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The Cheshire Cat

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Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
+44 1244 332200
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (11 reviews)
“pies” (15 reviews)
“park and ride” (11 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really lovely food, great staff, 2 courses £14.99 brilliant great food, great for family get together

Thank Annmarie H
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Annmarie H Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we did. What a fantastic review. I will pass this on to all the team! Hope you will join us again soon. Cheshire Cat

Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at the Cheshire Cat for four nights, and enjoyed two evening meals there. The hotel is very usefully situated just outside Chester, and you can walk into the town along the Shropshire canal, which takes about 50 minutes. From Chester station, you can...More

Thank teabag61
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been here twice in 18 months and went again recently. The food on both occasions was average or less. First time was a burger which was nothing that would stand out and this time had the lamb off the a la carte menu. It was...More

Thank Lorenzo558
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a vegetarian, I rarely get 'spoilt for choice' when out dining, but tonight I was pleasantly surprised! The choice was super and I thoroughly enjoyed my cauliflower cous cous and kale salad (with roasted butternut squash, sweet potato, tender stem broccoli, pomegranate, pumpkin seeds...More

Thank welshnat88
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nat, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review, were glad you enjoyed your visit to us! Please do come back & see us again, follow us on Facebook & keep an eye out for exciting events coming up. Thanks The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choice of food compared to most places. I really enjoyed all three courses food was presented beautiful too. Staff were very helpful and friendly. It was a little dark when they sat us, but fine. Would recommend to any Vegans out there looking for...More

Thank Laurawise123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here earlier this week for a light bite to eat with my family, safe to say the service was equivalent to the food, excellent. One particular member of staff took care of us tonight, India, she was lovely and showed exceptional service, will definitely...More

Thank carrsophie
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sophia, Thanks for the review, We will pass this onto India & make sure she knows what a great job she is doing. All the best, hope to see you here again soon. The Cheshire Cat

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Cheshire Cat and not our last. It is certainly a busy restaurant and I would advise booking in advance. The menu is varied and there is something for everyone. Three out of four of my party actually chose...More

Thank Janet H
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Janet, Thanks for the great review, i will pass the comments onto our kitchen team. You should defiantly come back & pay us a visit for our Pie Wednesday offer, 6 pies every week to choose from. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was delicious and service was fast. The pub has a lovely feel to it especially with the open log fire. Will definitely visit when in the area again!

Thank Charlotte D
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Charlotte, Thanks for the review, please do pop on in when your in the area again. We look forward to it, Take Care The Cheshire Cat

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this venue for lunch on our way to Lancs and for coffee on the return journey. We found the menu to be slightly limited but our selections arrived in good time and were well presented and of good quality. Lovely fresh vegetables too!...More

Thank wofworcester
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for the lovely review, we do look forward to seeing you again here at The Cheshire Cat in the near future, All the best until next time Thanks The Cheshire Cat

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a Sunday lunch and we were not disappointed. Highly recommend the slow-roasted lamb shank! Also, I'd recommend the elderflower fizz if you're looking for a delicious non alcoholic drink.

Thank Lauren W
Manager C, Manager at The Cheshire Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lauren, Thanks for the fantastic 5 star review, please do come back & see us possibly for our amazing Pie Wednesday! Thanks again The Cheshire Cat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitchurch Road | Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 332200
The Cheshire Cat in Christleton is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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