Pub Review: Craft & Company, Chester

If you didn’t hear about the opening of a new craft beer place in Chester – don’t worry, neither did we. Apparently, what they did was just clean up and completely refurb the old Politic and open their doors. They didn’t need to make much noise about themselves – they were busy immediately as the... Continue Reading →

Pub Review: The Corner House

Hear ye, hear ye! Chester has a new watering hole! And this one comes from the talented team behind the Cellar Bar on City Road. Corner House at the top end of City Road has been known by many names before, most recently the Compass and The Hangman. I always thought there was so much... Continue Reading →

Pub review: Cross Keys

We’re not going to make any excuses for the fact that the Cross Keys is one of our favourite pubs in Chester. This pub has game. Victorian game. The minute you step inside this pub you feel like you were swallowed by some time vortex and transported to a simpler time. The wood panelled walls... Continue Reading →

Pub review: Bromfield Arms, Hoole

The Bromfield Arms is almost an institute in Hoole. The first mentions of the pub go back as far at mid-1880’s, and throughout its years of service is has enjoyed a loyal patron-base, never faltering from the gentle embrace of the traditional black and white striped building. The Brom, as it is known amongst the... Continue Reading →

Review: CBAS at Liquor & Co

Well, who’da thunk it. A bunch of real ale veterans and hard core beer boffins finding themselves in a newly refurbished bar, on the rows of Chester, on a Tuesday night, with cocktails in their hand. Last night Chester Beer Appreciation Society (CBAS) went off the beaten track and found themselves in Liquor & Co, the... Continue Reading →

Pub Review: Swifty’s

Sometimes, when taking a stroll down the canal, you come across little hidden gems only known about by the locals who frequent them. You know the likes, quiet little pubs where the at least adequate beer is lovingly kept by staff passionate about their business and happy to serve the newcomers with a smile. Unfortunately... Continue Reading →

Pub Review: The Artichoke

We’ve mentioned before that the Canal Quarter is the new, up and coming area in Chester, and for good reason. The area is packed with different venues, starting from a traditional pub, musical haven, London-style boozer and finishing with a classy bistro with oodles of gin and what’s best, local beer. Artichoke took over from... Continue Reading →

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