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I tried the new menu at Bar Lounge and it was like this


How is it that I have somehow almost completely overlooked an establishment that’s been serving food and drink for over 18 years in the heart of Chester? I distinctively recall sitting in the beer garden with a cocktail once or twice but I don’t ever remember actually going inside. OK – that could be due to the cocktails but seriously.…

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Better late than never: Chester Charity Beer Festival 2018


Better late than never I suppose. You’ll have to excuse me for the lateness of this report – it has been crazy busy in the beer world of late. There’s been festivals, beer tastings, tap takeovers, and bank holiday craziness. But here I am. Back to report to you what went on at the Chester Charity Beer Festival – one…

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Is this the best hairdresser in Chester?


Honey, you know a good hairdresser is worth their weight in gold and when you find one, you hold on to them for dear (hair) life. I found my hairdresser almost two years ago and ever since (hair) destiny brought us together, I have refused to let anyone else even approach my hair with utensils with which to cut it.…

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I went to Chester Craft Beer Festival and this is what it was like


  Honestly, I’m still recovering from the onslaught of amazing beer on Saturday. But I’ll try and walk you guys through what absolutely was the one of the best beer festivals I’ve been to for a while, even if my poor head still feels somewhat light.     So my friends at Beer Heroes put their collective love towards all…

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New cocktail menu at the Suburbs


Honey I don’t need to be told many times that a chic little boutique bar is launching, not only a new cocktail menu, but also a new food menu. No honey, once was enough. The minute I heard that Suburbs in Hoole was revamping their offerings I was out the door so quick it would have made your head spin.…

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Chester’s new vintage haunt is more than a shop


  What happens when you combine creative local entrepreneurs, some superb fashion, crafty gifts and some random bits and bobs that don’t really seem to fit anywhere but totally belong some weird way? The 2nd Floor on Northgate Street, that’s what.     It was a bloggers day out on Saturday when Polly and I hit the town with the…

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Beer lovers in Hoole must visit here


  OK so I’ve said many a time that it’s all kinds of cool in Hoole, and I keep singing from that same hymn sheet after visiting one of the boutique watering holes there last Sunday. The Suburbs, nestled neatly on Charles Street is probably more known as a cocktail lounge and an eaterie rather than a craft beer haven,…

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5 things to do during the Easter holidays in Chester


It’s Easter y’all! And in case you’re Chester-bound and struggling how to spend your long weekend, I gotcha hun. Check these shenanigans out:     Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival Grab yourself some cool culinary experiences this weekend at the Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival at the Chester Racecourse. The festival promises “some eye-catching views, nostril-flaring aromas and…

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The best dumplings in Chester


  I’ll be honest, when I first stumbled upon the Pierogi place on Brook Street I had to google what on earth is a pierogi. In my defence, I had been out for a few drinks with my friends on a Saturday afternoon, and before I knew it, a few drinks had turned into a session and at one point…

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(Next) 7 amazing bars in Chester you have to visit


I did a post about 7 amazing bars in Chester a while ago and have had this nagging feeling I should do a follow-up on it. Because Chester has so many more than just 7 amazing watering holes. So. Many. More. y’all.   The truth still is that the vast majority of my paychecks go to hanging out in the…

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