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The Steam Mill Business Centre Steam Mill Street | Steam Mill Street, Chester CH3 5AN, England
+44 1244 329229
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a Monday night with the family when they offer 2 for 1 pizzas after 5pm. Arrived at 6 and was told that children have to leave by 7pm. Not a problem for us as we were tired but worth knowing if you plan to visit with kids or hang around. Good pizza on fresh dough. I had a... More 

Thank Ian H
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

5 of us are at Artichoke on Saturday 18th February. Starters were very tasty (3of us had smoked salmon & gravad lax) but not very big. However it was good that this was the case as my rib of beef was enormous and very tasty. Same was the case with the half duck and belly pork which others had. The... More 

Thank Ian W
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend booked a table for the two of us for Valentines Night. We both had a starter, main and dessert. Both the food and service was excellent with nicely sized portions too! We both had a very enjoyable meal and will definitely be back very soon. Highly recommended!

Thank FR1995
Chester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is in a great location right on the canal but the food is just about OK and the service isn't marvellous either. It looks the part, relaxed and alternative but a bit smart. The first time we tried to go in the evening, we had a delightful 10 year old with us but weren't allowed in. I hate... More 

Thank Rosemary K
Chester, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last night for an evening meal. The restaurant/bar was very relaxed yet vibrant. Customer service was welcoming, friendly and efficient, whilst the food was excellent - so much so that we enjoyed 3 courses. The drinks menu is fantastic and quite special. Would definitely revisit

Thank Gareth B
Yokohama, Japan
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We shared a salad & pizza. Food was excellent quality. Service was good & the building/atmosphere very appealing. Highly recommended & we will return. The canal side location is very relaxing.

Thank Anna B
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102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location and in good weather a place to sit outdoors. Small selection on the set menu but easy to find something you want. We had roast beef and it was good. Reasonably priced. Service fast and after lunch were able to move to a comfortable sofa to continue chatting. Overall a good experience.

Thank NorthSimon
Manchester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're after Sunday lunch in Chester look no further. It is one of the best value for money I've had! Absolutely delicious

Thank RosieLub
Chester, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for 4 for our first visit here with our friends 13/1/17pm Nice welcome on arrival and a great feel to the place Fab choice on the menu and choice of drinks too Waitresses serving us were really friendly and warm Our food arrived and it was so nice , the steak I had was fantastic ,... More 

Thank ahickman6
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

We all chose the Sunday lunch with an aperitif of sherry and almonds as recommended The beef was beautifully cooked and so delicious accompanied by a plentiful and varied amount of vegetables and extra gravy The staff were very attentive without being intrusive We had desserts but couldn't finish them as we were full but the rice pudding was great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Steam Mill Business Centre Steam Mill Street | Steam Mill Street, Chester CH3 5AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 329229
Contempory cafe, bar and bistro.
From Sunday Roast to coffee, tea and toast, cocktails to real ales. Relaxed and friendly service combined with quality food and drinks.
A great range of homemade cakes, real ale from Cheshire breweries, continental lager and artisan beers, modern bistro dining using the finest local suppliers and a wine and cocktail list second to none.

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