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Old Harkers Arms

(also known as Harkers)

1 Russell Street

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Opening Times

Monday10.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.30 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday10.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9.30 Mon - Fri
10 - 9 Sat & Sun


Brunning & Price (Restaurant Group)

About the Pub

Upmarket pub converted from the ground floor of former Victorian canalside warehouse. Timber flooring, traditional wooden furniture and cast iron pillars provide an insight to its former use. Blackboards list the real ales with tasting notes, usually nine are available with a selection of bitters, stouts, milds or porters. Many are from local breweries. Ciders and perrys listed separately and served from the cellar and was branch cider pub of the year 2018. Food served all day, booking advised for the busy weekend period. Outside seating with views of the canal.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Phoenix Brunning & Price Original
  • Weetwood Cheshire Cat
  • Weetwood Eastgate

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Six guest beers.

Source: National

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Old Harkers Arms, Chester


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Both Cider and Perry always available.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Front door ramp and disabled toilet.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Canalside tables.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes, scrabble, backgammon.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • WiFi Wifi

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Old Harkers Arms

1 Russell Street

Sat Nav Reference

53.19342, -2.88123


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Arriva: 1, 3; Stagecoach: 41; Arriva: 4

Nearby Station (300m)



Down steps off City Road to Canal towpath

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