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11 Wheelock Street | Cheshire, Middlewich CW10 9AG, England
+44 1606 836000
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is very quaint and tiny so lovely setting. Staff friendly but didn't offer drinks throughout meal and weren't sure of meals they were bringing out. The cocktails were nice and food nice too. Overall a nice night but wouldn't rush back.

Thank Tracy B
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been meaning to book a table for a while having been recommended by several friends. Having see a post on Facebook today offering a midweek special I decided it was finally time to make a visit. The restaurant is themed fantastically with Mexican music and a great use of the space! A warm welcome and friendly waitress to... More 

Thank Josh H
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Each time we have dined here the food has been excellent. The staff are very friendly, efficient and smart. Its best to book as they are very popular!!

Thank Blonde98
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173 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6 of us went for a meal and sat in the booth area near the window. The waiters were great, very chatty and friendly. We ordered our food and when it arrived it was a big portion but very tasty. We started with nachos and chicken wings them had the chicken rio grande and enchiladas which were fab. We also... More 

Thank cher24
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been tonight for a lovely meal. As always, it's by far the best Mexican around. Nice lady with a big smile, couldn't do enough. Had the stuffed peppers for starters but shared them as the main's are all way a good portion. Piri Piri chicken enchiladas has a lovely kick and a chicken burrito equally as nice, Both came with... More 

Thank mappins
Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I have eaten at this establishment previously and didn't get beyond the starters they were so tempting! I visited again last night and had the chilli beef chimichanga, deep flavour and not too spicy, condiments on the table to spice things up and two sides in with the price; wonderful food! Melisa, was there to offer a... More 

Thank James K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When into Chimichangos last week the food there is amazing all freshly cooked the chefs know hows to cook from fresh which is a bounus nowadays Will definitely be returning again and I would recommend for parties

Thank Anne H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time here ,will not be last. Food ,staff and atmosphere were excellent. Couldn't fault it at all. Will truely recommend.

Thank Christine O
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ambience in the place is very good. Nice decor, good Mexican music, not too big. Nice welcome. Food is clearly freshly made and not the chain restaurant rubbish. Lots of nice touches such as a beer glass froster. Service is half the experience in restaurants and they did a cracking job. Basically, you need to give this place a go.... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Never been here before but went on a friends recommendation. Had a lovely evening - great tasting food with it all arriving together for our party of 10, very good value, lovely staff just wish I had got our hostesses name as she was great. We will definitely return.

Thank Peter H

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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
Average prices
$5 - $23
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Wheelock Street | Cheshire, Middlewich CW10 9AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Middlewich
  • Phone Number: +44 1606 836000
THE journey from Wheelock Street to Chimichangos may just be a few steps. But as soon as you walk through the door it feels like a voyage of discovery. Shades of orange and subtle lighting lend an ambience to the restaurant. Above the bar is a painted landscape filled with cacti and sombreros playfully hang from walls and chairs. It is the kind of scene you might expect from an inner-city restaurant but this is Middlewich. Chimichangos officially opened at the weekend and the Guardian was invited to give it a try. Owner Jason Tanfield has transformed Kandi’s Steakhouse into a Mexican restaurant. The 36-year-old said he identified a gap in the market as there is only a handful of independent venues in Cheshire where you can enjoy Mexican food. Jason is also drawing on his experience as he used to be the head chef at a restaurant called The Three Amigos in Exeter about 15 years ago. My partner and I were promptly seated and were struck by how attentive and polite the staff were. We were soon sipping Coronas and tucking into some tortilla chips with delicious home-made salsa. To start we had creamy garlic mushrooms in a tortilla shell and jalapenos stuffed with soft cheese which were both perfect. We followed this up with vegetable fajitas and chicken fajitas respectively - and this is where Chimichangos showed its edge over some of its competitors. Firstly you can choose how hot you want your food to be which is sure to be welcomed by both spice addicts and those who like things mild. The portions were also incredibly generous which tends to be unusual for Mexican restaurants. There genuinely was not much to criticise but it would have been nice to have some cheese with the fajitas but im told they do normally and had forgot!! The service was prompt and my partner, a vegetarian, was impressed with the range of suitable dishes. Credit also goes to Jason for making good use of the limited space available. At the time of our visit a large group for a 21st birthday celebration was being accomodated. We were defeated by the time it came to dessert but suffice to say a taste of Mexico is on offer for those with a sweet tooth. The menu even includes a banana wrapped in a tortilla and dusted with cinnamon called a chimichanga. The whole experience was fantastic and comes highly recommended.NOTE:This was a secret food critic from the guardian newspaper just search GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER MIDDLEWICH

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?