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Bear and Billet

) #62 of 392 Restaurants in Chester $$ - $$$ , British,
94 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
+44 1244 311886
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (47 reviews)
“pie” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great pub, gin was lovely! Food was really nice although 2 pies were a bit cold in the middle! Waiter was really helpful though and sorted it out straightaway! Reasonably priced, would recommend.

Thank Johnson012
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink and spent all afternoon ! Wonderfully charming pub, landlady was really friendly and knowledgeable about the local area. Bar man, Jack was great and talked us into having food. The corn beef hash was amazing! Can't wait to return

Thank marjandhomer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bear and Billet offered a dog friendly pub. "Keep on the lead, keep off the furniture and help yourself to doggy water and a gravy bone! We chose this as our first venture of lunch with our dogs and it went well. They sat...More

Thank JaxJourneys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried the breakfast at the Bear and Billet this morning for the first time. Absolutely delicious! The full English, tasty sausages, bacon, mushroom, tomato, beans, black pudding, fried egg, hash browns and fried bread. The black pudding and sausages were particularly good. Might have preferred...More

Thank wifetagsalong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a spot of lunch and a drink whilst walking the wall. You can get off easily by this pub. One if the oldest pubs very cosy. Had a bit of lunch which was excellent.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very good pub, now after the "Sparkle" it is now a very very good pub ! Job well done. Good service, good food and good beer, can't ask for anything more. Amazing to hear there are some sad trolls out there in...More

Thank Stn123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely would recommend this place for some lunch, the Sunday roast was to die for. The waiters were very attentive & very friendly... especially a young waiter with blonde hair, he was down stairs serving around 2pm on the 23rd July. A definite must for...More

Thank Suzie_cook
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest pubs in Chester, 3 floors of rustic lounging and great real ales & atmosphere to boot! Big football matches are on big screen and good grub to boot! 👍

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

looks amazing from the outside but honestly wasnt expecting much from the food... what we got was a nice selection of ales, and some simple pub food that was really tasty! Definitely recommend the chilli (chips AND rice :) and the home made pie which...More

Thank krone_9
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The meat feast burger was out of this world and the chips were perfect. Please visit this pub when you're in Chester as the atmosphere is very friendly and the locals are great. The bar staff and waitress are very welcoming and they have a...More

Thank Chris W
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Tony J
26 July 2017|
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Response from MarketTownTaverns | Property representative |
HI Tony J, The Bear & Billet features an area at the back of the pub with tables perfectly positioned to relax in the sun with a pint or two. Kind regards, Lauren Marketing Administrator
Ashley d
15 June 2016|
Response from Ashley d |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 311886
  • E-mail
The Bear & Billet is a terrific 3 storie pub located inside the walled city of Chester which was owned by the Earl of Shrewsbury & built in 1664. The Bear & Billet offers a great friendly place to enjoy food and drink. We have a wide selection of cask ales and well as draught and bottled beers from around the world. We have a full homecoo0ked food menu available everyday day with Sunday lunch available every Sunday from 12pm-7pm. Not only that we have function rooms available for hire as well as live sport shown throughout the year with 5 flat screen T. V's available on 3 floors.
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