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The Porterhouse

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Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB, England
+44 1962 810532
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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172 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked an early evening meal whilst visiting the Winchester Christmas market. The streets of Winchester were heaving and we wanted a meal before we set off for home and booked this restaurant. What a good choice. This restaurant is located a bit away from the high street and we nearly gave up looking for it. So glad we found... More 

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Thank jivebanana
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my friends and husband came here for a birthday celebration. None of us chose to have starters but all picked steak, sides and two desserts to share. The steaks come with fries and two house sauces as standard which are quite nice but i know some people will find that difficult to accept just getting the choice of... More 

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Thank tania p
essex
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely restaurant with great food and friendly staff. Nothing is too much hassle and they have the largest pepper mill I have ever seen.

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Thank hammers1965
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived in Winchester to visit the Christmas market and following this decided to look for somewhere new to eat avoiding the usual high street restaurant chains and we were not disappointed. Arriving just after 6.15pm the restaurant was already pretty busy and we were lucky to be offered a table for 2 before all tables were full...we took this... More 

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Thank linneatormajer
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to come here as we were in the mood for a good steak . The inside was very nicely decorated staff friendly.Had the beef teriyaki on skewers for starter which was tender but no taste at all . We both then choose the ribeye steak medium rare . You don't get a choice of sauces but luckily I liked... More 

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Thank Marc3663
Amersham, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A cold night but a warm welcome. We ordered the 'special' chateaubriand meal with an extra portion of the prawn starter for the three of us. It was more than enough and tasted delicious. The rare steak was perfectly cooked and we left very happy.

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Thank FormerFlyer19560415
Chichester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A quiet Sunday night, we were greeted very warmly and shown to a table in the window. A good menu either a la carte or special offer. We had the special which was good value. I recommend the Bailey's cheesecake - it was delicious. Friendly staff who took care of us very well.

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Thank CarolMM1953
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a starter of tiger prawns which was really good, very large meaty prawns and enough to satisfy us both. We had the full Porterhouse steak between the two of us on our anniversary meal away in Winchester. The steak was good and, though a little chewy in places. The chips were fairly average and they only provide 2... More 

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Thank Ben H
Paris, France
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner at Porterhouse for my wifes' birthday this year. Great atmosphere and we were seated immediately - only to be told we had to vacate the table within 90 minutes. Not what I had in mind given the premium menu and Winchester's not exactly central London. Food was great but the invitation to leave on such an intimate occasion will... More 

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Thank peterwilliams265
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were amazing and had decorated the table for our anniversary and given a lovely table by the window. We had the signiture porterhouse, which has to be said, was the best steak i have had.

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Thank Dominic S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 810532

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?