The Winchester

3 out of 5 Based on 9 reviews

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The Winchester

206 Archway Road
N6 5BA
+44 (0)20 8374 1690
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Highgate, Underground


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3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Winchester

3.0 out of 5 20 January 2011
by Natalie T.

Came here on a Saturday night and the place was only half full. Guess it's a pretty sleepy area so wasn't expecting it to be heaving. Plus it made the bar look even bigger than it already is. Seems like a good neighbourhood pub where you can most likely get a seat and talk to people and actually hear them. The music was pretty random with some Rihanna, 80s and even some Bon Jovi mixed in at...more

4.0 out of 5 8 March 2010
by Rebecca S.

We visted the Winchester on a Sunday whlist taking a walk on the lovely Parkland walk. The pub has a huge bar and lots of seating, we chose to sit around the more quieter side of the bar for a pint and a sandwich. Food was very good value, tasty and hot. All the mains were £6-7 each so we would love to come back and try out the main meals. The bar staff were friendly and very efficent (rare...more

4.0 out of 5 30 January 2010
by Daniel S.

This is a traditional pub. If you need a good solid plate of food that tastes great. The bar staff are friendly and there is a good mix of young and old people. It's not a gastro pub. It's not a loud trendy bar but it Is a great place to go to have a good meal and a pint where you can hear yourself think and have a conversation.more

3.0 out of 5 18 January 2010
by Paul F.

As I walked into this pub I was greeted with not only the highest ceilings I've ever seen but also the largest bar I'd ever seen!!

The ceilings, coupled with the ornate iron pillars, give the place the feeling of a old fashioned mainline train station. The over sized bar just made me want to ask for a job so i could test my internal monologues secret cat swinging theory.

The problem with a...more

2.0 out of 5 12 November 2009
by Chris F.

Big pub and apparently also a hotel. Big screens for the sport.

My pint of bass was alright and the smell of Fish n Chips set my mouth a wateringbut the Pride was off and the Speckled hen was bad, so I could imagine coming here and finding nothing worth drinking. Perhaps that is why their website says Public house serving excellent foodnot mentioning the beer!more