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Upstairs at The Grill

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70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
01244 344883
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Probably the best steak House In Chester great service and lovely wine choice . Central to Chester so very handy to pop In for lunch.

Thank Les129
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My partner took me here for my birthday and the food was absolutely stunning. The staff were very friendly and the experience of being escorted upstairs to the bar first, ordering there, then being taken to the dining room below was strange and unexpected, yet enjoyable. The drinks menus were very large and I feel you would need a good... More 

Thank Bradley D
Chester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have visited this restaurant a number of times now and it never disappoints. From the minute you walk through the door the service is exceptional, staff are extremely well trained to talk you through the menu (drinks and food). We opted for the chateaubriand and it was lovely. Prices are a little higher than some other restaurants in Chester... More 

Thank MrsAName
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is amazing! From the minute we arrived you feel welcomed and waited on! Great little touches, such as it was my husbands bday and a card was waiting at the table for him! Food is the best I have had! Steak is to die! Every part of the meal is cooked to perfection! Couldn't recommend enough!

Thank Clare-Norton
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fabulous experience . Firstly we were upstaires for drinks, it was so cosy and the staff were faultless. We were not rushed and given the menu, they also showed us a board with all the steak choices and explained everything in detail. The meal and the staff were the best. If you don't eat hear you will have... More 

Thank Andrew M
Chester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Book Book, This is a must go & eat here ,if you are a steaky person or not , much to choose from . One of the best restaurants ever .Please don't just take my word for it read other comments . I can't say any more just go .What can't speak can't LIE.

Thank Cheffey
Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I won't bore you with an over the top review. Best restaurant hands down in Chester. You won't get a better steak anywhere else. Worth every penny.

Thank swash18
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As a birthday treat we booked in advance to come for food here. On arrival we were escorted to the bar upstairs and enjoyed a cocktail which was nice. We also ordered food before being sat at our table downstairs. The menu is pricey, around £24 for an 8oz fillet. Sides and sauces are not included in that price. However... More 

Thank Rebecca E
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

WOW. What an experience. Upon arrival you are immediately taken to the upstairs bar lounge area which is very warm and comfortable. There's a huge selection of cocktails, wines and beers presented to you in historic and very informative leather bound books. The service is is on point. The food is cooked to you perfection- to the point that you... More 

Thank Toby P
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we were shown to a table near the bar, where we ordered drinks and looked at the menu. Just before our meal was ready our drinks were taken downstairs, where we were shown to our table. 3 of us ordered T-Bone & 1 had sirloin and it was all superb; the beers and wines we were offered have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $50
Steakhouse, British, Gluten Free Options
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, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 344883
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?