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The Piper

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Pipers Lane | Hoole, Chester CH2 3LS, England
+44 1244 322093
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Chester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I do drink in here on a regular basis and I can recommend a visit for either a drink or food. The menu is extensive and there is something for most tastes. The place is clean and tidy and the staff are pleasant. It has weekly quizzes and other entertainment during the week. A nice pub to go to with... More 

1 Thank Jabwoy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a nose as I have not been here for about 6 years and WOW what a transformation me and the other half had food and it was brilliant fish pie amazing and she had the burger off the lunch menu nice and juicy well done to all will recommend

1 Thank Garry H
Level Contributor
42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't book and they had no issue fitting in a table of 8. The staff was very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We had the 2 course lunch for £8.95 (3 courses for £10.95) and we were stuffed after that! It was all lovely and would definitely recommend the burger although the whole menu sounded great. Everything... More 

1 Thank Jod2285
Chester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the zoo we'd booked in here for the Christmas menu. Three courses for £19.95 seemed good value although we had to pay a supplement for the steak. It was nice seeing the pub looking so Christmasy and we wished we'd been there earlier as Santa had been. Service was excellent, staff all attentive at this busy time of the... More 

1 Thank Mark T
Chester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointed. Two of us visited. First visit. Live locally. Ordered and waited, and waited, and waited. The people next to us were upset they wanted to go to Cheshire Oaks but it's getting so late they can't. I went to the bar after 45 minutes and virtually had an argument when asking if I could pay for drinks (I... More 

Thank HelnChris
ThePiperPub, Manager at The Piper, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thank you, for your feedback. I apologize for the bad experience you received with us and have responded to your review that you have left us on Facebook. I hope that we can resolve this directly. Nikki More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I live local and have tried Sea Bass in some of the othe establishments near me and have always come away slightly disappointed. Finally, I've come away from an establishment thinking "that was cooked really well". My wife had a Chicken Burger which she said was one of the nicest she'd ever had. We often go for Sunday dinner there... More 

2 Thank 632Evanses
Chester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great food worthy of a restaurant. At very reasonable prices. Lots of space to sit and ample parking. Plenty of beers to choose from.

Thank Gary L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Horrible Monday night.. there were max 15 people I the whole place 2 to 3 table for food - 2 to a table My wife and I after a long day at work went to the piper.. we live in chester.. Got a bottle of wine and food ordered.. Steak chips and Chicken burger & chips Received the food.. 2... More 

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ThePiperPub, Owner at The Piper, responded to this review

Hi Tripadvisor Member Firstly let me thank you for your first and only review. Its never nice to receive a negative review especially one so damming.... Having spoken at length to management and to the kitchen we are struggling to work out when this happened. We as a team here at the Piper pride ourselves as being family friendly and... More 

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited here with my family my daughter in law ordered an omelette but it was missing all the ingredients - mushroom red onion and cherry tomato

Thank Heather J
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Excellent customer care from the manager Nicki whilst trying to organise a family gathering. She was available at all times and attention to detail was excellent .

2 Thank Colin S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pipers Lane | Hoole, Chester CH2 3LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 322093
Traditional pub in the lovely Chester suburb of Hoole. Serving traditional home cooked food with a wide selection of beers, local and from a far. Extensive wine list. Showing all Sky Sports games in Hd. Family friendly. Lunch time menu. Fab Sunday lunch. Bookings taken but not essential.

Open from 12-11pm Sun-Thur and 12-12pm Fri-Sat

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?