9 Oct

JB Awarded Best Local Restaurant in the North West

  The Good Food Guide unveiled its 2019 top eateries this month and we’ve been awarded the best local restaurant in the North West! The GFG’s process includes numerous anonymous inspections, reader feedback and a series of editor appraisals. The award was credited to our “great food and unpretentious atmosphere” which is exactly the ethos

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6 Apr

Spring Wine Spotlight

Our Restaurant Manager, Emily, shines the spotlight on a new-ish wine on our list; one that’ll be perfect for the impending glorious springtime! Malvasia Puntinata ‘Cardito’ by Donato Giangirolami (Lazio, Italy). The beauty of being an independent restaurant is that we really do decide what happens. We have an evolving wine list so it tends

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7 Mar

Espresso Matters

A new espresso machine and a new house blend for JB. When we refurbished Joseph Benjamin in January we rebuilt the bar (kind-of unavoidable when you have to replace the joists beneath it!) and also decided that the time had come to replace the espresso machine. The old one was a beaut’ and had served

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20 Jan

Happy New Year (Refurb is over)

2018? OK, let’s go! After quite a chaotic start to the year at JB towers, we’re pleased to say we’re back open! It took stress, tears, and half the builders in Chester but we got there. We have a brand spanking new cellar and kitchen (the staff are quite ecstatic), and the restaurant has had

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14 Dec

January Pop-up Events

During a small refurbishment of the restaurant at the start of January, we’re taking over premises upstairs at the old ‘Tea on The Walls’ for six relaxed set-menu dinners. Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights for the first two weeks of Jan. A different menu for each weekend – see below. When this refurb is over,

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