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Joseph Benjamin

140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bavette steak” (10 reviews)
“baked cheese” (10 reviews)
“fruit cake” (12 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been eating here since it was a small restaurant in the basement next door and it is still one of the best places to eat in Chester. We had lamb samosa, brill and chicken and everything was very well cooked, wine nice and...More

Thank FergusDentressangle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My oldest friend and his wife visited us with the expectation of discovering my new northern Home Chester is really growing on me and part of this is my 4th or 5th visit to Joesph Benjamin Booking at short notice we were seated very efficiently...More

Thank jeremy_hartigan
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had just walked round the wall in the rain and desperate to get warm. Came off the wall and saw this place but it looked really busy and it was! They were able to take me without a reservation but were turning people away...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst the normal location is undergoing some refurbishment, Joseph Benjamn has done a couple of pop-ups close by and we chose the Valencian tasting menu. It was an absolute delight from start to finish: a shellfish lover's dream and great to wash it down with...More

Thank GilesP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever we visit Chester, we invariable settle in to an evening meal in or around the city before heading home. As our visit was to be quite short with only two shops to visit, we decided to travel early, have a nice light lunch, before...More

Thank Heddwyn J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch with my mum. We knew it would be good and it was! What a result as pork belly was on the menu again. We didn't hesitate in ordering it. We also ordered a rather fine Pinot Gris which went down rather...More

Thank KatandSte
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit and a special lunch for my god daughter on her 21st. Food was great, service also top notch. My only slight critique was space, the table sufficient but a little small for five. Overall a great place, reasonably priced and...More

Thank Karenpoynton
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family. The ambience is great and the service is friendly and excellent. The menu for lunch we had was a tad limited but the staff were happy to modify if required. No Gluten Free bread was a little disappointing. The quality...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We just stumbled upon this restaurant on visiting Chester and I’m so glad we did, the food and service was exellent, the menu had just enough choice it was actually hard to decide as everything sounded good, we all had something different so it was...More

Thank KirstyC140
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in here on speck for coffee and cake both absolutely delicious. Presentation impeccable. Waitress a bit aloof though .

Thank rwhitehouse1
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27 March 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
Wasn't on the menu when we visited however as the menu changes and is seasonal it may well appear at some time. I'd give the restaurant a call to ask what they are currently offering.
13 February 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it was on the menu when we visited. There was a steak sandwich though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344295
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