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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
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  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely restaurant and they know their cow. Nice wine list and great concentrated menu. Unhurried and just relaxing. Cool atmosphere and will go again. Sides were nice but wished there had been a baked potato.

Thank R K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have been here a few times now and always excellent food and service. Fail to see how people can say the portions are small. Good selection of wines and a very friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere. If you want a "cheap" steak them go...More

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely friendly place staff great nothing too much trouble. Quaint bar albeit a bit dark. Service very good drinks nice Prosecco but at £7.50 a glass i thought was expensive Gin and tonic better value £4.50. Had the roast beef dinner just lovely 😊 Glad...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 days ago

From start to finish a five star experience. Food was absolutely delicious and will most certainly return.

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having previously eaten at Up stairs at the Grill we were looking forward to a return visit. On arrival we were showed to a table downstairs, rather than upstairs on our last visit, when asked why they said that they were very busy. Having booked...More

Thank geraldwareing
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner and drinks experience at Upstairs at the Grill. It is an unusual experience being explained the menu by the bar man. Sean was impressive, giving us great recommendations on drinks from the large range of gins and explaining how the...More

Thank natasha l
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dined here for a late Sunday lunch following recommendation by friends and were not disappointed. As this is a steak restaurant, the menu solidly filled with various cuts, a taster platter for two, Sunday lunch along with fish, chicken and vegetarian choices also. We...More

Thank jjerrarddinn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cannot fault this place one bit. The staff were all great, really friendly & knowledgeable about the food which was great. Would recommend.

Thank jimb074
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary at upstairs at the grill. We booked the restaurant as although it is a little more expensive than other places it is a nice setting and the quality of the food is unquestionable. The staff are very professional and knowledgeable. We...More

Thank Drkent83
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in at lunchtime and chose the "two course" option. I opted for the French onion soup which was delicious, my wife decided to forego a starter choosing a pudding instead. We both had the steak, both "medium rare", which were cooked to perfection....More

Thank PandFB
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Jacqueline H
September 20, 2017|
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Response from Nado1984 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure they don't have one.
July 22, 2017|
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Response from fletchof205 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't aware of one. We were relatively smart casual, all the blokes wore jeans and a shirt, half were jacketless.
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Jewbo68 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking, its not got a huge capacity
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344883
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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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