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1539 Restaurant & Bar

Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304611
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (46 reviews)
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the most delicious Sunday lunch at this wonderful restaurant yesterday. The roast beef absolutely melted in the mouth, amazing. The rest of the meal was just as memorable, from the delicious starter through to the fantastic desert. I can’t recommend this restaurant highly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I tend to pay this restaurant a visit every time I come to Chester and this is by far the best restaurant in Chester in my opinion. They consistently manage to deliver very high quality food and service whilst maintaining reasonable pricing. Cannot recommend it...More

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely team of staff who were very pleasant and helpful and an asset to the restaurant. The food was swift and really delicious - plenty of it too, so great value. Front of house team went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed...More

Thank biking_betty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited twice in March Can’t recommend highly enough Both night wonderful from start to finish Food was amazing Lovely wine Amazing setting Very friendly and attentive staff So looking forward to my next visit !!!

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited after not coming for couple of years. Impressive makeover but very loud with at least 3 private parties happening but it didn't bother us as it gave the place a good atmosphere. Service was very good and all the food was lovely. Slight slip...More

Thank VSS8
Reviewed March 31, 2018

If in Chester or you live in the area you must visit this amazing venue. We were here for a Birthday evening, from arriving to departing was not in any way dissatisfied. The staff were extremely friendly, knowledgeable and professional in every aspect. My choice...More

Thank olimpilot
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Visit number two and not disappointed... came for my sister's 60th. We were seated staight away with a lovely view of the racecourse. The waiting on staff were very efficient and friendly, knowing exactly what we had ordered and placing food correctly. I can recommend...More

Thank suzie65_11
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Whilst this is a great restaurant which serves lovely food, it is also good to meet friends for coffee. Parking is easy which is a bonus in Chester and if the restaurant is not busy you can get a table for coffee by window overlooking...More

Thank 400,097
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Mothers day meal with family, set three course that didn’t disappoint - goats cheese roast beef and carrot cake. Food was good, Nothing amazing, restaurant very full and every table kept turning for more people to arrive, service impeccable, very friendly, warm atmosphere. Amazing view...More

Thank Ceri S
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I’ve eaten at 1539 many times and always enjoyed myself, however on this occasion I was there for a party on the first floor. I wasn’t aware there was an upstairs area in 1539 and was pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was nice in this area...More

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Rebekah D
January 7, 2016|
Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
There are a range of seating options: tables for 2, 4 and for larger parties are set in front of floor to ceiling windows looking out over the Racecourse. Behind these is a raised area with booth type seating. There are two... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 304611
  • E-mail
Restaurant 1539 offers the most unique backdrop in which to enjoy a drink, a delicious meal or mingle in the Roof Lounge. Our menu offers twists on classic British favourites alongside dishes inspired by flavours from across the globe. The menu features some classic grills and fresh seafood.
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