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Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor

The Chester Grosvenor 56-58 | Eastgate, Chester CH1 1LT, England
+44 1244 895618
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (131 reviews)
“bread” (119 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (25 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Chester Grosvenor 56-58 | Eastgate, Chester CH1 1LT, England
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

With the North West being a bit of a culinary desert when it comes to fine dining, we were looking forward to eating here. Whilst there's no denying the food is good and the service attentive (as they both should be), it all feels a...More

3  Thank CTID73
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had not eaten here before and booked it as a special treat during our stay in Chester. It was a total delight. We had the tasting menu and wine flight. We swapped one course for one from the veggie taster and that was no...More

1  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Went as a treat for some business guests. While the staff are very hard working and personable, the impression is of over-fussiness and rather too many people doing work that 2/3 of their number could manage perfectly well. Waiting 10 minutes while the "special home-cooked...More

1  Thank Nick C
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night in the hotel and booked into the restaurant. We both had the tasting menu and whilst my husband enjoyed the whole menu as a pescatarian I was able to dip between the usual menu and vegetarian tasting menu; all courses were...More

1  Thank Iona007
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Booked as a surprise birthday / silver anniversary by my OH. As expected, perfect service from start to finish. We opted for the 8 course vegetarian taster menu. We hadn’t tried this before and thought we might still be hungry after but it’s surprising how...More

1  Thank cach1
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to this lovely meal. We were not disappointed! The Amuse Bouche course told the story of what was to follow. The service is impeccable given by a very trained staff which is such a pleasure. They operated in tandem with...More

1  Thank Teri F
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time here! Food was lovely and the atmosphere was pleasant. Our waiter was extremely polite and attentive. I did feel the service was slow, as it too over 2 hours to finish the tasting menu Other than that, pretty pleased with the...More

Thank itsthuybui
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I'm now seriously regretting all the other places I gave 5 stars to...... We went for the 8-course taster menu (my husband as a meat-eater and myself on the vegetarian option) and the food was simply stunning. Every single aspect of the evening from the...More

Thank MissD24
Reviewed 25 March 2018

One of the best meals we've had for some time. We had the taster menu on a reasonably busy Friday evening. The first couple of appetizers were in the bar area which was a very nice and relaxed atmosphere. The service from the start was...More

2  Thank Ste_Raw
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We ate at The Simon Radley on Friday 23rd March, a party of 4 we arrived as suggested 30mins early for our table, from the moment we walked into the residents bar and were seated for pre dinner drinks and canapés to to moment we...More

2  Thank nicklb2000
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9 June 2018|
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Response from nicklb2000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen this. 3hrs it’s a full Experience, maybe less if it’s just two of you
10 August 2016|
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Response from 26suep | Reviewed this property |
I don't think jeans appropriate probably trousers and long sleeve shirt you could always call them and ask for their advice
25 January 2016|
Response from JaimeMc88 |
Hi there, The tasting menu wine flight is priced at £49.50 or bottles on the list start at approximately £28. There is also a great choice of wines by the glass or carafe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chester Grosvenor 56-58 | Eastgate, Chester CH1 1LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 895618
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  • This restaurant is at The Chester Grosvenor
Experience 'Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor', our award-winning restaurant named after renowned Executive Chef, Simon Radley. The restaurant has held a prestigious Michelin star since 1990, in good company beside 4 AA Rosettes, an AA Notable Wine List Award, recommendations in the Waitrose Good Food Guide and recognition as 'Best Hotel Restaurant' at the European Hospitality Awards. Explore dishes prepared by Simon and his team and discover wines from around the world with the knowledge of our Head Sommelier, Derek. Derek keeps track of over 700 bins held within our private dining room 'The Riedel Cellar'.
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