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Swanky's - CLOSED

9 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 327777
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible35%
Feb 19, 2014
“rude staff and worse food”
Jan 12, 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
9 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
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Reviewed February 19, 2014

the food was tasteless and cold. when we complained we were told the boss was away and the kitchen staff had refused to reheat our food ?

Thank billiewhiz
Reviewed January 12, 2014

Do not go to this place. The whole experience was disappointing. We normally go to a sandwich shop just down the road called 46 which has always been excellent but thought we'd try somewhere new for a change. We ordered a chicken salad baguette and,...More

2  Thank Scoffer16
Reviewed December 7, 2013

We were trying to have a nice lunch as a family whilst Christmas shopping but went to the wrong place. Our 6 month old was tired & crying and we were comforting him & rocking him in the pram. On the third time of coming...More

Thank georgemum
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Visited this cafe as it looked a nice little place for breakfast. There was seven of us and the staff quickly got us a table and seemed friendly. When it came to ordering one of our party asked for poached egg on her breakfast instead...More

Thank Sophie T
Reviewed July 27, 2013

Visited here with my mum, partner and little boy. Appalling service without a smile. The "homemade" chips were cremated and indelible. The toastie was passable. When I expressed concern that the chips were overdone there was no apology and the response was disinterest. Do not...More

Thank MoominKerry
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Not a huge amount to say about this one. I had a superb ham and cheese omelette, accompanied by chunky chips that were okay but a bit tough. The service and ambience were hard to judge, as I was the only customer for most of...More

Thank pawprint2000
Reviewed December 31, 2012

I recently found myself on a rainy December morning faced with unenviable challenge of Christmas shopping - a daunting task! I decided that the only way to start was with a decent breakfast, so I was chuffed to find Swanky's where I was greeted by...More

Thank Peagreenboats A
Reviewed December 9, 2012

we visited as a family of five,and received a warm welcoming from the staff. Upon arrivial there was not a table big enough for five of us, but the staff kindly made arangements for the other diners to move around to make for us. The...More

Thank playboyplumber
Reviewed October 7, 2012

I did a 5 star review on this establishment 2 years ago, and was looking forward to returning on my next trip to Chester. Sadly I was disappointed. On the afternoon I visited there was only 1 other table occupied. The waitress seemed very laissez...More

Thank JBWales
Reviewed March 30, 2012

This is a fantastic little cafe, I have been many times over the years. I normally have a sandwich, always so fresh and tasty. Good price too. I love the BLT sandwich with proper crisps. The staff are always friendly and it's not far from...More

Thank Bethan B
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 327777
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