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The Coach House

$$ - $$$, British,
39 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HQ, England
+44 1244 351900
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish platter” (3 reviews)
“beef” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an overnight stay at this excellent property . It is excellent value for money , very central . Warm welcome on arrival , very large impressive room on the front of the building over looking the street. Lovely decor and very clean ....More

Thank Pup2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a Saturday afternoon looking for a light lunch and a drink whilst visiting Chester. The Coach House is quite a nice place, with a decent menu and pleasant surroundings. We hadn’t booked in advance, but were found a table, although we...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us ate here last Sunday evening 18 Feb 2018. We were staying at the Coach House too. The menu is imaginative and has something to suit everyone's tastes and good value. Good choice of wine but just a tad pricey! We all thoroughly...More

Thank Peter L
Phillip D, General Manager at The Coach House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Peter! I'd just like to thank you for your lovely comments about your stay. I love reading that our residents, diners and drinkers have had the best experience with us here. We have a brand new spring menu that has kicked off this week....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in at the Coach House in Chester for lunch on Saturday. It was very busy but we were shown to a table and given a menu straight away. Our drinks order was taken immediately. To eat we both had the tuna melt in...More

Thank cityspotterUk
Phillip D, General Manager at The Coach House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this lovely review! It's great to read that you enjoyed your Coach House experience, especially with your meals. The boys in the kitchen really do have a knack for feeding everybody well!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there with three others on the 8th Feb after visiting the city. We were told at 5.50 that we had to be out by 7.00 due to a function. We quickly ordered, I decided to try the veggie option a lemon. pea and...More

1  Thank MicheleMcN
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We walked around the city after visiting an antique fair at the racecourse and came across this pub, we visit Chester quite often, but never noticed the place before, I’m pleased we did ! First impression from the outside was it’s a drinkers pub a...More

Phillip D, Owner at The Coach House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Hi there! I'd just like to thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this fab review. A lot of character from the inside and the outside i'd say! It's great to hear you were pleasantly surprised by us, and i'm so...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here again last week & enjoyed excellent food, once again. The food is one of the best in the City centre, with a menu that will please anyone's taste buds. Highly recommend that you visit here if your are in Chester, you will not...More

Thank The-Bikers
Elisher D, General Manager at The Coach House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hello there! Thank you for leaving us this fab review. All of our team work so hard to ensure everyone enjoys their experience with us whether it be with food or just a quick drink! Wow! What a fantastic compliment as well. Our team try...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch here on a weekend away to Chester. We’ve been here before but just had snacks. Two of our party had the pulled pork bun and the brie and bacon - both extremely happy with their choices and clean plates. Another...More

Thank Laura H
Elisher D, General Manager at The Coach House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Laura! What a gorgeous review! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave these lovely comments. Our homemade BBQ sauce is our head chef - Matt's secret recipe! It's lovely to hear yourself and your party enjoyed everything! I'll most certainly be...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017

A very cold November day drew us into this hostelry. We entered via the front door to find a very pubby,cozy but full room. We were then invited onto the " restaurant " which turned out to be not much better than a "cafe" surroundings...More

Thank Meals-on-heels
Elisher D, General Manager at The Coach House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. What lovely comments about our kitchen and floor team! Thank you so much and I will be sure to pass these on to our hard workers. We try to make use of...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

I had a great Saturday lunch in The Coach House. Food was really nice. We ordered Fish & Chips, one of the chicken burgers, the Caesar salad and a soup of the day. The fish and the chicken were really nice fried. Not too oily,...More

Thank Mario_aero
Elisher D, General Manager at The Coach House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi there, Mario! Thank you for taking the time to leave this review! I am glad you enjoyed your lunch here with us, I can only apologise that you didn't enjoy the soup. It is made fresh daily and we always try different varieties, so...More

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28 December 2016|
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Response from Elisher D | Property representative |
The Chester market carpark is located just behind the hotel and is the best place for parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 351900
  • E-mail
The Coach House is a Chester restaurant serving home cooked, traditional British food with a modern twist. We pride ourselves on always giving the highest quality we can, from our service to our food and even in our beer.We feature Daniel Thwaites beers and regular guest ales, often from local breweries. Our wine list is supplied by James Pickup wines and we also sell our wine of the month.Our full menu is available all day from 12 noon, and our lighter bites menu is served between 12 and 6pm
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