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Hickory's Smokehouse

The Groves | Souters Lane, Chester CH1 1SH, England
01244 404000
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Ranked #15 of 403 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $30
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Nearest bus stop 300 yards
Description: Hickory’s Smokehouse is Chester’s authentic American BBQ. Here you can enjoy a traditional style of cooking that has its roots in the US, but that we think deserves to be just as popular over here. Our menu offers two styles of BBQ. The southern-style ‘Smoker’ BBQ uses slow, wood-fired cooking in our specially imported American smoker oven. The northern-style ‘Yankee’ BBQ is cooked over sizzling hot coals. Both styles create unbelievably tender, delicious meat and fish.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Visited today on a shopping trip had cocktails very nice thankyou even if we had to wait for seats by the bar very friendly staff

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

My partner and I visited for lunch. We were seated immediately but took ages to get drinks etc. We were contemplating on leaving at one point. The dining area was cramped. I could hear other diners conversations which was awkward. There used to be more choice but they've recently changed the menu, and it's not for the better. Food was... More

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Eccleston, Chorley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

On a family mini break for the weekend with party of 2 adults and 2 children (aged 4 and 2). Booked a table online to eat at 2.45pm. Had a steady flow of tables coming and going. Had a nice table with plenty of space. Chose our drinks and ordered 2 kids jacket potatoes, chicken skewers and an XXXL burger.... More

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Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Came today for early supper after day at zoo had a very nice meal for terrific value and service was excellent its what we expected if not a little better which is all you want when making the effort to visit a place in particular glazed Ham shank chips slaw apple sauce 8 wings chips slaw Half slab memphis ribs... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Went with my family for lunch. Food was great as always but service was very slow. Waiter did not know the menu as my wife's favourite item had gone since the new menu and it took quite a while for him to find out. It was the quietest if seen the restaurant yet it took ages for the food to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We have eaten here several times now and I must admit its not my first choice but both my teenage children love it. We went for my daughters birthday and they made it a great evening for us. Two of our party had the Mon day night steak deal and they said the steaks were excellent, my ribs were similar,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Had booked this a few weeks earlier and was really looking forward to the trip as we had heard good things about Hickory's. We had travelled from Manchester so it had better be worth it. No problems with getting seated, straight away, drinks came straight away too. Room was a little on the dark side and we couldn't read the... More

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Groomsport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Found this place by accident. When we were told at 11:30 am on a Sunday there would be a half hour wait on a table we realised it must be good. We were not disappointed. Food and staff excellent. On our list to visit again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Four of us had an evening meal here last Saturday evening, which we had booked almost 3 months in advance (which I was told is a must if wanting a table on a Saturday night). we had to wait about 20 minutes for our table, and were then seated in a booth in the bar area. The table was disappointing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

You need to book for this one but it is WELL worth it. The food is amazing and the staff are lovely. If you have a strange dietary problem, like me, they will adapt the menu to help out. Drinks in jam jars, singed enamel serving dishes and piles of yummy pulled meat with the best fries we have had... More

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Additional Information about Hickory's Smokehouse

Address: The Groves | Souters Lane, Chester CH1 1SH, England
Phone Number: 01244 404000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Average Prices: USD 6 - 30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

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