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“Perfect valentine meal”

1539 Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #42 of 573 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $33
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We booked a table at 1539 for are valentines meal, the meal was from a set menu with 5 different choices of starter and main. The food was great, the portions were not big by any stretch but over the 3 courses adequately filled us up! The atmosphere was great and we would defiantly go back there again!

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Reviewed February 15, 2014

Excellent food, nice atmosphere, would def recommend & Good Value to boot. We would go here again next time we,re in Chester

Thank chris964hall
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Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

Just does not live up to high expectations. Service was just ok and the food just did not have that amazing quality about it.

Thank katie22manchester
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Reviewed February 11, 2014

We booked for Dinner on Saturday after reading several favorable reviews and looking at the menu online.
Whilst the food was well presented, we felt that our first [scallops/ terrine] and second [duck / rib eye] courses failed to deliver on flavor. The puddings were better and were appreciated.
The setting and decor are very nice, and we agree with everything that has been said about the service, attentive but not obtrusive.

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Thank Partworn
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Reviewed February 10, 2014

Finding a nice restaurant that’s not too pricey and yet good enough to raise the eyebrows of your partner is hard but 1539 definitely does the job.

As part of our visit to Chester I booked a table in advance (recommended) at 1539, the menu looked superb, it seemed to have good reviews and on arrival we were not disappointed.

The restaurant sits on the Chester race course so you can imagine during race days this place would be awash with people, eating and drinking bubbly in volumes.

However today it was relatively empty which was good as you can enjoy the elegance of the restaurants decor in particular the large glass windows overlooking the well kempt race course.

What I liked about the restaurant is that it looked top notch but was not pretentious like some of those celebrity chef restaurants. Service was professional with patient and attentive staff, plus the atmosphere was relaxed and easy, ideal for enjoying a chat and laughter.

With regards to the food, to say amazing is an understatement, it’s not often that you can eat three courses and be impressed with them all but at 1539 they exceeded my expectations.
The rolled pigeon with polenta chips (see pic) looked divine and tasted wonderful, while my main of roasted pork with pineapple was cooked to perfection and was presented with artistic flair.

As for desert, well that was a mind blowing! We ordered a baked Alaska which came with blueberry pancakes, blueberry sauce and custard.

Presentation once again was first class and to my surprise the Pancakes were made like mini muffins with real blueberries. The combination of baked Alaska drizzled with the blueberry sauce and custard was unreal.

If you’re visiting Chester with friends, family and want to try something new or just want to impress a business partner or a date then this is the pace to go.

For me it was a faultless dining experience that left me completely satisfied and eager to return.

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Thank D_the_critic
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