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Joseph Benjamin

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140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
01244 344295
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 345
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  • 108
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 10
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Have walked past this restaurant many times but was encouraged to visit today for lunch with my husband on a rare child-free day. Am so glad we chanced it and just called in - we were lucky enough to be seated in the window and the place was buzzing with locals and tourists all enjoying a hidden... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
farmermummy
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Wales
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Wales
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Have walked past this restaurant many times but was encouraged to visit today for lunch with my husband on a rare child-free day. Am so glad we chanced it and just called in - we were lucky enough to be seated in the window and the place was buzzing with locals and tourists all enjoying a hidden gem in Chester.... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Fantastic place wonderful staff and amazing food... my third visit now and just gets better the food last night was like having an orgasm in your mouth.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I been here with my boyfriend and we loved this place... Staff friendly and the place is so lovely... The food is very tasty, I want to come back. I had a nice time there.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is one of my favourite places to eat in Chester. It's not the cheapest place in town, so we go for a special occasion for dinner just now and again, and love it every time! A small, family owned establishment, Joseph Benjamin is run with love and care, the food is magnificent and service is friendly without being over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Wot a find!! Wandered in on our first visit to Chester n just needed to fill our daughter-lovely staff, totally classy place, food fresh n the brownie was to die for!! Best cup of tea outside of Yorkshire. Highly recommended. Fab menu that would have tempted us if it wasn't 3pm.

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Staffordshire, UK
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

What a fabulous lunch. My first visit back to Chester in some months and my first time here, and with great expectations too. These are met if not exceeded. The staff were just lovely; friendly and helpful. Nothing was rushed, yet service was excellent. The food was really presented, in gorgeous crockery and totally delicious. Seasonal, flavoursome produce, nice size... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place is superb! Friendly staff who care about their product and who are welcoming to all customers. We stopped by for breakfast and it was fantastic! Outstanding service plus excellent food equals happy repeat custom.

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It had been a while since my wife and I had been for Sunday lunch to Joseph Benjamin, so we decided to pop in last Sunday. They have one choice of roast which will change each week and luckily on Sunday it was the ultra-delicous slow roasted belly pork. Their main menu is still available to diners, but if you... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I'm so glad we chose the Joseph Benjamin for our 1st Wedding Anniversary meal, it was truly delightful! We are from Birmingham & had booked a night away at the Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa with the intention of finding some fine dining in Chester & having a few drinks in a nice bar before heading back. We had researched... More 

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PLYMOUTH
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant, the setting is simplistic but charming. The staff were so polite and friendly, with nothing being too much trouble. The food is different, with it being a fantastic mix of flavours and textures. The menu offers a real mix of something that you might not traditionally try, I had the oxtail, which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 344295

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?