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Slow Boat

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57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
+44 1244 317873
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 13:30
14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

my family and I come here lot as I think it's the best Chinese hands down. We always come on a Sunday evening as it's all you can eat banquet. The platter to share is the best bit about it, all hot and fresh with the nicest wings I've tasted. The main Meals are little limited if you are fussy... More 

Thank Lauren C
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went that the slow boat for a Christmas family treat , staff were very good , and food was very good with lots of choice

Thank Angela S
Flint, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Christmas party with work. The food was brilliant. I had so many starters I was too full to eat a main course. I will defiantly go back again, this time I will take the family. The service was prompt and friendly. The drink selection from the bar also good.

Thank MartinLund
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, bit overpriced as for the quality, nice interior, good service. We had appetisers and mains but it seems like the best option there is so called 'full belly buffet'

Thank Olek M
Chester, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a reunion with some old pals from Stanlow about 18 in all and we had the Belly filler. And it was soup the any six starters as many times as you wanted followed bu crispy duck and we had it twice, the delicious mains and would you believe a pudding outstanding value great service and party atmosphere.

1 Thank Chris G
Flint, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely spot on, every course was delicious! I love Chinese food and wasn't dissapointed. Extensive menu to choose from, friendly attentive staff, nothing was too much trouble, highly recommended, you won't regret going. Will be back!

Thank brookescl
Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I haven't been to the slow boat for years, went Friday was really worth the money £21.50 all you can eat was lovely. Unfortunately the decor could really do with a update. Would recommend the food absolutely lovely.

Thank DebsT45
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing night for our christmas party . place was full the food was really good and value for money great atmosphere and nothing was to much trouble thankyou for a lovely evening from us all

Thank Amanda D
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and a variety to choose and taste with the belly banquet.. defiantly recommend for Chinese food lovers.

Thank Debbiefayedaryl
York, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived with no table booking. Was told 10 minutes wait which we thought it's was OK . Within 5 minutes the receptionist had us a table. Sat down .menu was already on table buffet all u can eat . We asked if there was a other menu to compare. Which the lady bought. Looking at menu quite expensive main... More 

Thank Willis321

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?