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“Good Food in Very Pleasant surroundings” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Old Harkers Arms

The Old Harkers Arms
Ranked #36 of 548 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$22
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good Food in Very Pleasant surroundings”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

For those who would like a place to eat "with out children" this is the place for you. The food is good and not too expensive. Plenty to choose from both in wine, bear and food. The staff are very helpful and the service is excellent.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Timothy W
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  • Dutch first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Nice pub by canal”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Harkers is a old world type pub next to the canal. The food is good and the beer is well kept, the Cheshire cat ale is the best kept in Chester. That said the beer and food prices are not cheap with a pint of Cheshire cat costing some £3.50........A large glass of wine is over £6.00. Again the food is good but not cheap. Well worth a visit but there are pubs just as good close by.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jabwoy
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Bunclody, Ireland
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“One of best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

One of the best pubs to visit in Chester. Great food and wonderful ales. And no children allowed. Well worth a visit

Visited July 2014
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Thank noddy1971
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Good, traditional pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

You get exactly what you expect in The Old Harkers - a pleasant atmosphere, quick and cheerful service and well cooked food served quickly, all set in a nice location by the canal.

Simple but you can't go wrong.

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Thank squaretiger
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Concord, Massachusetts
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241 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Canal pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Great pub right along the canal in Chester. Beer selection was very good and the pub service food very tasty, especially for an American wanting an English pub atmosphere. Since we were there during the World Cup games the local talk was all about soccer. What fun!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank ilkkats
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