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126 Foregate Street, Chester CH1 1HB, England
01244 310033‎
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Today
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A good night

We went to Summer Palace as a group of 4 girls to celebrate my birthday. We ordered the banquet for four. The starters and the crispy duck were superb. The main courses were a little disappointing primarily due to the meat being a little tough in two of the dishes. Otherwise, all food was very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
HELEN C
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Chester, United Kingdom
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went to Summer Palace as a group of 4 girls to celebrate my birthday. We ordered the banquet for four. The starters and the crispy duck were superb. The main courses were a little disappointing primarily due to the meat being a little tough in two of the dishes. Otherwise, all food was very good. The service was good... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Not very good at all! Poor food, Flat drinks and it was very cold in there. No way would we go again....an we usually LOVE chinese food!! 😕

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

I have ordered from here for years and have always been very happy. I have ordered a takeaway tonight which has come complete covered in black hairs. I rang to ask for them to refund me and for the inconvenience send a replacement their response was 'no chance'. As a very loyal and customer I think this response is disgusting... More 

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Derbys
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We like this take away but the cooking of the meat is a bit hit and miss. The beef dishes are fine but we have been a little concerned about the chicken.

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Chester
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Fabulous Food, great value for money and an excellent host. I fully recommend the true authentic food cooked and presented to me and my friends. Look forward to returning soon.

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Chester, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Only ever used their takeaway service but after a number of months using the summer palace I can honestly say I am impressed. The food is always hot and on time and the quality is better than many I have tried in Chester. My only gripe is that they're constantly engaged, we had an issue with our order last week... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This place is so badly decorated it's like a canteen at work it's rubbish no decaff no artificial sweeteners. Service is rubbish food is average why this place gets great reviews i'll never know

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Chester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Love it here! I visit the restaurant regularly and we use the take-away service too, and the Summer Palace never disappoints. Quality of food and service has never let us down, and I've been using this place for several years. The range of dishes on the menu is quite staggering. Décor perhaps a little jaded and lighting could do with... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Chester is our home and we visit this restaurant regularly and love it, it is after a weekend in London that I now feel compelled to write a reveiw about the Summer Palace. Having recently visited Yuatcha Londons Michelin starred restaurant it made us realise how excellent the food in the Summer Palace is, in comparison to Yuatcha and other... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

We had booked a table and were seated without having to wait. Our order was taken promptly and we were served our drinks and prawn crackers quickly. After that, the service was not as good. There were long delays between the courses of our banquet and we waited a long time between the first main course being served and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 Foregate Street, Chester CH1 1HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 310033‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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