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Joseph Benjamin

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140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bavette steak” (12 reviews)
“baked cheese” (10 reviews)
“octopus” (8 reviews)
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09:00 - 23:30 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Forgive the informality but if there is a Ben and a Jo, thanks! For a belated double birthday (where both celebrants forbade any reference to another year clocked up) the atmosphere in the contemporary clean cut dining space -in a couple of rooms - chimed...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just popped in here on our stroll round Chester. I've eaten a lot of full English breakfasts in my time but this was the best I've had so far. Delicious local produce, all piping hot. Not overfilled plate, perfect amount. Staff are a treat as...More

Thank HS24ontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this place after reading the menu on the blackboard. We both had the pre-theater menu. It was a grilled mackerel with potato salad. We can choose wine or beer. The portion was small which was fine with me. It was so...More

Thank nownow29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant during my stay in Chester 3 times. The food is very delicious and looks fantastic. Staff is friendly and supportive. I absolutely recommend this place to any food lover. You won’t regret it. Don’t miss while in Chester.

Thank Gayané O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick lunch today confirmed to me that I want to come back for dinner. Nice place. Attentive staff. And of course nice fo9d.

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very welcoming and the food was delicious. The menu isn't particularly varied but everything we had was amazing! The décor of the restaurant is classy and the atmosphere relaxing, we had a fabulous evening here.

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were made welcome from the second we walked through the door. After being seated we made our choice from a substantial wine list for a small restaurant. The menu was quite small but with excellent selection it was hard to choose. The food was...More

Thank Lindypug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy restaurant, casual dining, interesting and different menu cheerfully served. Decent wine list. Food choice was hard to make.

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely meal, lovely staff. Small menu but delicious food! It’s a must if you enjoy a relaxed meal with good food and wine!

Thank we55ndy
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Special starter of pigs trotters arrived really quickly and presentation was really good although dish was tasty confusing medley. Welsh lamb main looked and tasted great although lamb would be too rare for some diners and the steak knife provided .

Thank Robbbaaa
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Questions & Answers
26 March 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
Wasn't on the menu when we visited however as the menu changes and is seasonal it may well appear at some time. I'd give the restaurant a call to ask what they are currently offering.
12 February 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it was on the menu when we visited. There was a steak sandwich though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344295
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