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The Chester Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Village pub and restaurant. Freshly cooked food and good selection of beers, ales and wines. Available also for private & corporate lunches & dinners. Open every day Mon-Thu 12.00pm till 23.00pm Fri-Sat 12.00pm till midnight, Sunday 12.00pm till 23.00pm.
US$5 - US$36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

Wow! What a little gem of a pub! I can't believe I live so near and never checked it out before! Food is generous in portion size, well cooked and presented. Young man that served us this afternoon, was friendly, helpful and welcoming. Atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Beverley H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is just a lovely little pub with an open fire. The landlady and all staff are so friendly and welcoming. The menu has vast choice including gluten free, dairy free and vegan options. The prices are perfectly reasonable and the food tastes lovely. Just...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank madgebabes1988
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very welcoming restaurant...warm and cosy interior, friendly staff, yummy brisket of beef! We would definitely go here again. I loved my melting mini Brie and the servings of mixed olives were very generous.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Trisha P
mickschwartz1965, Owner at The Chester Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your food and the service at The Chester Arms. We are a small family business and take pride in the quality and variety of freshly cooked food we provide to our customers. We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Chester arms for Christmas day lunch . We were a group of 6 and all vegan and the food was absolutely superb. We couldn't finish everything as so much but the seitan roast was great . The starters of soup and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank P4313XMtonyh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here especially for the Vegan menu and was not disappointed. Even my meat eating friend had the same as meal, the vegan mixed grill which was huge and delicious. They also have dairy fee and gluten free menus which is amazing. The restaurant was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JoH299
mickschwartz1965, Owner at The Chester Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your meal and visit to The Chester Arms. We are a family business (my daughter is HeadChef and son in law is the Front of House Manager), so we try our best to cater...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch, I have been driving past this place for years and finally decided to pop in, had fish and chips, it was ok nothing special.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank geoffg652
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went there between Xmas and the New Year. We were held up on the motorway and called ahead. No problem. Food was excellent but the staff make the place. Friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RobertJohn55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with work colleagues for supper. We were greeted by staff at the bar and made to feel most welcome. For my main course I chose a 6 oz Beef burger topped with bacon, fried egg and chips. What a disaster the burger was dry...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Don J
Jamie M, General Manager at The Chester Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Don, We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit with us, it sounds like the meal you were served well below the standards we set ourselves. I do worry however that this issue was not reported to your server when they checked...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018

Three of us went for lunch and a catch-up. Two of us ordered the soup (Pumpkin) and I ordered the chicken satay starter. The two soups were both left uneaten duo to the sour taste, they just did not taste good at all. I ate...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ColinT1338
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Although small, has an extensive menu and categorises different dietary needs in separate menus. The food is good and the range of drinks caters for all. I like the atmosphere although our table by the window was draughty and unfortunately it was cold that night....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chriskY1002IV
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5 September 2018|
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Response from mickschwartz1965 | Property representative |
Yes it is advisable to book as we can get very busy. Call us on 01234 391214. Thank You.
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