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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Chester and just fancied a Chinese meal, we had been to the Slow Boat before and had always been happy so it seemed the obvious choice. It was Friday night and they had on offer a FullBelly Buffet, amongst other things. We...More

1  Thank AlexanderNL1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was packed when we got there. It’s cheap but really nice. The staff are excellent It’s a buffet menu however the staff bring you what you want and as much as you want and as many times as you want. Would and will...More

1  Thank Fatty-daddy-xxx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it, will definitely go back. The food was really good and you get plenty for your money, the mixed china combo to start was lovely. We went on a busy Saturday night (luckily we pre booked a table) and it was such a good...More

1  Thank amyc1811
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t bother! Over priced, bland, slow service and very disappointing buffet. We’ve previously ate in this restaurant from the normal menu and was very satisfied. With the buffet they seem to give you food to fill you up rather than quality food to satisfy you....More

Thank Phill H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very rare I feel the need to review hotels or restaurants .Our visit to the Slow Boat unfortunately is one of those occasions. After having the various menus thrust in our direction we asked about various dishes and what would suit someone who was not...More

Thank passionflower2104
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We regularly go to the Slowboat for their all you can eat banquet. You don't have to go up to horrible heat-lamp warmed food as everything is made fresh and brought to your table. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The range of food...More

1  Thank Andy A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

If you go for the sunday special and get the all you can eat for £15 you're in for a good evening! Make sure you spend all your time re-ordering the starters however as the mains are disappointing. the salt n pepper chicken wings however...More

Thank Liam T
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Thought we would go for a nice Chinese while here but wish we hadn't bothered. Started off ok with starters but wish we left after them we had the Sunday buffet menu ,rice cold noodles tasted off so didn't eat them,the mains wasn't all that...More

Thank Kaylee L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My wife and I decided to try a Chinese while in Chester after the reviews chose the Slow Boat good choice nice menu good selection starters were good, my wife chose a chicken dish but was disappointed that the menu did not say that the...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had the all u can eat buffet. Soup was ok had to pay extra for prawn crackers. Mixed starters were also ok but that was it. The duck n pancakes was dried up skin with a lot of bones. I sent it back n got...More

1  Thank saralbuckley
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Sarah T
17 November 2017|
Response from Liam T | Reviewed this property |
Their website has a full menu for all their different offers but as it's Asian food; alot of it is soup, rice and various meat and they're all gluten free products.
9 September 2016|
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Response from Angie B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, very casual relaxed atmosphere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 317873
Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541
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