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1539 Restaurant And Bar

Watergate Sq, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304611
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Ranked #53 of 416 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
Description: January Offer! 2 Courses for £12.50!! Available Monday to Friday 12 - 7pm, and Saturday 12 - 4pm
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English first
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
254 reviews 254 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Chef has changed since I have last visited a few months ago and it proved to be a pretty disappointing experience. I called in advance to check that the chef can accommodate a vegan meal, which he confirmed he could. The starter was the soup of the day (£4.95) which tasted good. The real disappointment was with the lack of... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

visited on22jan. for first time.great welcome all staff so friendly andobliging. there were four in our party and three of us had steaks all of different degrees of cooking and all were perfect and so tender.all through the evening the staff were so friendly and attentive.the restauraunt is well appointed with a relaxing atmosphere and the price of the food... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Based at the Chester Racecourse and recently been refurbished. Been many times before and have never been disappointed. The décor and layout is stylish and practical. The views over the racecourse, especially when it's bright & sunny and you've got a table right by the window is lovely. The staff always appear to be well trained and courteous. The food... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Visited 1539 10th January for my friends 50th birthday. What a get restaurant and bar with loads of atmosphere and style. Staff were absolutely spot on for giving a professional service. The food was wonderful and I could not fault it. I will look forward to a return visit. I Would not hesitate at recommending friends to hold a function... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went in to grab a bite and was told they had run out of food. No real excuse for a restaurant having no food. Didn't even offer me a drink! Didn't want my business. Ridiculous.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went here for workd Christmas do in a group of about 20. The place is furnished very well and has a nice ambiance. There are nice views over the race course and would be great if you manged to get a seat there for a race day. There is good function room upstairs that serves as bar you can go... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Me and my husband visited the 1539 on our anniversary on Xmas eve. It was very quiet but the food and service was fab, we mentioned to the bar man we were there for our anniversary in conversation and he clearly told the kitchen as they decorated the plates especially for us. The views over the racecourse are fantastic and... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I really have held off writing a review for the 1539, the reason is I don't want it getting too busy that I cannot get a table myself. I have given in though as it deserves the most fabulous review. We eat here all the time - on race days, Sunday dinner and Christmas day - so I am a... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Food absolutely divine. We ate from the lunchtime menu and me and my boyfriend shared a starter and a pudding. Had the camenbert to start so glad we choose to share as it was a whole baked camenbert for one person. I had lamb for main and cod for my boyfriend with sticky toffee pudding to finish. Would highly recommend... More 

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North Wales
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The whole evening was pleasant . Food was good , not great. We would have liked the opportunity to have or been offered a drink before our meal . Service was good but again something was missing. Firstly we were advised that mussels were off due to the time of year( surprising) , as was the lamb. Replicated was a... More 

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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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