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The Bishop on the Bridge

1 High Street, Winchester SO23 9JX, England
+44 1962 855111
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
“roast dinner” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 High Street, Winchester SO23 9JX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff were really friendly and the pub was warm and cosy, with a wood burning fire - lovely on a cold, wet, January evening. There was ample, well spaced seating. We sat looking out over the river, which was entertaining and pretty. Service was...More

Thank AnitaP111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely pub in Winchester with friendly staff and a good atmosphere. The food was good hot and served quite quickly even though the pub was quite busy on a Saturday lunchtime.

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family meal evening of 4th February . Staff were pleasant enough, but beer was expensive, the food lukewarm and music far too loud. Certainly will not be returning.

Thank Mike C
Jane D, Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mike I have already written to you personally. As you know as a team we have discussed ways to keep the kale piping hot.... not an easy feat particularly if you don't eat it straight away.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant lunch here last week. Lovely warm open fire as it was freezing outside. The staff were very friendly and made us very welcome and said goodbye and thanked us for our custom which is always very pleasing when you leave a...More

Thank Dot H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I popped in here for lunch recently and I love the open log fire and the fairy lights. The staff were really friendly and the pub had a lovely atmosphere. The menu is quite prices, sandwiches for around £8 and main meals are £12 plus....More

Thank Gigi_Winnie
Jane D, General Manager at The Bishop on the Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I must agree we have had some quite chilly days.... On another note we do have wheelchair access... the doors at the bottom of the main staircase open straight out onto the pavement. Hope to see you soon...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick drink before getting a bus. Really friendly bar staff and, as I discovered, excellent selection of Gin. Think they do food too but I'd eaten. Nice place

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very well appointed pub with a wood burning fireplace, ample seating and beer, yes, beer! Go.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food very well presented and tasted good too. Though a Christmas set menu was still of a high standard. Service good, place was busy so service at the bar not the quickest

Thank Scothmer-Clay
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Larger party arrived in bits and the food came out swiftly and was hot and well presented ,some great meat choices supplied by owtens ,something on the menu for all

Thank david2811
Reviewed 6 January 2018

6 of us booked in for a meal here after a trip around the Christmas market. staff were great, service was really good. food was great. will return.

Thank Rebecca T
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11 August 2016|
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Response from Nickyhants | Reviewed this property |
Lots in Winchester but not next to pub that I'm aware of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 High Street, Winchester SO23 9JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 855111
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Perfectly placed to explore beautiful Winchester, The Bishop on the Bridge is elegantly situated on the bank of the River Itchen. Try a craft beer from a seat in our garden and enjoy our freshly prepared seasonal food while dining al fresco in the sunshine.
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