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Slow Boat

57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Chester Sunday & Monday nights over the May Bank holiday and fancied a Chinese, so we tried the Slow Boat after seeing so many positive reviews online. We were 'greeted' by a rather abrupt lady who 'ordered' us to follow another...More

Thank rob_bailey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited as a family of 6 having previously eaten here. The service, quality and value are exceptional as far as the all you can eat banquette is concerned. Sat down at 8 pm and were among the last to leave as we were having...More

1  Thank Donhide
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant meal here with friends recently on a recommendation, and there was not the slightest hint of disappointment. The starters and main courses were produced quite quickly, piping hot and simply delicious. The staff were all very keen and helpful, but not...More

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Freddie and I dined at the Slow Boat recently Tucked away behind the bus station the Slow Boat is definitely worth seeking out A great mixture of Thai and Chinese the dishes are all freshly cooked A traditional Euro-Asian interior the restaurant was fairly busy...More

1  Thank jeremy_hartigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great sociable place to try multiple oriental dishes. The banquet menu is great and very generous in terms of how many dishes you can try for set price of £21.00 p/person. Very well presented plus tasty. Good for casual couples meal as well as larger...More

1  Thank khfcvbjnvvbn2017
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This place is absolutely our favourite Chinese in Chester. The buffet is fantastic - not your usual line up with a plate like school dinners. It is brought to you course by course and presented beautifully. The cocktails are stunning and they have a really...More

1  Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Probably not the busiest night of the week are Wednesdays but there were a few tables in use when we arrived so decided to give it a go. Overall the menu choices are quite expensive when compared with many other Chinese restaurants. My daughter and...More

3  Thank Hoptonjohn
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place, food was lovely as it’s cooked fresh and makes it taste better, lots to choose from on the menu. Highly recommend

1  Thank Sir-Gareth B
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I would love to visit this restaurant, yet, considering it is in a modern building, is has absolutely no disabled access. It is on the first floor, accessible only be stairs. Apparently when the restaurant was built they did not consider access, nor are they...More

1  Thank Nick P
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Went back to the slow boat this time for the Sunday banquet and again it was lovely. We had a vegetarian with us and there was plenty of choice. The kids were happy the adults were happy the staff were lovely and everyone is keen...More

1  Thank somver
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Cara F
16 April 2018|
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Response from Bobby027 | Reviewed this property |
All you can it is on a Sunday only they cook it fresh and you can have as much as you like.
Sarah T
16 November 2017|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
not sure, Sorry.
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
14:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
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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
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