The Chefs Table

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The Chef’s Table is a small independent restaurant in the heart of Chester city centre, offering the best local produce in their seasonal and constantly changing menus.
They work very closely with all their suppliers but especially alongside a team of organic growers called The Natural Veg Men whom are situated 15 miles from the restaurant and allow the chefs to work with amazing produce that influences their menus.

At lunch they offer a smaller a la carte menu with an amazing offer of 2 courses for £18 and 3 course for £22, and then in the evening there is a full a la carte menu which offers a wide range of choice with lots of innovative original dishes using some of the best produce that is available to them.

This restaurant offers a relaxed fine dining atmosphere, where everything is set up to give the guest an unique dining experience.

Special Offers

Lunch: 2 courses £18

From a set menu, 3 courses £22.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 15 January 2019

Ends: 30 September 2019

Availability: Sun 13:00-15:00
Tue-Fri 12:00-14:30

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Mon - Thu 6:00PM - 6:30PM 8:15PM - 9:00PM

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p
Berkshire
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We had a wonderful visit on Friday 12th July.
Excellent choice of food. The only reason I marked 4 not 5 as I felt my food choices were too small, octopus starter and courgette flower main. My husbands choices however were much larger, surf & turf starter, pigeon main, so felt there is a lack of consistency.
Also, it took some time to be given our menus.
The standard of food was exceptional, nice atmosphere and lovely staff.
Very good value for money.

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S
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was absolutely spectacular both in terms of presentation and taste. This is my absolute favourite restaurant as the creativity, quality and flavour of the dishes is second to none.

I was in culinary heaven for lunch there!

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L
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Would absolutely recommend this place. Couldn’t fault anything. The waiting staff were lovely, the service was great and the food was amazing. Excellent value for money for the quality of food and service you receive. We will definitely be regulars from now on.

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PB
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The most superb food in a lovely busy atmosphere in a slightly unpromising looking venue. One of the best and intriguingly produced meals we have ever had.

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RB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Staff were attentive without being intrusive. Nice bottle of red wine for about £20. Food was excellent . The pigeon breast with petit pois was very rich and I couldn’t quite finish it but tasted wonderful. Strawberry soup with basil sorbet to be recommended. I will be back.

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AF
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This really was one of the best meals we've ever enjoyed. The price means we can't eat there every week, or even every month, but with quality and creativity like that we feel it represents amazing value for money. We will definately be planning a return trip to Chester and another visit to the Chef's Table soon. P.s Try the beef fillet, absolute perfection!

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MS
Cheshire
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to celebrate my wife’s birthday and had the 3 course lunch menu, the food was divine great value for money, going to the Chefs Table is a real treat. The ingredients are fresh and you can watch the chefs prepare your meal in the open kitchen, you can see the micro herbs being selected.

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e
London
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding, imaginative food at a great price. We'll be back

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SJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

Fantastic food and drinks. Staff were very professional and attentive. Bit noisy and empty atmosphere. Needs plants/soft edges. Overall very pleased and would definitely go back

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D
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful food well presented, wonderful service what more do you want !!! Would definitely go back.

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IO
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful delicious meal enjoyed on our first wedding anniversary-friendly discreet waiters and waitresses-fabulous

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RS
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, professional and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend!

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SB
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love coming to Chefs table as the food is divine and reasonable price - the service is great/ the waiting staff are very knowledgable & pleasant- The chefs do an amazing job
Can’t wait for my next visit which is already booked in 😉☀️🍷🍷

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VS
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

But, it was expensive for what you got. We have had food just as tasty and delicious at half the price. Lovely night out though, just expensive for what you get.

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GR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything as we hoped it would be as it was our first visit, we had such high expectations and weren’t disappointed one bit

Great food, service, ambiance and setting made it a fantastic experience

You have to book well in advance and we can see why

Definitely recommended

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M
Cheshire
13 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loverly meal for our wedding anniversary, beautiful burrata and tomato dish then a tasty lamb main brilliantly cooked and the usual excellent service.

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K
London
3 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This was my second visit, and it was every bit as good as the first. What a lovely little restaurant. Nice size, good lighting, friendly service etc, and the food was absolutely delicious. Will 100% come back next time I'm visiting Chester.

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C
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

Sadly our visit was ruined by being shushed after probably twenty minutes of having arrived! The door was open to the street, the place was full and bustling however we were bemused to be singled out! We were not rowdy or drunk, possibly we were laughing. Perhaps they shouldn’t take anything above a table of x2 (we were x6). For fun look elsewhere!

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S
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food fantastic as usual we only ever go at lunchtime but it's always a great experience! The chefs manage to look so cool and collected whilst obviously under stress preparing all the food.
The service to seemed to have improved since we were there last,because it's always busy and full it's understandable that the waiting on staff are stretched,but this time they were spot on, attentive and pleasant and the food came out quickly enough considering it's all individually prepared plates.
Couldn't fault ! The added bonus being that they are constantly changing the menu so it u can try new dishes all the time.
I,m going to stop now, cos I don't want them to be full next time I want to go!

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W
Wales
5 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautifully presented and tasty food. Lunch 3 courses for £22

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food as always and service with a smile. We’ll be back

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PH
Cheshire
3 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious & beautifully presented

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v
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We chose Chefs Table for a celebration . It is not our first visit - we return because it is a delightful place to eat drink and celebrate. Not too large not too informal - just perfect for a pleasant lunch.

We love the menus and choices and are never disappointed with our food. Perfect for me. I usually
choose fish which is always excellent and my granddaughter is vegan and is thrilled with the choices.

We spent a perfect lunchtime and were thrilled with the complimentary glass of champagne to celebrate
grandchildren's degrees.

My grandsons pigeon and my sea bass were perfect. Thank you for a lovely lunchtime. We will be back!

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B
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely little restaurant, with amazingly delicious and outstandingly presented food being served in an intimate setting by friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff. The menu is extensive enough to allow plenty of choice, unlikely great vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options - but it is not too long that it makes selections laborious. I would definitely recommend for anyone looking to have a fancy meal in Chester!

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OT
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great meal! We're vegans but our friends aren't so it's so good to find a place that caters for all. Superb local produce and presentation was stunning. Flavours were excellent - a real treat for all the senses!

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EM
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful food and fabulous service as always. Brilliant value for food of such high quality.

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IH
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always there was a great if noisy atmosphere but the freshness, flavours and attention to detail are all fabulous and we can’t wait to return.

Love it!

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CM
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

I was spending the day in Chester with my family and decided to book lunch at Chefs Table. I had been before and really enjoyed the food and wanted to share the experience with my family. As before the food was excellent, the staff attentive and such great value for money. A big thank you to all the staff.

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F
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have finally booked a table and try the food.
It Was an increadible meal, perfectly cooked and delicius. The front of the house Was attentive and
friendly. Looking forward to come back again.

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S
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

The food was absolutely wonderful, great presentation, great colours and great taste! Customer service was really attentive. We will definitely be visiting again soon. Thank you, I would highly recommend to anybody visiting Chester!

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SB
Cheshire
4 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice to go to a restaurant where the Staff are attentive and efficient. They really do look like they enjoy their job which always helps. Food and food presentation first class, could not fault. Drinks reasonably priced and of good quality. Will definitely return.

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L
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I booked for 12:00 on a Thursday and was drawn to the restaurant because of the vegan menu options. I was pleasantly surprised by the overall presentation standard, the eye to detail in the food and the quality of foods used. Service was amicable and knowledgable to make recommendations and on the ball. I had the aubergine soup, stuffed zucchini flower followed by a chocolate brownie. The rhubarb infused water blend was refreshing and the few leaves of fresh mint were perfect. It was rounded off with a fresh decaf espresso and all for under 30.00 GBP. A superb standard and nice dining ambience with visual into the cooking area. For the 3 courses I needed 1 hour from arrival until depart. I will be back.

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RS
Wales
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We have always enjoyed the Chef’s Table at lunchtime.Our first time at dinner.
Maybe the pigeon was a little too strong for my tastebuds! We will however go again.

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MJ
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

superb food, imaginative and delicious, lunch prices are great value, quite noisy acoustics but service is calm and organised ...........................consistently the top eating place in Chester

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m
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Have been a few times but the meat 3 had was tough even cooked medium rare we did tell the girl waiter but no response and calamari was chewy

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PY
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed our experience and the food was excellent, although we both commented that we found it quite salty. We both like salt so it was fine for us, but we wondered whether people who don't like so much salt may have found it too much. Thanks,

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m
Cornwall
13 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 3

Service from waiting staff was good & we had enjoyed our first courses however quality of food served went down hill afterwards with the main steak course!!!
One of our table had ordered fillet steak with accompanying vegetables....the veg was good but the steak fell significantly short of expectations. We asked the waitress who served us if we had been given the right steak & she confirmed that it was. Another waitress asked us if everything was OK 5 minutes later & again we queried if we were served the correct steak & she thought it was? When On paying the bill, the male waiter asked if everything was OK & we replied that it was an inferior fillet steak.
We then visited the chef's pass on the way out of the restaurant & told the chef who cooked the steak that we were very disappointed with the meal & shouldn't serve food of that quality!!!
I believe that the steak was from the cheaper Chateaubriand end of the cut & was significantly inferior to the steak served to me at Upstairs at the Grill restaurant the previous evening!!!!

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great offer, perfect service and the food was amazing. Good atmosphere :-)

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MA
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent lunch with friends, delicious meal, good atmosphere and friendly staff. We would definitely recommend a visit.

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HJ
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gorgeous food. As a new vegan, it gives me hope for the future. Also most/all of the wine was vegan so we had a choice there too. Lovely restaurant, nice staff.

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