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“tasty food if a bit dated presentation, What service????”
Review of Sergio's

Sergio's
Ranked #35 of 580 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 18 October 2010

My partner and I visited this restaurant on Sat so it may be a different story on quieter nights......

We were booked for 8 however we were running late and I called them at about 7.30 and was advised that this was no problem and not to rush.

upon arriving at the restaurant at about 8.40 we waited to be greeted which came in form of some kind of a "come here" gesture with his head we were not offered any drinks and left to fend for ourselves and then I stood waiting at the bar for nearly 15 minutes whilst the one barman struggled whilst who I assume was the owner played with the till next to him.

I dont think i have been seated on a more poorly postioned table in my life which basically was in the main passageway for the restaurant next to the waiters station even the table next to us was laughing at the situation and clear frustration on my face, any thoughts of a romantic evening had long evaporated.

the food menu was good with everything you would expect at an italian with a nice selection of fresh pizza's etc, the wine list was limited and the Amarone I ordered wasnt great however for £26 i didnt expect much else it would have been nice to have seen some of the more popular producers Italy has to offer we then poured it for ourselves for the rest of the evening..

The starters were lovely however the calamari was clearly ready made frozen example, my carbanara was lovely and the pizza was beautiful, the waitress that dealt with our food order and served us was fantastic. Our Fillet's were lovely however the chips were frozen Iceland examples and the veg was crap.

On the whole by the end of the evening we had an ok night however i still did not get a smile out of the "big" bouncer sorry concierge after handing him over £100 for a meal for two.

I would go back for a snack, NEVER for a nice romantic evening, maybe had the reception been better my opinion may have been slighty more positive.

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Reviewed 30 September 2010

We visited Sergio's on the recommendation of the concierge at the Grosvenor Hotel, and although it was a Saturday race day and the place was heaving, and we had not booked, Sergio's managed to find a table for our party of three. To their credit, despite the fact that the place was packed with race-goers with more waiting, we were not rushed and the service was excellent.
The food is very good northern-Italian style - lots of sustaining pasta and meaty dishes. It was very well cooked and authentic (it could hold its own with the food you get in Venice, Bologna and Tuscany).
We went back on Monday and it was just as good.

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Reviewed 27 July 2010

This WAS probably our favourite restaurant in our home town until last Friday evening. A restaurant that we frequent at least once a month where many of the staff know us, decided they need to charge us £1.10 for extra garlic on our garlic bread – they refused to reconsider even when this was questioned! We won’t be going back again – if this is the way they are now treating regulars I’d suggest keeping a wide berth.

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5  Thank UkSil
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