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Chinched Bistro

7 Queen St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
+1 709-722-3100
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“charcuterie” (31 reviews)
“pavlova” (11 reviews)
“cavatelli” (6 reviews)
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All hours
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Queen St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The charcuterie was fabulous We devoured it. My partner chose the ribs and pork plates and was very pleased. I chose the cauliflower and mushrooms on toast. Both were delicious. Loved the atmosphere. Be prepared to pay $$$

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Our visit to St. John's coincided with the local excitement of a visit from the celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Rumour was spreading that he dined here. Whether he did or not, it seemed great fun to think he might have. This was definitely our all...More

Thank jjquilter
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My wife and I had dinner at Chinched while visiting St. John's. My wife had the Pig Ear Fries which we both found too spicey and the Hand Cut Spaghetti which she enjoyed. I had the locally grown greens and the mushrooms on toast, both...More

Thank torontotraveller939
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

There were four of us for dinner. I ordered the pot stickers. They were delicious but the portion was tiny. I also ordered the hand cut spaghetti and it was ridiculously small for the price. We split the charcuterie combo which was good. We were...More

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The bistro serves small plates that are very tasty. However, our meal would have been better if the service was more responsive and the food hotter. We waited over 40 minutes for our second course. The waiter kept on saying it was coming, yet the...More

Thank EileenG17
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

First time at the new location last night and Chinched surpassed all expectations. The service was exceptional - incredibly attentive, warm and personable. An impressive menu with flavoursome share plates. Well stocked bar, dim lit, and funky music playlist. A little gem which in my...More

Thank Christie T
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Started with Pigs ears fries with a house made hot sauce, perfectly done, nice and crispy and just the right amount of heat. Charcuterie & cheese combo platter came with house made mortadella and Serrano ham, along with the house pickles and an added touch,...More

Thank PeterDa1956
Reviewed 9 September 2017

New location on Bates Hill has much better ambiance. Sat at the bar and enjoyed the 'Happy Hour" menu, a smaller version of the main menu. Staff were busy but attentive. Portion size was great and allowed us to share like tapas.

Thank c4pl
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Party of 5 attended for a birthday celebration. New location on Bates Hill still has parking issues, as does almost all downtown restaurants so leave early & hope you can find a spot! Two ordered the combo charcuterie which by all accounts was excellent. Chinched...More

Thank Baremusic
Reviewed 7 September 2017

can only speak to the appetizer quality as we waited for over 2.5 hours and did not receive the main courses. Service staff were trying their best but issues were elsewhere. Discussed it with a manager or senior staff person and the response was that...More

Thank Cangolf
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There are very few seats downstairs and the space is very tight. The rest of the tables are upstairs and I didn't see an elevator.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Queen St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 4B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-722-3100
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Description
Chinched offers a creative dining experience with a focus on hand crafted gourmet food prepared with traditional preservation techniques, sustainable methods and whole animal butchery. Attention to detail, casual atmosphere, thoughtful wine and drink lists and creative menu offerings are prepared and executed by a very dedicated team at Chinched.
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