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The Cheshire Cat

$$ - $$$, British,
Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
+44 1244 332200
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (9 reviews)
“park and ride” (10 reviews)
“lovely pub” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in here when travelling on a canal boat. Pub was busy as it was Friday night but we still found a table. Food was delicious and service very good. Friendly, especially to our dog who got a treat on arrival. Would thoroughly recommend the...More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great first attempt would highly reccommend we go every weekend as we love the food, the staff are great, its really relaxed, plenty of seating inside n out. Great for families even lovely relaxing as there is the canal with barges passing through....your also able...More

Thank paulatitley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely looking place, right on the canal with long boats moored...always a pleasing sight. A very friendly welcome, we were served our drinks and shown to our table. Our waitress, Elena was really lovely and very attentive. My husband's starter arrived reasonably quickly and was...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch here and it was possibly the worst meal we have ever had. I would have sent it back but my partner doesn't like to make a fuss. All the food was cold the carrots were that hard you couldn't cut them,the rest...More

1  Thank janet l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been stuck in traffic on the A41 & in need of a 'pit stop' we stumbled across this place by chance; a beautiful Georgian building with a shabby chic interior. Ready for some food we grabbed a table and both went for the special...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, plenty of choice, friendly staff, loads of room to eat/drink inside and out, prompt service, beautiful setting. would return when back in the area.

Thank Dave N
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dave N, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Cheshire Cat!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here several times. The food and service has always been good. The most recent meal was lunch on our way home from Cheshire Oaks. We were sat promptly and had our order taken. The food came within a good time frame and...More

Thank SHDJ2014
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the positive review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good value for food the service was a little slow - lots of staff but not a great attention to the customers. We went for lunch with friends and ate outside - the food was good and wholesome and standard pub fare. Would I go...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We so want to like this pub, it's on a lovely canal walk and perfect for us to stroll over and enjoy a nice meal. Unfortunately, we waited a long time for our 'Sunday Roast' and when it arrived it was obvious it had been...More

1  Thank foodiecop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in late evening for a drink and snack, good menu and we ate goujons and dough sticks, large portions and tasted good. But there where dogs everywhere including sitting on the chair next to me whilst I was eating which kept barking and growling...More

Thank j w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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