Moules a go-go

Price guide: Mid-range

39 Watergate Row South, Chester, CH1 2LE

Price guide: Mid-range

Moules a go-go
#9 of 19
expert-rated restaurants in Chester
Expert overall rating:4.3 out of 5
Food and drink:
4.4
4.4
Ambience:
4.3
4.3
Service:
4.2
4.2
Location:
4.5
4.5
Value for money:
4.7
4.7
Recommended for:
Couples, Families with teenagers, Stag / hen parties, Special occasions, Trendiness

Expert review of Moules a go-go

Style a go-go, plus good value city centre dining.

Despite the ridiculous name, this restaurant in The Rows is stylish, friendly and consistently good, with grilled meat dishes and kilos of mussels to keep diners happy.

Food and drink: 

Simple, some might say unadventurous; the menu rarely changes, but the food on offer is done well. It’s not fine dining, but I’ve never had a less than superb experience. If you like mussels, you’ll love Moules a go-go.

Recommended dishes: 

Every time I visit I make a pledge to myself that I’ll try something different. But 87% of the time (yes, that accurate) I fail: it has to be the Italian kilo pot of mussels, with a white wine, basil, pesto and cream sauce, a snip at £10.50. Drool.

I also can’t resist the tree bark garlic and rosemary flat bread starter (I’ve no idea why it’s “tree bark” either) for £2.95.

Ambience: 

Couples, after-work groups, larger parties with an occasion to celebrate, the informal air attracts all kinds of customers.

Service: 

Excellent, and always with a smile and extra menu information, should you require it.

Location: 

Tucked up on Watergate Row, it can be an eerily quiet spot at night, but don’t let that put you off.

Price advice: 

Though the beat the clock offer has ended (what a shame – bring it back! The price you paid, between 6pm and 7pm, was the time you arrived), there's still a decent daytime menu that allows you to indulge on a budget. Choose two courses for £8.95 (Mon - Friday noon until 3pm and 6pm - 7pm, Sat and Sun noon - 6pm); the starter menu is limited but the mussels make up for it as a main dish.

Prices on the main menu average at £5 for a starter and £10 for a main course.

More information on Moules a go-go:

Price guide:
Mid-range
Type:
Bar, Restaurant
Food:
International, Seafood, Steak, Traditional
Address:
39 Watergate Row South, Chester, CH1 2LE
Telephone:
01244 348818
Website:
http://www.moulesagogo.co.uk
Serves:
Lunch, Dinner
Opening times:
Mon-Fri noon-3pm and 6pm-10pm, Sat all day, Sun noon-9pm
Accepts Credit Cards:
Yes
Reservations:
Not necessary
Free tags / Keywords:
Cheap eats

Have you been to Moules a go-go? Would you recommended it?

Community comments (2)

we are reguler diners at moules always great service and great food i think one of the best places to eat in chester

My favourite dish is also the Italian kilo pot of mussels - delicious! I was also disappointed when they got rid of their beat the clock menu, but if you sign up to their newsletter they offer very good deals through that, especially on race days.