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Had a walk around chester on new years eve and ended up in here for a couple,the beer was good and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Evan J
Great stop

This is a great pub stopped for a drink. Great old style pub. The prices are reasonable. Very quiet... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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3 St. John Street, Chester CH1 1DA, England
+44 1244 323543
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a walk around chester on new years eve and ended up in here for a couple,the beer was good and the prices wern`t too bad,would go again The only complaint was that they had no peanuts

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Evan J
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Hope to god you don't get the chap in the photograph serving you! Called in just after six on a Tuesday evening as a group, asked civil questions you would expect a bartender to be able to answer, but do not expect a civil answer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Went there on Saturday night and we’d already had a load to drink before we arrived. There was a band playing and people were up dancing, the bar staff were great and it’s one of those places you don’t want to leave. We had far...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great pub stopped for a drink. Great old style pub. The prices are reasonable. Very quiet when we called. Great little pub.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank williamskdn
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

On any trip into Chester I always make a point of visiting The Marlborough Arms Pub as it serves great real ales and is one fantastic cosy pub. The pub itself is superb,a solid wood serving bar, great wall art, great decor and furnishings including...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Called here for a last drink on the way back to the Travelodge, great place, old fashioned type pub, bet it could be quite cosy in winter. Bar ales good a tad dear perhaps but it is near the city centre

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank morthin2015
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Don't come here if the Irish barman is on. We came here yesterday as we were out for my mum's birthday. We were served by the Irish barman and he had an attitude problem from the start. As we were ready to go my mum...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank kez101208
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little pub. Got there around 10.45, stayed until 3. Great atmophere, smashing clientele and most of all good beer.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We called in here on a recent visit to Chester. It’s a lovely pub and there were several cask ales on offer which we enjoyed sampling.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MaryH938
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

10 of us descended on the Marlborough on Sunday afternoon. We ended up staying there for about 5 hours! Such a relaxing pub. Really friendly bar staff. We played Trivial Pursuit - we had such a good laugh. We will definitely be going back again.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank sarahthewmarsden
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