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Joseph Benjamin

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140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
09:00 - 23:30
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for lunch in the middle of storm Doris with my family (cos we're hard). Food was great but what made the experience was the staff. Friendly and relaxed, they interacted with my 2 year old daughter and generally made us feel welcome. Would highly recommend a visit. King prawns looked great and mushroom sandwich was surprisingly delicious.

Thank KingMitch1314
Wales, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Were found a seat straight away. Lovely Friendly Staff. Ordered got chocolate which was very very nice and two beef Salads. Well they were scrumptious. I savoured every mouthful. Would Definitely Recommend this place and will be going back. Thank You for a Lovely Lunch.

Thank DbzJCP
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously, if I could have made my main course last longer, I would have eaten it for a whole week :) Thank you, highly creative dishes particularly for vegetarians.

Thank miswh
Warrington, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a wide range of choices on the menu but well presented and tasty. Some unusual combinations but my starter of pigeon was rather tough. The prawns however were excellent. Crumble for pudding excellent. Male toilets need decorating though!

Thank Richard C
North Wales
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great coffee, well cooked and presented lunch. Attentive staff taking good care of patrons and displaying an almost old fashioned (but very welcome) attitude to service.

Thank BetsyNorthWales
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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my mum. Only ordered light - not too much to chose from but what we did eat was lovely. Nice set up inside and friendly staff. Deffo worth a visit if you out and about in Chester.

Thank Cassandra M
United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Friendly, lively atmosphere. Delicious food. Wine by the glass a bit pricey but wouldn't put me off returning - although might just ask for a small one next time!

Thank Cathy D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went last minute after reviewing on here, food is perfect and so is the service, recommend the ox cheek , melt in the mouth.

Thank Odakota
Chester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We took 2 of our closest friends for a birthday lunch. With such bon viveurs in tow, we needed somewhere special......and we certainly found it! The menu was concise but very interesting and sufficient to entice all. The octopus starter was excellent, the french beans to die for, the pulled pork memorable. The afogato was to a tee; spot on.... More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great food Bavette steak perfectly cooked. Octopus excellent menu . great service and price. Many thanks. Will eat here again

Thank Tim T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?