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Joseph Benjamin

140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bavette steak” (10 reviews)
“baked cheese” (10 reviews)
“fruit cake” (12 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant is our favourite Sunday lunch destination. The food is superb and the selection of vegetables accompanying the meal is the best in Chester. The food is seasonal and always cooked to perfection. However, there are only 2 options for Sunday "roasts', albeit the...More

Thank 08Richmond
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a meal here with friends who had recommended the restaurant but not visited for a while. Their recommendation proved to be an excellent choice as we all thoroughly enjoyed our meal and evening together. For our starters we had the broccoli & spinach...More

Thank Wirral146
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here yesterday with an old school friend. As neither of us live in Chester we had to rely on recommendations - they were absolutely right. We had (in my opinion) a carefully thought-out and beautifully presented meal. Truly delicious! Must also mention our...More

Thank LisaJ51
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really delicious lunch following a recommendation that this was a good place, and we were lucky to get one of the last tables, having not booked. A healthy sign, for a cold Wednesday. We shared a starter of king prawns in the best sauce...More

Thank Sussextraveller040
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here during a recent day trip to Chester and were thoroughly impressed by our choice. Excellent attentive service from a friendly team was matched by the wonderful food. The liver pate and bread & butter pudding deserve particular mention but to be...More

Thank JonS549
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been meaning to try here for ages after hearing great things and we were so pleased at how good it was. The food was absolutely perfect, atmosphere was nice, great service. It was probably one of the nicest meals out I’ve ever had! Can’t...More

Thank Shep23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rich flavors, wonderful food combinations, excellent bread. Enjoyed pork belly with excellent fruit, vegetable ñ, sauce pairings. Very fresh and creative. Maybe the best in Chester.

Thank TravelSmartAndOften
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First rate restaurant in Chester. We wanted a smaller intimate restaurant experience for my birthday weekend - Joseph Benjamin fitted the bill perfectly. Great reception started with. G&T from the bar. We were seated in a nice table for two and had the charcuterie share...More

Thank Freakyfummz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small trendy modern restaurant in Chester. Great place for lunch, good food and choice of menu. Great atmosphere, what more can I say. Just go.

Thank GAHunt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating here since it was a small restaurant in the basement next door and it is still one of the best places to eat in Chester. We had lamb samosa, brill and chicken and everything was very well cooked, wine nice and...More

Thank FergusDentressangle
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Questions & Answers
26 March 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
Wasn't on the menu when we visited however as the menu changes and is seasonal it may well appear at some time. I'd give the restaurant a call to ask what they are currently offering.
12 February 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it was on the menu when we visited. There was a steak sandwich though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344295
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