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Ellie's Bistro

Bell Tower Walk, Chester, England
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Ranked #241 of 411 Restaurants in Chester
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, English, French, Tapas
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

We visited ellies bistro on Saturday night and thought the place was a genuine little find. We were greeted by a friendly barman who took us to our seats and explained the menu to us. We decided on tapas and we're delighted to find the 6 we ordered were an ideal size for us to share. The food was lovely... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We ate lunch here on Saturday lunchtime. It was busy, so we expected a wait, but we didnt expect it to be so disorganised. We waited a long time for the waitress to come and wipe down the table, as promised. We were then surprised to receive our lunch, but no sign of our cold drinks. After a couple of... More 

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Newark Notts England
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The service and meal was first class,the only gripe is internal decor could be improved to give a better ambiance.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Mother and I dined here just before Evensong at Chester cathedral. I was a bit dubious at first because it was empty, but the waitress was lovely and welcoming. I particularly appreciated the fact that she took such care to guard our limited time. She was efficiency itself. I enjoyed my main course which was good to very good, but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Went hear for a private party function room upstairs. Drinks were cheap but too soon realise the reason why!!! I was drinking bombay sapphire gin watered down. Complained too get shrugged sholders. Vodka also watered down. Shocking service. Will never be going hear again!!!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Found by chance on Saturday when in Chester. Popped in for a coffee but also had a lovely sandwich. Great choice and good quality and at £5.95 including a good salad and bowl of thick chips was nicely priced. Also good value bowl of soup. Nice "buzzing" atmosphere and clearly very popular. Friendly, helpful and efficient staff. Extensive menu for... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

oh dear! called in today for coffee for 4 of us, place was a tip, no-one seemed to know what they were doing and there were no menu's available. we waited ages to get a menu and eventually went and found one ourselves! we finally got our order taken and then waited and waited for our drinks which were cold... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We visited Ellie's for a lunchtime snack whilst walking the Chester Walls. We accepted the offer of soup & a sandwich for £6 along with a baked potato. Both meals exceeded our expectations - tasty soup with a generously filled sandwich - potato accompanied with salad. This visit gave us opportunity to browse the menu. A good variety of well... More 

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Additional Information about Ellie's Bistro

Address: Bell Tower Walk, Chester, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, English, French, Tapas

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