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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We yet again had a wonderful dining experience. The food was excellent. The table settings were very attractive. The service was second to none. This is our fourth visit to the Dining Room this year every meal has been delicious. It well worth a visit...the students are very professional.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

The quality of food, service and wine is faultless. The only reason this is not the number one in town is that hardly anybody knows it's there, after all it's run by West Cheshire College and the chefs and waiters are students. Don't let that...put you off in any way they know what they are doing and I'm sure you won't be disappointed. Price is very reasonable.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Booked in The Dining room in advance to have lunch with friends. We were shown in the restaurant straight away considering we was a little late. Shown to our table and our waitor was introduced. The service was absolutely spot on very friendly but quick...service. I had the pea soup to start which was delicious and smooth, with a choice of fresh bread made by the students which was lovely. For mains we had solaki which we all agreed was really delicious and hot. For dessert I had a really nice rice pudding with shortbread on the side. Amazing all 3 dishes. And the service was good too. Only £10.75 for 3 courses too so really good value. Definitely a recommend for lunch and large parties!More

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We have been twice this year to The Dining Room in West Cheshire College. The students do a very professional job with good food and friendly service. It is a pleasure to meet the students and observe their enthusiasm.

Date of visit: April 2017
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Even though the dinning room is a learning environment restaurant you can't fault how brilliant the service is. The students and staff are all so pleasant and the food is wonderfully presented. The service was excellently quick. I will definitely visit again in may for...the Greek lunch and the Italian themed menu. The restaurant is clean and well presented I'm impressed.More

Date of visit: March 2017
TheDiningRoomWCC, Owner at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thanks Adam, that's really good to hear! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Can't fault this place really. Absolutely brilliant. Food lovely, staff pleasant and friendly. Last time we came two weeks ago we was served by the well experienced waitor Jordan. Service was spot on and food came out so quickly. This time unfortunately service was a...little slower but definitely worth the wait as I loved it. Few little errors but the students are doing so well this year it's really nice to see. Will be returning twice in may to try the Italian lunch and Greek lunches. Definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone. It's simply the best! Also cheap but good quality food!More

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This may be a restaurant where students practice their skills, but they practice them very well indeed!  A group of us had a meal there recently which was worthy of the sort of meal you might expect from one of Chester's finest (at a fraction...of the cost!)  Thanks guys: we hope to see you again soon. More

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We have dined here a number of times .The food is excellent and always beautifully presented .The prices are very,very reasonable and the staff are pleasant and friendly .An added bonus is seeing the students gaining in experience and confidence .

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Don't let the fact that this is a college put you off. Yes the students are training but there is a reason these guys are learning the hospitality and catering industry to better their futures be it level 3 NVQ or HNC/HND, which means the...food and service will be quality and guess what it is just that. The food is of an excellent standard as is the service. This was the first time for my partner and I and certainly won't be our last. The price is superb too £14:95 for a 3 course fine dining experience, you can't argue with that. There are themed nights too, we had the Spanish Tapas experience. The chefs did a great job and you can't argue with the portion sizes we were stuffed. It is open for lunches as well which is handy if you wanted a business lunch in the area. It may be open only Tuesday and Thursday's for lunch and Thursday's for dinner but you have to appreciate this is a college and not a profit making business. There are no overheads for the staff, why because their students so tips go towards their training and trips to learn their trade. This is a great way of having great food and supporting local students get on with their future which I'd fully support rather than a chain restaurant which throws food at you and only wants your money. This place really is a hidden gem. Give it a go guys and support this restaurant, because the next budding Marco Pierre White or Dale Degroff might just be cooking/serving you.More

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Just been to The Dining Room at West Cheshire College for a two course lunch and the food was excellent. The staff were very efficient and helpful and we will definitely be going again - we will try the evening menu next time - well...done to all of the staff involved😊.More

Date of visit: February 2017
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5