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Joseph Benjamin

140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
01244 344295
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Ranked #11 of 390 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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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
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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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Chester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Was reccommended by a colleague at work to give this place a go and I am glad I did. Ended up here on a date with the boyfriend and it really is a underrated place. I started with the crab pate and duck egg starter whilst my boyfriend opted for the prawns (be warned, the prawns are a bit of... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

LUNCH Arrived 2:30pm, running late after long journey, famished and in need of a large carafe of wine and a decent snack. Found it to be a smallish restaurant and still very busy Hit a snag but not of the restaurant's making – we found ourselves placed next to a remarkably loud American and his lunch partners. His voice was... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stopped by for a really light lunch and were surprised and pleased with both the quality of food and service. Well worth a visit. Tip the verdejo is excellent !

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We visited for a romantic meal on a Saturday evening, the service was great. The food was amazing, in particular we both had a seafood main with king prawns, monkfish and scallops with blue gnocci and amazing coloured vegetables and a thermidor sauce (my boyfriend is not a massive fan of cheese, but he loved it too). I had confit... More

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Cape Town is home
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112 reviews 112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I've had lunch here twice this week and really can't fault it. Lovely waitresses, who know about the food and are enthusiastic, the place is clean and welcoming and has a good selection of top quality and freshly prepared dishes, all well presented.

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Northophall, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Popped into Joseph Benjamin whilst on a shopping trip into Chester. We had a delightful lunch, the service was great and the food delicious. The menu was varied but limited as to not overwhelm. I would certainly recommend the burger and an american beer steam beer, yummy.

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