Eating and Drinking

Dining is one of life’s pleasures and there has never been a better time to take a seat at Lainston House with a full array of dining experiences waiting for you.  Will you choose the award-winning Avenue restaurant, our terraces when the weather is kind and our Drawing Room just perfect for afternoon tea.

To make a reservation please call us on 01962 776088

Chef, Olly RouseOur Award-winning chef

In September 2013, we were delighted to welcome Olly Rouse as Head Chef of Lainston House. Olly brings a wealth of award-winning experience with him and we are very excited about the new ethos and techniques he is introducing to the team and how our menus throughout the property are being influenced.

Find out more about Olly Rouse 

Olly Rouse, award-winning Chef at Lainston House Award-winning Restaurant Dining in the Hampshire countryside

Our talented brigade have been awarded a stunning three rosettes for their creative, thoughtful and tasty dining featuring locally sourced produce with a traceable provence.

Lainston House proactively supports Food Heroes, an Exclusive Hotels initiative to promote and work with local suppliers, so that they can source the very best seasonal produce and develop excitingly varied menus for eating out in Hampshire.

Explore the Avenue Restaurant in Winchester

Afternoon Tea overlooking the Avenue at Lainston House Hotel, WinchesterTea for two and two for tea!

Enjoy the revival of a truly English tradition as Afternoon Tea is indulgently back in vogue!  Home-baked scones, jam, thick clotted cream, sandwiches, pastries and teas, a glass of fizz- perfect decadence!

Find out more about our afternoon tea!

Private Dining at Lainston HouseFor those special occasions

Join with a group of family, friends or colleagues to celebrate all your special occasions; birthdays, anniversaries, retirements, or just because... We have a number of private rooms of all sizes to ensure privacy with the ability to tailor your celebration.

Lets celebrate!

Picnics at Lainston House Hotel in WinchesterEnjoy the Outdoors on The Terrace!

Summer days means a life outdoors so the beautiful covered open air  terrace overlooking the lime tree avenue is perfect for chatty lunches and superb dinners.

Don't forget that you can also take a seat and join us for long cool drinks with friends and watch the sun go down over the grounds - the perfect way to round up your day!

Find out more about dining outdoors

Wine at our award-winning restaurant in Winchester...

Wines from around the world

It’s well worth knowing that our carefully chosen wine selection contains over 250 fine wines from around the world.


Find out more about the cellar

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Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch

A traditional Sunday feast for the whole family!

Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden

We grow our own!

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

A very traditional Great British treat

Private Dining

Private Dining

A very special home away from home for every celebration, birthdays, anniversaries,
business lunches and dinners alike

Exclusive Cookery School


Our Exclusive Cookery School coming soon.


The Avenue

Enjoy one of life’s greatest pleasures at our 3AA rosette award-winning restaurant.

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