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The Chester

$$ - $$$, British,
19 Chester Street, Oxford OX4 1SN, England
+44 1865 790438
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 Chester Street, Oxford OX4 1SN, England
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the pork belly and the food was absolutely delicious. A decent quantity and the quality was top rate. Staff are really friendly and the atmosphere is busy but accommodating.

Thank welshjon1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food the best in this CITY and service was 1st class the best thing was the people serving they were very polite and all had a very good sense of humour . In all we had a very pleasant evening and would not hesitate to...More

Thank Mahu463
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last week with family . Had the massive steak platter . Chips were quite sweet although probably due to New Potatoes. Steak as good as ever and plentiful .

Thank coughandcath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found out about this pub from Camra pubs in Oxford. Looked intriguing. Stripped floor boards and stained glass windows and light airy feel. Hearty welcome, and shown to our table. Given a choice. Great buzz to this pub and good choice of ale, Cider and...More

Thank xto36
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Previously good experiences here so disappointing when on a busy Tuesday night we had less success. We had our order taken at about 7.40 and were then informed one dish was off the menu. Then we waited another 20 minutes and the waiter returned to...More

Thank Androyd55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, if you want Sunday lunch at The Chester, book! It gets popular! And for good reason. It's known amongst my veggie/vegan mates as a great place to go (meat dishes are also available). Service is good and friendly. I must confess to being...More

Thank DrGrahamG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 4 girls celebrating a leaving do, the food was amazing, the steak platter was cooked perfectly and the starters were very tasty. Highly recommend visiting this pub the staff are very friendly and very attentive. Look forward to visiting again.

Thank themerrymiller
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Have done the wine tasting a couple of time now. We love it, the food throughout the tasting is fantastic and the highlight of the evening! The bread and sausage rolls are out of this world! Lovely staff, one of my favorite pubs in Oxford....More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Tuesday evening at 8pm. It was very quiet inside but it seemed the garden was very busy. We ordered the steak platter and extra bread. Should have realised that extra bread meant it was already included somewhere. As we probably wouldn’t...More

Thank Betterxtogether
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Have visited many times in the last couple of years. The steak platter is a must have for the huge portions of juicy steak and home style chips. Easily enough for 3 people and always cooked perfectly. Even better than this is the spectacular Sunday...More

Thank Mr_Connecticut_111
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Betterxtogether
12 June 2018|
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Response from Tanya S | Reviewed this property |
It is always available it’s for 2-3 people or 3-4 its about £24 I think I haven’t had it for a couple of months
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Chester Street, Oxford OX4 1SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 790438
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