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The Chester Fields

Sandfield Farm, Chester, England
+44 (0)1244 303100
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Ranked #30 of 384 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cuisines: British, Gastropub
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
N Wales
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I visited, with friends, for lunch and have to say that the staff were very pleasant and helpful - almost too attentive as there are so many times you can say 'fine' when being asked for the umpteenth time if 'everything is ok'! - but better that than being ignored. We all chose from the set lunch menu - £11... More

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

From walking in the door we are always greeted with a lovely warm welcome. I wouldn't say we visit the Chester Fields that regularly, but the bar man always recognises me as loving my G&T and goes out of his way to rustle me up something different. Last weekend it was the beautiful Ophir G&T garnished with mint and lime.... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

The Spicy Burger was very dry and seemed to be lacking the chilli chutney which was listed on the on the menu. My sons Fish and Chips were cool, but when we told our server they were changed immediately. I think the evening we visited it was exceptionally busy and the kitchen was struggling to cope. We've always had great... More

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Cheshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

First off from our experience I really don't understand the negative comments....but obviously no-one is perfect 100% of the time.... Our experience was great, very warm and welcoming staff all round, food really tasty, particularly my pork belly 'special' starter. Good selection of cask ales and wines. Generally really good experience. If to be really picky the lovely staff were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We visit the Chester Fields relatively often and are never disappointed. The staff are efficient and friendly, on this particular visit Ed & Gareth ensured we had an excellent dinner and introduced us to a new gin experience!!!!!! Only exception was we had telephoned to book table for 9pm however on arrival we were told dinner orders we only until... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Lovely pub, great decor and warm welcome. Staff were friendly and attentive. Had an incredible goats cheese starter followed by a burger which was one of the best I've had in a long time! Great selection of beer. Would recommend highly! Worth travelling out to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I dined here on the 19th Aug 2014. It was 50% off the menu, really great value. The food is great and the service is fab. The only niggle I had was the lamb I had, it was too fatty. My sister had the same dish and had no complaints. We also had dessert, sticky toffee pudding... was delicious. I... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I came with a group of girlfriends, we ordered dishes with sauté potatoes, we all received new potatoes of some uncooked description, they decided to replace the potatoes with French fries which came frozen and uncooked, how can a chef send out uncooked fries???? The waiter did not even bother to come and tell us what the chefs comments were!!!... More

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MARK J, Managing Director at The Chester Fields, responded to this review

Dear Anne W, Thank you for posting your 2nd review on TA! I'm fully aware of the situation with your table when you dined with us last. I have to say though that i'm getting very mixed messages from your report, the other guests at your table and my own management team. Firstly, the potatoes WERE sauteed. I think it's... More

Warrington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Dropped in on the off chance that we would be able to eat, and I'm glad that we did eat as we were not disappointed at all - but can only comment on the Sunday lunch as neither myself or my husband sampled any other dishes. Good food and attentive staff even though the place was very busy, this didn't... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We arrived early to have a drink and relax before eating, a nice surprise awaited us, a modern barn conversion style interior and outside seating that included views across green fields. We sat in comfortable seats and chatted until we were asked if we were dining as they were fully booked. We sat down about 20 minutes early which to... More

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