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The Blue Bell 1494

65 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HQ, England
+44 1244 401014
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (118 reviews)
“pigs cheek” (10 reviews)
“churros” (10 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
65 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

good tapas, lovely courtyard (sunny with shade) , friendly service. A real find that did us well on our visit to Chester for the Mysteries.

Thank derekjohnhowl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After seeing some of the reviews online we decided to give the bluebell a try. The service was fabulous, we were seated straight away and no delay bringing out drinks and food. The food was what can only be described as AMAZING! Some of the...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We accidentally came across this place while wandering around Chester. We sat in the back which has a holiday feel & is a sun trap 🌝🌞. The food was lovely, as were the staff & we definitely didn't leave disappointed. We would recommend a try.

Thank Katy197212
Reviewed 6 days ago

fOut with my lovely wife and two adult children on a quiet Tuesday night. Felt like we were putting them out a bit. Food was a bit blunt and ugly in its flavourings, and overly fatty and starchy.

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant whilst staying in Chester for a few days with my boyfriend and we could not fault this place! The waitress who served us was lovely and polite and was attentive throughout the meal, making sure we were warm enough in the garden...More

Thank Lucy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this little ‘gem’ just walking past. Quaint Grade One listed building. Excellent freshly cooked Tapas, generous portions and delicious. Very friendly and efficient service. First visit and definitely not the last. Thoroughly recommend. Toilets clean but basic!

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to have a social evening, with a cosy beer garden and excellent decor throughout.Waiting staff are really polite and enjoy what they do.Would definitely recommend it!

Thank loursalgado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were friendly and very helpful. Food was extremely tasty and there was a great choice. Would definitely recommend this place, thanks for a lovely evening. Charlotte and John

Thank charlotte r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family who like Tapas, love the opportunity to try as many different dishes as possible. We had 12 dishes between 3, one shared dessert, and one on it's own, plus 2 jugs of sangria at £14 each. .£113. Average is abut £5-£6...More

Thank johnrthomson1306
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fizz and I just happened to be passing this little gem in the morning, and decided to come back for lunch. What we found was a delight! A wide range of the classic Andalusian and Galician dishes, reasonably priced at £10.95 for three (though small...More

Thank Joe_and_Fizz
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8 May 2018|
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Response from Ian t | Reviewed this property |
Theres a multi storey carpark near by, it's not too expensive either...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 401014
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