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The Architect

) #51 of 391 Restaurants in Chester $$ - $$$ , British,
54 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NX, England
+44 1244 353070
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (46 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed the night in Chester and walked round the walls and the rows. This pub stood out as one of the nicest so we booked it for the evening. The staff were genuinely very friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. We're both...More

Thank snickup
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really nice place and lovely food. Menu was a little limited in choice but still able to find something I wanted and it rated great

Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

6 of us visited last night and all ate. Service was excellent, was quite busy and our food was served in good time and interval between starters and main was spot on. Well priced and lovely inside. Would certainly go again. Plenty of choice of...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely meal, excellent surroundings overlooking the racecourse and lovely decor. The food was excellent, especially the crispy beef salad.

Thank lisaandrichard
Reviewed 1 week ago

visited this place again, this time with friends from Peterborough, managed to park in the small car park time just after 5.15PM , (there is plenty of car parks within a short walk). Even at this time the place was very busy with only 2...More

Thank thecat97
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our numbers got us into the private room for a very enjoyable meal. Great starters and main courses followed sweets and cheese. A beautiful building with great gardens for outside seating. Range of real ales is fantastic with friendly service.

Thank neil60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to start your afternoon with seating area outside that have views over Chester Race Course. Professional bar service with polite and friendly staff. Decor holds period features throughout and has private rooms and open social areas. Did not eat on this occasion but...More

Thank snelly80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a large family group meal at he Architect this afternoon. The 21 of us had our own room and the service was excellent throughout. We didn't need to prebook our meal and everybody was happy with the quality of their meal. Highly recommend...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food order got totally mixed up- manager was too bothered about serving his friends. Only one starter came. Then mains came 10 minutes apart and they were terrible- we left and went to pizza express! Never again . We had made the waitress aware of...More

Thank Helsbells12a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well prepared. Burgers were particularly good. Fries rather than chips. Fish and chips not as good as shop. Service good

Thank Neil W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 353070
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