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Old Vine

8 Great Minster Street
SO23 9HA

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Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday10.00 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 3, 6.30 - 9 Mon - Fri
12 - 3, 6.30 - 9.30 Sat
12 - 3, 6.30 - 9 Sun

About the Pub

Comfortable inn situated in the centre of Winchester opposite the City Museum. The pub overlooks the cathedral green and extends between Little and Great Minster Streets with entrances in both. Award winning accommodation is available and high quality food served, with the emphasis on local produce. A curtain divides the restaurant from the pub area. There is a family room at the rear, and a non-smoking patio area.

Historic Interest

Much of the Square / Great Minster Street area is listed as a group. The Old Vine itself dates from the 18th century and is Grade II listed. Historic England Ref: 1095461

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Alfred's Saxon Bronze
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Andwell --varies--
  • Bowman --varies--
  • Steam Town --varies--

Usually from Hampshire breweries.

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Old Vine, Winchester


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Alfred's; Andwell; Bowman; Flowerpots; Hop Back; Itchen Valley; Longdog; MASH;

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Plus limited bar menu 3pm-6pm Fri-Sun.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Small (100% smoke-free) patio at rear.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Not in restaurant or accommodation.

  • Accommodation Accommodation

    Five en-suite doubles and one apartment.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Rear family room (max 14)

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board games & cards.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • WiFi Wifi


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Old Vine

8 Great Minster Street
SO23 9HA

Sat Nav Reference

51.06195, -1.31541


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (300m)

Bluestar: 1; Stagecoach: 1, 69

All city services at the bus station 450m, more practical.

Nearby Station (850m)



Entrances in both Great and Little Minster Streets

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