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The Willow Tree

14 Durngate Terrace, Winchester SO23 8QX, England
+44 1962 877255
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“bavette steak” (3 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
14 Durngate Terrace, Winchester SO23 8QX, England
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow, sat in the garden for the first time this year. If, like me, you prefer a bit of shade, take your big straw hat with you. This garden though not beautiful, is by a bit of river which gives the impression of being away...More

Thank Sandyeater
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed Sunday lunch with friends. Menu was small but the roast beef was well cooked albeit a bit chewy! Plenty of vegetables in generous portions. The bar is well frequented by locals.. to note it is closed on Mondays

Thank SAS12345
halethekale, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for review, please note we are open on Bank holiday Monday's !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a big birthday lunch for 40 people. We took the restaurant part over. I could not fault the food or the service. We had delicious cold meats to start followed by wonderful steak frites with delicious homemade salsa verde. The staff...More

Thank imogen p
halethekale, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou Imogen ! best Julian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for a large party of 14 when we were unable to secure a booking from another local venue. I’m glad we went here instead because it was a very enjoyable experience. I found the food to be well priced and everyone...More

Thank Stephanie D
halethekale, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou Stephanie D, see you in the summer ! best Julian

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This is gem of a pub with a good selection of well kept ales, a proper log fire, tasty food and friendly service. There’s a restaurant to one side and bar to the other plus a large garden out the back . Definitely worth a...More

Thank JohnWinx
halethekale, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thankyou John ! We shall see you again soon I hope best Julian

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome easy peasy Sunday menu good honest roast lunch before 🏉 Chaleureux Accueil menu du dimanche 👍 Bon Déjeûner traditionnel avant le 🏉

Thank anniebsa
halethekale, General Manager at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Merci, it was a good result, hopefully see you tomorrow for the final ! Thierry

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went for a lovely walk on the winnal moors then lunch at this pub. Great service and great food all round. Had the bavette steak, perfectly cooked and very tasty, generous portion too. Chips we’re about as crispy as you can get. Kids wolfed down...More

Thank Will G
halethekale, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your review, it's great to hear such positive feedback ! best Julian

Reviewed 21 February 2018

First impressions very good. Lovely building, nice atmosphere inside. We were shown to our table which was so hemmed in by the table next to it (which was occupied and people eating) and an arch on the other side that we couldn't pull the chairs...More

Thank TheManor4
halethekale, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

I am sorry to hear this, Sunday was very busy and there was a wait on service between 1pm and 2.30pm as I remember. We always tailor the food if people ask, for example leaving red cabbage off the plate, well done beef, no gravy,...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

Great place - had Sunday roast with family - meals were fantastic and service from the young staff members was also fantastic. Highly recommended - will come again

Thank T0nyT1
halethekale, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thankyou for your kind words, I know they read these, they will chuffed ! Julian

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

The four of us had an excellent dinner in this pretty pub. The service was charming.Would thoroughly reccommend it.

Thank Mike C
halethekale, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thankyou very much , we look forward to you visiting us again ! Julian

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Marion D
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Response from Goodfoodknight | Reviewed this property |
In short no but there is a large public car park pay and display across the road.
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cas0ss
1 August 2016|
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Response from Fern P | Reviewed this property |
They do have a small parking area, however there is a big public car park literally opposite which I believe has disabled parking as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Durngate Terrace, Winchester SO23 8QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 877255
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