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Slow Boat

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57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
01244 317873
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Liverpool
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here a few times before and have always liked it even though it is on the pricey side but after visiting on a Sunday for the first time I was quite disappointed. there wasnt much choice on the menu as it was a set menu and when the bill came to £40 for 2 people with 2 drinks... More 

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Thank 1fional
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with a friend recently, and I had the lemon and honey chicken and chow mien. It was truly delicious! The meal was hot and was served fresh. The customer service is very good as well, and the food arrived in good time. Definitely will return. As it was a sunny afternoon, it was nice getting a table... More 

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Thank ejg1991
Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite expensive but the amount of food more than makes up for this. They even packed it to takeaway for us

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Thank Ceri H
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking our legs off, we decided to pop into the slowboat for a meal. Excellent choice. Our daughter and son-in-law are vegetarians, so much choice for them. The whole meal experience was amazing. Highly recommended.

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Thank Val E
Chester, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to the Slow Boat for some time, and so we decided to visit one Sunday for a change from the usual roast. On a Sunday they have a Chinese buffet, but forget your usual buffet where its been sat out for ages, they do it differently here. Its an 'all you can eat' menu - you start... More 

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Thank Shantele72
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stubbled across this using trip advisor. Great Chinese buffet, all the food cooked fresh as you want it, you can order as much as you like, all kept hot on a burner. Friendly staff, quick service. We found it all reasonably priced £19.95 for the belly buster buffet (they do a lunch buffet to), a pint of carling £3.60.... More 

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Thank LeanneLoveridge
Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly staff. Amazing food and great value for money. We are now regulars there and we recommend it to everyone.

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Thank larajazzy
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in on a Wednesday night and chose the tea time banquet. 12-13 pound not bad. Hot and sour soup, hot and little bit spicy, starters were amazing they were set though, lots to choose from for your main potions, were big. We will definitely come again.

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Thank Hannah P
Chester, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall a really nice meal with great service and a fair price. Four adults and two children and we all opted for the banquet. My fussy daughter asked for a plain duck dish and ate the lot 😋 I shared the Prosecco with my friend ( the birthday girl) and we both agreed that it was honestly one of the... More 

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Thank MrsMcgregor
Chester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here last night for some Chinese food and were originally lulled in by the all you can eat offer - but we found it it was only on Sunday. Never mind! We did take a look at the tea-time banquet but ended up going for something from their main menu. We started with the China Combo starter platter for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 317873
Description
Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?