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“Returned and was not disappointed!”
Review of The Forest House - CLOSED

The Forest House
Price range: US$0 - US$12
Cuisines: British, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 25 June 2014

After a previous visit I returned with some friends to sample the huge selection of world beers this bar now offers... Amazing choice and great prices, We also found a cellar bar downstairs which offered us the option of quieter surroundings to chat and catch up. It's a rare wetherspoons which combines a traditional environment(no music downstairs) to their Lloyd's brand upstairs that has music. Another great visit and have recommended to friends and family!

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Thank Steven J
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Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Couldn't get a table for breaky in the other 'spoons' so went to this one it was pretty quiet with loads of staff seeming begrudged to be there didn't have to wait long for our like warm breakfasts but we were in a massive hurry so just ate them. Maybe we court the place in a bad day as the bar itself looked amazing and the beer fridge at the far left is something I'll give a try in the coming summer months

Thank Jimmy1206
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Quite disappointed with our visit to this restaurant. The service wasn't as good as we usually enjoy at Wetherspoon restaurants - we had to wait for our food for what seemed like ages and the people at the next table who arrived sometime after us were served before us. We usually eat at a Wetherspoon's whenever we go on holiday in this country because the food is reasonable in terms of cost. However, even the food wasn't up to the usual standards of this chain. We won't be eating here again if we revisit Chester.

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Thank Sandra W
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

We are regulars of JD Wetherspoons, and so broke our journey from Carlisle back to Wales by diverting to Chester for a walk and a meal at this branch of our favorite alehouse.
We parked (free) just outside the city area and walked in (about 10 mins) to find The Forest House (tracked in on my JD Wetherspoons app - BRILLIANT).
The Forest House was comfortably busy at 6 pm on a Tuesday evening; a very pleasant building/lots of windows and light/high ceilings/cellar restaurant DOWN stairs.
We have been to The Forest House before and found standards remain good. Abbott was excellent. It was steak night so we had sirloin(s) and free wine. Meal arrived quickly, and was hot. Also had a fruit sundae for deserts and thoroughly enjoyed it. Excellent value for money, and we continued our journey refreshed and relaxed.
Thx Tim :) You are a gem :) :) :)
Wheelchair access MAY BE complicated by a flight of stairs to access the pub/restaurant, but wheelchairs were in evidence and there is an accessible loo for disabled customers.

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Thank georgiahay
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TheForestHouse, Customer Service Manager at The Forest House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

We are glad that you made the effort to divert your journey home to visit our establishment and even more happy that you enjoyed the experience so much. Next time you visit Forest House you will notice a lift on the right hand side of the front door to allow disabled access to the upstairs area. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Came in today for lunch and ordered the half roast peri peri chicken. It was massive, hot and tasty and was delivered in 10 minutes! The bar has the biggest selection of beers I have ever seen. The staff here are so helpful and remember you every tine you visit. What a stunning building, you must see the bottom bar

Thank JessieIsabel
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