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Hickory's Smokehouse

The Groves | Souters Lane, Chester CH1 1SH, England
01244 404000
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Ranked #15 of 405 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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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

im never one to complain about generous food portions, and certainly did not leave here hungry! we went with our family, 15 in total, and could not rate the place higher. we all shared nachos to start, which were very good and plentifull. ribs were to die for! nice selection of drinks and the kids enjoyed the milkshakes. will return... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband and I went on a Sunday night while away for the weekend in Chester. We booked a table and turned up early for a drink at the bar before our meal. The welcome was great when we walked though the door and that fantastic service continued all night. The staff we're so friendly and helped us with the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Food came on large platters in large quantities, very reasonably priced. Nice sodas, next visit I will try the milkshakes. Nachos very good and the ribs. So much more to try. Waiting staff need to communicate with management about specific requests at the time of booking. Will visit again.

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Costa Blanca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

we got 2 starters and the "hog platter" and it was enough for 2. The food was amazing, really tasty and reasonably priced. The service was also very good. would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Having arrived late because the Sat Nav took us to the wrong place, sat nav, apple maps and google maps all took us to places other than Hickory's! Apparently this is mentioned on their website because I mentioned it to a member of staff upon arrival! I looked......It isn't!!!! So..... The food..... Portion size is not a worry and certainly... More

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veg1979
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

A group of 4 we love authentic American food and this place seemed like a great place to try. Loads are popping up all over but this place really is worth the trip (hour for us). As it was pre 12 we had the choice if breakfast or lunch and free coffee. We opted for a round of beers. To... More

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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

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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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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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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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