls were kept very busy with our drink orders... would definitely come back

Thank twiglet1978
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is my second visit to the St. James tavern and as before it was wonderful. The food was delicious but was trumped by the fantastic service we received. The girl serving us was new but you couldn't tell with how confident she was! It...More

Thank Magalij92
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

What an excellent place to visit. The food was excellent, the same add were lovely and friendly and stopped to have a conversation with you which is a rarity these days! The only thing I will say is I was disappointed by their herbal teas....More

Thank tala-mae123
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The menu is small but homemade burgers are great! Food is fresh and there is plenty of drinks to choose from. Relaxing and friendly atmosphere

Thank Marta R
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a great favourite with the locals. The food is on the expensive side but there is alot of variety and they have a gluten free menu, almost identical to the normal menu so a good call for anyone needing a gluten free diet....More

Thank LightsSpotter
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Working in Winchester this week I visited as recommended in the Good Beer Guide. This is a Wadworths pub with the Devizes beers prominent of which I found Horizon to be well kept and very much to my taste. Guest beers too are available with...More

Thank MartynGriffiths
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 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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