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Zugers Tea Rooms

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Swiss, Tea Room
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St John St, Chester CH1 1DA, England
0151 334 1904
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh food, attention to detail and good service.

The food was fresh, tasty and well presented, menu just like in the Alps. Cakes were delicious and service was good. The cafe is clean with bright, charming Swiss-style decor. We went at 12.00 on a Saturday which was lucky as a queue quickly began to form, and we were not encouraged to linger... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
dorothy_butters
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Chester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dessert
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133 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food was fresh, tasty and well presented, menu just like in the Alps. Cakes were delicious and service was good. The cafe is clean with bright, charming Swiss-style decor. We went at 12.00 on a Saturday which was lucky as a queue quickly began to form, and we were not encouraged to linger. Quite pricey, but the food was... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had a late lunch/afternoon tea here and it was perfect. The staff were most welcoming. There was an interesting menu and we were very full by the time we left ! The food itself was divine. The cakes were lovely. Would love to go back someday. Thanks for making us feel so welcome.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Went for the first time today - Sunday, arrived at 11.30am, the restaurant was busy but there were a few free tables. Tables were clean, and we noticed staff tidying and clearing tables as people vacated which is always a good sign (some places look so scruffy with dirty dishes left for ages). We ordered scrambled eggs with salmon and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went to Zugers for breakfast and we're delighted by the selection. The Continental breakfast actually is exactly that bread with cold meats, cheese and jam, just like in Basel. Great way to start a cold day.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited at lunchtime and were greeted warmly by the waitress and given a choice of tables. We were left to make our selection and the waitress took our order and returned with our drinks and cakes, it was a very efficient service. We had Key Lime Pie which was a large slice and delicious! I saw other customers eating... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This a lovely cafe to meet up with friends or pop in for lunch. Good choice of coffees and tea, delicious cakes and sandwiches etc. definitely recommend A visit if your in chester.

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Southport
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We always go when in Chester the food is just great and and good choice the Alpine Rosti is so filling. Lovely coffee and cakes also. Its always busy.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Visited on my own for some lunch, as this was not my first visit. If I want a nice lunch treat or just coffee and cake, Zugers is my first choice in Chester and I have been visiting it for years. They provide excellent service and superb food. There are excellent choices, all freshly made They have fabulous selection of... More 

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West Yorkshire, England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited after reading reviews here and was disappointed by poor quality food and expensive prices. Baguette was very pale and had the consistency of that part-baked supermarket bread you bake at home. Chocolate mousse was quite bland. Coffee was very good though. I found that the radio blaring out chat and news detracted from the ambience. Background music is fine... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

You wont go wrong at Zugers with tasty food and a great selection of cakes and drinks. Rather pricey for what it is but nonetheless a great place to visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: St John St, Chester CH1 1DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 0151 334 1904

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Swiss, Tea Room

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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