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5 Bates Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
+1 709-722-3100
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“charcuterie” (33 reviews)
“pavlova” (12 reviews)
“pigs ears” (8 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Bates Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The man and I LOVE this restaurant and have dined here on many occasions. We are never disappointed. The menu is composed of small plates and changes periodically. The staff is always well versed on the menu and wines and can answer any questions we...More

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recently visiting Newfoundland, a friend suggested this place for supper. Eight close friends met there after reservations had been made. We got there a little before our reservation and our friend who had made the reservation, when we checked in they advised they didn't have...More

Thank Arthur L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now located on bates hill. St. John’s nl. Hair in mussels. No $ adjustment. Quantities small. Not return.

Thank Judy O
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

If you are tired of seafood and want to fabulous pork dishes and charcuterie this is the place to go. Excellent service and unique offerings. The pigs ears fries were so good - crunchy and tossed in buffalo sauce. The cauliflower was a highlight. The...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Went to celebrate my birthday with my wife and folks. We had another fantastic meal at Chinched, as always. They really have found their groove in the new location with the small plates/sharing menu. We almost conquered the whole menu on this visit. They also...More

Thank andrewhitchen
Reviewed 2 June 2018

So I ordered as recommended some pig ear fries! I thought it was fries shaped like pig ears! So when my order came through, I thought the fries were kinda chewy! Until I was told that they are actually made of pig ears!!! Crunchy, well...More

Thank Mutukwa
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

While mostly known for there great dinner menu, I recently discovered they have lunch menu too. Small sandwich menu, but amazing. This lunch option hasn’t been truly discovered yet so take advantage before it gets really busy. All sandwiches use house made meats, all breads...More

Thank honestskipper
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Three of us had an early dinner after a long day at a conference. We shared a charcuterie board and miso crusted cauliflower. Two of us tried the corn dog special and the other had turkey wings. The food was amazing. All of the sausage...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Just ok. Read reviews and thought it would be great. It was fine. Pavlova was dry. Needed custard and more whipped cream.

Thank Sally Z
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The server was frendly and the food overall tasty. My wife thought the miso crusted cauliflower was a bit too spicy and i must admit it did have quite a kick. The shank steak was a bit less than medium rare which was fine for...More

Thank Reese23
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Cait M
30 June 2016|
Response from CTRocks | Reviewed this property |
There are very few seats downstairs and the space is very tight. The rest of the tables are upstairs and I didn't see an elevator.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bates Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-722-3100
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Chinched offers a creative dining experience with a focus on hand crafted gourmet food prepared with traditional preservation techniques, sustainable methods and whole animal butchery. Attention to detail, casual atmosphere, thoughtful wine and drink lists and creative menu offerings are prepared and executed by a very dedicated team at Chinched.
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