We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Slow Boat

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

335 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 334: English reviews
Chester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going here for years ,always well pleased with the menu and service well recommended. the choice is outstanding , you won't be disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank Cheffey
Mid Glamorgan
Level Contributor
46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to early evening banquet. Don't feel the the description is appropriate but it was nice enough. Choice 2 soups, starters but not duck unless pay extra, then choice of about ten main dishes plus rice or noodles. . Served until 7.30 then a la carte menu. Paid total £40 which included 2 glasses of wine. Restaurant above Iceland and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Oldmotherhen
Kinmel Bay, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the slow boat is perfect always the same very high standard the bufet option we find the best you pick what you want from a menu and its cooked fresh for you not like other places were its left sweting in a hot plate the taste of the food is very high standard been many times always perfect

Helpful?
Thank thedigle
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here twice now, the second time I actually drove from Blackpool to visit. This restaurant is fantastic, very reasonably priced, hot, fresh food and plenty of it. I really wish it was closer to my home! Will definitely be back when I'm next in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Ronnie198930
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant 7 years ago and we wasn't disappointed on this visit. Great choice of dishes, friendly staff

Helpful?
Thank simmo7280
staffordshire
Level Contributor
27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here , first time "nicest chinese we've ever had" this time didn't disappoint .We had the "Belly buster" banquet , everything we had was lovely and cooked fresh , I particularly liked the salt and pepper ribs , lovely crunch on the coating. Will definitely go again next time in Chester. :-)

Helpful?
Thank andylal
Oswestry, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We went with our friends to the Slow Boat for a Buffet Meal. They allow you to select up to six starters, eat them and you can come back for more. Can't fault them, the food was tasty, the staff were warm and friendly. For £12.00 a head, where can you better it. Open on Sundays from 12.00 to 9.00... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alan S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service, friendly staff,,delicious food what more could you want oh yes reasonably priced .fullbelly banquet was awesome

Helpful?
Thank Cazzy22
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

There were nine of us in our group. Apart from when I had to go to he bar and demand someone serve a drink that had been ordered twice over 20 minutes earlier the rest of the evening went very well. Three ate from the wide and varied menu the rest of us plugged for a £22 per person banquet.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Stanx S
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

we have been here twice when visiting chester, and wish it was nearer. it clean and well decorated, staff are polite and attentive. we attended for a a la carte buffet which is just great. all the food is delicious really well cooked and attractive looking. portions are ample and of course as much as you want. absolutley love it,... More 

Helpful?
Thank adam1138

Travelers who viewed Slow Boat also viewed

 
Chester, Cheshire
Chester, Cheshire
 

Been to Slow Boat? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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: +44 1244 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Slow Boat and other visitors
6 questions
Ask a question
2 months ago

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Slow Boat staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?