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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to teycthr Chinese food at this restaurant. It's located in the city centre of Chester. Food portion is generous and tastes good. They should provide proper chopstick rather than disposable ones. I find the lighting to be a bit too dim to my liking.

Thank philiplk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in to here early evening as my wife fancied a Chinese meal The staff were very welcoming and friendly and we were shown to a table The starters were very quick in coming out and tasted delicious The main course was not long...More

Thank Jeff61uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After kindly fitting us in (we hadn't booked as we thought at 6:30pm this would not be a problem), we were told we would have to be out by 8pm, which was not an issue. The staff were very attentive and each course was ready...More

1  Thank AJM2212
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the bad reviews I've read them and some come across as very stuck up and pretentious "didn't offer to pour my beer" do it yourself. Anyway table of 4 we had a great time. Don't expect to like everything because...More

1  Thank somver
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Chris duck pancakes were excellent. Main course a bit bland. The menu carries a lot of options I wasn't familiar with and so had to select on a guess. I'm sure I could have found something more to my taste but can only review on...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch. I had sweet chilli beef and it just melted in my mouth. Warmers for the food which I haven't seen for a long time, even for my jasmine tea!

1  Thank Claire W
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Went for the Sunday buffet and really enjoyed it. Service was a little slow, but each time we asked or reminded them about something we got it soon after. This place has been busy and successful for years and years and looks set for many...More

1  Thank mdc1232014
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We had the buffet which wasn't really a buffet as you didn't get to pick what or how much you had it was pick a couple of starter some like the meat balls we only got one each and then you had to pick one...More

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

When on a Sunday for all you can eat after reading good reviews. You can only choose options off the set menu. This does not include duck or even prawn crackers with the soup! The menu is broad but contains unpopular options. Good price good...More

Thank Steph D
Management response:Responded 21 July 2017

just to clarify on sundays we don't just do our all you can eat banquet our alacarte menu is available every minute of our opening times 7 days a week. if crispy duck is what you prefer all you have to do is order it.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

sat down looked after from the start nice menu very good staff and a very good night remind me of the time when I lived in Hong Kong good times there too

1  Thank Phil-h-wirral
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9 September 2016|
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Response from Angie B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, very casual relaxed atmosphere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
14:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 317873
Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541
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