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57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
01244 317873
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Ranked #119 of 414 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I'm surprised by some of the negative reviews about the food in the Slow Boat, especially the suggestion that it was microwaved to order! You can microwave chicken chasseur perhaps in a French restaurant but how can you possibly microwave deep fried prawns or sweet and sour chicken. Ridiculous suggestion! The food was excellent, the vegetables obviously fresh and stir... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Booked the Slow Boat for my 50th Birthday bash. We visited earlier to meet with Nick who was fantastic and listened to everything we wanted down to personalising our own banquet and ensuring we got the table position that I requested. All I can say is that the evening was absolutely fantastic. The atmosphere was amazing and the food was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

We had the all you can eat banquet; all you can eat but cooked to order. The food was delicious, the restraunt was busy and the staff were attentive and friend. Will definitely go back next time were in Chester!

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent food ( special New Year Banquet ) lovely range if fish,meat dishes. Beer , house wines and soft drinks complimentary on the night ( New Year's Eve.) Disco , friendly service etc completed an excellent night.

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Peel, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The restaurant was fine, the staff attentive, the decor good/average-so what was wrong? Well in a word-the food. I saw no food prep area, no shouts and banging of pots and pans from the kitchen. Indeed no room for a kitchen!! I suspect that the food was precooked somewhere else and brought in cold. It was then (microwave?) heated and... More 

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gainsborough
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The staff were friendly and gave us a full explanation of the options. The ambience was excellent and food top quality!!! Thank you for an amazing meal

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Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We came as a group for our Christmas meal last night. I paid for a black bean and noodles. The food was okay, but I wouldn't tell friends about it as it was pretty average. The decor of the restaurant was nice, but a little outdated and the music not very oriental. The service was average and at a rather... More 

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england
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113 reviews 113 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Love the food here, service was brilliant and amazing value for money, right next to the canal, so easy access for a good walk after your dinner!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We went on the afternoon and were met with a Hello that sounded like she wishes we hadn't walked through the door. We were then shoved in the corner and handed menus. By the time the Mrs got back from the restroom the waitress had came over an asked what soup we wanted an I didn't even want soup felt... More 

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UK
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went in at 12.15pm on a Sunday for their 'All you can eat Buffet'. First you choose between 2 Soups, Chicken and Sweet corn was our choice and it was not too bad. Then you choose 6 starters, we chose Salt and Pepper Spare Ribs x 2 (not bad) Prawn Toast (tasted of over-used cooking fat) Thai Chicken strips (very... More 

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Additional Information about Slow Boat

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

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