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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

What really impressed me with this hotel was that I had a phone call from Ashton after making the booking to enquire if we had any special requests. My wife has numerous dietary restrictions and so Ashton sent me a menu and arranged with the chef what she could eat in advance. It was so nice to arrive at the...

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theoldvine, Owner at The Old Vine, responded to this review

Thank you very much! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. With a little pre-planning we can usually cater for dietary restrictions, and I'm pleased we managed to help on this occasion. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful place....so cosy and welcoming. We had the set Christmas meal after visiting the gorgeous Christmas Market and couldn't have been happier. The food was delicious and the service was perfect. The desserts were the best we've tasted and stunned us into silence for a moment....a usually impossible feat....thank you so much we will return one day.

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theoldvine, Manager at The Old Vine, responded to this review

That's great to hear! Thank you, and happy new year

New Milton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic lunch in ideal location in front of cathedral. Menu was good and beers were great. Staff were great. Popped in when we came to market and ice skating. Perhaps it's a bit too good cos we spent too long in there instead of doing Christmassy things. Think we have to go back in the new year.

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theoldvine, Owner at The Old Vine, responded to this review

Thanks very much! We appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Very near to the cathedral with handy access to the Christmas market this hotel provides an excellent venue for a lunch with friends. On busy days for a table in the restaurant it would be advisable to book. Service was superb and efficient. Meals were quite substantial and the starters would be quite sufficient for a light lunch. We enjoyed...

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theoldvine, General Manager at The Old Vine, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We appreciate you taking the time to post.

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The Old Vine used to be one of my husband's and my haunts when we lived in Winchester nine years ago. It's nice to know that, in an uncertain world, some things don't change. The quality of the food here is still excellent, the service is still top notch and the surroundings are still beautiful being historic and overlooking the...

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theoldvine, General Manager at The Old Vine, responded to this review

What a lovely compliment, thank you so much for taking the time to post your comments. We hope to welcome you back, hopefully sooner than in another nine years!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the annex building at the old vine for 2 nights and had such a brilliant time. With my brother graduating at the cathedral we couldn't have been in a better location! We had dinner in the pub on the first night which was absolutely delicious and we had breakfast there both morning which was very nice as...

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theoldvine, Owner at The Old Vine, responded to this review

Thanks very much - we hope to welcome you back soon!

Crestline, California
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Located as close to the cathedral as you can get, a 2-minute walk to the High Street for shopping, people watching and restaurants, you'd be hard pressed to find a better location for visiting Winchester. The restaurant and the bar are very quaint and have old beamed ceilings that go along with the attractive old English look of the outside...

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theoldvine, Owner at The Old Vine, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your feedback, we appreciate you taking the time to post your comments. The Annexe is best for a couple with children, rather than all adults. As we specify on the website description there is a double bed and a single bed, and then after that we can set up an additional foldaway bed in the second...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights at the Old Vine in August and absolutely loved it! Beautiful rooms (we stayed in the Osbourne and Little room), great food, a comfortable and inviting bar and very friendly staff. And you can't beat the location, right next to the cathedral. We travel a lot and this ranks right up there with one of our...

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Wonderful! Come back soon!

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I emailed to see if a reservation was required for a Saturday lunchtime and it was a good job we booked it! The staff were excellent and the menu was quite basic pub fayre but it was really tasty and even though they were busy we didn't have to wait long. Next time we're in Winchester we will go back!

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Thanks very much!

Sydney
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We spent a night here for my husband's birthday. From the moment we arrived we were looked after. From parking the car, to carrying bags which were heavy and a beautiful three course meal for dinner as well. Perfectly situated opposite the Cathedral and it was around the corner from the main street. We spent the morning taking a tour...

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Thank you very much, it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Come back soon!

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