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Joseph Benjamin

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140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seriously, if I could have made my main course last longer, I would have eaten it for a whole week :) Thank you, highly creative dishes particularly for vegetarians.

Thank miswh
Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a wide range of choices on the menu but well presented and tasty. Some unusual combinations but my starter of pigeon was rather tough. The prawns however were excellent. Crumble for pudding excellent. Male toilets need decorating though!

Thank Richard C
North Wales
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great coffee, well cooked and presented lunch. Attentive staff taking good care of patrons and displaying an almost old fashioned (but very welcome) attitude to service.

Thank BetsyNorthWales
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my mum. Only ordered light - not too much to chose from but what we did eat was lovely. Nice set up inside and friendly staff. Deffo worth a visit if you out and about in Chester.

Thank Cassandra M
United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Friendly, lively atmosphere. Delicious food. Wine by the glass a bit pricey but wouldn't put me off returning - although might just ask for a small one next time!

Thank Cathy D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went last minute after reviewing on here, food is perfect and so is the service, recommend the ox cheek , melt in the mouth.

Thank Odakota
Chester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We took 2 of our closest friends for a birthday lunch. With such bon viveurs in tow, we needed somewhere special......and we certainly found it! The menu was concise but very interesting and sufficient to entice all. The octopus starter was excellent, the french beans to die for, the pulled pork memorable. The afogato was to a tee; spot on.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great food Bavette steak perfectly cooked. Octopus excellent menu . great service and price. Many thanks. Will eat here again

Thank Tim T
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

delicious good food with generous potions- friendly staff on the edge of the old town. well worth a visit. Good amount of space between tables

Thank kiwi572014
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Northgate St. Contains a number of cafes , but this one looks the part and was a pleasure to visit. Although it was almost lunchtime, I was accommodated with a smile and enjoyed my tea ,The real bonus was the authentic Portuguese tart, which was delicious.

Thank Boudin882

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?