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Chester stands near the Welsh border and is one of the most picturesque towns in England. It was occupied by the Romans, Vikings and Normans and was once a regional capital. The Rows, its medieval multi-storey shopping arcades, the preserved ramparts and cathedral provide the city with undeniable charm. Chester’s port reached its peak in the late 16C. Today, the Roodee racecourse occupies the site of former Roman galley moorings.

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Tourist attractions Chester : Things to see and do

  • The Rows Recommended Recommended

    st. Eastgate GB - Chester CH1 1LE

    These shopping arcades, unique in Britain, first appear in the city records for 1331. They were probably built on top of the lower courses of Roman buildings. Steps and walkways were built, followed by upper storeys to accommodate the merchants and t..

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  • Cathedral Interesting

    st. Saint Werburgh GB - Chester CH1 2HU

    The 11C Norman abbey church was replaced by the present red sandstone building between 1250 and 1540 which has been carefully restored since 1868. Many of the original abbey buildings still stand around the 16C cloisters. Note the remarkable hammer-b..

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  • The Walls Interesting

    st. New crane GB - Chester CH1 2NN

    Chester is the only city in England that can boast intact city walls. Sections of the Roman wall can be seen between King Charles' Tower, home to the Civil War Museum, and the North Gate. The view from the East Gate, by the Clock Tower looking toward..

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Hotels Chester

  • The Commercial Hotel

    Northgate Street GB - Chester CH1 2BG

    Just 120 metres from Chester Cathedral, The Commercial Hotel offers boutique bedrooms with free Wi-Fi. The luxury hotel also features 3 bars with DJs playing from 21:00 until 03:00 on Fridays and Saturdays. The elegant bedrooms each have a sumptuous..

  • Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel

    St John St GB - Chester CH1 1HL

    In the city centre, the Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel is just 10 minutes’ walk from Chester Racecourse and Chester Cathedral. Free Wi-Fi via The Cloud is available in all areas. Rooms have period features and modern facilities including a flat-scree..

  • Crowne Plaza Chester

    Trinity Street GB - Chester CH1 2BD

    In the historic city centre, Crowne Plaza Chester boasts an indoor heated pool, hot tub, and a modern gym. Its elegant rooms feature Egyptian cotton sheets and satellite TV. Each spacious room includes a private bathroom with a hairdryer, bathrobes ..

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Restaurants Chester

  • Michael Caines Comfortable restaurant 

    Grosvenor Rd GB - Chester CH1 2DJ

    Fashionable spot for city dining, located on the fifth floor of a hotel. Menus combine a French base with a modern edge; try the tasting menu to fully appreciate the flavourful, artistic cooking.

  • MC Café Bar & Grill Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Grosvenor Rd GB - Chester CH1 2DJ

  • La Brasserie Comfortable restaurant 

    Eastgate GB - Chester CH1 1LT

    Parisian brasserie with a large, hand-painted glass skylight, mirrors, brass rails and colourful light fittings; sit on a leather banquette or in a booth. Refined British, French and Mediterranean dishes are cooked on the Josper grill.

  • Upstairs at the Grill Comfortable restaurant 

    70 Watergate St GB - Chester CH1 2LA

    Smart restaurant offering prime quality steaks - including rib-eye, sirloin, chateaubriand and rare breeds. Start in the mean, moody cocktail bar, where the cuts are presented and explained, then eat downstairs among the cow paraphernalia.

  • Simon Radley at Chester Grosvenor Top class comfort restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Eastgate GB - Chester CH1 1LT

    Elegant restaurant with a fresh, classic feel, a stylish cocktail lounge and an impressive wine cellar. Confident cooking shows respect for ingredients, bringing together clean, clear flavours in sophisticated dishes that display interesting, innovat..

  • Joseph Benjamin Quite comfortable restaurant 

    134-140 Northgate St GB - Chester CH1 2HT

    Personally and passionately run bistro, named after the owners themselves. The simple, light décor mirrors the style of the cooking. The monthly changing menu offers well-judged, satisfying dishes and tasty homemade pastries.

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