Contact us/Opening times


To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise that you book your table in advance, especially at the weekends.

Booking is via the website (up to 4 people), or by phone. If you are phoning please leave all the information on the answer machine and we will get back to you to confirm your reservation. Once you have made you reservation, if you need to cancel it or change please give us as much notice as is possible.

(Please note that the restaurant is not open during the day Monday to Friday but the Management Team is available from 3pm onwards from Wednesdays)

Restaurant opening times

We are open for Dinner:

Wednesday – Friday from 6pm

Saturday and Sunday from 6.30pm

Closed-Monday & Tuesday


We are open for Lunch:

Saturday – Sunday from 12pm


Contact Details

The Black Rat. 88 Chesil Street. Winchester. Hampshire. England. SO23 0HX

Telephone: 01962 844465 (for table reservations)

Email: [email protected] (for information only). Reservations can  be made by phone or in person, or online via the website for up to 4 people. (Tables of more than 4 must be booked by phone)

Find us on the map

You can see where we are in Winchester on this Map to the restaurant.

Parking is available

You can also see on the map the two large public car parks next to the restaurant on Chesil Street. They charge about £1.40 Monday to Saturday 8am-6pm for up to 2 hours. Both do not charge after 6pm and on Sunday or Bank Holidays.  Please note the flat level car park directly opposite the restaurant is now closed.

You can see the car parks on the map

We value any and all feedback from our guests and we encourage people to take pictures and share them with friends. So feel free to go to:


The Black Hole B&B and The Black Rat Restaurant