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Church of St Peter

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Peaceful retreat

Right in the centre of this ancient city sits this delightful church. Imaginatively brought into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David L
Northampton, United Kingdom
Married here 50 years ago 1968

The stained glass windows are just as vivid as I remembered them. Beautiful. We enjoyed great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Cross Watergate Street | Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the centre of this ancient city sits this delightful church. Imaginatively brought into the heart of the community offering a simple cafe with very affordable prices. Run by very friendly helpful volunteers. The church has some fine we’ll preserved features. It’s not a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stained glass windows are just as vivid as I remembered them. Beautiful. We enjoyed great homemade soup and a lovely piece of homemade cake, very cheap

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Reviewed 21 October 2018

I love it when churches become hubs of the community and fulfil multiple roles not just that of the principle role of worship. Thank you for this. We will come here again.

Thank Chrissie K
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Called in here whilst in the centre of Chester and felt a huge drop in feeling once entered. The only plus point I can say is that the stained glass window is very good. The remainder of the building has been split into a cafe...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

First of all we ran the gauntlet of undesirables who hang out outside this church, in the street and on the entrance steps, begging, having their "fix", drinking and uttering profanities with no cares as to whom may be walking past. We entered with the...More

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Laura B, . at Church of St Peter, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we always appreciate comments that help us improve what we do. I am so sorry that you had a difficult experience and our team would have been delighted to try and alleviate your concerns if we had known at the...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Church is located smack bang in the city centre by the historic cross and in an area teeming with shops,pubs,bars and restaurants,this is one great looking church ,there's been a religious site on this spot for over 2000 years ,it's situated on the spot were...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

What a wonderful place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre, and enjoy a peaceful cup of tea and a cake, for about half the price that you would pay in one of the plastic chain coffee shops, that Chester is full...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We visited this building a few times as ther have a coffe shop . Very friendlyvstaff snd interesting church.

Thank margoandgeorge
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The interior of the church is fine but did not stand out. If you don't have much time, go to St Johns instead, & of course the cathedral. The so-called cafe was very minimal.

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 22 June 2018

On a recent visit to Chester my wife and I were ready for some refreshment after wandering around the city centre. We decided to go into the church where there was a cafe. A pot of tea and some home made cake was most welcome...More

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20 June 2015|
Response from M M | Reviewed this property |
Non. Mais un jour j'espere visiter Leicester dans les 'Midlands' d'Est.