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“Great local pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bear and Billet

Bear and Billet
Ranked #60 of 553 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Bear & Billet is a terrific 3 storie pub located inside the walled city of Chester which was owned by the Earl of Shrewsbury & built in 1664. The Bear & Billet offers a great friendly place to enjoy food and drink. We have a wide selection of cask ales and well as draught and bottled beers from around the world. We have a full homecoo0ked food menu available everyday day with Sunday lunch available every Sunday from 12pm-7pm. Not only that we have function rooms available for hire as well as live sport shown throughout the year with 5 flat screen T. V's available on 3 floors.
Melbourne
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great local pub”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

We popped down here after a disastrous visit to the King's Head. Busy but not insane on a Friday evening, waited a little for a table downstairs but plenty of room upstairs. Lovely fire downstairs, friendly staff and good food. This is not haute cuisine but the meals we had were hot, tasty and to be honest better than we had expected! Mac and cheese was a generous portion, piping hot, burger was really nice too. Beer was well kept and fairly priced. Given that we live about 50 metres away we will definitely be back soon!

  • Visited January 2013
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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Christmas Day!”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

We popped in for one on Christmas day and ended up staying for a few! The atmosphere was pleasant and the food smelt good, although we didn't stay to eat...

Visited December 2012
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Wales
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great burgers”
Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

We ate here during a short stay in Chester. Very nice atmosphere and polite, friendly staff. There's a good choice of food on the menu, particularly the burger selection! Had the BBQ chicken buger which was ace.

Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a nice meal in pleasant surroundings.

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Lons, France
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Lovely atmospheric Pub”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

Picture postcard exterior, great quality real ales and bitters, roaring fire and happy atmosphere. Pubs don't come any better than this!

  • Visited December 2012
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England, Arkansas
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Really good”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

Really nice food good service well priced nice atmosphere we had a great time and would visit again next time we are in Chester

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