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The Architect

$$ - $$$, British,
54 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NX, England
+44 1244 353070
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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54 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been here a couple of times now and it is a lovely clean place to eat and drink. The views of the race course are top notch.

Thank LondonWalks
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Four of us had lunch at this great location. Beautiful building. Intersting and varied menu. Service was attentive and pleasant and food served in good time. Great range of beer. Lovely atmosphere. Will come again . Thank you.

Thank Nonn W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took our family out for dinner last night and was looking forward to trying the Architect as we have tried to book a table before and it was full. So happily got a table and was looking forward to a lovely meal as we had...More

Thank Gorgeous1x
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love this place, so we always have to stop of here , sometimes for a meal which have always been lovely. Or for a drink either in the summer before the Races in the Beautiful garden overlooking the race course , when they have...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with our children and grandchildren for Sunday lunch. We were seated in a room with several tables but only us and another couple in there it was quite cold. We ordered and then waited a long long time to be served, the plates...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we go to Chester we visit the Architect; always a great range of beers and wines (plus Gin, whiskey etc), the place is generally busy and the food appears popular but Ive never eaten there. Its well located for the race course, hotels and...More

Thank k p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on a not very busy Sunday afternoon , I think it may have been busy, but when we arrived lots of empty tables. Despite this service was slow and disjointed. Typical Brunning and Price pub, but not as good as many we've been...More

Thank JohnMalpas
Reviewed 1 week ago

As usual The Architect lived up to our expectations. We visit The Architect at least once a month and it never lets us down. Service, food and ambience were perfect. It is also dog and baby friendly - not many are in Chester!

Thank Bigbirdsbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a regular of a B & P pubs we decided to visit this one as we were in Chester. Compared to others whilst the ambiance,food etc were up to the usual standards,the service was not. Extremely slow and we were concerned as we had...More

1  Thank AJones1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a bit before booked time and the staff was very friendly and helpful. We where seated in a lovely side room with very comfortable chairs and a view. The Parsnip Soup was very good and was accompanied with a good chunk of buttered...More

Thank Juergswiss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 353070
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