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Pizza, British, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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The Steam Mill Business Centre Steam Mill Street | Steam Mill Street, Chester CH3 5AN, England
+44 1244 329229
09:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Sun 09:00 - 09:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant in September with friends and had a great time, decided to bring my husband last weekend while on a Christmas shopping trip he was not disappointed. Lovely food, very good selection of drinks over 80 different types of gin really nice ambience and staff were very attentive even though the restaurant was very busy. Will definitely be... More 

Thank JP7554
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have chosen this Bistro for a Christmas meal for the last few years and always been delighted. Last night we were a little disappointed. The service and ambience were outstanding as ever but the food was not. I ordered an onion bhaji type vegetarian/vegan main course. The bhaji was actually burned black on one side where it had clearly... More 

Thank edenfolk
Chester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having dined here twice in November, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it. On the first visit, four or us had Sunday lunch and were bowled over by the service, menu choice and reasonable prices. The location by the canal is lovely and there's a great selection of gin on offer. The second visit was on a Friday night with two... More 

Thank Sharon T
world traveller in Netherlands
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208 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is located beneath the Mill landmark, near the canal. It is a combination between pub and restaurant, although more restaurant. They have a HUGE list of gins. So if you ever want to try different types of gin, i guess this is a good place to go. Dinner served was prepared very well. I ordered pork belly, which... More 

Thank worldtravellerTom
Chester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a coffee lover, a veggie and a high maintenance toddler - it can be hard to find somewhere that ticks all our boxes and we always have to compromise on something or another. Artichoke did not disappoint. The breakfast plates were literally licked clean, there was seconds of the coffee (always a good sign) and the staff were attentive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great value sunday roast, get the choice of two meats / one veg option and comes with plenty of sides! The veg comes in a separate bowl and is delicious. I take all my friends who visit here on sundays would recommend to anyone!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Have eaten Sunday lunches in many and varied establishments but this is one of the best. Excellent range and quality of veg to supplement the succulent meat. I always look on enviously when the cakes are served as I am always full from starter and main

Thank 686kathryns
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Ate here whilst in Chester recently. My second visit and found the food and drinks to be as good as ever. The choice is varied and interesting. Staff were helpful and friendly too.

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Middle England
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201 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lunchtime dinner with a colleague. A very friendly welcome and super service throughout. Food delicious and a good choice from lunch menu. Would return in the summer and want to sit outside by the canal

Thank MiddleEnglandMan
Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went here tonight for an unplanned meal with the girlies. Great service as always - staff are always friendly, helpful and genuine. Food was quick and delicious as can always be expected, no matter how busy they are, and the cocktails were top notch! I'm so lucky to have this place within a 5 minute walk of home. I always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, British, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 09:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Steam Mill Business Centre Steam Mill Street | Steam Mill Street, Chester CH3 5AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 329229
Contempory cafe, bar and 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 lager and artisan beers, modern bistro dining using the finest local suppliers and a wine and cocktail list second to none.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?