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1539 Restaurant And Bar

Watergate Sq, Chester CH1 2LY, England
01244 304611
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Ranked #53 of 387 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

A great occasion restaurant situated on the racecourse, a lovely view and atmosphere. A short but well planned menu seemed to tick all the right boxes for all our party, classics served well. A nice well priced wine list too.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had a table for 7 for the September race day to celebrate my wife's birthday. As soon as we entered and were shown to a beautifully presented table we knew we had made a good choice. The food on offer was varied and superb ( nobody had a poor dish). The servings flowed at the right pace and the... More

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Restaurant_Response, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and all your comments have been passed on to the team. Hope to see you again in the future. Regards The Team @ 1539 More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you get a chance to visit this restaurant then do it! Had a race day package with family. A really nice greeting on arrival, staff were brilliant, nothing too much trouble and so polite. Fantastic food, had the Cod fillet on lentils, it was really good and cooked to perfection. It was relaxed,clean,tidy and everything was just right. Thank... More

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Restaurant_Response, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and all your comments have been passed on to the team. Hope to see you again in the future. Regards The Team @ 1539 More

Kent
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We went to 1539 for our Wedding Anniversary, which happened to be on a Monday and so the place was not very busy at all. However, the staff were so super friendly, they made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. In fact, the nice cocktail barman, John I think he name was, made us special Anniversary... More

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Restaurant_Response, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are all so very glad you enjoyed your experience with us and we do hope you will travel back to Chester and see us again. Kindest regards The Team @ 1539 More

Mold
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great location - as the Man on the next table loudly said "it's been a Roman race course for 2000 years first used in 1465 which is why it's called 1465 when it was first used. " "Excuse me has someone had drink! " but he meant well! Superb setting well finished restaurant layout with a great view of the... More

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Restaurant_Response, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Chris, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Reagrds The Team @ 1539 More

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I was being treated to a meal out for my birthday, it was a choice of here or sticky walnut, (I know, tough choice) we decided to try here, I was not disappointed. The place looks amazing with a great view over the race course. The food was delicious, beautifuly prepared & presented. There's 2 menus for lunch an express,... More

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Restaurant_Response, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! I have passed all your comments on to the team and they are thrilled. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards The Team @ 1539 More

chester
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Have not been to 1539 for quite a while ut love the new decor.Went for lunch last week with a friend we opted for the express lunch for under 10 pounds INCLUDING a glass of wine . Quite honestly was very pleasantly surprised at both the selection of dishes offered and the quality of both the food and wine add... More

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12Max12, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant and your experience. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards The Team @ 1539 More

Top Contributor
336 reviews 336 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This was my first visit to 1539 since the refurbishment earlier this year - personally I found the new decor/furniture too dark and more cramped than before but that's my opinion and I'm sure others will like it. I also felt the menu and food quality had changed for the worse - my wife's soup was over spiced and I... More

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12Max12, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are very sorry you didn't enjoy your experience with us. We have passed on all your comments and will endeavour to improve. Regards The Team @ 1539 More

Essex, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went here with my partner and 14 year old duaghter, staff lovely and helpful, decor fantastic, food superb, views over racecourse fabulous - had a great meal :-)

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12Max12, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant and your experience. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards The Team @ 1539 More

Mansfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Visited here during the recent race meeting for an all inclusive lunch package. We were well looked after and had a great view of the racecourse - couldn't quite see the finish line though from our table so had to keep going outside. Food was lovely and all the waiting staff were very polite and attentive. The food was delicious... More

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12Max12, Manager at 1539 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant and your experience. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards The Team @ 1539 More

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