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75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 327394
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wondering around Chester yesterday looking for somewhere to have lunch and after checking T.A. went here and what a pleasant place it is. The outside seating area is very nice and heated the inside is smart. We order a selection of items from the bite boards... all very delicious. Had a lost and found cocktail ...very yummy. Joe our waiter... More 

Thank Vericlair
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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945 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and drink selection is excellent. Visited for lunch on Easter Sunday and had a really nice atmosphere and great service. Bar and small dining area with a large conservatory style restaurant. Large outdoor area that is covered and heated so even good outside of summer Downside is they let people smoke in this 'outside area'. This spoils it

Thank Peter W
Chester, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have always loved the atmosphere in the Barlounge but this was our 1st visit after major refurbishment work. The main work has focused remodelling the restaurant with the installation of private booths and it has worked very well with the whole restaurant area feeling more open and accessible. The food is as good as ever and... More 

Thank ChesterClaret
Chester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited recently for a drink for the first time in years and was reminded why I stopped coming here. Although we were served within a minute or two of waiting at the bar our drinks took nearly 20 minutes to arrive. It wasn't particularly busy but whilst we were being served the barman also took several other drinks orders,... More 

Thank Claire D
Bideford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place, found by accident whilst walking around Chester, service was particulary good, found us space very quickly. Jack and Luke were fantastic looking after us. Food was lovely, table was ours for the night was not rushed. Would go back any day/night.

Thank Michael C
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just popped in for a cheeky cocktail. Pricey but good value as they made an effort. The 100ml bottles of aged spirits are worth trying for sure.

Thank Duggsthedrum
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live next door to Barlounge so when I heard they'd had a refurb I decided to go for a nosey on Sunday 9th. It's seems so much more roomy and lighter in there although it may have been the hot sunny weather that day. We ate outside, the food was fabulous - flat iron steak and the... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off for an early dinner. Great food beautiful restaurant and FAB service take a bow Jasmine and Luke. Keep up the good work looking forward to our next visit.

1 Thank kerstin c
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345 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a drink after we had a meal along Bridge Street. There was 10 in our party and we found a great spot to sit outside on their patio area which was lovely. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the atmosphere is excellent. They offer a good selection of beers and craft ales and their mixed... More 

Thank Vincent B
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166 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you arrive you are made to feel welcome and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. Excellent menu and Jasmine our waitress gave us 5 star attention and did everything she could to make our evening special. The chef here is of a very high calibre and all four of us ordered different meals and each one was... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 28
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 327394
Barlounge is a cocktail bar and restaurant located in Chester City Centre Open daily from 11.30am until late, we offer our guests the opportunity to drink, dine and socialise in informal surroundings. Relax in the bar, catch up with friends on our sun terrace (heated & covered in winter) or enjoy a meal in the restaurant - there's something to suit everyone on any occasion. Late night snack menu is also available from 11pm till late.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?