A new eaterie that has opened in Hoole aims to encourage diners to try new foods with friends.

The Hollows is the latest addition to the Suburban Cocktails family and the brainchild of Kingdom Thenga and Shaun Lodge who already own the award winning Suburbs bar on the same Charles Street in the suburb.

The oyster and charcuterie bar serves a carefully selected range of small plates and guests are greeted on arrival by a host who discusses the menu and takes time to understand guests likes and dislikes to ensure they try something they are bound to enjoy.

The menu is dominated by seasonal produce using food styles from all over the world; with Asian, South American and European influences - and a slight touch of Mediterranean.

The quirky interior was designed by Kelsall interior design company Brereton Pinnington Design and features a bar made from an old church pew and a hanging hat display inspired by Kingdom’s love of hats.

He said: “We’re delighted to bring this new style of eating to Hoole, it’s all about social eating, we want people to dine in a relaxed environment, where they won’t be rushed. There’s nowhere else like this in Chester.”

For further details or to book a table call 01244 344325 or visit the At the Hollows Facebook page.