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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
01244 344883
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Ranked #2 of 417 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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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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Zurich, Switzerland
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127 reviews 127 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent meal here in January - interesting place and decor, very attentive staff all night from choosing from the vast cocktail menu to serving an excellent meal.Wide range of starters to suit all taste. Main course - steak is the specialty - go for it! ribeye on the bone was superb. Wine list was good and can buy per glass.... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The 6 week wait was totally worth it! For my husband's 50th birthday this week, we booked this intimate location for a truly divine meal. From the moment we walked in, we were greeted by courteous staff who knew what they were about. Lush surroundings made you feel warm & cosy on a winters' night, and the aromas coming from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Upstairs at the Grill is a steak lover's drean come true. This is a vegetarian's worse nightmare. The ambiance is a nice romantic hideaway. With only 9 tables this is a place you really want to book in advance, and well worth it. The service is really above par. There was one little hiccup when our coffee didn't arrive with... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Visited on the 24th of January and after a few fantastic meals here in the past I thought it was about time I raved about it on TripAdvisor. My girlfriend and I paid a visit as a day late birthday treat and as usual had a fantastic time. Everything about this place is just top notch. As you enter you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My wife and I visited Chester for a couples weekend and we usually look for a restaurant that has steak and Upstairs at the Grill did not disappoint. Immediately you are greeted and welcomed and then taken upstairs to one of the best equipped bars I have ever been to. A suite of drink options ranging from cocktails to specialist... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I was recommended this restaurant by a colleague, so I managed to get a table - don't hang around though, it was busy even on a Wednesday evening, and I couldn't get a table until 9.15 when I called mid afternoon. A lovely atmosphere to the place, I was taken upstairs for a table at the bar which suited me... More 

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This restaurant is tucked away at the bottom of Watergate Street in Chester. It feels like you have walked from a Chester street into a New York Steak House. Fantastic furniture. Very atmospheric. Smart yet cosy bar upstairs along with private dining room with table for ten (where we sat). The staff could not have been more polite and helpful... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We tried this place on a Sunday before Christmas, lovely food and great service. I will definitely return.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This place has become my very favourite Sunday lunch haunt! Working in the restaurant and bar industry i am perhaps not the easiest to please, especially where Sunday lunch is concerned! From the greeting at the door, to being seated, the outstanding quality of food, the staff, the intimacy, the value for money and of course some beautiful drinks, this... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Visited for a 30th birthday celebration. Books up quickly so they could only offer us an early table, but at no point were we rushed to finish our meal quickly. We were invited upstairs to have a drink in the bar first and once we were settled we were able to place our food and wine orders from the bar.... More 

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Additional Information about Upstairs at The Grill

Address: 70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
Phone Number: 01244 344883
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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