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Porta

140 Northgate Street | Next door to Joseph Benjamin Restaurant, Chester CH1 2HT, England
+44 1244 344295
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (180 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (36 reviews)
“ox cheek” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
140 Northgate Street | Next door to Joseph Benjamin Restaurant, Chester CH1 2HT, England
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1 - 10 of 491 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had been to Porta at Altrincham and now as Chester residents we had to give this a run. first class, one of the specials was a chorizo tortilla which was superb and the seared iberico pork was as good as it gets. Staff are...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to find only a couple of tables free. Porta is very small but has a lovely buzzy atmosphere and delicious smells. The chef’s station is at the front of the premises and the staff are constantly passing by with a delicious array of...More

Thank heatherpJ2777TE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh. My. Days. If you like super tasty food you have to come here!! It’s a dinky little place very cute and reminds me of my home town so I love it. You can order wine by the carafe and it’s good house wine- totally...More

Thank cocoamambo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was going to Storyhouse and this is about 2 mins walk away. It’s hidden location makes it easily missable ( look out for the benches out front ). We were told by a young boy by the door ( with his parents) that it was...More

Thank anna s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit here with my wife based on recommendations from friends. The place isn’t very big but in a good way - the restaurant was packed out but at the same time, felt intimate. We had a short wait so ordered a bottle of...More

Thank swiss_r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would thoroughly recommend! The food was delicious with a great range of dishes. It’s a very cosy restaurant and feels very authentic.

Thank charliep51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come here every couple of months with my girlfriend and it hasn't disappointed yet! The dishes are simple and delicious, the atmosphere cosy and the service friendly and efficient. Definitely a favourite in Chester - a city with several great restaurants.

Thank peterjames5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmospheric little tapas bar with wonderful food. All the food was full of rich flavours, croquets were a standout

Thank Aoife G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the risk on not being able to book and it was definitely worth it! Excellent tapas, excellent wine, excellent staff! Really enjoyable evening in a relaxed atmosphere, the place was packed but at the same time intimate enough for a meal for 2. Highly...More

Thank Pedders901
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying near the centre this place was recommended by our hosts. Took a while to fund as tucked away but what a cute little place. We were lucky they managed to "squeeze " us in as they were extremely busy. Food was good but having...More

Thank SALG52
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curtisofgeorge
29 May 2017|
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Response from lindy_girl_1 | Reviewed this property |
The market car park, its free after 3pm but make sure to check the closing time as it does shut for the night
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Miriam F
3 February 2017|
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Response from The3rdEarl | Reviewed this property |
I recall they do
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PepperCat12
20 August 2016|
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Response from Stephen P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Northgate Street | Next door to Joseph Benjamin Restaurant, Chester CH1 2HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344295
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