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Upstairs at The Grill

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70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
01244 344883
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Upstairs at the Grill is a split-level Manhattan-style steakhouse and...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 980
    Excellent
  • 169
    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
One of the best steaks I've had

What can I say apart from this place is fantastic! One of the best steaks I've had and I've had a lot! I really could not fault the place. The atmosphere was great and the customer service was second to none and probably the best I've received in a restaurant for a long time. The service was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Matt B
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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English first
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

What can I say apart from this place is fantastic! One of the best steaks I've had and I've had a lot! I really could not fault the place. The atmosphere was great and the customer service was second to none and probably the best I've received in a restaurant for a long time. The service was personal and at... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

10000000% recommend this place. Staff friendly & extremely knowledgable Bar upstairs lovely and unique Rest down stairs small and very intimate Food out of this world!! Value very very good!! Defiantly be back

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

have been to this restaurant a fair few times and have never been disappointed each time that i've eaten there. the steak and frites special that they do here is a great bargain and the service is attentive but never intrusive. if you fancy other cuts of steak then you'll be spoil for choice; and the roasts they do are... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We dined here for our New Year's Eve dinner, what a fantastic choice it was. Our meal was superb and the service was impeccable. Some reviews have mentioned about the price, if you want cheap I suggest you head over to McDonalds. The fillet steak I had most certainly warranted the cost. We then spent the rest of the evening... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

From stepping through the door to stepping out we were very well taken care of, and were made to feel at home. There's no rushing and every part of our experience was amazing, We never new there was so much you needed to know about a piece of steak. Wish it was closer to home.

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Chester
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Went to the Grill Upstairs tonight to celebrate a nephew's birthday. The table was booked for a party of ten for seven pm, everyone arrived on time to be greeted by friendly staff. The meals were ordered & the wait began. Considering no starters were ordered, the meals didn't arrive until eight fifty ! Whilst waiting for the meals to... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

You know as you come in this is not going to be cheap! the decor is lovely, everything is done perfect. the staff is top notch everytime i go. The food is cooked perfect. there strong point in my opinion is obviously their meat. The desserts are fab too!!! hehe Expensive but i guess it is worthit for a nice... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Wow. What can I say, every 5 star review on here is correct. The food, service, ambiance, decor, just everything was amazing, from arriving very early, been shown upstairs, from the front door, shown where the toilets are, taken upstairs, shown to our bar stools, given drinks menus, spoke to like the first customers of the night, however we were... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

A fantastic experience from start to finish. Personal, informative and friendly service followed by quality cooked produce served in a relaxed atmosphere left us waiting for our next excuse to visit Chester. This is how a restaurant experience should be. Thank you.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

After walking upstairs at Upstairs at The Grill, being seated and given cocktail menus, it became apparent that the service in this steak restaurant is always very 'well done'. The mixologists know their alcohols, and we were served drinks that were made from the simple instructions of 'I like raspberry and vanilla' or 'I want something like a chocolate milkshake'.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 344883

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
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

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