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5 Bates Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
+1 709-722-3100
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“charcuterie” (35 reviews)
“pavlova” (11 reviews)
“pigs ears” (9 reviews)
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Bates Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited with friends for cocktails and a few snacks. The charcuterie sharing board was delicious. Also had the Calamari and broccoli (suggested by server). Both excellent, broccoli was really good! Great drinks and servers were very attentive and friendly! I will go again !

Thank QueenBee896
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a wet night but definitely worth venturing 1 minute from our AirBnB for a fabulous meal. Chinched specializes in their own sausage, charcuterie, etc., and it's really good. We started with a charcuterie and cheese platter for 2, then moved to a really...More

Thank SBJEinToronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a drink after work. Had the best bourbon lemonade cocktail! A very unique and pleasant drink. Also tried a few appetizers from the menu including the homemade sausage dog, charcuterie plate and the homemade tatertots! Let’s nit forget the dessert - it...More

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at Chinched for the first time tonight and was totally impressed. The food was delicious and innovative, and the service was impeccable. I will definitely be back.

Thank jayberry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this restaurant! The service is excellent. Food is fresh, creative and delicious. Good wine selection at very reasonable prices. Lots of gluten free friendly menu options. Looking forward to my next visit.

Thank jenalynnemitchell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We passed by at 7 on a Saturday night and were asked to come back at 8.45; which we happily did. The restaurant had been buzzing but was emptying out at that time; but a couple of tables came in after us. We ordered the...More

Thank Clara Z
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Host at the restaurant in The Rooms recommend this place. It was wonderful, best food we had in St John’s. Extraordinary flavours, helpful service, great meal. Give it a try and avoid the pub fare everywhere to be found in the area.

Thank wildappler
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were there in September. We had the charcuterie platter with a few other plates. Charcuteries are amazing - and we know what we are talking about! Service was great as well, very friendly. Prices are fair. The only thing that made...More

Thank Gen M
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A group of 12 can oft bring the worst or best outina place- the service and food here was fantastic. I’ve been eating cod every chance I can get, and the dish here was superb. The best I ate anywhere in Newfoundland! Theresa was all...More

Thank LeahnDave
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Chinched offers a selection of very different food selections. Their charcuteri boards are delicious with locally sourced items. I know crispy pigs ears sounds weird and maybe gross to some...they are delicious!! Don't be afraid to try them. The hot dogs are also really good....More

Thank Denise M
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30 June 2016|
Response from CTRocks | Reviewed this property |
There are very few seats downstairs and the space is very tight. The rest of the tables are upstairs and I didn't see an elevator.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bates Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-722-3100
  • E-mail
Chinched offers a creative dining experience with a focus on hand crafted gourmet food prepared with traditional preservation techniques, sustainable methods and whole animal butchery. Attention to detail, casual atmosphere, thoughtful wine and drink lists and creative menu offerings are prepared and executed by a very dedicated team at Chinched.
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