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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is absolutely our favourite Chinese in Chester. The buffet is fantastic - not your usual line up with a plate like school dinners. It is brought to you course by course and presented beautifully. The cocktails are stunning and they have a really...More

1  Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably not the busiest night of the week are Wednesdays but there were a few tables in use when we arrived so decided to give it a go. Overall the menu choices are quite expensive when compared with many other Chinese restaurants. My daughter and...More

1  Thank Hoptonjohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place, food was lovely as it’s cooked fresh and makes it taste better, lots to choose from on the menu. Highly recommend

1  Thank Sir-Gareth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would love to visit this restaurant, yet, considering it is in a modern building, is has absolutely no disabled access. It is on the first floor, accessible only be stairs. Apparently when the restaurant was built they did not consider access, nor are they...More

1  Thank Nick P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went back to the slow boat this time for the Sunday banquet and again it was lovely. We had a vegetarian with us and there was plenty of choice. The kids were happy the adults were happy the staff were lovely and everyone is keen...More

Thank somver
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Took my son out for family meal for his birthday and as always the food was excellent and plenty of it. Being mothers day the place was very busy but the service was top notch. Will certainly be going back soon

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Second time dining here for a large party. Great price for what you get. Gets really busy on a Saturday night.

1  Thank Laura J
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Decided to visit after reading reviews we were not disappointed. Food was amazing we both had soup to start I then had honey & chilli shredded chicken and other half had Cantonese style sirloin steak which he said the best he had ever tasted. If...More

1  Thank Susan L
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Went here on a Tuesday evening and didn't have to wait. The lady who served us was a real character and had us laughing every time she returned to the table. What can I say? Cannot fault it at all. Beautiful food from start to...More

1  Thank Bridge E
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Had Sunday evening meal here at the Chinese Restaurant Slow Boat in Chester, we were seated for 6.30 with a 5 minute wait as restaurant really buy great atmosphere and the food was delicious. Great price £14.95 for buffet which they cook fresh and serve...More

1  Thank Bobby027
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Cara F
17 April 2018|
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Response from Aidan C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cara, the all you can eat banquet is only on a Sunday. However the Saturday set menu is very good.
Sarah T
17 November 2017|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
not sure, Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 317873
Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541
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