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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
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  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I decided to try a Chinese while in Chester after the reviews chose the Slow Boat good choice nice menu good selection starters were good, my wife chose a chicken dish but was disappointed that the menu did not say that the...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the all u can eat buffet. Soup was ok had to pay extra for prawn crackers. Mixed starters were also ok but that was it. The duck n pancakes was dried up skin with a lot of bones. I sent it back n got...More

Thank saralbuckley
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have eaten the takeaway from here loads of times and it is the best Chinese in Chester, hands down! Today we ate in with family and again the food was great but the service was a little haphazard. Some servings came pretty quickly and...More

Thank BarryW1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last saturday we stayed in chester for the weekend and had a meal at the slow boat.fantastic food and service highly recommended so good.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to teycthr Chinese food at this restaurant. It's located in the city centre of Chester. Food portion is generous and tastes good. They should provide proper chopstick rather than disposable ones. I find the lighting to be a bit too dim to my liking.

1  Thank philiplk
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We popped in to here early evening as my wife fancied a Chinese meal The staff were very welcoming and friendly and we were shown to a table The starters were very quick in coming out and tasted delicious The main course was not long...More

Thank Jeff61uk
Reviewed 22 August 2017

After kindly fitting us in (we hadn't booked as we thought at 6:30pm this would not be a problem), we were told we would have to be out by 8pm, which was not an issue. The staff were very attentive and each course was ready...More

1  Thank AJM2212
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the bad reviews I've read them and some come across as very stuck up and pretentious "didn't offer to pour my beer" do it yourself. Anyway table of 4 we had a great time. Don't expect to like everything because...More

1  Thank somver
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Chris duck pancakes were excellent. Main course a bit bland. The menu carries a lot of options I wasn't familiar with and so had to select on a guess. I'm sure I could have found something more to my taste but can only review on...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch. I had sweet chilli beef and it just melted in my mouth. Warmers for the food which I haven't seen for a long time, even for my jasmine tea!

1  Thank Claire W
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9 September 2016|
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Response from Angie B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, very casual relaxed atmosphere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
14:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 317873
Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541
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