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The Barista's

9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 400045
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (30 reviews)
“toasties” (12 reviews)
“chai” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday on the canals and moored overnight in chester. Found this place by chance and very glad too. A lovely comfortable and stylish coffee shop. A excellent flat white and superb smashed avocado/chilli and poached egg on sourdough

1  Thank mummycool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was looking forward to trying a different coffee shop but wished we hadn’t bothered. Overpriced (£6.15 for a latte and hot chocolate) for nothing special. It was around 4pm on a sunny Sunday afternoon and there were only 4 customers (including us 2). Served quickly...More

1  Thank bluelizard
Andy D, Owner at The Barista's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great review from an experienced tripadvisor, so proud. So we serve you quickly (you order at the till) and we have too many staff to attend to your needs. Earlier review show your favourite cafe just down the road!!!! You keep doing what you do...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having waled the wall we needed a heat and an opportunity the dry out. Excellent choice of savoury sweets and drinks. They even managed a decaf Iced Latte without and funny looks.

Thank TartanPimpernel2014
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Would defiantly go again. Good coffee at good prices. Costa just across the street. Plenty to chose from.

Thank Matthew970
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely surroundings, friendly staff. But two large cappuccinos that my husband and I ordered taste like warm milk with no coffee in it. We expected much better quality coffee from an independant coffee shop.

4  Thank Indre S
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

There is nothing that I can really say about this place as all the words I can think of aren't worthy to describe how wonderful the coffee is in this establishment. The cappuccino is lovely, presented in an artistic fashion and is a decent price....More

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Found by chance after being ignored for service in another place (very unusual in Chester).. however walking into the Barista's was so friendly and welcoming I almost thought I'd been here before!! The barista explained some of the specialist coffee with a big proud smile...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I really like coming here for a great coffee and friendly staff. The cakes are lovely and the food good too

Thank bluesb0b
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We came here as we like good coffee and had read about the Baristas in the Northern independent coffee shop guide. The coffee was extremely good. We also both had delicious soup and shared a sandwich with salad. Good food, good friendly service. Not exceptional...More

Thank HuffBirmingham
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We popped into Baristas for a quick bite to eat and a coffee, good choice. We were welcomed by pleasant staff and comfortable surroundings. We decided to share a sandwich of brown bread, good quality thick ham, sliced tomatoes, cheese and pickle all accompanied by...More

Thank Trevor T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 400045
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