With Christmas just around the corner why not focus on Winchester’s independent businesses?

Two weeks ago, the Hampshire Chronicle shone a light on ten of our much-loved businesses.

Winchester is full of brilliant shops, restaurants, and cafes and one gallery just wasn't enough. 

READ MORE: Meet the Winchester independent shops, restaurants and bakeries

We headed back out into the city centre so here are some more businesses that Winchester has to offer.

99 Vintage

After finding a love for second hand and charity shopping this brother duo set up 99 vintage to open the world of vintage and second hand to the people of Winchester. Based in The Brooks Centre the brothers have been buying, selling, and trading clothes from the 80s to 2000s. As well as unique clothing items 99 vintage have a range of trainers, caps, and other accessories available.

Char Teas

Char Teas work closely with the best tea growers to provide the people of Winchester the very best in loose leaf tea. They have a range of over 150 teas from traditional black tea to a signature selection of Winchester Teas inspired by the city, they make perfect gifts for tea lovers.

Ellie and Bea

An independent boutique located on Parchment Street which offers the latest in ladies’ fashion, accessories, jewellery, and lingerie. They also offer ‘one to one’ styling advice and monitor future trends to bring the latest looks to Winchester.


Situated in The Square, Pavilion offers designer fashion to men and women. They to provide pieces that are as individual as their customers and will do their best to achieve the right look for each customer.

Bella Crafts

Located in Kings Walk, Bella Crafts provides space for the imagination with craft sessions and a play area for little ones. As well as these sessions Bella Crafts offers a range of food and drink with their tearoom and a lovely shopping experience for craft materials.

The South Downs Social

The South Downs Social offers a space for cyclists to come and talk or rest after tackling the local cycling routes. With locally roasted coffee from Winchester Coffee Roasters and freshly cooked food this space is perfect for bike enthusiasts to watch races and attend events. It is not just for riders as non-riders are also welcomed to eat, talk, and shop.

Bespoke Biking Hub & Café

Bespoke Biking is a not for profit, social enterprise that are dedicated to helping more people cycle. They run lessons and sessions for those who want to build a cycling community as well as offering services and repairs on bikes. Not only do they fix bikes but they also offer a place for cyclists to come and meet over a tea or coffee.

Projects Store & Kitchen

Located in Middle Brook Street, Projects Store & Kitchen is home to over 30 independent local traders along with fresh and ethically sourced food and coffee. Projects highlights independent traders who make a range of items from handmade gifts to housewares and collectibles.