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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prawn toast” (17 reviews)
“soup” (33 reviews)
“crispy duck” (11 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the all you can eat banquet. The food was really nice and fresh Very attentive staff. Well recommended

Thank RB S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious food, huge choice from menu, great service, good value for money, we need to go more often!

Thank TommoTTRtd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Japanese drauht lager arrived flat and lifeless, sending it back made a bad start . He brought it back much better and I thanked him for that.All courses were very good and good ingredients. Service occasionally poor disappearing when orders are satisfied. The challenge really...More

Thank Robbbaaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the lunch box special at £9.50 each including a soft drink. It was served in an attractive plastic box and lid with a choice of starter, 2 main courses and rice/chips etc. Having ordered salt and pepper ribs, beef satay, pork in OK...More

Thank JohnB3682625
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can understand why this restaurant is always busy....the service is amazing as to is the food, they do a fixed price banquet here where you can eat as much as you want, it is probably the best banquet I have ever had in an...More

1  Thank Tony H
nickt3238, General Manager at Slow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Tony for your great review it was our pleasure and i hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Monday night. So it was fairly quiet. Much nicer on the inside than the outside and has great views. The meal was delicious and with generous portions. I think this is the only chinese/ Asian restaurant that we have been...More

Thank VALEDIreland
nickt3238, General Manager at Slow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is not just a Chinese restaurant as they also have Malaysian, Thai and Vietnamese dishes. We’ve been here before and this time we chose the all you can eat banquet and it was excellent. This is not a buffet it is choice of dishes...More

1  Thank divepetem9
nickt3238, General Manager at Slow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to leave such a nice review, see you the next time you visit Chester

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This is a good value for money Asian restaurant that has a very broad menu and may suffer for it. While the entrees were good (san choi bao and prawn toast); the main courses (honey- lemon chicken and sweet and sour pork) were not really...More

Thank Phillip B
nickt3238, General Manager at Slow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you for your good review, i hope next time you visit it is even better for you

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Was invited here to an all you can eat buffet. I was a bit reluctant after reading various reviews and the last time I'd been here a few years ago mind, it wasn't that good. To my surprise it was really good, plenty of food,...More

1  Thank Rdc19
nick t, General Manager at Slow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your wonderfull review, We look forwards to seeing you again

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My husband, family and friends have visited the slow boat many many times and Keep going back as food is the best Chinese ever. After a recent visit feel I have to say that on a bank holiday Sunday when it’s normally booked up when...More

1  Thank Paul H
nick t, General Manager at Slow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for coming back to slowboat i hope this does continue , i am really sorry about the way the staff asked about drinks, this is not an excuse but truth be told the waitress is not the best in her english speaking but...More

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Gianluca D
10 September 2018|
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Response from nickt3238 | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are taking christmas bookings you can call the restaurant or book through our website. thanks
Cara F
16 April 2018|
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Response from Bobby027 | Reviewed this property |
All you can it is on a Sunday only they cook it fresh and you can have as much as you like.
Sarah T
16 November 2017|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
not sure, Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
14:00 - 21:00
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17:30 - 23:00
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12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 317873
Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews
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