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“Excellent evening”
Review of The Botanist

The Botanist
Ranked #50 of 569 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 7 - USD 20
Cuisines: Barbecue, Delicatessen, Bar
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Botanist offers a well stocked cellar of cask-conditioned ales, more than 40 bottled beers and ciders from around the world, a selection of finest Champagnes and an intriguing cocktail menu. Food at The Botanist comes in the form of a deli-style menu with rotisserie and grill.
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Booked in for an evening meal here as we were staying over in Chester and we had a lovely meal. Unbeknown to us, there was also an artist on, singing a wide variety of songs from the 60s etc. The atmosphere in here was great. The place was buzzing but not that busy or noisy that you couldn't hear yourself speak. We ordered a few of the smaller plates, (like tapas), with fresh bread and sweet potato wedges. We also had a bottle of wine The bill came to only £42.50 which I thought was marvellous taking into consideration all that we had and the ample portion sizes. Absolutely brilliant. The staff are great. Well worth a visit.

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Thank elainematty
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The Botanist C, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Elainematty,

Thank you for your lovely review.

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us.

We love our live music, we have them play everyday, pop in again to see some different acts.

See you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Service was fantastic by a young girl sorry did not know her name (girl's boyfriend is a Manager there). Food wonderful and tasty and great prices.

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Thank alih1968504
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The Botanist C, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback, glad to hear you enjoyed your food and our service.

I'll pass your comments across to Kelly about her service.

Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation for Tuesday 25th online was quick and easy to do on my phone.

When we arrived we were seated quickly and the service was great throughout our meal. Waiter recommended the pork belly hanging kebab and it did not disappoint.

Starters are shown in one of the pictures posted with this review. Nothing to complain about we enjoyed both.

Raspberry Disaronno sour was really nice with an extra touch of dry ice poured into a beaker inside the planter. Was very unique and one of the reasons I ordered it.

Would defiantly visit another botanist in the U.K. after visiting this one.

Thank Kirsty G
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The Botanist C, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi Kirsty!

Thank you very much for the lovely review, we're so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The hanging skewers are a must try. Nice, light meal and outstanding presentation. Nice bitter on tap and good pies. Sausage as a starter.

Thank DeavBBQ
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The Botanist C, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you very much for the great review!

We're very pleased to hear you enjoyed the hanging kebabs, and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Visited in day. Was really busy but such a great little place hidden away. Had a great drinks menu, a little expensive but great choice. I had a chilli and Thai basil gin cocktail which was really different and I thought was fantastic. My friends had equally fantastic drinks. Would definitely return. A must if you like cool cocktails in Chester.

Thank Rhian S
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The Botanist C, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi Rhian!

Thank you for the lovely review, we're happy to hear you enjoyed the cocktails!

Hope to see you again soon :-)

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