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The Falcon

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Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 314555
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great olde worlde hostelry, one of very few in Chester centre Good choice of beers and spirits, Sam Smith has never disappointed me ! India Pale my fave ! Staff know their stuff and enjoy a chat The highlight though was the hot beef and onion batch ! Blimey it was immense ! Beautifully cooked and a meal in itself

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Thank Chris E
Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this pub whilst having a few days away. Lovely atmosphere with character, delicious food and not over priced beer, what more could you ask for? All staff very friendly and helpful. The pub was clean and in an ideal location. Highly recommend!!!

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Thank janbon
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely old pub, very quirky and serves real ale. Fires are always lit and plenty of small rooms to sit in. Would recommend a visit

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Thank Lisa L
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148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Falcon is a historic pub and exactly what a pub should be. No music, no fizzy lager and no tv. The building is beautiful - medievel with timber, stone and lath & plaster. It is a Samuel Smith pub so only sells Samuel Smith ales and cider on pump. Don't come in here if you want a Bud or... More 

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Thank Jennifer-Kent
Greater Manchester
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing restored buidling with a rich history. No TV or music so a proper atmosphere. Good ales from Samuel Smiths. Shame there is not a pub like this near my home!

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Thank RHardman1
Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful old building. Big beer selection with no major brands. No televisions, just people enjoying a drink and conversation. I could imagine the same scenario in there 100 years ago. Great spot and much cheaper than other pubs in the area.

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Thank motormatic
Talybont, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

had a good two hours in this hotel before going to the meeting. a fine choice beers and lagers a very pleasant atmosphere

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Thank charles p
Chester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Falcon is a Sam Smiths pub and is ideal if you like the traditional pub scene which is so often disappearing.No music or TV just good beer and conversation.I haven't tried the food but it always seems busy.

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Thank TheBootInn1
St Helens, United Kingdom
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649 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I came here for drinks with family. The falcon is an old cozy pub located in the centre of Chester local to the Grosvenor shopping centre. They have a good selection of drinks all ales, lagers and ciders no big brands. Prices are cheap as well.

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Thank Jessica-sykes30
Woking, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Quite crowded with a mixture of solo drinkers and groups. We just popped in for a refreshing drink, but quite a few people were enjoying lunch. A very decent selection of beers and a tasty "Taddy lager". Seemed like a friendly place to take a break from sight seeing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 314555

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Chester, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?