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The Gunnery Brasserie - CLOSED

71 High Street, Tarvin, Chester CH3 8JA, England
+44 1829 749333
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Aug 4, 2016
“Interesting Venuen”
Oct 6, 2015
“Welcome return”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, French, Steakhouse, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
71 High Street, Tarvin, Chester CH3 8JA, England
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141 - 150 of 217 reviews

Reviewed October 25, 2012

Just want to say a big thank you to the staff at the Gunnery for giving me a big bag of empty bottles for my home made wine!! We had a really good meal for 8 of us which was delicious - loved the meat...More

Thank cumbrianvisitor521
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2012

Hello CumbrianVisitor, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Saving you empty bottles isn't a problem at all- we tend to go through a lot of wine here; we certainly won't say no to sampling some of yours...More

Reviewed October 20, 2012

My husband booked dinner at The Gunnery through travel zoo (a table for two). The staff were very friendly and welcoming. Great food.More

1  Thank Margaret D
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2012

Hello Margaret, Thank you very much for your feedback, I'm especially pleased to see that you feel we've improved dramatically since your last visit in April, we seem to have ironed our the majority of our starting glitches and have been working extremely hard on...More

Reviewed October 17, 2012

My husband booked dinner for two at The Gunnery through Travel Zoo (my first experience and I have to say I was sceptical). We were greeted with a glass of prosecco and a warm welcome into a "shabby chic" homely bar/restaurant in the charming village...More

Thank Joan B
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2012

Hello Joan, Thank you very much for your lovely comments! We launched the Travelzoo vouchers in the hope of attracting a raft of new customers who may not have tried us if left to their own devices. I'm very pleased to hear that it's worked...More

Reviewed October 16, 2012

The bar/restaurant is fashionably old looking furnished giving a welcome feeling as you arrive.. The staff were friendly and smiling:) We used the Travelzoo voucher which was great and value you for money. We both the shared meat starter which was perfect - loved the...More

Thank TripAdvocate1234
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2012

Hi Julie, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us some feedback on your dining experience. I'm particularly glad you liked the look and feel of our beautiful building, it's interior is listed and something we're especially proud of. Our platters are...More

Reviewed October 15, 2012

My wife and i went to the gunnery the other evening to see what it was like having been before under previous owners to find that such a lovely building was again not reaching its potantail! the menu read very average and the food was...More

Thank hcgh
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2012

Hello Hcgh, I'm terribly sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience with us earlier in October. Judging from your past review you have dined with us a few months prior and very much enjoyed it, my apologies that we let you down on this occasion....More

Reviewed October 8, 2012

The restaurant is very nicely furnished giving a warm feeling. The staff were welcoming. The food was really tasty but cold and even after sending it back it still came back cold and the table next to us complained about their food being cold but...More

Thank Nick Gill and Max
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2012

Hi Nick, Gill and Max. Thank you very much for your feedback. Apologies again about the temperature of the food, I spoke with the kitchen team after the service and we think we know what the problem was. We were so busy over the weekend...More

Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Went to the Gunnery with my partner and young baby, just for a drink but was very tempted to stay for lunch when we saw the beautiful-looking roast dinners...! Lots of tables were reserved but we were seated quickly. A (clean!) highchair was immediately provided...More

Thank Christabelle04
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2012

Hi Christabelle, Thank you very much! Not many people know that we're not just for foodies. Our motto is that everybody is a VIP, whether they're having a quick pint, an afternoon coffee or a three course dinner. So I'm especially pleased that this came...More

Reviewed September 30, 2012

Been a regular of Stuarts cuisine for years and never had a bad meal or experience in his establishment. As a family we love to have the occasional Sunday roast out somewhere. Over the years we have tried many an eatery, but nobody has yet...More

Thank ChesterChristine
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2012

Hi Christine, Thank you very much for this lovely review! Stuart was ecstatic with your comments, our Sunday roasts are very much his pride and joy! We'll look forward to seeing you and the family again soon. Warmest Regards Sarah

Reviewed September 30, 2012

We have just had the most perfect Sunday roast at the Gunnery in Tarvin. Having searched Cheshire for that perfect Sunday roast, cooked in the traditional way with Goose fat potatoes, creamy mash etc, its hear in Tarvin. Excellent surroundings, attentive staff including the Manager...More

Thank Paul B
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2012

Hi Paul and Marie! Thank you very much! Stuart was especially pleased with this review, Sunday roasts are his forte so it's nice to know he's appreciated, and also thank you for the personal mention- I'll be using it for leverage on a pay rise!...More

Reviewed September 28, 2012

Friends invited us out two weeks ago (Wednesday night) and suggested we meet at The Gunnery for food. We had great food, fab wine and good company seated in the bar area which had a really good vibe. Hubby says his steak was the best...More

Thank Jill M
The_Gunnery, General Manager at The Gunnery Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2012

Hi Jill, Thank you so much! We're well known for our steaks so thank your husband for his fantastic comment! We'll look forward to providing you with great food and fab wine again very soon. Warmest Regards Sarah

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$11 - $27
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Tarvin, Chester CH3 8JA, England (Formerly The Gunnery Bar & Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester  >  Tarvin
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 749333
  • E-mail
Description
We are a warm, welcoming, inviting bar and restaurant located in the scenic village of Tarvin in the heart of Cheshire. Our charming premises date back to the early 19th century and many of the original features remain, culminating in a rustic and traditional dining setting. Coupled with our enthusiastic and motivated team we hope to provide an experience not to be forgotten.
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