Michael Caines Restaurant at ABode Hotels Awarded!

Michael Caines is described as a star chief not without any reason. Himself and his team at Gidleigh Park ranked ‘Number 1 in Britain’s Top Restaurants Ranking’. For the first time, The Sunday Times presented the list of Britain’s Top 100 restaurants, produced in association with Harden’s. Michael Caines is not only the two-star Michelin Executive Chef at Gidleigh Park as well as Executive Chef at The Bath Priory, he is in charge of all food and beverage at ABode hotels. The Michael Caines restaurant at the ABode Chester was awarded ‘Cheshire Restaurant of the Year 2010′ by the prestigious Cheshire Life & Drink Awards! Congratulations to the whole team from Epoque Hotels!


Michael Caines is one of the country’s famous and excellent chefs. He is the author of a modern British cuisine based on his own reinterpretation of classic cooking techniques from France and England. You can find his signature restaurants around the country, at the ABode Hotels. In Chester, Michael together with his team of chefs led by Stuart Collins make sure to create a regional, fresh and innovative cuisine from the Cheshire riches.

On the 5th floor of the ABode Chester guests will find the stunning Michael Caines Restaurant together with a Champagne Bar and an outside terrace. The Restaurant serves Michael’s award-winning modern British cuisine using the best local and regional produce. In addition to the à la carte and tasting menus, the Restaurant features the acclaimed Michael Caines dining concept of “grazing menus”, whereby smaller portions of dishes from the à la carte menu can be enjoyed in either the Restaurant or more informally in the Champagne Bar. Private dining will also be available, and the entire 5th floor can be booked for exclusive use for upwards of 240 guests.ABode Chester’s wine list features more than 150 wines stored in a glass-fronted, temperature-controlled wine room. Dishes are modern and perfectly conceived and the “grazing menu” served in the chic, fashionable dining room, is an experience not to be missed.

About ABode Chester

The Hotel ABode Chester features 85 Comfortable, Desirable, Enviable and Fabulous bedrooms. All bedrooms are fitted to ABode’s high standards and boast magnificent views of Chester and the Welsh hills. The jewel in the crown are the three Fabulous suites, spaciously fitted and designed to the highest levels of comfort and luxury, located on the 6th floor, each with private balcony and views over the city, race course or internal piazza. Located on the ground floor, the MC Café Bar & Grill of the ABode Chester offers informal and delicious food and drink throughout the day and evening, from coffee and homebaked pastries, to full à la carte dining. In the evenings, the BarMC becomes a late night lounge bar.

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The site of the former Cheshire Constabulary headquarters, located at the gateway to Chester, has been developed to become ABode Chester. This boutique hotel is only 5 minutes by foot from the city center, the Chester Zoo is 4.2 miles from hotel, Chester Railway Station (National Rail) is 4 miles, and the nearest Airport is Liverpool John Lennon, 25 miles from the hotel. – View Location Map.

General Information:

Category: Epoque Classic Superior [learn more]
Address: ABode Chester, Chester [view map]
Type: Boutique Hotel
Best Rate: 150 GBP [View Calendar]
Total Rooms: 85
Languages Spoken by Staff: English
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