The Albion, Chester

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    The Albion: Quaint Cheshire Inn

    by mickeyboy07 Written Sep 5, 2011

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    Albion translated to present day terms means'white'and is often associated with all things 'English'.The present day ambience of the Albions interior reflects this translation and has firm connections with the 'Great War'going far beyond the modern concept of the pub today.
    Mike mercer has run the Albion for over 37 years and has created and captured the essence of the 'Great War' 1914-18 in this last remaining classic Victorian corner street pub within the Walls of Chester.Many a young lad would have spent his Kings Shilling in the Albion before going off to face the horrors of the Western front.
    Today the pub has its charms and very friendly staff and a laid back relaxed atmosphere.

    opening times-12.00-15.00,17.00-23.00 mon to thu,open all day on fridays
    12.00-14.30,19.00-22.30 sundays

    Favorite Dish: We didnt eat here just had a few drinks but the food looked very nice and at a reasonable price.

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    The Albion: A Grown ups pub for Grown up People!

    by sandysmith Written May 3, 2003

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    the grown ups pub

    The Albion has been recommended in several national and international food and beer guides and was nominated in top 6 city pubs in Britain by the National good pub guide but it does have some interesting rules and guidelines!

    No Chips
    No Fry-ups
    No U.H.T
    No silly foil portions
    No children - no plastic jungle
    Family Hostile!

    So if you want to enjoy an english pub at its best in peace and quiet this is the place for you!

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    The Albion: Mmmm... Pub food

    by DrewV Written Aug 12, 2003

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    All Hail Albion!

    If you're in Chester, then you've likely been in Britain for a while now, so you've no doubt encountered the joy of pub food. Sure, it's a more or less acquired taste, but if you like a good bangers and mash, accompanied by a bracingly cold Guinness (yeah, they serve it cold now), then you ought to pay a visit to the Albion. Great World War I decor lines the walls, and the folks are friendly. Most importantly, the pub is not kid-friendly, so it's a nice break from the field trip masses.

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  • The Albion Chester: Give this place a miss

    by hondacar Written Oct 27, 2011

    This is not a restaurant. It is a pub that serves food and that was very basic. We went there as a group of four.Not made to feel welcome. In actual fact, as there was a quiz going on we felt in the way and left as soon as we had eaten to continue the night in another pub down the road at which we were made to feel very welcome. We were not offered a sweet and were completely ignored by the landlady. Jamie Oliver recommended or not we shall not be returning there on our next visit to this beautiful city.

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