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1539 Restaurant And Bar

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Watergate Sq, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304611
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Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: January Offer! 2 Courses for £12.50!! Available Monday to Friday 12...
January Offer! 2 Courses for £12.50!! Available Monday to Friday 12 - 7pm, and Saturday 12 - 4pm
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  • 219
    Excellent
  • 94
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for Lunch and Dinner

Lovely setting overlooking the Racecourse. Service is good and food delicious. Also nice in the Summer to use the roof terrace where they serve drinks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

great view, friendly service, bland food. We had hoped for better but was disappointed by the blandness of the food. Prawn starter with no dressing. All four steaks over cooked. Pepper sauce watery and no taste. Poor pub food with a pleasant expensive view! Never again!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely setting overlooking the Racecourse. Service is good and food delicious. Also nice in the Summer to use the roof terrace where they serve drinks.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great setting overlooking racecourse but pretty average fair and not inexpensive. Service is good with young waiters and waitresses in abundance. The Sunday lunch menu is a fixed price affair but our three course lunch for two, with one glass of wine each, came to over £50. In itself this would not have been so bad if the main course... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The view was amazing we sat right by the window over looking the race course on a clear night this view is outstanding. There was 9 of us and we all had different starters and mains and we all thoroughly enjoyed them and could not complain about anything on the plate. The waitress was very forgetful and there was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Read about the restaurant in a local places to visit pamphlet, this particular restaurant is situated above the racecourse which is quite picturesque. Now I expected excellent service given its location and the associated stereotype. But we received what I can only describe as true customer service, the gent who seated and served us was truly personable, not the standard... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place was great to visit as a couple, all of the staff were really friendly without being intruding and it was great to sit and look out over the race course. The food was good but great which is why it gets a very good overall.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The place and setting is great. We had no complaints about the service but the food was poor. My wife had soup which was excellent my mackerel was the size of a finger! For the mains I asked for a whole fish and was recommended the monk which was very small and over cooked. My wife's main had sweet potato.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited this restaurant for dinner on a Monday evening and I must say, from the time I arrived I was blown away by the view overlooking the horse racing track. I was there to attend a private event so we had a fixed menu which was quite tasty. A trio of salmon to start, a main course of lamb to... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had friends to visit so thought 1539 an ideal location for Sunday lunch. We were given a lovely roomy booth with views over the racecourse. The service was attentive, the food excellent - faultless!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

After reading some of the recent reviews I was left wondering weather to cancel my booking. Glad we never everything was excellent. My only slight complaint was the size of the portion (could be bigger!). Will definitely return in the future.

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Additional Information about 1539 Restaurant And Bar

Address: Watergate Sq, Chester CH1 2LY, England
Phone Number: +44 1244 304611
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Watergate Sq, Chester CH1 2LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 304611

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine

Description

January Offer! 2 Courses for £12.50!! Available Monday to Friday 12 - 7pm, and Saturday 12 - 4pm
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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