Your one-stop guide to small independent and unique businesses you can discover in Chester city centre.

Cosy cafes, inspirational gift shops, fine dining restaurants and quirky boutiques are just some of the hidden gems you can experience in Chester.

Start exploring today and use our guide below for inspiration.

NB: Businesses are displayed in alphabetical order.  Please use the category and location filters to help you find what you are looking for.

Category
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  • Accommodation
  • Art Gallery
  • Attraction
  • Banking
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Charity
  • Department Store
  • Electronics/Telecomms/Media
  • Fashion
  • Food & Drink
  • Food/Supermarket
  • Gifts, Cards and Chocolates
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Homeware
  • Jewellery, Watches & Accessories
  • Leisure
  • Newsagent/Books
  • Nightclub
  • professional services
  • Pub
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Speciality
  • Takeaway
  • Things to See
  • Tours
  • Toys
  • Travel
Locations
  • All locations
  • Abbey Square
  • Bridge Street
  • Bridge Street Row
  • Castle Street
  • City Road, Chester
  • City Walls
  • Eastgate Row
  • Eastgate Street
  • Foregate Street
  • Frodsham Court, off Frodsham Street, Chester
  • Frodsham Street
  • Godstall Lane
  • Grosvenor Park Road
  • Grosvenor Shopping Centre
  • Grosvenor Street
  • Hoole Road
  • Hunter Street, Chester, CH1 2AR
  • Little St John Street
  • Love Street
  • Lower Bridge Street
  • Music Hall Passage
  • New Crane Street
  • Newgate Street
  • Northgate Row
  • Northgate Street
  • Northgate Street, Town Hall
  • Pepper Street
  • Pierpoint Lane
  • Souters Lane
  • St Michael's Square
  • St Werburgh Street
  • St. John Street
  • Station Road
  • The Cross
  • The Forum Shopping Centre
  • Tower Road
  • Town Hall Square
  • Vicar's Lane
  • Victoria Road
  • Watergate Row
  • Watergate Street
  • various
A

Abbey Taxis Travel

Independent Business

Abbey Taxis are Chester’s longest running and most professional Taxi Company with the most advanced booking and dispatching facilities ...

Street: Foregate Street

B

Alfresco Café Cafe

Independent Business

Alfresco is delightful little cafe in the heart of the city, next to the Cathedral. Its the perfect place for a pit stop, whether for a ...

Street: St Werburgh Street

C

Alison Bradley Gallery Art Gallery

Independent Business

Alison Bradley opened her first gallery in 2008 in the North Wales village of Betws- y- coed - the Gateway to Snowdonia and home of ...

Street: Watergate Street

D

Ancient World Jewellery, Watches & Accessories, Speciality

Independent Business

Ancient World are specialists in hand crafted sculptures, paintings, jewellery in gold and silver, fine glass, Chinese handcraft, ...

Street: Bridge Street Row

E

Art Gallery - Watergate Street Gallery Art Gallery, Speciality

Independent Business

The Watergate Street Gallery has the North West's most extensive and inspiring collection of original artwork and signed limited ...

Street: Watergate Street

F

Atina Kitchen Cafe, Restaurant

Independent Business

Atina Kitchen is an eclectic, family run restaurant featuring Italian cuisine with contemporary British twists. The name Atina is part ...

Street: Foregate Street

G

Back Alley Music Speciality

Independent Business

Back Alley Music is a musical instruments store selling a multitude of instruments such as guitars, drums, brass and woodwind. Full ...

Street: Northgate Street

H

Bar Lounge Bar, Restaurant

Independent Business

Barlounge is a cocktail bar and restaurant located in Chester City Centre Open daily from 11.30am until late, we offer our guests ...

Street: Watergate Street

I

Beatons Tea Room and book shop Cafe, Food & Drink

Independent Business

Beatons is a delightful little Tearoom and Bookshop located just opposite Chester Cathedral in the city centre. Visit Beatons and enjoy ...

Street: St Werburgh Street

J

Blackstocks Fish & Chips Restaurant, Takeaway

Independent Business

Blackstocks is a family owned, independent, national award winning fish and chip shop. With seating for over 70 people you can choose ...

Street: Northgate Street