WINCHESTER has many quaint and quirky restaurants all over the city.

However there are many no longer standing.

The Hampshire Chronicle recently asked readers their most missed eateries.

In a Facebook call out, the Chronicle asked readers to comment, and many shared the same views, with La Place, Champs, Avocados and Blue Dolphin being the most missed.

Below is a full list of Winchester restaurants that were most missed:

La Place / Froggies


Fatty Arbuckles


Blue Dolphin

Pappagallos Italian

Alice's Restaurant



River Cottage

Budd's Diner



Violetsrose Bennett wrote: "Champs - best american style takeaway EVER!" while Pat Berry wrote: "Loved Papagallos. Many happy memories from there"

Elaine Brown wrote: "Pappagallos was the best - great food & fab staff welcoming you & making you feel so special! New Years, Birthdays and work-do’s - great times!!!"

Winchester and Chandlers Ford MP, Steve Brine shared his thoughts, simply commenting: "Manhattans".


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