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“Disappointing” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Bird in Hand

The Bird in Hand
Ranked #181 of 548 Restaurants in Chester
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff
Chester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

Thought we'd give it a try after reading about the refurbishment but were really disappointed. Half hour wait for our meal during a very quiet lunchtime - we were the only customers eating. Fish and chips ok - big piece of battered fish but a bit greasy and not much flavour. Blackpudding, pear and goatscheese salad - 5 out of 10 and that's being generous. Guy behind the bar was friendly and attentive and we want local businesses to do well but they'll need to up their game to succeed, or maybe we caught them on a bad day?

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank WendyWoo6
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English first
Abergele, Wales, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“The best Fish & Chips & Burgers around!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Chips - Homemade with skins on. Burger - Homemade. Onion Rings - Homemade. Fish - Hand battered with lager-batter. Coleslaw - homemade with red cabbage & onion
Food was not gourmet, but was delicious & excellent value with lots of cheeky little twists thrown in as if to prove that its all homemade.

Service was informal, attentive & polite.

Had a pint of the local real ale, apparently brewed a mile or so away!!!

Great liitle pub.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Rob L
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