Book a Table

Booking Details

  • Reservations are open for indoor dining from 17 May – prior to this outside tables are allocated on a first-come first-served basis
  • After 17 May: we’re not accepting reservations for just drinks – only for dining. Tables for drinks are allocated on arrival, subject to availability
  • Credit card guarantee required for all reservations. No charge will be made, except in the case of no-shows. A charge of £15 per guest will be made for no-shows. If you no longer require your reservation please ensure you cancel, thank you
  • To reserve a table for 1 – 8 dining guests please select a suitable time and date from our booking calendar above
  • For parties of 9 or more please email reservations@oldvinewinchester.com or call +44 (0)1962 854616
  • We have a private dining room which seats parties of up to 16
  • To maintain physical distancing table reservations for dining are being taken in the restaurant, bar and Little Minster Room. Outside seating cannot be reserved
  • Should you be unable to book your preferred time online, particularly for same-day reservations, then please email or call
  • We respectfully ask for tables back after their allotted time. If no time is indicated then the standard two-hour slot applies. If you would like to extend this please call the restaurant to arrange
  • We politely ask that you are ready to be seated at your time of booking or contact us if you are running late. We hold tables for 15 minutes and will release it if we have not been contacted
  • To ensure that we can cater for you appropriately please notify us of any dietary requirements prior to your visit
  • Cakeage fee: if you wish to bring your own cake then we charge £3 per person, if you consume your cake at the Old Vine instead of a dessert. The cakeage fee is waived if you have a dessert as well as your cake. Alternatively we can order a cake on your behalf from our baker – please ask

We wish to thank you for your understanding and co-operation and look forward to welcoming you to The Old Vine

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