Welcome to the Yard

Welcome to the Yard, Chester, a unique Italian themed restaurant serving traditional dishes from original recipes. From the moment you arrive we want you to relax, leave the outside world behind and let the food and atmosphere do the talking.

Drink with Us

Arrive a little early or if you want to stay a little late then give the host a little wink and ask if there is anywhere to go for drinks….
You won’t be disappointed when you find yourself in a quaint, cozy, cocktail bar, hidden away and a secret to the passer’s by. This cozy space creats a warm feel with low lighting and candles, the perfect place to escape to. Let’s keep this one between us and Below Board..

Amazing Food

Our menus are prepared by our head chef, who has years of experience under his belt. We’ve got fine Italian cuisine with a tasty modern twist just waiting for you to enjoy.

Main Menu

Meet Our Chef

Carl has been a chef for 27 years and has been serving guests at The Yard since it opened in 2015. He started his career right here in Chester at The Grovesnor Hotel as a YTS.

After a few years of hard work, like really hard work Carl landed a position in Gordan Ramseys 2 Michelin Star restaurant, Aubergine in London. Working for and sometimes on the same shift as the great man himself.

Carl worked in various fine dining establishments across the UK, observing, learning and tasting lots of amazing dishes and ended up back in the City of Chester.

New Lunch Menu

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Below Board, the secretest place in town, so when you want to get away from the outside world, unwind and relax with some of Chester’s finest cocktails.


Keeping you safe:

We are adhering to government guidelines so please don’t feel disgruntled if it takes a little longer to be seated. Our teams are doing everything they can to keep you safe.