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La Cantina

5 Boughton, Chester CH3 5AE, England
01244 401413
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Ranked #115 of 414 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Dutton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Third visit and I'm sorry to say it'll be the last. Booked over the phone to be told 'the card machine's out of order so you'll have to pay cash.' Having dined at La Cantina previously, I am well aware they don't take card payments (though why any business in the 21st century would choose to do so is beyond... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Really nice place. Had dinner here last night with a friend and everything was great. The food, the wine the conversation. Service was excellent and all ingredients were very fresh. Very friendly staff and they did everything they could to make it a really good night. A great find, a little off the beaten track but well worth it. Definetly... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Walked in had a drink took one look at the terrible menu and walked out!! Nothing appealing no atmosphere.... Crap

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chester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We visited a couple of weeks ago found the choice of drinks very limited. Starters were nice but mains disappointing. Service was good. Only took cash and looking back at past reviews this seems to be the norm. Expensive for what is was.

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Such a good find. The food is authentic and different from what you'd first expect from a western Italian restaurant-- in a good way. The meal we had was of a very high standard and we were surprised that it was quite quiet when we first arrived, but as the evening went on others began to walk in and the... More 

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Chester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Visited on Saturday evening after booking a week earlier. Unfortunately we were initially the only people in the Resturant. That was not an issue however, as the service was excellent. I had the Carpaccio and the Biscetta - which were both out of this world. Serioulsy good steak -cooked to perfection and the carpaccio was simply amazing! My partner had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We come here for meals regularly, as we thoroughly enjoy this restaurant every time we come! The food is outstanding: huge portions, quality food and the chef often comes out to talk to us about the menu to ensure our food is exactly how we like it! There aren't many restaurants here that go to this much effort. Staff are... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

La Cantina has a great, lively ambience thanks to authentic Italian music. Just looking at the menu you can see the attention to detail is impeccable, with a wide range of exciting flavours (some of which I'd never tried before, and was delighted to discover). The staff were very open and friendly, explaining any items on the menu where necessary... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

On the recommendation of a friend, I visited La Cantina in Chester for the first time last week. I was so very impressed. The food was excellent. Portions generous. The atmosphere so friendly and the staff helpful. We will definitely be returning to La Cantina. I have recommended it to a few of my friends who went this weekend, and... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I booked a table at the restaurant for our weekend away in Chester. The staff were helpful on the phone and advised that because it was race day- they wanted a definite confirmation of booking as they had a waiting list of people who wanted to eat at the restaurant that evening. They also informed me that the card machine... More 

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marcoroma15, Manager at La Cantina, responded to this review

We note your comment. I have replied to the review by your friend issued on the same date and the exact same points apply to your comments since it appears largely a replica of the other one. Mark Evans for La Cantina More 

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Additional Information about La Cantina

Address: 5 Boughton, Chester CH3 5AE, England
Phone Number: 01244 401413
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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