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The Square Bottle

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78-92 Foregate Street, Chester CH1 1HB, England
+44 1244 312281
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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373 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here with family for lunch, we all had different dishes, all were served quickly and were nice and hot, The staff were very rushed, but were pleasant enough. Good pub in the middle of the shopping, convenient for everyone. Food and drinks were all fine.

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Thank Grangie60
Brecon, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

With steak club at £8.49 for half a cow & a free drink, you can't go wrong. Without seeming to have aires & graces, JD Wetherspoon delivers a corporate package to a dedicated clientele & it's well received

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Thank Joe O
Gary W, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your steak Joe. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks More 

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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We come for lunch and had fish and chips which come mushy peas and the wife had a ultimate burger which was reasonably priced with a drink, when it was all served the wife found she was served the ultimate burger with no actual burger in it, just bacon, lettuce, cheese and tomato!!!!!!! Wow what a mistake but to there... More 

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Thank Wayne A
Gary W, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

Thanks! We are pleased you enjoyed your food. We will be introducing some new burgers to our range in the coming weeks so we hope to see you again soon. More 

Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go wrong with a Wetherspoons breakfast......unfortunately you can here! The food was stone cold, then the replacements luke warm. There was only two staff on behind the bar and they were rushed off their feet.

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Thank lornabolton
Gary W, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Lorna. We will take appropriate action to ensure your visits improve in the future and hope to see you again soon. More 

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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Afternoon shopping and called in the square bottle. A very popular place and was quite packed. Walked in and got a table first. Ordered meals and drinks very quick to be served food and cooked perfect. We ordered the steak pudding chips and peas cane with a small gravy boat very tasty too. The bar seamed to fill up quick... More 

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Thank Keith W
Gary W, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

Pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Square Bottle, we look forward to seeing you again! More 

West Wales
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110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Wetherspoons, you either like or loathe them. We enjoy real ale and find them a good place to get a hot, cheap meal. Basically if you visit a town and there is a "Spoons" there you know what you are going to get. Well if you are visiting this one you are very likely to get a... More 

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2 Thank OrdinaryJoeandCo
joshua l, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

I am very sorry for your experience during this time, we do try to clear the plates and wipe and reset tables as fast as we possible can, when the pub becomes busy we can be delayed in clearing as quick as possible. once again I am sorry for you experience at this time and hope to see you again.... More 

Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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324 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last pub on the way home: busy as it was Sunday afternoon and people eating lunch: menu cheap but didn't eat. Good selection of beers and I had a process split which was nice. Large inside with lots of tables, I guess cheap and cheerful.

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Thank Cathy S
joshua l, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we hope to see you again. Joshua. More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this establishment today,asked for a medium/well done steak .the first one was very rare ,the same steak returned cooked 5min longer,still with blood ,returned again, no joking the same steak came back, sliced,cremated,unedable,with the same chips and peas ,plus our onion rings ,which had now been in a bowl on the table for 1 hour now we're freezing,don't get... More 

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1 Thank Joanne H
joshua l, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

I am very sorry for your experience in the pub during this time, if you would like to come into the pub or ring us on 01244 312281 then we can look into this matter further. Once again I do apologise about your experience in the pub at this time, we hope to hear from you so we can resolve... More 

Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Called in twice in a day, poor staff had left the toilets unattended, which is unacceptable in this day and age. The food was acceptable as was the drink, but I do not think I would return until the staff care.

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1 Thank Richard P
joshua l, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

I apologise for your experience at this time, we have spoken to the staff about the importance of toilet checks during our busy periods, again I can only apologise but thank you for your comments as it helps us to grow as a pub and make it a better experience for customers and staff alike. More 

wigan
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Family visit for four of us, not peak season as was 7th Jan and the city wasnt as busy as Ive seen it in the past. Ordered a selection of Indian curries and a fish and chips. Didnt wait too long. Meals arrived and the poppadoms on one of the meals looked like they'd been dipped in fat and served.... More 

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2 Thank murph4748
joshua l, Manager at The Square Bottle, responded to this review

I am very sorry for your experience during the time at the pub, I can only apologise for your experience during the time in the pub. If you would like to come in and discuss the matter any of the management team will be happy to talk about your experience. once again I can only apologise for your experience at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78-92 Foregate Street, Chester CH1 1HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 312281

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?