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The Square Bottle (JD Wetherspoon), Chester Central, Chester

92 Foregate Street
Chester
CH1 1HB
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J D Wetherspoon

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Brainy Pool left this review about The Square Bottle (JD Wetherspoon)

I have warmed to this place a little. it has a traditional feeling inside with wood panneling, booths, mirrors etc, very much an old style Wetherspoons though the usual canteen atmosphere prevails. The beer selection has also improved. It’s worth coming in for one if you can put up with tedious eejits prattling on about the EU.

On 1st February 2020 - rating: 6
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Rob Hunter left this review about The Square Bottle (JD Wetherspoon)

As has been noted, this is a fairly standard old school Spoons operation. At the bar, two banks of six hand pulls with one bank dedicated to guest ales (priced at £2.49 a pint / £1.25 a half) and the other bank offering three ciders from Snails Bank in addition to the Spoons trio of Abbot Ale, Ruddles and Doom Bar. Mainly bitters and golden ales on the guest line-up but my Beartown Bruins Ruin was very nice.

Fairly busy just before 11:30am today and soon started to fill up with the lunch time mob. Plenty of babies and toddlers in, including one relentless screamer.

Toilets are upstairs, as is fairly standard.

On 7th January 2020 - rating: 7
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Quinno _ left this review about The Square Bottle (JD Wetherspoon)

To cut to the chase, this is an old skool Spoons that has had a refurb. A kind of L-shape interior with some neutral paint on the walls and a few of the old varnish pillars remaining. Absolutely rammed on our Saturday evening visit though this seems to be the default for Chester, we struggled to find a table and had to wait a few minutes. Went for a Titanic Cappuccino Stout which was fine (NBSS 3). Ate here and to be fair to the staff they kept on top of everything and the Wetherchef pinged us our grub within 20 minutes. Overall, a fair Spoons.

On 1st March 2019 - rating: 6
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Chester, 0.68 miles, 13 min walk (show)
Bache, 1.61 miles, 31 min walk (show)
Capenhurst, 6.61 miles, 2 hr 7 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Square Bottle (JD Wetherspoon), Chester
1st Feb 2020, 09:48
Review submitted by Brainy Pool
 
7th Jan 2020, 15:13
Review submitted by Rob Hunter

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
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  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : No - Just the usual 50p vouchers - last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Car Park : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Darts : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Jukebox : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Karaoke : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Live Music : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 24 July 2019 by Quinno _
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