Whether you want to enjoy a mid-morning bite or weekend treat, brunch is an ideal meal. A portmanteau of the words breakfast and lunch, brunch is an ideal way to share something to eat with friends or family during a catch-up, but is also often connected with celebrations. As a result, you’ll often find champagne and other tipples alongside a tasty meal.
A successful urban hub in the northwest, Chester is renowned for its local dining scene, fuelled by its fresh local produce. Each year it plays a key role in the Taste of Cheshire Awards and has many celebrated chefs to its credit. You can find world-class eateries of every kind in Chester dishing up dining occasions for every hour of the day, and brunch is no exception.
Read on as we explore just some of the diverse venues in Chester where you can enjoy this much-loved meal.
Renowned for its scrumptious seafood treats, Moules A Go-Go is an independent family-owned bistro with bar. One of the city’s longest running eateries, the bistro is a beloved spot for diners seeking lunch and dinner through the week. However, at weekends Moules A Go-Go has a special brunch menu with options for all tastes.
What’s for brunch at Moules A Go-Go?
Toasted brioche buns are the main event at the bistro, stuffed with streaky bacon, fried eggs, mushroom and a selection of classic sauces like ketchup. For vegetarians and vegans, options exist served on sourdough toast like Cheddar cheese, kimchi and spring onion or chestnut mushrooms, along with creamy garlic and thyme sauce.
However, diners looking for a sweeter brunch can tuck into Brussels waffles with toppings like banana, Nutella, chocolate sauce and ice cream or streaky bacon drizzled with sticky maple syrup.
What time is brunch and where can you find the bistro?
Moules A Go-Go serves brunch between 11 am and 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The bistro is based at 6 – 12 Cuppin Street in Chester.
Celebrated for its striking interior design and cornucopia of cocktails infused with fresh ingredients, The Botanist is a beloved spot for brunch in the city. Diners during the week enjoy its first-class kebabs and gastropub cuisine, but its exciting menu extends to brunch on Saturday and Sunday, when its chefs serve up sumptuous fare.
What’s for brunch at the botanist?
Famed for its “Brunch boards” which come loaded with edibles for every diet, The Botanist also offers a bespoke element to brunch with any eggs of your choice cooked to perfection. For those with a sweet tooth there are pancakes and French toast served with caramelised banana and Nutella, while people who prefer a savoury plate can enjoy a traditional full English.
Cocktails also play a major part in the Botanist’s charm as a brunch venue. Its expert mixologists create cocktails that include a diverse range of botanicals and freshly squeezed fruit juice. However, bottomless Prosecco brunches are also a popular option.
What time is brunch served and where can you find the Botanist?
Brunch is served at the Botanist between 10am and 12pm; you can find the restaurant at 13 St Werburgh Street in Chester.
The family-run business with a menu full of sweet Swizz treats and baked delights, Zuger’s Of Chester is hotspot for breakfast in the city. However, it also offers homemade delights on its stunning brunch menu. While cosy indoors, the restaurant also has an attractive courtyard which makes a refreshing place to enjoy brunch outside and unwind away from then city hubbub.
What will you find on the brunch menu at Zuger’s?
Brunch options are exceptionally broad at Zuger’s of Chester ensuring all tastes are catered for. Hot sandwiches stuffed with breakfast meats like bacon and sausage are available, but vegetarian and vegan option are also offered. When it comes to a sweet brunch, Zuger’s is a master with dishes like Berry French Toast, featuring bread slices soaked in egg and milk seasoned with sugar, vanilla and cinnamon and served on a plate with hot berries and maple syrup. For those celebrating at the weekend, Zuger’s also has a brunch cocktail menu packed with classic mixed drinks.
Where can you find Zuger’s Of Chester and when can you enjoy a cocktail?
You can find Zuger’s on St John Street in Chester; cocktails are served from 11am onwards.
While Chester’s inner-city has plenty of brunch options to choose from, if you’re willing to roam a few miles beyond its walls you can enjoy its rural charm. No place is better for brunch in the countryside than The Chester Fields Country Pub & Restaurant. A former barn, the pub has been converted into an airy and welcoming space for dining and drinking. Outside however, you can enjoy your brunch from the garden terrace which overlook picturesque pastoral views.
What’s for brunch at The Chester Fields Country Pub & Restaurant?
If you’re looking for a healthy brunch you’ll find wholesome granola filled with fruit and nuts or toast topped with smashed avocado. However, those looking for a heartier festa can dig into “Eggs Royale” or the “The Chester Field Full English” which is also available in a vegan or vegetarian version.
Where can you find The Chester Fields Country Pub & Restaurant and when is brunch served?
The Chester Fields Country Pub & Restaurant is located at Sandfield Farm on Chester Road in Chester. The good news is you won’t have to wait until the weekend for brunch, as the pub serves its daily between 11am and noon.
A Turkish kitchen-cum-bazar in Chester, Pars Kahve offers a truly unique experience for those looking for brunch in the city. Conjuring the atmosphere of an exotic marketplace in Istanbul, the restaurant promises an exciting dining opportunity for all tastes.
What’s on the Pars Kahve brunch menu?
A true taste of Turkey awaits brunch fans at Pars Kahve. Toasted sesame bagels and spiced breads are topped and filled with savoury and sweet delights from melted cheese, meats and olives to strawberries, banana, and chocolate nut spread. Cilbir, a Turkish dish of poached eggs garlic yoghurt sauce and spicy butter is also on the menu.
Where is Pars Kahve based and when can you eat brunch?
The kitchen is sited at 6-7 Watergate Row and brunch is served until 1pm every day.
Situated on then historic rows in Chester’s beating heart, the Olive Tree Brasserie provides a taste of the Mediterranean to residents and guests of the city alike. Once a week, the impeccable eatery offers an outstanding opportunity for brunch. For an hour and a half, those with a big appetite who’ve worked up a thirst can appreciate unlimited food and drink.
What can you eat and drink for brunch at the Olive Tree?
Packed with Greek treats, the Olive Tree’s bottomless brunch menu has classics like dolmades and calamari. However, it also offers wide range of poached egg dishes, pork and beef meatballs, fresh salads, and hot toasted breads. Selected cocktails are also flowing at the brunch including Raspberry Rush, Aperol Spritz, Mimosa alongside sparkling Prosecco and non-alcoholic drinks.
Where is the Olive Tree Brasserie and when can you enjoy brunch?
The brasserie is based at 39 – 41 Watergate Row in Chester and brunch is available between 11am and 4pm each Saturday.
Next time you look to book a brunch, try one of these unforgettable options in and around the city.