Chester Food and Drink

Alfresco cafes & restaurants around Chester's Rows

Alfresco cafes & restaurants around Chester’s Rows

Chester is famed for its variety of award-winning dining experiences. Whether you prefer traditional pubs serving fine Cheshire real ales, steak houses or chic cafe bars with grills, Chester has them all and is home to the award-winning Michael Caines Restaurant at ABode located on the fifth floor with spectacular country views. Successful London restaurants have expanded and located here in Chester including the outstanding Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Bar and Grill or sample the tastes of South Africa at themed Jabula near Chester with is coffee shop, restaurant, and game choices that include springbok and crocodile for those with an adventurous appetite.

The award-winning Joseph Benjamin Restaurant, Bar and Delicatessen prides itself on an informal and relaxed atmosphere with a wide range of meals and drinks, or you could try rustic French dining at Chez Jules in Chester City Centre. Don’t forget to book a Chester B&B if you want each morning to enjoy a cooked or continental breakfast that prepares you for a whole day of fine food in Chester. A selection of city centre hotels in Chester feature exceptional in-house dining including Simon Radley at the Chester Grosvenor with Michelin Star and four AA Rosettes, offering the ultimate in contemporary dining sophistication.

A superb foodie fan getaway, Chester is brimming with traditional inns, fine dining restaurants and chic cafe bars which source their delicious cuisine locally from the best Cheshire farms. Cheshire is one of Britain’s best farming regions, famed particularly for its cheeses! Visit Chester during the annual Chester Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival each April and sample the finest Cheshire has to offer!

Exceptional dining experiences feature at Chester Racecourse including the award-winning 1539 Restaurant & Bar serving delicious modern British cuisine rich and with a menu rich in locally sourced Welsh and Cheshire food and drink plus a Roof Terrace and Lounge with spectacular views of the Roodee at Chester Racecourse. Many Chester restaurants offer great Chester race day menus or banquets, and you’ll find a wide range of outstanding world cuisine and super stylish modern cuisine restaurants across the city centre.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.