23 Oct 2019
JB Michelin Guide

JB awarded Bib Gourmand in Michelin Guide 2020

I can’t believe it’s a year since I last sat refreshing Twitter for the release of the Michelin Guide announcements! Woop!! We’re in. Phew!! And awarded a coveted ‘Bib Gourmand’ again this year. 8 years running! Named after Bibendum – the Michelin Man – the Bib Gourmand distinction highlights restaurants which offer ‘good quality, good

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18 Sep 2019
chef making Christmas set meal

JB’s Christmas plans have been finalised

I know it still feels like we are waiting for summer to get going but Christmas will be here before we know it. Our Christmas plan has now been finalised. We will be offering a two-course festive menu (£20) alongside our usual full ‘a La carte’ menu throughout December for both lunch and dinner and

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2 Sep 2019

What’s new on the menu…

One of the highlights of this month’s menu has to be monkfish served with caponata, piquillo pepper velouté and basil oil. This vibrant dish contrasts the delicious char-grilled smoky, meaty monkfish with a rich red pepper velouté and the sweet and sour agrodolce tang of caponata; the wonderful piquant, flavour-packed aubergine dish of Sicily. We

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16 May 2019

Real Wine Month at Joseph Benjamin

  May marks Real Wine Month. Here, Ben talks about some of the challenges of maintaining the restaurant wine list. At JB we take pride in putting together a great wine list. My priority when wine-buying is finding interesting bottles that offer brilliant value to our guests. Simple right? Well no, it’s not as straight

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27 Feb 2019
Sustainable_Palm_Oil_Chester_joseph_Benjamin

We’ve joined the Sustainable Palm Oil City Project

    Sustainability in business is a huge and complicated topic. A concept I came across recently was that a business is supported by three pillars – people, profit and planet. ‘Success’ as a business means looking after all three; the ‘people’, both within and also those reliant upon the business (and its wider social

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