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Artichoke

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, British, Contemporary
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The Steam Mill Business Centre Steam Mill Street | Steam Mill Street, Chester CH3 5AN, England
+44 1244 329229
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 09:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Chester, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table for 4 for our first visit here with our friends 13/1/17pm Nice welcome on arrival and a great feel to the place Fab choice on the menu and choice of drinks too Waitresses serving us were really friendly and warm Our food arrived and it was so nice , the steak I had was fantastic ,... More 

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Thank ahickman6
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all chose the Sunday lunch with an aperitif of sherry and almonds as recommended The beef was beautifully cooked and so delicious accompanied by a plentiful and varied amount of vegetables and extra gravy The staff were very attentive without being intrusive We had desserts but couldn't finish them as we were full but the rice pudding was great... More 

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Thank Gary Y
Chester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taken here for my birthday meal and I had a truly wonderful evening. We had the bhaji and the pie and they were both absolutely delicious. The servers were happy and chatty, the food was delivered quickly, and I look forward to going back.

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Thank 123ejg
Chester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The artichoke is situated on the canal in an old warehouse. It is extremely cosy and charming and allows children (unlike the adjacent Harkers' Arms). The selection of draft beers, wines and spirits is mind-blowing (pretty much anything you can think of and the staff are very knowledgeable). Dining is relaxed. Three of us all had the veal burger, which... More 

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Thank BoccaDiLupo
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Chester a lot of times and tasted some beautiful. Cocktails over the years at this nice place close to the canal. Thin year we managed to taste their Sunday dinner. We started with some salami salad and some Salmon and bream salad - beautiful! Followed by the nicest Sunday roast (we had beef and pork) I have... More 

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Thank matdro
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with a friend recently. Expected a bog standard fry up (for the price). Was really suprised at the quality and standard. The food was great, like something from a high end hotel. The service was attentive and pleasant but not in your face. It was a great spot for people watching. I'd visit again in a heartbeat.

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Thank Gareth P
Hawkshead, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a Sunday lunch here a couple of weeks ago the staff were friendly and helpful the Quality of the food was good. Portion size of vegetables was far to large,the price was reasonable you should not throw your profit away by over filling plates. We have dined here before and will come back.

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Thank njmforsyth
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never been before but my friend visits on a regular basis. Food was great value for money - we had the goats cheese to start and then the pizzas. Even though the restaurant was full the service was excellent.

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Thank Clare B
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food and masses of it too. It was well presented and piping hot. Lovely staff - very friendly and accommodating whilst maintaining professionalism. Nothing was too much trouble for them. It was very busy when we went but this added to the atmosphere. Attractive surroundings and plenty of space between tables not crammed together like so many places. A... More 

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Thank Annie G
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a super evening. Lovely atmosphere, good food and friendly service. We had a set price meal which provided enough choice to suit our needs and the portion size was very generous. The ice cream to finish was perfect!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, British, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 09:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Steam Mill Business Centre Steam Mill Street | Steam Mill Street, Chester CH3 5AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 329229
Description
Contempory cafe, bar and bistro.
From Sunday Roast to coffee, tea and toast, cocktails to real ales. Relaxed and friendly service combined with quality food and drinks.
A great range of homemade cakes, real ale from Cheshire breweries, continental lager and artisan beers, modern bistro dining using the finest local suppliers and a wine and cocktail list second to none.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?