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La Cantina

5 Boughton, Chester CH3 5AE, England
01244 401413
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Ranked #70 of 387 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW 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 NEW

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
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 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

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Where to start.... We booked a table for 7 people and were asked to confirm as there was a big waiting list and were told to bring cash as the card machine was broken ( funny that reviews going back a year were told the same story? ) upon arrival there was only one other table eating and the rest... More

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marcoroma15, Manager at La Cantina, responded to this review

We note your comments and I am replying on behalf of my wife who owns the business and in my capacity as heading the kitchen day to day. Regarding your comments about dishes ( pesto, pizza etc ) all I can say is that the dishes were no diiferent than the many, many hundreds we have sold of these two... More

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

What an excellent welcome we received from Mark & Liz. This small but intimate restaurant has a very welcoming atmosphere. We were talked through the menu and Mark described the specials (including some very special wines at discount prices) in detail. The food has a distinctly Italian theme, yes there is pasta and pizza but this is not your usual... More

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UK, Wolverhampton
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Spent a lovely evening at this small Italian restaurant when visiting Chester. From the phone call to book a table to the goodbye at the end of the meal the experience was excellent. Staff attentive but not intrusive and just excellent food! Large menu choice. Wish we could lift and drop this restaurant into Wolverhampton!! Great evening out.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Spent a wonderful evening at La Cantina. The food was superbly fresh and imaginative and the flavours were excellent. The service was efficient and inobtrusive and nobody rushed us to finish our meal. We were a bunch of 7 people of varying tastes and preferences but we all agreed it was some of the finest food we'd ever eaten -... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Brilliant food and a very warm welcome with a lovely ambience. Well worth a visit. The vegetarian options were excellent and there was a good selection of wine to choose from. The location is close to the centre of Chester and easily accessible. I went with a group of friends and the service was very good, nothing was too much... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

As part of a hen party I went with 7 others for a two course Italian cooking session this weekend. The food we produced under the guidance of the owners was great (if i do say so myself!), and reflected our groups preferences and some of the dishes available on the menu. I will definitely try some of these dishes... More

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