No one can visit Chester without enjoying its world-class eateries – and we do mean world. A veritable smorgasbord of international culinary delights awaits any visitor to the city, covering wide-ranging tastes from the furthest Orient to the southern US BBQ grill! Our recommendations are listed here, but this should be treated as a starting point! And of course, these are all open during these crazy times!
- Ristorante Sergio
A family owned and operated classic Italian restaurant, with all the timeless charm that comes with it! An extensive menu covering all the best of land and sea, matched with a wine list that pairs perfectly with any dish. Fantastic for a date night or a family get-together
- Hickory’s Smokehouse Grill
Set on the banks of the Dee, this smokehouse brings you the delights of American BBQ cuisine at its finest. Whether it’s ribs, pulled pork, or brisket you are after, you’ll find it cooked to perfection here, with a cheeky cocktail to wash it down with!
Pro tip: They make the best Old Fashioned in a 50-mile radius – and it comes smoked!
- Moules a-go-go
The clue is in the name with this one – fresh Scottish mussels are the order of the day, every day. Served in various creamy sauces, the white wine based Classic, the cider and bacon Harlech, or even a spicy Thai, this seafood specialty will leave you planning your next visit before you are out of the door
- Ruan Orchid
A Thai curry from your local Chinese takeaway this most certainly is not! Nestled away at the top of Lower Bridge Street, this Oriental gem will coat your palate with spice and flavour in equal measure, immersing you in an authentic Thai eating experience.
- Koconut Grove
Tucked away in the Canal Quarter, this is an Indian restaurant you don’t want to miss out on. Blending Indian and Bangladeshi styles to produce a mid-Asian culinary experience nearly unmatched anywhere else!
A now-staple British restaurant chain, the speciality here is chicken and banter – along with various strengths of Piri-Piri sauce to challenge your hardened taste buds
- Da Noi
A cosy Italian ristorante that focuses the owners’ passion on serving nationally-recognised food hailing from the North of Italy, this is a little gem that you can easily miss if you don’t watch out for it!
- Opera Grill
Experience a little bit of luxury dining, with extensive food, cocktail, and wine menus, live music, special events and more!
- Pincanha by Fanzenda
Not content with just bringing a taste of South America to Chester, Pincanha know just how to satisfy the discerning carnivore: platter upon platter of exquisitely prepared meats that will titillate all your senses!
- Istanbul BBQ
Whether you care for the dining in or takeaway experience, this is the place to go to if you want to indulge your senses in classic Turkish cuisine, from Lahmacun to a proper Kulbasti