Lunch & Dinner Cruises

See Chester from a different perspective, viewing parts of the city unreachable by other transport. All food served aboard the Lunch Cruises and Dinner Cruises is freshly prepared in the Hotel’s kitchen. The starter course is served, and you sail away along the Shropshire Union Canal towards the Northgate Lock returning to collect the main course and continuing your journey towards Hoole Lane Lock and beyond, before returning to the hotel where your voyage ends.

The L’eau-t Cuisine Broad-beam Restaurant Cruiser moored alongside the Mill Hotel sails for 4 course & Coffee Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Seating up to 50 people, the vessel has a licensed bar and even a dance floor.  Available for Exclusive use and Private hire subject to availability.

Lunch & Dinner Cruises

Per Person
Lunch £23.00
Dinner Sunday-Thursday £25.00
Dinner Friday & Saturday £29.50

Please note that the prices above will vary on selected dates and during the Christmas Party Season (commencing November 2018). Please see for details of our Christmas Party Menus and Prices.  Please note all prices and menus are subject to change.

Sample Menu Sample Sunday Lunch Menu Children’s Menu Vegetarian Menu


Heritage High Tea Cruises

Reaching parts of Chester that other transport does not have the privilege to reach. Relax and enjoy the historic views as we guide you through the history of the Shropshire Union canal.

During your 1 hour cruise we will serve Afternoon Tea; tea/coffee and a selection of sandwiches and cakes.

Cruises will commence 4pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, you will be required to be at the hotel for 3.45pm ready for 4.00pm boarding. Pre booking is essential, as a minimum of 20 guest booked is required for the cruiser to sail.

Available for parties of 40 and over

Due to our strict insurance and health and safety policies we are not permitted to carry wheelchair using passengers aboard the cruiser.


Adult £15.00
Child £12.00

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Christmas Dining

Book your Christmas Party in Chester now. Choose from the options below to create your perfect lunch/evening. Parties commence on 23rd November and run right through until Christmas.

To make your job as a party organiser a little easier all food orders will be taken at the table, there is no need to collect pre-orders.

Canaletto Restaurant

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Per Person
Christmas Fayre Lunch from £22.00
Christmas Fayre Dinner from £25.00
Christmas Day Lunch (Adult) £74.00

Restaurant Cruiser

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Per Person
Christmas Fayre Lunch Cruise from £27.00
Christmas Fayre Dinner Cruise from £29.50