Arkle Restaurant

“Top-notch cooking in stylish city hotel” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

CHESTER, CHESHIRE

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Our Inspector's view

Deep within the luxurious Chester Grosvenor hotel, the Arkle Restaurant has a club feel with its warm woods, rich dark blues and yellows and sumptuous furnishings. The sophisticated space is illuminated by a skylight and large chandelier, tables elegantly dressed in crisp double linens. Service from smartly uniformed staff is as polished as the modern cooking which displays well defined flavours and precise technical skills. A well-made ballotine of confit chicken with caviar, hazelnut, grapes and dill emulsion could lead on to deep-flavoured loin and sweetbread of Herdwick hogget with English asparagus, sheep's yogurt and wild garlic.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
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AA Notable Wine List
Arkle Restaurant
Eastgate,CHESTER,CH1 1LT
Phone : 01244 324024

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 45
  • Private dining available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: Sunday, Tuesday
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 2
  • Wines over £30: 690
  • Wines by the glass: 12
  • Cuisine style: Modern French
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover Cheshire

Nestled between the Welsh hills and Derbyshire Peaks, the Cheshire plains make an ideal location to take things slow and mess around in boats. Cheshire has more than 200 miles (302 km) of man-made waterways, more than any other county in England. The Cheshire Ring is formed from the Rochdale, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater canals. This route takes you through a lot of Cheshire, and bits of other counties as well.

While exploring the county’s waterways, covering ground on foot or admiring the typical white plaster and black timber-frame houses, make sure to have a taste of Cheshire’s most famous produce. Although Cheddar has become Britain’s most popular cheese (accounting for over half of the cheese sales in the UK), it was once Cheshire cheese that was in every workman’s pocket back in the 18th century. Its moist, crumbly texture and slightly salty taste mean it goes well with fruit, peppers or tomatoes. As well as the usual white, there are also red and blue veined varieties.

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