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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
12:00 pm - 2:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with friends, 7 of us, we sat at a spacious circular table, the restaurant looks very nicely decorated and was very clean. Every dish we ordered was delicious and a generous portion. I highly recommend the salt & pepper ribs and the OK...More

1  Thank Musesue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being vegetarians we sometimes find it hard to find good, honest food. Not having been to the Slow Boat before we were a little hesitant but we thought we'd jump for it and give it ago - we were not disappointed. For a set price...More

1  Thank Aidan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great value Sunday menu with quick friendly service. The only downside is starting to look a bit tired now although it is always spotless.

1  Thank bentleyturbo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here ok Saturday night didn't want the massive eat as much as u want menu just wanted to order a dish each. Asked if they could do nuggets fur my daughter and they said would do a small portion of chicken balls for her...More

Thank b0ding
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sundays are a weekly must....been eating here for over 20 years now. Best Chinese the food is excellent and the service are lovely....getting to know the staff over time. Love the starters can recommend salt n pepper chicken wings and ribs but everything is to...More

1  Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had the Sunday buffet, arrived at 18-00 hrs and the restaurant was packed. Service by the waiting staff was better than previously, it was truly excellent. The dim sum were very good. One of the main courses, the chicken satay did not have enough peanut...More

1  Thank lance639
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Cracking food, even better service. Everything was so delicious. Perfect atmosphere, really enjoyable 1.5+ hours gradually gnawing away at a great selection of food.

1  Thank TommoTTRtd
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family of 13 for a birthday celebration. The menu was quickly explained to us and we ordered. (It looks quite confusing bit is actually straight forward once you know how) All of the food was made fresh as it was ordered...More

1  Thank Jodie P
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Went with large family group to celebrate a birthday. Menu is confusing but is quickly and easily explained by the staff (fullbelly banquet) lovelly food nice atmosphete will visit again

1  Thank Vicki P
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Went in on New Year’s Eve and were delighted. A great choice of food, excellent service and a lovely atmosphere! Quite unlike any other Chinese banquet I’ve ever been to. I can’t recommend it highly enough!

1  Thank JR1812
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Questions & Answers
Sarah T
17 November 2017|
Response from Liam T | Reviewed this property |
Their website has a full menu for all their different offers but as it's Asian food; alot of it is soup, rice and various meat and they're all gluten free products.
9 September 2016|
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Response from Angie B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, very casual relaxed atmosphere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 317873
Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541
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