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“Nice friendly atmosphere”
Review of The Square Bottle

The Square Bottle
Ranked #144 of 569 Restaurants in Chester
Cuisines: British, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Always good value at a Wetherspoons but why do they all have to be so dark? We had to sit near the fire exit, the only place where we could actually read the menu. We ordered fish and chips and a beefburger. The chips were very tasty even before we added salt and vinegar but the fish was a thin white sliver encased in thick batter. The beefburger was nice and thick and it came with some lovely bacon so no complaints there. I cannot fault the staff, they were very friendly and helpful and our orders arrived in good time, not too quickly and not too tardily. Overall, a good place for a drink and a quick lunch.

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Thank Diane J
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

On a short break in Chester and decided to eat here in the evening. Menu looked average as other pub menus do. But we were short on time so decided to give it a go.
The pub wasn't busy, only a few people drinking. Tables were dirty and sticky and there didn't appear to be many staff around. Hubby had a mixed grill and I had a gammon steak with egg.
All meat was very greasy and tough, mushrooms were almost swimming in fat and mixed grill meat was hard to distinguish as it looked all the same. We were told to help ourselves to condiments on the table in the corner and then left alone.
We left some of our food and made a quick exit. We don't use rate Wetherspoons as they're pretty average, but this excelled at being awful.

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Thank Teresa425
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Reviewed May 19, 2014

We usually eat at a Wetherspoons pub wherever we go and this was as good as any of them. Clean pleasant atmosphere. Friendly staff, good food and average prices

Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed May 14, 2014

Have always walked past but saw the frontage open today and popped in for a nose. Had a peri chicken and a craft beer both were perfect. Place seems to be on the up, with cold beer and hot food it's a winner for me

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Thank Jimmy1206
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Reviewed May 10, 2014

Called into this Wetherspoons for breakfast on Ladies Day 8th May and it was packed.4 of us got onto a table for 2 and placed our order at the bar ,and very promptly the breakfast orders arrived looking delicious.How the staff cope when it is so manic is hard to understand.
The staff are all friendly and are constantly clearing dead glasses and empty plates and keeping everything moving.
A couple of years back we also ended up in this pub at the end of the day when it was also packed and we thought we would be lucky to get any grub if we could get a table.The food was excellent and served promptly despite our reservations ,so full credit to this establishment for being able to deliver when under pressure.Good value of course as all Wetherspoons pubs.

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1  Thank Gaz M
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