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Joseph Benjamin

140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
01244 344295
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Ranked #11 of 404 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

This was my first visit to Joseph Benjamin, I met friends for lunch. I had heard such good things about this place that I had very high expectations, but to be honest, I was a little disappointed. As far as ambience is concerned, the restaurant is rather plain, and lacking atmosphere. I found the menu rather limited, and I understand... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Went with my wife as part of a birthday trip to Chester. We got in here on a last minute booking. The vegetarian options were limited but good. There was lots of use of good local produce and everything tasted fantastic. Unfortunately we were squeezed in before another booking so could not linger. Fortunately for our waistlines we could not... More

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Cheshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

JB continues to impress. I have been here about 5 or 6 times since it opened and have been more than happy each occasion. The menu was excellent and I was spoilt for choice. It is good to see too that the menu changes fairly regularly. On this occasion I had the cod brandade for starters followed by the skate... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It was our wedding anniversary so we researched our options as wanted a special day out, and finally decided on Joseph Benjamin and were not disappointed. The menu was lovely, the staff were friendly and helpful, the portions were very generous! And the food was delicious. Would highly recommend anyone to go there is looking for a special meal in... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Me and my husband have been to this resterant a few times and I have to say I love it. The staff are lovely and the food is great. The Sunday roast is lovely too. I love this resturant is quiet quirky it reminds me of the film Notting Hill. I definitely will be returning to this resterant.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

On arriving in Chester around lunch time, we stumbled across the Joseph Benjamin and decided to eat there. Although the meal that we had was simple sandwiches, they were very delicious. The ambiance of the place has a very relaxing feel to it, A point not missed other diners who appeared to be catching up with friends and family. The... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Suggested to some friends that we try this place for lunch having read the reviews but was left regretting it. Really don't know what the hype is about. It's not an unpleasant place to eat. It's in a fairly good central location. The staff are very friendly. I had the field mushroom with cheese & caramelised onions on ciabatta, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Food was lovely, service was brilliant. Great value for money as the food really was lovely. Very accommodating, I use a walking stick and they made sure they found me a chair whilst they were preparing out table. There was some cross over of preparing the table, but it's a small place so we were happy with that and it... More

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Ashford
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stopped off for coffee and then came back for lunch. Excellent value for money and friendly staff. Can recommend

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It seems that the majority of restaurants in Chester open only in the evening, and as I was looking (on the web) for an unplanned lunch I came across Joseph Benjamin as one of only very few options. So my expectations weren't unduly high ... but they should have been! As I write this, JB is ranked #13 on Trip... More

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Additional Information about Joseph Benjamin

Address: 140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
Phone Number: 01244 344295
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
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 - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: English

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