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The Cheshire Cat

$$ - $$$, British,
Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
+44 1244 332200
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (11 reviews)
“pies” (16 reviews)
“the pub” (86 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
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1 - 10 of 904 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was really good for food and atmosphere previous, it seems to have gone down hill since our last few visits. One bar staff member and about 8 customers waiting, took about 15 minutes to be served when the place wasn’t busy. Ordered food,...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are house hunting in the area and had an excellent lunch on the Friday , we wanted to check some details at a couple of the properties we had seen and called in today for lunch, forgot it was Fathers Day ! They were...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a day on a canal boat and stopped here for a drink with the family before heading home. The outside space was clean, tidy and very comfortable,

Thank Peanut0305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, nice looking pub. Great tables for eating outside. No sticky platters available which seemed what everyone wanted. Ordered fries, sweet potato fries, lamb kofta, prawns and calamari, chicken Caesar salad. Only edible items were the salad and chips. The seafood made you gag -...More

1  Thank Anniegroag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the Mercure Hotel at Chester for the weekend.The Cheshire Cat was recommended to us. What a lovely place set in beautiful grounds right on the side of the canal. The food was delicious and plentiful. Staff were very friendly and went out of...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends and family for a baby shower. The place was fairly busy, but staff were friendly and attentive. It was hot, mainly due to an impending storm but also there appeared to be an issue with the radiators, as they were on. The...More

1  Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Opted for the Sunday trio which we thoroughly enjoyed and would definitely have again. The only downside to the visit was the staff who appeared uninterested and didn’t make any extra effort. But the drinks were good and came quick.. food came after about 25...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for dinner one evening after work with a colleague. We both chose pie and veg ( one chicken and one beef). Food was served to our table promptly, it was hot, well presented and delicious. Lovely to have a selection of well prepared...More

Thank Susan B
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Susan, Thanks for leaving us your review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed you visit & please do stop by again. Thanks The Cheshire Cat

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for a family full meal for 5, tough chicken cold bacon overall food rating 4/10. Poor service not asked about our meal throughout no one cleaned the table we had to do it to make room for our dessert which came one short, after...More

Thank Restorations
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review us, i will bring this up with the wider Mgmt team as we have done so already & will work more in the areas identified. Thanks again The Cheshire Cat

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal with my Wife on a very busy Sunday, food was excellent better than expected, service was also excellent. Especially for such a busy evening in bank holiday. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank Nathan G
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi Nathan, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a lovely 5 star review, we hope to see you very soon. Thanks again, The Cheshire Cat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 332200
The Cheshire Cat in Christleton is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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