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The Cheshire Cat

) #76 of 389 Restaurants in Chester $$ - $$$ , British,
Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
+44 1244 332200
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (8 reviews)
“lovely pub” (13 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were passing on our barge and stopped for Sunday roast on the evening. The food was tasty but everything was luke warm, tried to catch waitresses attention but no one paying any notice. We ate the food quickly to avoid it being stone cold....More

Thank Helen-9999
Reviewed yesterday

This hotel is situated right on the bank of a canal on the outskirts of Chester. Our reason for staying was to visit Chester a city we love. There is a park and ride close by which takes you right into the city and is...More

Thank BrenSouthWestEngland
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely, spacious rooms, light & airy.Good, varied menu. Service friendly but the waitress could have paid more attention to detail. It did not deter from our enjoyment of the meal but we had to ask for cutlery, condiments, & water several times.

Thank timothy12016
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been visiting Chester for the last 10 years at least (we live in Denmark) and always stay at the Cheshire Cat. We love it. Although now we have the economy to stay at 4 and 5 star hotels we would never consider one...More

Thank C R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice building, well presented with a casual dining area and restaurant area. The food is good, mid-range pub grub at a reasonable price. Children friendly.

Thank cj3t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my mum and auntie to this lovely pub on out skirts of Chester food was great service was great the best fish finger buttie around I advise u go and try it out and not to expensive

Thank shaun b
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Shaun B, thank you so much for the positive review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were cycling today along the canal towpath and stopped for lunch at the Cheshire Cat because it was recommended by some locals. We sat outside as it was such fine weather and we both ate prawn and lobster salad. Quick friendly service and delicious...More

Thank addewid
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Addewid, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had lunch today... it was pretty awful... mash potatoes were not freshly made.. heated in a microwave.. hot on the outside.. cold in the middle.. if I had eaten I could of been poorly.. my veg was presented in an awful...More

2  Thank yvonnetemperley
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yvonnetemperley, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Take care.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed nearby at Rowton Hall, ate here as an alternative to the Hotel. Lovely position on the Canal. Really nice Pub Food at good prices and a great setting on sunny days. Staff were friendly and efficient.

Thank gkbrownie
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gkbrownie, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Cheshire Cat. We're happy we could meet your expectations! We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch with my daughter, bar staff were friendly and served us quickly. We ordered sandwiches with triple cooked chips...for which we paid an upgrade. Service of food was poor, dropped in front of us and a random amount of cutlery put in...More

2  Thank saraloujman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 332200
  • E-mail
The Cheshire Cat in Christleton is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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