“ 39-41 Watergate Street / Chester / Cheshire / CH1 2LE / „
As a member of Hi-life Dining club, Moules a go-go was one of the featured restaurants that just happened to be one of our favourites.
The restaurant is located on the rows in Watergate Street just a few metres away from the cross in Chester.
Car Parking is available close by either at Chester Race Court, Chester Courts or at the pay and display located at the Crowne Plaza Hotel all just a few minutes walk away.
There is no car parking in Watergate Street during the day time and it is limited in the evenings so you would be better parking where you are guaranteed to have a space and walk the small distance to the restaurant.
As you enter the restaurant you are greeted with a modern styled design with purples and reds.
The restaurant attracts a clientele offering a relaxed and ambient atmosphere.
The restaurant always has plenty of customers but it never appears to be crowded even when it is fully booked, which means there has been some clever design when the floor plan had been created and the implementation of booths certainly avoid any wasted space in tight corners where a chair would not normally fit.
The menu is intended to display the belgian influence that Moules promotes, however, in my opinion the restaurant actually lacks belgian charm.
For my starter I opted for the house salad with Crispy Peking Duck with noodles and plum sauce for the reasonable price of £5.25 and it was delicious and the portion was certainly not small, I almost wished I had opted for this as the main course and selected a different starter.
My partner went for the usual choice of the fresh steamed mussels served with garlic, onions, celery, white wine and cream for £5.75.
The mussels are definately a speciality at this restaurant and there are a variety of styles available.
The main courses I felt were lacking in choice and there were not many options that I found appealing so in the end I opted for the rib eye steak with mushroom sauce which was served with sauteed beans and potatoes and a grilled tomato for £12.95 I easily predicted that my partner would opt for the rib eye steak alsobut chose not to have the sauce and to have chips instead of the potatoes.
The food was served hot and it was really tasty and pretty reasonable in terms of cost.
As it was a special treat we also decided to have a dessert and went for the belgian waffle served with a hot butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice-cream to say I was full at the end was definately an understatement.
We have returned to this restaurant several times and always found the staff to be pleasant, efficient and more than happy to help and they always seem to exceed our expectations on each visit and I would recommend this restaurant for anyone looking to dine out in Chester.
Great food in a modern, stylish and comfortable surrounding. Specialist fish dishes and a wide variety of others too.