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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

Thank TommoTTRtd
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Jodie P
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Vicki P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank JR1812
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We were in Chester and just fancied a Chinese meal, we had been to the Slow Boat before and had always been happy so it seemed the obvious choice. It was Friday night and they had on offer a FullBelly Buffet, amongst other things. We...More

2  Thank AlexanderNL1964
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This place was packed when we got there. It’s cheap but really nice. The staff are excellent It’s a buffet menu however the staff bring you what you want and as much as you want and as many times as you want. Would and will...More

1  Thank Fatty-daddy-xxx
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Loved it, will definitely go back. The food was really good and you get plenty for your money, the mixed china combo to start was lovely. We went on a busy Saturday night (luckily we pre booked a table) and it was such a good...More

1  Thank amyc1811
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Don’t bother! Over priced, bland, slow service and very disappointing buffet. We’ve previously ate in this restaurant from the normal menu and was very satisfied. With the buffet they seem to give you food to fill you up rather than quality food to satisfy you....More

Thank Phill H
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Very rare I feel the need to review hotels or restaurants .Our visit to the Slow Boat unfortunately is one of those occasions. After having the various menus thrust in our direction we asked about various dishes and what would suit someone who was not...More

Thank passionflower2104
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We regularly go to the Slowboat for their all you can eat banquet. You don't have to go up to horrible heat-lamp warmed food as everything is made fresh and brought to your table. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The range of food...More

1  Thank Andy A
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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