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Meltdown Chester

14 Queens Park View, Handbridge, Chester CH4 7BU, England
+44 1244 659528
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“toasties” (3 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
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09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
14 Queens Park View, Handbridge, Chester CH4 7BU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bread and cheese a great combination with a fabulous choice of extra options and grilled to perfection Staff very helpful in making choices and also kind and sensitive with older customers If you love bread and cheese you will love this place the cheese is...More

1  Thank Gary Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my Mum for lunch after reading some very good comments on social media. She's a tough customer, but we both loved it! Best grilled cheese sandwich I've had and a really wide and interesting menu - goats cheese, ham, tuna, hot sause, homemade chilli...More

Thank AliGZ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Two words.....absolutely fabulous!! 😃 great food! Great staff! And great atmosphere!! Well worth the 10min walk from the city centre! You won't be disappointed!!! Unless you don't like cheese!!! 😃

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The BEST cheese toasties you'll ever eat. Guaranteed. Large cheese toastie with a side of chilli jam. Genuinely perfect. Get involved, support your local businesses, same price as a shi**y pre-packed sandwich from you're usual suspect giant soul sucking chain cafe or shop, and a...More

Thank Rob K
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A quite rustic cafe in the quite suburbs of Handbridge took me back to the place I grew up and across the road from the secondary school I attended. My colleague and I chose the pulled beef - it was to die for, so we...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Went in for a quick lunch with a friend and 3 kids. It was amazing. Great menu, great service, great grilled cheese. The outdoor area was perfect for the kids it has a chalkboard and outdoor games. Thanks for our amazing lunch. We will 100%...More

Thank nicknox83
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Parking is free outside for half an hour, but as other reviewers have said it's only a 5 min walk from lower bridge street. I had the four cheese melt, with a side of homemade slaw - it was delicious but next time I think...More

Thank EmmaM1979
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The idea of a cheese toastie restaurant will always attract me but Meltdown does more than that. The range of extras and specials is great. Plenty of filling, definitely does not scrimp on the cheese. Great garden at the back, so on the sunny day...More

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing food (the homemade chilli jam is a MUST), amazing staff, amazing Jaunty goat coffee, the cutest little outdoor seating area - 13/10 would go again 😍🧀☕️

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great hidden gem of a place! Melts are absolutely delicious - have tried the Swiss (ham, Emmenthal and mustard) and the Dirty (Nutella and mascarpone) so far and will be back for more! I was so full after both visits couldn't eat for the rest...More

Thank Liz C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Queens Park View, Handbridge, Chester CH4 7BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 659528
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Local independent coffee shop and grilled cheese sandwich bar.
Serving decent coffee, craft beers, grilled cheese sandwiches and good vibes in a laid back environment.
Sunny garden (Dogs welcome).
Neighbourhood bar a short stroll over the river from Chester's town centre.
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