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The Barista's

9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 400045
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“cakes” (42 reviews)
“toasties” (12 reviews)
“chai” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
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11 - 20 of 236 reviews

Reviewed July 6, 2017

Have been a few times in the last couple of months and thought that this might be our cafe of choice in the centre but had a couple of less than good experiences recently. One was poached eggs on toast which looked as if were...More

2  Thank chcharlie
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended coffee shop. Decent range of food too. Worth a visit so give it a go - I don't think you will be disappointed.

Thank dixieboy123
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

1st but certainly not last visit to this great value independent cafe, attentive staff & perfect choice on the menu right in the heart of the city.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

On holiday on the canals and moored overnight in chester. Found this place by chance and very glad too. A lovely comfortable and stylish coffee shop. A excellent flat white and superb smashed avocado/chilli and poached egg on sourdough

1  Thank mummycool
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Was looking forward to trying a different coffee shop but wished we hadn’t bothered. Overpriced (£6.15 for a latte and hot chocolate) for nothing special. It was around 4pm on a sunny Sunday afternoon and there were only 4 customers (including us 2). Served quickly...More

1  Thank bluelizard
Andy D, Owner at The Barista's, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Great review from an experienced tripadvisor, so proud. So we serve you quickly (you order at the till) and we have too many staff to attend to your needs. Earlier review show your favourite cafe just down the road!!!! You keep doing what you do...More

Reviewed May 21, 2017

Having waled the wall we needed a heat and an opportunity the dry out. Excellent choice of savoury sweets and drinks. They even managed a decaf Iced Latte without and funny looks.

Thank TartanPimpernel2014
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Would defiantly go again. Good coffee at good prices. Costa just across the street. Plenty to chose from.

Thank Matthew970
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Lovely surroundings, friendly staff. But two large cappuccinos that my husband and I ordered taste like warm milk with no coffee in it. We expected much better quality coffee from an independant coffee shop.

5  Thank Indre S
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

There is nothing that I can really say about this place as all the words I can think of aren't worthy to describe how wonderful the coffee is in this establishment. The cappuccino is lovely, presented in an artistic fashion and is a decent price....More

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Found by chance after being ignored for service in another place (very unusual in Chester).. however walking into the Barista's was so friendly and welcoming I almost thought I'd been here before!! The barista explained some of the specialist coffee with a big proud smile...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 400045
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