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“Lovely Sunday lunch”
Review of The Bird in Hand

The Bird in Hand
Ranked #189 of 554 Restaurants in Chester
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff
Chester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely Sunday lunch”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

3 adults and 1 child all enjoyed another lovely Sunday Lunch, wasn't too busy but busy enough for a nice atmosphere.

  • Visited April 2014
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“great food”
Reviewed 6 April 2014

4 of us went without booking on a Friday night. The food was excellent and very realistically priced. Lovely steak , pie etc , and gorgeous puds.
We were welcomed warmly and they quickly found a table even though they were very busy,
Service was quick , and every attention to detail made. Will definitely be back.
Only criticism was that the building needed a coat of paint and a bit of TLC.

  • Visited April 2014
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sad use to be a great place”
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Visited Sunday Lunch, this use to be a little gem, but now is in need of some TLC. Food was OK as was the beer, but nothing to make you want to return.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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343 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
“A little gem, well worth seeking out”
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Saturday February 2014 4:30pm party of 15 Pre-booked. This little gem is well off the beaten track but well worth seeking out. We came across it from a walking book that was ten years old and although the pub has gone through different ownership in that time the ethos of a warm welcome certainly still exists. We arrived after a soaking walk and the temperature was only just in the positives but we were greeted by a roaring fire and the staff who couldn't do more to assist. Food menu covers most of the pub basics although isn't as substantial as some. Still our 15 were able to find something and all complimented the swift service, the quantity and the quality on the plate. Prices are reasonable for mains and deserts and the choice of ales seems to be quite extensive.
A good place with a warm welcome and would definitely recommend a visit.

  • Visited February 2014
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cheshire
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A very wet walk...”
Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

After a very wet walk around Huckenhull Platts, 15 wet walkers arrived at the Bird. We had pre-booked and meals were pre-ordered. Arriving a little earlier than expected we found our reserved area all ready and the fire well lit. This was a joy for some as it gave a chance to dry out. A choice of three reals ales instantly put a smile on my face. All in excellent condition and I can personally vouch for that ;-) All meals arrived and were polished off quickly and for a largish group of people I heard of no complaints or criticism.
Many thanks for your hospitality and I'm sure if we are walking in the area again we will be back.

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