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White Gate inn

This beautiful heritage inn is by far Chester's swishest place to eat. The sophisticated menu features the likes of rack of lamb, lobster pie and chicken ballotine, served in the elegant surroundings of a gabled,...

Island in Chester

Big Tancook Island

Big Tancook Island (population 120) is a 50-minute ferry ride from Chester's government wharf. Settled by Germans and French Huguenots in the early 19th century, the island is famous for its sauerkraut, and is...

Cafe in Chester

Kiwi Café

Friendly as anything and serving comforting food cooked with love by an NZ-born chef, this is exactly the kind of community cafe you'd hope to find in a place like Chester. Choose from lobster rolls, fish cakes,...

Museum in Chester

Lordly House Museum

A fine example of Georgian architecture from 1806, the Lordly House Museum has three period rooms illustrating 19th-century upper-class life and Chester history. The museum is also an artists' studio.

Pub in Chester

Rope Loft

Head onto the deck of this popular waterside pub for Chester's best dining with a view. Seafood features strongly on the menu, alongside burgers, club sandwiches and a choice of chowders.

Theater in Chester

Chester Playhouse

This quaint theater space has great acoustics for live performances. Plays or dinner theater are presented most nights in July and August, with occasional concerts during spring and fall.

Pub in Chester


Dubbing itself 'Chester's Living Room', this ramshackle pub is a lively place to rub shoulders with the locals. There's been a pub of some sort on this site since 1764.