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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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11:00 am - 12:00 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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, 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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  • 44
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food and setting, recommended

A lovely setting - great views overlooking Chester race course and nice modern decor to go with it. Food and service were both very good - fresh, loads of flavour, well cooked and presented, attentive and helpful waiters (even if we did have three separate waiters check in turn whether we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Greg W
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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north
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

The setting is great but food and service were poor. There is a view over the racecourse and the restaurant is smartly fitted out and I had high expectations. Despite being only about 10% full service was slow. My main course was not very hot so they took it away to warm it up which perhaps I can forgive but... More 

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Hawarden, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend their £19.50 three course lunch after a lovely business lunch there today. I enjoyed the Beetroot gravadlax and Monkfish followed by chocolate brownie with Jaffa cake ice cream! Setting is excellent with views over the racecourse plus free and reserved car parking. Easy access too for those of you who need wheelchair access!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

An elegant, sophisticated venue. Spacious and well set-up with lots of original and colourful touches. The dining room overlooks the race-course and was doing excellent business even though we weren't there on a race day. The staff were professional and friendly, and someone in the kitchen had a pleasing sense of humour when dealing with a particular request from my... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My partner and I had a few cocktails here on the final night of our stay in Chester. The staff were really friendly and made the atmosphere comfortable while we enjoyed the service. The cocktails were very expensive but overall, a good time was had here and I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to visit here

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A group of us booked a table here for a races day, fantastic view from the restaurant, service was very good and food was really delicious with plenty of options considering it was a race day menu! Would highly recommend for a treat and to spend lots of money!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A lovely setting - great views overlooking Chester race course and nice modern decor to go with it. Food and service were both very good - fresh, loads of flavour, well cooked and presented, attentive and helpful waiters (even if we did have three separate waiters check in turn whether we were happy with our meal - possibly a slight... More 

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chester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Welcome very good and view from table good.Food quality faultless.,plate on main meal hot making main meal more enjoyable.Service not what would expect from this resturant.Waitress reaching across people/table to serve wine and water very bad instead of walking around the table.Over the top asking if meal etc good ,not good when one is in middle of a conversation. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Recently re done out. Great food, good drinks and a nice view over the racecourse. We go for Sunday roasts, big servings and a good price. Good lunch time deals too.

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

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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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: Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups

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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