Whether you love wine or spirits, Chester has an abundance of celebrated bars and pubs, but for those seeking a pint of real ale, it really excels.
Below are three places to get crafty and discover a hand-picked selection of the best brews in and around the city.
The Cavern of The Curious Gnome at 61 Bridge Street
Above its associated wine bar Paysan, this establishment has a Belgian influence in its décor and a stock of beers with draft options including both Duvel and Chimay. However, it has a massive variety of beers from all around the world. Fans of real ale are especially taken care of with four regularly changing cask beers designed to keep tempting the taste buds.
The Hare on High Street Farndon
A small pub that dates to early 1900s, the Hare was built for purpose with a big cellar. A meeting point in the Chester village of Farndon, it is known for its cosy seating, good food and drinks. The Hare has its own house beer for those who love real ale to try. Brewed by the owners, JPA is a pale session ale.
Brewhouse & Kitchen on Chester Love Street
The Brewhouse & Kitchen also brews its own scrumptious craft beers right on site, It allows its beer-loving guests to gain a unique experience by not only letting them see how their beers are brewed, but meeting their brewer too. Serving fine food, the staff are only too happy to suggest the ideal ale to complement a dish.
Start exploring Chester today and discover real ale around every corner.