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Bear and Billet

) #59 of 382 Restaurants in Chester €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
94 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
+44 1244 311886
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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94 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad sports bar Went over to watch Liverpool FC play great atmosphere really good beer choice and pub grub It's not fine Dining not for children, but it is a good pub although a little expensiveMore

Thank Kgoughuk
BearandBillet, General Manager at Bear and Billet, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, I am glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We aim to appeal to a wide variety of people and although we are not a sports bar nor a fine dining restaurant...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my family on bank holiday Monday for an early evening meal. We had burger, which was extremely tasty, beautifully cooked and nicely presented, would recommend the hand cut chips, which are nice and crispy. Very friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere.

Thank mandy c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a little walk in Chester an popped into this lovely oldie worldy pub, a lovely lady behind the bar served us an talked us through the selection of draught ales. After sitting and enjoying a pint the smell of the mouthwatering food made...More

Thank Pritchl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here some time back and it was a Sunday :) I had the Sunday Roast and I have to say I enjoyed each and every mouthful... The food was cooked to near perfection and the staff were lovely and friendly and willing to assist...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take our dog into chester to get her used to crowds of people. We intended to go to the river but as it was quite cold decided to call here for a quick bite and a drink as there was a sign...More

Thank LJD82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a beer , good atmosphere , staff where fab too, Cleanliness was brill. Great venue will be back 👍

Thank soooperman1973
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Unlike many other pubs in Chester you got the feeling most of the visitors were locals, but this wasn't a problem. Pub fills and empties several times over the night as parties come and go, so you get the feeling the pub is full as...More

Thank BlackpoolStevieb
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Another trip to Chester and to this pub, went to try the food this time and I was not disappointed, the best chunky chips ever had and both our meals were delicious. This will always be one of the places that we will return to...More

Thank Ms B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Few good beers but the place was hot and very noisy. The food looked good but did not eat. Staff where friendly but better pubs in Chester

Thank DunkieB
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Folk club every Sunday night with guest nights, Very welcoming. Food available in the pub until 7pm on Sunday. Good beer.

Thank Steve P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 311886
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The Bear & Billet is a terrific 3 storie pub located inside the walled city of Chester which was owned by the Earl of Shrewsbury & built in 1664. The Bear & Billet offers a great friendly place to enjoy food and drink. We have a wide selection of cask ales and well as draught and bottled beers from around the world. We have a full homecoo0ked food menu available everyday day with Sunday lunch available every Sunday from 12pm-7pm.

Not only that we have function rooms available for hire as well as live sport shown throughout the year with 5 flat screen T. V's available on 3 floors.