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75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
01244 327394
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Ranked #11 of 409 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Barlounge is a cocktail bar and restaurant located in Chester City Centre Open daily from 11.30am until late, we offer our guests the opportunity to drink, dine and socialise in informal surroundings. Relax in the bar, catch up with friends on our sun terrace (heated & covered in winter) or enjoy a meal in the restaurant - there's something to suit everyone on any occasion. Late night snack menu is also available from 11pm till late.
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Booked the table on line glad we did, a Sunday afternoon STILL very good. nice starters v.good.. mini sausages lovely. Burgers Ella told me it was great and my darling Karen said fish finger sandwich good but please NO cheese ? My Beef Pie please season and dry ... Thank goodness brought lovely "pan" of gravy. Atmosphere good would recommend

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just watch out for the still water charge. Tap water poured from carafe continously without even asking if wanted it. Then charged £6 for still water. When challenged said that it was mistake and money taken off bill. Always check your bill !

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

I don't know how many times I've walked passed Barlounge in Chester every time I've visited Chester, but I will be going back many times in the future. Why did I keep walking past? I thought it was just another pub from the outside. My apologies to Barlounge "beauty is not skin deep". The interior is nicely decorated in the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Good Atmosphere as you enter venue - bartenders seemed a little robotic for my taste - giving every customer the exact same experience no really personal touch to their service. Nice cocktails though - will be back to try food.

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Burscough, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We ate here last visit to Chester and enjoyed it so much arranged to meet family here for an evening meal. Great smell of mulled wine as you enter, which I sampled and can say it tastes as good as it smells. Staff always look happy and are very efficient. We all enjoyed our meals in this relaxed cosy atmosphere.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I'm sure I've mentioned this before but I live in Leeds and travel to Chester just to come here as the staff and the food are just the best. Jason,Sam and all the staff are so much fun but so professional and the food is just the best especially the Sunday lunch.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Visited on the last Saturday of November at two. Meals arrived at three, waitress had already apologised and offered free orange juice. When the meals arrived my potatoes were rock hard. Mini burgers were excellent. Ham hock was good. Neither of us were over impressed with my wife's salad. All in all it was the start of the Christmas rush.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went in with a friend for a couple of glasses of wine. This is a lovely bar all decorated tastefully for Christmas. The staff are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We ate lunch here. There's plenty of choice on the menu, whether you fancy a snack, a main meal or something in between. I chose the posh fish finger sandwich & my husband had a breakfast. Both meals were delicious & very good value. The staff are extremely friendly & made a point of calling out to us as we... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This very busy, popular bar does a great variety of food. The prices for the special meals were excellent value. The staff, although very busy, very friendly and helpful and took time to chat. Having ordered the "Evening Special" of rump steak and red wine, we were not disappointed, the wine was very pleasant and the steaks were cooked to... More 

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Additional Information about Barlounge

Address: 75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
Phone Number: 01244 327394
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 35
Cuisine: Bar

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