Top Choice Modern British in Chester

Simon Radley at the Grosvenor

Simon Radley's formal restaurant (you're instructed to arrive 30 minutes early for drinks and canapés) has served near-perfect Modern British cuisine since 1990, when it was first awarded the Michelin star that it h…
Modern British in Chester


The elegant dining room of Edgar House has a fine tasting menu of British classics given a modern twist. The sommelier's wine flights (£34.95) are unerringly spot on – the Thai spiced Welsh lamb comes with a flavour…
Lebanese in Chester

The Kitchen

Delicious meze and other small plates from the Levant are the mainstay at the ground-floor restaurant in Storyhouse, Chester's exciting new arts centre. The Express Lunch (£7.50) is served between noon and 3pm and g…
Modern British in Chester

Joseph Benjamin

A bright star in Chester's culinary firmament is this combo restaurant, bar and deli that delivers carefully prepared local produce to take out or eat in. Excellent sandwiches and gorgeous salads are the mainstay of…
Steak in Chester

Upstairs at the Grill

This two-storey Manhattan-style steakhouse is the place to devour every cut of meat, from American-style porterhouse to a sauce-sodden chateaubriand. All of the cuts are locally sourced and dry aged for five weeks t…
Modern British in Chester


One of a number of warehouse conversions along the Shropshire Union Canal (now known as the Canal Quarter), this cafe-bar serves sandwiches and smaller bites as well as tasty main courses such as sea trout in a swee…
Modern British in Chester

Bar Lounge

One of the busiest spots in town is this bistro-style bar that serves up good burgers, pies and a particularly tasty beer-battered haddock and chips. There's a heated outdoor terrace for al fresco drinks.