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49 Watergate

49 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LE, England
+44 1244 320543
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a late breakfast. Service was very prompt, food and coffee excellent. All round a nice independent coffee shop, so much better than places such as Costa, etc

Thank Birksy
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had brunch at 49 and it was wonderful. The cafe is in a historic street and the decor is very 'quaint teashop' in style. The coffee was served in pretty cups and the breakfast was great value. We tried the scrambled...More

Thank KazH-2013
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit...and last. The girl serving us must have been on another planet in her mind. It took ages to serve us in first place, her lack of customer service skills was very noticeable as soon as we walked in. She was...More

3  Thank khfcvbjnvvbn2017
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Visited with my wife, for lunch and then tea and a cake a bit later. Service was good and the food really nice and not expensive. Couldn't really fault the place and will certainly return when we are next in Chester. One observation would be...More

Thank pgalpin
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I can’t add a lot to recent very good reviews. Except to say my experience was excellent. Nice decor and ambience. Prompt friendly service on a hectic Saturday afternoon. Just loved the soup of the day - cauliflower, cheddar and kale. Served with a big...More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place , tasty food and very reasonably priced! Paid £3.50 for a bagel with scrambled egg and bacon. Full English is £7.50 but it looked too big for me so Kev had the small one for £4.50 and the big man just about...More

Thank kevin H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I came here with my family and for a weekend lunch and was most pleasantly surprised. In truth it was the first place we came to having parked up by the Race Course but it looked warm and independent so we gave it a go....More

1  Thank Nickph
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Over from North Yorkshire for the day, looking for somewhere for lunch, we found the charming '49 Watergate' and, from the moment we stepped down into this quaint subterranean setting we knew we were in for a treat! With a warm welcome and friendly service,...More

Thank BMH68
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast, friendly staff and quick service. This is a quaint little place that serves a surprisingly good breakfast. They used good ingredients and the large breakfast was...large. will come again and can highly recommend.

Thank Ella S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We popped in to 49 Watergate for breakfast and were very impressed . 6 of us with various different choices . All were delicious, well presented in a lovely environment. Service and bill was excellent too. Highly recommended !!

Thank Biglurch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LE, England (Formerly Watergate Deli)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 320543
  • E-mail
Independent Deli Bistro - Providing a traditional eating experience for all tastes. Whether eating in or taking away, we provide much more than a tasty meal. Situated in heart of Chester city centre. Open 7 days per week. Serving fresh (and local where possible) traditional food. Service and standards are of paramount importance to us and to our customers. 5* food hygiene rating. Plastic drinking straw free. Palm oil free. Ecologically friendly whilst still satisfying the needs of our discerning customers. We provide top quality service and top quality produce and ensure that our customers are 100% happy and return again and again.
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