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Joseph Benjamin

140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bavette steak” (10 reviews)
“baked cheese” (10 reviews)
“fruit cake” (12 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whilst the normal location is undergoing some refurbishment, Joseph Benjamn has done a couple of pop-ups close by and we chose the Valencian tasting menu. It was an absolute delight from start to finish: a shellfish lover's dream and great to wash it down with...More

Thank GilesP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we visit Chester, we invariable settle in to an evening meal in or around the city before heading home. As our visit was to be quite short with only two shops to visit, we decided to travel early, have a nice light lunch, before...More

Thank Heddwyn J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch with my mum. We knew it would be good and it was! What a result as pork belly was on the menu again. We didn't hesitate in ordering it. We also ordered a rather fine Pinot Gris which went down rather...More

Thank KatandSte
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit and a special lunch for my god daughter on her 21st. Food was great, service also top notch. My only slight critique was space, the table sufficient but a little small for five. Overall a great place, reasonably priced and...More

Thank Karenpoynton
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family. The ambience is great and the service is friendly and excellent. The menu for lunch we had was a tad limited but the staff were happy to modify if required. No Gluten Free bread was a little disappointing. The quality...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We just stumbled upon this restaurant on visiting Chester and I’m so glad we did, the food and service was exellent, the menu had just enough choice it was actually hard to decide as everything sounded good, we all had something different so it was...More

Thank KirstyC140
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in here on speck for coffee and cake both absolutely delicious. Presentation impeccable. Waitress a bit aloof though .

Thank rwhitehouse1
Reviewed 18 November 2017

What a fabulous restaurant! Great atmosphere, great service, lovely staff! The food was out of this world. Will definitely visit again!

Thank we55ndy
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We have often fancied dining here , but we like a good deal and this restaurant does not seem to do marketing . So we went in on impulse and our first impression was good as we got a welcome, very important by Richard ,...More

Thank 54Ken_S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

What a great lunch. Between three of us we had nine different dishes, all well presented and very flavoursome. Highlights included the skate, which was tender and beautifully seasoned, and the fig, blackberry and pear crumble, a triumph of textures and colours. The service was...More

Thank J G
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Questions & Answers
27 March 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
Wasn't on the menu when we visited however as the menu changes and is seasonal it may well appear at some time. I'd give the restaurant a call to ask what they are currently offering.
12 February 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it was on the menu when we visited. There was a steak sandwich though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344295
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