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57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
01244 317873
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Today
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant...
Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541
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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth a visit

Very spacious restaurant serving excellent food at very reasonable prices. The staff are polite and welcoming and provide an excellent service. The place is spotlessly clean and the menu is extensive with decent sized portions. A great restaurant for larger groups and Christmas parties but perhaps... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Alan S
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Cumbria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We decided to go for dinner to the slow boat as we've been a few times before and it's one of our favourite places to eat. We'd had a lovely meal, gorgeous starters and just enjoying my main meal, when I found a curly piece of hair in my food. It definitely wasn't my hair as my hair is long... More 

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is up a flight of stairs, no disabled access, so I could not visit as I am unable to climb stairs. Hence the rating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We were 6 of us from Singapore and Malaysia touring Cornwall and North Wales and one day, by chance saw the two red lanterns of the restaurant from the carpark where we parked our car. Starving for some Chinese food after weeks of pub grub, we decided to try this restaurant. At first, we did not have high expectations and... More 

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England
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34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Went for a meal with some friends on a Friday night and it was very busy, the table was booked for 8 and we were shown are seats without any delay. Once it was decided that we went for the "Full Belly banquet" orders were taken quickly and food arrived followed soon after. The service was good and the food... More 

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Cumbria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Very spacious restaurant serving excellent food at very reasonable prices. The staff are polite and welcoming and provide an excellent service. The place is spotlessly clean and the menu is extensive with decent sized portions. A great restaurant for larger groups and Christmas parties but perhaps not very intimate or romantic for couples because of the size, and that in... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Me and my fiance had our monthly date night here ...was very busy but staff were very pleasant efficient smilie happy girls amazing . .food well wot can i say we had the weekend full belly menu from the starters main rice n desert everything was delivered with a smile piping hot and absolutely delicious 5* will def be a... More 

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wales
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

What a great buffet terrific value and unlike other buffet style Chinese you select your food and it is all bought to the table for you instead of having to keep getting up and down to fetch your own food.Lovely staff and great service.

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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Booked a table for two on the website for a Saturday night. Arrived to be told that we had no booking and they were very busy. Pointless website! They managed to squeeze us in after a short wait. We both had the 'all you can eat banquet'. Service was ok and the food was average. I've had better but had... More 

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We visited this restaurant for a works meal out last week. We went straight after work, so had opted for the tea time buffet option - which proved to be outstanding value for money! On arrival the staff were welcoming and very accommodating of our request to swaps the tables around and add an extra course (at extra cost) from... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

There are cheaper all you can eat Chinese restaurants around, but none will beat this for food quality and service! The food is cooked fresh. You go through courses starter, main etc but can repeat any course as many times. You choose 6 dishes from each course so in a group it means you can try everything. You mud finish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 317873

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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