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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
01244 317873
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Ranked #124 of 387 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to go to another restaurant but sadly it was closed the food at the slow boat was discusting it wasn't even heated up the lemon chicken was just batter no chicken inside fatty greasy food and the staff ignorant and rude taking plates away when my friends hadn't even finished their meals we all felt sick when we... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Visited the Slow Boat on a Friday evening, when the ‘all you can eat freshly cooked banquet’ is on. The restaurant isn’t very appealing at first sight as it’s part of a modern building, and is upstairs, so there’s little to see from ground level except an entrance leading to a flight of steps. However once we got to the... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Good value buffet on Sundays good value for money with good taste also unlike most buffets this one hot

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Popped into the Slowboat for a quick lunch, not many people in and it sadly lacked atmosphere. I haven't been to the Slowboat for ages as I usually go to their satellite restaurant "The Hot Wok" in Mold. The food in the Hot Wok is much better.

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dumfries
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We took our 2 grandsons aged 8 and 5 but were just too late for the banquet therefore had to order off the main menu. We have had small portions with the banquet before so ordered what we thought would be the right amount. It was far more than we had anticipated, and should have ordered less. The service was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Fantastic food in a lovely restaurant. 4 courses for £18.95 - couldn't manage it all but amazing! If you love Chinese you will love it here!

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Enjoyed the food here and the selection on offer on the menu, good prices and friendly staff would recommend.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Really enjoyed the All You Can Eat style menu - everything is piping hot and cooked fresh. Food is of a good standard, especially the chicken wings to start and Pad Thai beef noodles for main. Only thing that has disappointed me in 3 visits were the Thai chicken strips, everything else has been really tasty!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a fab Banguet after the Races last Sunday party of 8. They kept asking if we wanted more dishes, what was nice about this restaurant is that it wasn't a self serve banquet.fresh dishes whenever you wanted more. definately be returning.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

The service is very rude and abrupt. My wife wanted to eat from the a la carte menu rather than the buffet and they made the point of coming back to say they would charge for the buffet if they thought she was eating from our plates. This after telling us the wrong price for the buffet and not having... More

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