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Good restaurants and shops

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Good restaurants and shops

Will be spending a weekend at the end of May in Chester. Since I will be spending so much money staying at the Grosvener, I was interested in dining out of the hotel at night. What are the top 5 restaurants with perhaps Italian, French, or just excellent food?

Also, if I was looking for a good antique store and perhaps a nice men's store for wool scarves and sweaters, where would I go?

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Further to Yafflesprite post-

We've been to both International Thai and Ruan Orchid Thai Restaurants - I would add that the first is more like a cafe and personally food was not memorable (although we were on a buffet night- they are never as good as a real thing) - while Ruan Orchid is more like a restaurant, is located in an oldish building and has a nice feel to it, and dishes were cooked properly (I know abouth this thing- honeymoon for almost a month in Thailand).

Upstairs at the Grill bar is EXTREMELY expensive- we were there on a leaving do once- drinks prices were even higher than in Chester Grosvenor!

As to Chinese, Raffles on Eastgate Rows is quite good- had an enjoyable birthday banquet there. Hubby says Slowboat on top of Iceland frozen foods is not bad either.

north wales
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hi, just spent the night and a couple of days in chester - stayed at the queens - lovely. on monday evening we dined at "aquavit" - not far from the grosvenor - about 100yds from the cross. enjoyed our meal - the nicest we've had for a while - very impressed, and reasonable - very exciting menu - i chose: a crab, pasta and orange starter, lamb - the most delicious ever, frozen cheesecake [ honey and caramel] - very different.

Chester, UK
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The best Chinese in Chester by a long chalk is the Shanghai on Hoole Rd

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I had a great meal at La Taverna - fantastic building as well.

Conwy.North Wales
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Why not try some fish and chips at lunch time go down to the river and enjoy,


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