Chester is one of my favorite cities with its city walls, roman remains, medieval buildings and Victorian restorations. Chester was originally a Roman fort on the River Dee and close to Wales. I could not wait to show the town to David.
We got to Euston station to catch the train to Chester . We were actually heading to the Wirral where I had lived before with my late husband. I wanted to introduce David to my dear friends Anna and William Stead, who we were staying with.
We grabbed some breakfast before we left in the train station where we were joined by a pigeon.
We arrived in Chester ready to go do the tourist thing, but wait there was a brewery near by. Off we went to find it hoping that it was there. I had in my hand the address and directions. We headed out and were not sure what we were on because the United Kingdom likes to hide the street signs on the buildings if there even is one. David saw a taxi stand and headed over there to get directions. When he came out he said throw those directions away because they are totally wrong. The Brewhouse & Kitchen was just around the corner.
The Brewhouse & Kitchen is a bit different from your traditional pub. They brew their own, unique craft beers on-site in there brew-tiful microbrewery! As well as matching every dish on their menu to a style of beer they also love cooking with beer, be sure to keep an eye out for recipes that make use of the beers they brew. We had a nice meal there also.
I guess the brewery was more important than the tour of Chester. We checked the time and noticed we had only a short time before we had to catch the train to Bebington. We walked a little ways down main street to check out Chester.
We walked across the Dee to the railway station to catch Mersey Rail to Bebington.