Joseph Benjamin

134-138 Northgate Street, Chester, United Kingdom, CH1 HT
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Tuesday - Wednesday 9am-5pm (kitchen 12pm-3pm)
Thursday - Saturday 9am - midnight (kitchen 12pm - 2:30pm / 5:30pm - 9:30pm)
Sunday 10am - 5pm (kitchen 12pm - 4pm)

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Joseph Benjamin

Joseph Benjamin is a popular, award-winning Chester restaurant located next to the historic city walls.

The restaurant has been awarded a Michelin Guide ‘Bib Gourmand’ each year since 2012.

Cuisine: European
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 17 March 2020

My sister and I enjoyed a delicious lunch yesterday, served by our friendly and very knowledgeable waiter. Our two starters were the Padron Peppers and the Pigs Cheeks. The mayonnaise served with the peppers deserves a special mention and if available to buy, would be a best seller (with us anyway). Our field mushroom sandwich was also scrumptious. Our best compliments to the chef. Some very welcome foody pleasure and enjoyment during these sad and depressing times. Linda and Donna. x

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Another fantastic meal at Joseph Benjamin.

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Visited On Friday, 13 March 2020

As usual, the food was excellent and the service friendly and helpful. The house white was good too!

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

We visited Chester for a long weekend without our children in tow (a rare occurrence), and our meal at Joseph Benjamin was the highlight. Cannot fault the food, excellently conceived, prepared and presented. We also loved the restaurant. Too many restaurants serving food to this standard can feel stilted and formal. Joseph Benjamin is welcoming and informal whilst still being classy, and the staff were brilliant. We loved it! The only downside? We live in Lancaster and it is too far to drive for dinner on a Friday night. Please open a sister restaurant up here!! :)

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

We eat regularly at Joseph Benjamin and this was one of the best meals we've had. Classic cooking of Mediterranean food - excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Excellent dining experience, thank you!

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Visited On Friday, 06 March 2020

Lovely evening

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

The perfect place with exceptional service and lovely atmosphere. We loved it.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

I bloody love it there :-)

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Excellent food and knowledgeable, friendly and efficient service - well done all !

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Duck breast starter was excellent as was the Swordfish main. The bisque was good enough to be a starter on its own. Waiting staff first class!

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Really enjoyed our evening. Felt really well looked after. Have recommended it to several people already. Thank you team JB

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

we have coming here for years. It the best restaurant in Chester. The service was little over bearing, but better that way than not.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

Loved everything about our visit. Our waitress was great, food and wine was spot on and it was all value for money. Thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

Never fails

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

VERY ACCOMMODATING! I was so appreciative of having such a variety of dishes that could be garlic, gluten, and onion free. Everything I had was absolutely delicious! Thank you very much!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Whenever we visit Mum we always book lunch here because it's just the best. Sam is a refreshing new face to front of house and clearly an experienced and very pleasant young man. Sam also seemed to do all the work watched by three young ladies! Once again we all had a lovely lunch..spoiled slightly by the guffawing empty vessels at a nearby table. They soon went quiet when their fodder arrived!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

We have just moved to Chester and this was our first visit to your restaurant. We had Sunday lunch with two friends. The meal was just perfect- unusual dishes, beautifully cooked and presented, particularly the duck. The service was attentive without being overbearing. We will definitely be back! Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

The food was delicious. The vegan starter and main was superb. The chef made us a very tasty and beautiful vegan birthday cake. Not sure if there are usually other vegan puddings apart from sorbet? Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

Really nice food and atmosphere, loved it!

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

We had a really lovely lunch. Excellent food and a really good wine selection. Well done? We will be back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Everything was wonderful. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Food was out of this world. I had the beef feather blade, would definitely recommend.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 February 2020

The food and service was amazing. We will definitely be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

family celebration on Sunday.Food was great and the service excellent .This is one of my favourite Chester restaurants and highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 February 2020

Great food.

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