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Joseph Benjamin

140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bavette steak” (12 reviews)
“baked cheese” (10 reviews)
“octopus” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
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1 - 10 of 779 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Entertaining a Belgium visitor to our offices evolved into an office lunch for six at short notice last week As before the service was excellent the food fantastic and we all enjoyed another excellent experience One of the very positive elements of this venue is...More

Thank jeremy_hartigan
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had lunch in this restaurant on a Sunday , the food was awful, every dish we had had a high salt content to the extent we could not finish the dishes - we had duck , lamb, sea bream and artichoke sides , the...More

Thank Rima_2012
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Forgive the informality but if there is a Ben and a Jo, thanks! For a belated double birthday (where both celebrants forbade any reference to another year clocked up) the atmosphere in the contemporary clean cut dining space -in a couple of rooms - chimed...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just popped in here on our stroll round Chester. I've eaten a lot of full English breakfasts in my time but this was the best I've had so far. Delicious local produce, all piping hot. Not overfilled plate, perfect amount. Staff are a treat as...More

Thank HS24ontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this place after reading the menu on the blackboard. We both had the pre-theater menu. It was a grilled mackerel with potato salad. We can choose wine or beer. The portion was small which was fine with me. It was so...More

Thank nownow29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant during my stay in Chester 3 times. The food is very delicious and looks fantastic. Staff is friendly and supportive. I absolutely recommend this place to any food lover. You won’t regret it. Don’t miss while in Chester.

Thank Gayané O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick lunch today confirmed to me that I want to come back for dinner. Nice place. Attentive staff. And of course nice fo9d.

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very welcoming and the food was delicious. The menu isn't particularly varied but everything we had was amazing! The décor of the restaurant is classy and the atmosphere relaxing, we had a fabulous evening here.

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were made welcome from the second we walked through the door. After being seated we made our choice from a substantial wine list for a small restaurant. The menu was quite small but with excellent selection it was hard to choose. The food was...More

Thank Lindypug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy restaurant, casual dining, interesting and different menu cheerfully served. Decent wine list. Food choice was hard to make.

Thank Liz W
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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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