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“Menu”
Review of Handbridge

Handbridge
Ranked #160 of 559 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Menu”
Reviewed April 22, 2014

Ate here both nights, menu limited but food very good & decent portions. All salads & coleslaw made by the chef, only gripe was the beefburger seemed to be to salty but other then that no complaints.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely food and drink shame about the landlady”
Reviewed April 20, 2014

I was always under the impression that being a Land Lady mean't welcoming your guests and ensuring you can offer the best service possible. Unfortunately 'The Handbridge' Land Lady lets her establishment down. Her staff seem under motivated as they seem to witness her rudeness on a daily basis. As a local who has been a regular for a number of years I have now decided enough is enough and taken my custom to 'The Ship'. There have been far too many rude remarks, too many staff being discharged with complaints of unfair dismissal. The landlady seems to have her own views regarding the taste card and often argues it's use even refusing bookings if she feels there has been one to many that day. I have heard that The Handbridge is now for sale and with luck the owner will be moving on I feel this is the only way this charming public house will have a chance of being the success it is destined to be. The food is excellent, surroundings wonderful with a perfect beer garden. A new landlord/landlady could do wonders and turn this establishment around. Signed a concerned local

  • Visited March 2014
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staffs
Level 6 Contributor
160 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
“Super place”
Reviewed March 20, 2014

We have visited the Handbridge twice now and have every intention of going again. There is a lovely atmospher and nice seating with real fire. The menu is very varied and well balanced with specials. The prices are average and the meals are of decent proportion. The staff are efficient and friendly. Sadly this is not my local pub, but we enjoy going when visiting friends.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank waterbabyStaffs
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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Top notch desserts from Darren”
Reviewed February 13, 2014

Absolutely first class establishment, with an extremely enjoyable atmosphere, welcoming to both the London bankers amongst us and the lowliest toothless urchin; despite the unpredictable opening hours the stunningly good-looking staff members will make you feel so much at home that you will be actually tempted to bring a sleeping bag - but make sure it's Tog 50, sometimes the patio heaters are unavailable!

  • Visited July 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Not bad”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

Nice atmosphere, reasonably priced average food.

Staff were over attentive whilst we were eating, then disappeared when we wanted to pay.

Overall not bad but there are much nicer places to eat in the city centre.

  • Visited January 2014
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