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The Falcon

) #118 of 391 Restaurants in Chester $ , , British
Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 314555
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“mash” (2 reviews)
“sam smiths” (13 reviews)
“historic pub” (7 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Pub, Bar, British
Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After hearing this place was haunted by Molly the ghost and from previous recommendations we went for a quick drink to cool down. The pub was so quiet, there were people inside but you could hear a pin drop which we enjoyed as in other...More

Thank beckyarya
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We visited this afternoon for a few drinks and a lunchtime snack. A pint of bitter and a double white rum and coke costs £7.00. We ordered Hunter's chicken which was served with chips and salad. The meal portion was a good size, it was...More

Thank fionaandsteve2017
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We were met with lack of service and not a smile in the place. The staff were rude and exceptionally ignorant. Bar staff roll their eyes and manager is rude and discriminative avoid at all costs. Such a shame as a beautiful building ruined entirely...More

Thank DLreviews w
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere in a proper olde worlde pub. Good for ale drinkers but not if you're a wine drinker like me. Had a gin and tonic which was an ok substitute. Hubby had an ale. Very reasonably priced though. £7 for the 2 drinks and...More

Thank suzyness
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

May be the oldest pub in Chester but not the best. Very intriguing from the outside and we quickly walked up the stairs and into the bar. The bar itself is double sided with one side in one bar and one side a few yards...More

Thank BlackpoolStevieb
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We visit chester at least 3 times a year and never miss going to the Falcon for a few drinks. They have started serving food which is good, home made and reasonably priced too

Thank gillymay2015
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Best pub in Chester, landlady / landlord and staff amazingly friendly Beer brilliant, lunch time food brilliant Really cosy pub very welcoming Jon M Cheshire

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of good reviews about the beer but as we're not beer drinkers we wanted wine. Only 1 offering for red wine (cabernet savignon) and one for white (chenin blanc). Both unknown brands. I asked for Bacardi and they only have non branded spirits so...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I guess if you are in Chester, you have to visit it, right at the beginning of the centre of Chester, beautiful Tudor style building, cosy a nice place to meet with friends, lots of locals go there at Christmas time is a great place...More

Thank _analuisaperalta66
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Never been in the Falcon despite all my years in Chester. Didn't have anything to eat however the local ales on tap were great. A little bit of the tourist trail so a good spot for a quiet drink away from the bustle

Thank Gav H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Michael K
Is the upper floor available for hire?
10 April 2016|
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Hi how much is it to hire ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pub, Bar, British
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 314555
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