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The Arkle Bar and Lounge


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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All reviews scones finger sandwiches chocolate cake bread afternoon tea grosvenor hotel enjoyable afternoon beautifully presented food birthday treat lovely treat my mum attentive service table service waiting staff lovely atmosphere sophie gin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautiful treat and as a t was for a birthday they even did a chocolate cake decoration with happy birthday written on, the service was brilliant and the choice of teas was second to none.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank pat a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was good, surroundings and ambiance was as you would expect, our afternoon tea was both the gentleman’s afternoon tea and the original afternoon tea, I had written to inform them of a Diabetic option and they provided an excellent afternoon tea alternative, we were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Birch H
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We come every year before Christmas for afternoon tea. Sadly the service was extremely poor this year. Restaurant was by no means full and plenty of staff but couldn't seem to bring us anything. Table was booked (months in advance) for 2pm but didn't sit...More

3  Thank Lorna C
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We had a gift voucher for the Indulgent Afternoon Tea at the Arkle Bar and decided to visit last weekend. We were shown to a nice discreet little table with a small sofa just right for 2 people. Our coats were taken and we were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Anna H
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Really enjoyed our afternoon tea in the Arkle Bar. The welcome and service was first class, the server explaining the choices we could make. We decided on the traditional tea with delicious sandwiches, cakes and scones. The Arkle Bar has a lovely atmosphere, very relaxing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NancyandFred6
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely welcome on arrival. Very relaxing atmosphere. We were informed there were a couple of other options but we stayed with the traditional afternoon tea. Good selection of sandwiches, cakes and pastries and you could choose from a variety of teas and coffee. Very enjoyable...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Gentlemen’s afternoon tea Great friendly service. Sandwiches excellent with top up offered. Lovely cakes and scones. Nice choice of tea. Couldn’t fault it

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CheshireDave33
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Nice environment and table service even when you are ordering a drink. Love the cocktails here and the atmosphere is busy but not overcrowded. Service can be a little slow at times but we prefer it when it’s not overbearing. Try the Posh Martini!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kpovj
Reviewed 25 August 2018

After enjoying so many lovely afternoon teas in Chester we decided to try The Grosvenor Hotel as a treat. We had eaten in the restaurant before and it was lovely - the same cannot be said for their Gluten Free Afternoon Tea. We have rung...More

Thank Tattyhead40
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Dark room with no windows and no atmosphere. Coats not taken on arrival. No offer of refills on the hot drinks. When the drinks arrived, did not know which was hot water and which was tea. Serviette covering handle but it was still uncomfortably hot...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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