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Artichoke cafe bar bistro

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A great place by the canal

We’re so glad we ended our visit to Chester here for dinner- lovely food, great portions, a lovely... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Roam705482
via mobile
Last minute booking for a 7 pm meal

Sat outside this lovely bistro on a warm summer evening with a friend, views of the canal and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
daughterno3
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 Aug 2018
“A great place by the canal”
20 Jul 2018
“Last minute booking for a 7 pm meal”
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Contemporary Cafe, Bar & Bistro. From Sunday Roast to coffee, tea and toast, cocktails to real ales. Relaxed and friendly service combined with quality food and drinks. A great range of homemade cakes, real ale from Cheshire breweries, continental...more
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The Steam Mill Business Centre Steam Mill Street | The Steam Mill Business Centre, Chester CH3 5AN, England
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We’re so glad we ended our visit to Chester here for dinner- lovely food, great portions, a lovely atmosphere. If it’s sunny and you’re lucky there are some table outside by the canal, but inside is equally as pleasant. The drinks choice is great, especially...More

Thank Roam705482
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I was mooching along the canal last Saturday and passed this yard. There were yachts types sat outside by the canal, contemplating A Critiqud Of Pure Reason perhaps or simply wondering which deck shoes to wear tomorrow. I entered the eating area to the rear...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Sat outside this lovely bistro on a warm summer evening with a friend, views of the canal and decided to se if the staff who were extremely busy, but friendly could accommodate us for an early evening meal. We ate indoors, The meal was Beautifully...More

Thank daughterno3
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place for a drink and food by the canal. Only issue I had was they are still using plastic straws. Think of the turtles!!!

Thank Hannah F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Really struggling to choose from the best cakes in town 🤣😂❤️Delightful staff, dog allowed inside, (front of house only ) great for us - I had raspberry and coconut cake in the end.. delicious, my other half and grandson went for scones.. perfectly fresh with...More

Thank StephHowells
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were looking for somewhere different to eat than the normal places and found this lovely café bar bistro on the canal in Chester. The menu was very reasonable and the staff were very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this bistro if you are...More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Nipped in off the canal , great setting watching the people go by ,great flat whites and not too at from the City Centre

Thank Dave F
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We visited one evening and enjoyed the meal, sharing a cheeseboard for third course. Real ales available. Plenty of choice for us as non-meat eaters (we enjoy fish however). Friendly efficient staff and a nice atmosphere.

Thank PaulEV1957
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Our visit was for an evening meal. The bistro is next to the canal and what appears to be other very good restaurants and bars. The bistro very pleasant but reasonably noisy particularly given that the occupancy was not that great. The food was very...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Upon entering the welcomingly rustic doorway an eager-to-please young chap named Ed showed us to our table. We didn't think it could get much better than that but then a sturdy Yorkshire lass brought us a zesty bottle of deliciousness that surpassed the poetic and...More

Thank Benjamin D
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