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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
01244 317873
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Ranked #101 of 376 restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
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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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
Bedford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Starters very oily, best advice is to not order too many starters and concentrate on the main course. Main course tasty. Deserts a bit boring. Nice atmosphere.

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Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I often visit the Slow Boat for the all you can eat buffet both with family & friends. There is a huge choice of quality food. I like the fact that it is waitress service too. The Slow Boat also do takeaway (for collection only) which again is beautiful food although a little expensive so only do the takeaway as... More

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manchester
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were visiting chester and asked a taxi driver to take us to a chinese restaurant, we were pleased with this place. We chose salt n pepper ribs, &spring rolls to start, followed by borneo lamb & a mixed meat chow mein . Theres lots of Thai and malaysian dishes on the menu as well. The portions are quite large... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had the Banquet lunch here last week while on holiday with my husband and son,and I would highly recommend there food, service and facility only wish I had a restraunt like this near me.you will not be disappointed.*****

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Wrexham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Came here for the Sunday banquet the food is amazing and so much of it, an all you can eat buffet but without having to leave your seat such a brilliant idea, very good value for the amount of food you get and a great atmosphere

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Chester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Maybe Hans Christian Andersen had the Slow Boat in mind when he wrote ‘The Emperor's New Clothes?’ We had been told that a good time to visit was on a Sunday to try their all day banquet. We arrived just before 6pm and it was getting busy to be fair. I have to admit that at this stage all was... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Went with a large party of young people for Sunday evening banquet. The service was prompt and efficient. The food was plentiful but lacked the subtlety I would expect from a Chinese restaurant. Everything was deep fried or marinated in sweet, sticky sauce. The bowls of noodles were brimful but the noodles were very dark and well cooked. The evening... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

All you can eat deal on a Sunday - good value and fresh food. Good service, nice atmosphere - windows were open as it was a nice day (last time I went years ago, it smelt so bad). Food was really nice and lots of Chinese people eating there which I think is always a good sign. Liked the fact... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We ate i this restaurant as a family of 4 with 2 children under 10, we ordered the Malaysian Beauty set menu and i have to say it is one of the best meals ive ever had, the flavours were amazing and everything was cooked to perfection and food was plentiful. I would recomend this restaurant.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We arrived at the main desk and my feet stuck to the floor (very good first impressions) Shown to our table, again table very sticky had to wipe it down myself Next was the banquet £19 each for the little choice and quality of food is just embarrassing. Every dish we chose had a HP base and was just really... More

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