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Joseph Benjamin

140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bavette steak” (10 reviews)
“baked cheese” (10 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (12 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:30All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
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1 - 10 of 733 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food with equally great service. Highly recommend. Really intimate, perfect for couples. Will go again!

Thank mattyhurds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Joseph Benjamin and managed to get a table next to the bar (which can't be booked in advance) which we had been told about early by a very helpful member of staff. We had a lovely dinner, good sized portions and the staff...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time visiting and it did not disappoint. It seems it doesn't matter what you order from the menu it is all gorgeous food!

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was purely by chance that we parked our car near to the North Gate instead of the Grosvenor that we strolled by Joseph Benjamin. We needed pre-dinner drinks and were far too early for our booking elsewhere. We had a warm greeting and were...More

Thank Christopher067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had plaice, which appeared as 3 tiny tail end pieces, the broccoli was so tough I couldn't even cut it , let alone eat it. When I pointed it out to the manager he said they cook it the way they like it, with...More

2  Thank maximus883
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife booked a table at this restaurant / tearoom over the Bank holiday weekend in August. It was to celebrate my 50th Birthday and she wanted to treat me to Sunday lunch. One of her friends had highly recommended Joseph Benjamin as in her...More

2  Thank Backsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice lunch here with my partner food was fresh and tasty staff attentive & friendly. Had chorizo sandwich with a side salad and loose leaf tea.

Thank moziz52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food but with a small surprise in the starter. It can happen but I expected to don't pay for this disgusting situation.

1  Thank Antanas_17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious, staff very welcoming and the restaurant had a great atmosphere. Will 100% go again.

Thank mgoodwinz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had read the reviews on this restaurant and thought we would give it a try, on arrival we were welcomed and shown to our table. The starter was delicious we chose the sharing board for two , baked cheese with cold meats, I had...More

Thank VanessaM132
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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