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Serving a massive selection of the worlds best craft beers, all on constant rotation. Mexican street food including fresh and vibrant tacos. Ciders, wines, spirits. Hosting regular Live entertainment including, local singer songwriters, DJs and much more.
US$6 - US$20
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Mexican, British, Bar, Pub, Street Food
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
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All reviews tacos mac and cheese chipotle chicken crab balls pulled pork mexican street food great selection of beers great little place on tap great atmosphere bite to eat table service tasty food salsa pint southampton sides
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic experience as per, saved me and my partner the last of a barrel as we where working are way though the guessed ale list. The food is amazing the street food compliments the casual ambiance and ale life. Highly recommend a relaxed session either...day or night.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great food and beer combo of a place. Food is truly excellent, good portion size and well priced. Very good choice of beers. Staff are relaxed, friendly, efficient and knowledgeable.....a rare combination. Good touches, like drinking water on the bar. 100% sure you can't...do better in Winchester.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to love visiting this unique bar. Unfortunately the latest experience after Covid was disappointing. The bar was crowded and the staff seemed be distracting one another from serving when it was busy. No big deal but here is the reason for bad rating: One...member of bar staff had a particularly bad attitude and seemed to be almost looking for a fight with us after asking for an update on our drinks order. It was Strange… no country for old men? We left feeling shocked, and very hesitant to return. Beer was great but service, threatening. Could be an extraordinary venue. Please employ friendly staff!More

Date of visit: November 2021
Mikha R, General Manager at Overdraft Craft Ale Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning, I am very sorry to hear about this would you mind emailing oscar@overdraftcraftale.uk so we can investigate this further. This is a shock to us as the friendliness of all of our team is usually one of the things we are praised for....More

Reviewed 22 October 2021 via mobile

Very pleased we stumbled upon this during a few days stay in the city. A great selection of beers (and other drinks) and a menu to suit all tastes. Very friendly and helpful staff. Would be a local for sure if we lived in Winchester!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 20 September 2021 via mobile

Great find. Very tasty food with an amazing selection of beer & cider. Great value. Helpful and friendly staff. Only wish we lived closer.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 28 August 2021

Great food and selection of drinks in a casual rustic surrounding. Staff were very friendly an helpful

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 27 August 2021 via mobile

Really nice fresh food. We ordered the chicken, beef and pulled pork tacos. All fresh and tasty - good quality ingredients. Two tacos come on each plate - fairly small but well filled. Nachos were brilliant - looked homemade and full to the brim with...toppings. Staff were really friendly and accommodating. Surprisingly cheap for Winchester - £6 for tacos! Most sides were £4-£8. Good value. Will visit again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 24 August 2021

Taco Tuesday vegan option black beans salty lentil and rice terrible within 30 mins i threw up and felt unwwll next day funny tummy was it the food or dirty sticky tablesMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Mikha R, General Manager at Overdraft Craft Ale Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2021

Very sorry to hear this! We are looking into this for you. W have a 5* food hygiene rating and this is the first complaint of this sort so is very important we endeavor to find out what was wrong on the day of your...More

Reviewed 21 August 2021 via mobile

What a fantastic place! Incredibly friendly and welcoming staff. Great variety of beer, cider and wine. The food was fabulous. The best tacos, fries and loaded nachos! Great vide and cool music. Highly recommend

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 17 August 2021

A brilliant Craft beer bar with some examples of what pubs need to be serving in this new era. Superb staff, Jordan the owner is a beer guru, friendly and works damn hard which I admire. I love going there regularly and look forward to...the variety of 12-20 superb beers.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5