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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
01244 344883
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Ranked #2 of 387 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $10 - $50
Hours:
Tue 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Upstairs at the Grill is a split-level Manhattan-style steakhouse and intimate cocktail bar located in Chester City Centre. Open Monday to Thursday from 5pm and from 12pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we offer our guests the opportunity to explore our selection of locally sourced dry aged beef and extensive wine list. We look forward to welcoming you to Upstairs at the Grill.Upstairs At The Grill is available for a range of private parties, birthday parties, working lunches, business meetings or wedding receptions. Whether an intimate table of 2, party of 8 or an all-out celebration for 80, we’re here to help.
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Excellent restaurant. Everything was outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble. The food and wine were wondeful. This is now one of my favorite restaurants. The staff were fantastic and gave a really personal service without being intrusive. The restaurant isn't cheap but everything is worth it and if everything is right (which it was) you don't mind paying that little... More

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

First visit to Upstairs at the Grill and we were not disappointed. The staff are very well trained and pleasant. We arrived early and were taken upstairs to the drinks lounge, immediately poured a glass of water while we chose our selected drinks from the drinks menu. The barman was very friendly and attentive. After a short while a waiter... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

If you are new to the city and is about to make your choice of restaurant solely onTripadvisor rating, then beware! They serve you "steak" but be prepared to pay extra for anything else. The potatoes were charged at £3.25 and even the sauce to complement the steak were charged at £2.00 which is totally ridiculous. You can easily pay... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I booked a table for our wedding anniversary, what a treat the service and knowledge of the staff is fantastic. We had a steak and cocktail master class before our meal which was out of this world, I can not recommend enough.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Big title in know...! ...I really believe this restaurant is one of the most underrated establishments around and is consistently one of my favourite restaurants for so many reasons. It has a lovely warm atmosphere, the service is always stellar, the menu is simple and well put together, the barmen are very well trained and the food never disappoints. In... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We got married at the New Blossoms hotel on Friday and stayed in Chester on Saturday night too ..I had tried to book Upstairs at the Grill online but there was no availability. On Saturday we headed to Upstairs at the Grill ( stopping at a few bars on the way) in the hope that someone would have cancelled ..and... More

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staffordshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Lunch yesterday and then the races, great food and service. Could not get any better than this. Would have been good to have a win at the races, Hey Ho, can't have it all. Thanks to the staff for sorting the bill, and prompt action. Will go again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Me and my partner went tonight and can say the food was amazing the service was exceptional and would highly recommend it.We will certainly be back.Compliments to the chef!!definetly a place to visit when in Chester or surrounding areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Not much to say the title says it all. Back on top of the reviews, no surprise, definitely the best restaurant in Chester. If you go there is no doubt that you will enjoy the food and service.

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

from start to finish this was a very good experience of service and well cooked food.the music was just right and not intrusive. the staff were watching for your needs, again without being intrusive. i came away definately intending to return.

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