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Joseph Benjamin

140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bavette steak” (10 reviews)
“baked cheese” (10 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (12 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
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1 - 10 of 741 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We just stumbled upon this restaurant on visiting Chester and I’m so glad we did, the food and service was exellent, the menu had just enough choice it was actually hard to decide as everything sounded good, we all had something different so it was...More

Thank KirstyC140
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in here on speck for coffee and cake both absolutely delicious. Presentation impeccable. Waitress a bit aloof though .

Thank rwhitehouse1
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a fabulous restaurant! Great atmosphere, great service, lovely staff! The food was out of this world. Will definitely visit again!

Thank we55ndy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have often fancied dining here , but we like a good deal and this restaurant does not seem to do marketing . So we went in on impulse and our first impression was good as we got a welcome, very important by Richard ,...More

Thank 54Ken_S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is our favourite Sunday lunch destination. The food is superb and the selection of vegetables accompanying our meal is the best in Chester. The food is always cooked to perfection. However, there are only 2 options for Sunday "roasts', albeit the main menu...More

Thank 08Richmond
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

What a great lunch. Between three of us we had nine different dishes, all well presented and very flavoursome. Highlights included the skate, which was tender and beautifully seasoned, and the fig, blackberry and pear crumble, a triumph of textures and colours. The service was...More

Thank J G
Reviewed 24 September 2017

A lot of new and very good restaurants have opened over the past couple of years in Chester. However, the atmosphere, friendly staff and excellent food mean that Joseph Benjamin is still a must for a special occasion

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We visited Joseph Benjamin for a special occasion and everything was perfect. The staff were incredible, and the food was fantastic. The seasonal menu was fresh and exciting, and a great choice of wine. We will definitely be visiting again, an absolute must for those...More

Thank michshellshell
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Great food with equally great service. Highly recommend. Really intimate, perfect for couples. Will go again!

Thank mattyhurds
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Joseph Benjamin and managed to get a table next to the bar (which can't be booked in advance) which we had been told about early by a very helpful member of staff. We had a lovely dinner, good sized portions and the staff...More

Thank Heather 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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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