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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I celebrated my birthday in my most favourite restaurant. Truly memorable. The food superb as always, the service brilliant and the extras just fantastic. Thank you upstairs at the grill for a perfect meal and experience. xx

Thank EnglandHolidays
Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked a month in advance on race day. Warmly welcomed, friendly staff great location and wonderful food and drink. A young waitress even provided flip flops for my wife at our table. Would recommend the lobster. Located a short walk from the racecourse and chester...More

Thank paul a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trip advisor reviews for Upstairs at the Grill were so good, that when I called last minute to make a reservation I literally begged for a table!! We were seated at the bar upstairs on a sofa where we pretty much had our own barman...More

Thank Rozana W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have had the pleasure of eating at Upstairs at the Grill many times and we have always been absolutely delighted. This Sunday we reluctantly mentioned that the beef was not its usual delicious pink standard, and the staff could not have...More

Thank SuzanneB2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the nicest steak ive ever tasted although i gad the lobster. Wine was great as was the service i felt they went that extra mile and really looked after us.

Thank Madsamuri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have tried various venues asides from Upstairs for a Sunday lunch and we have been disappointed and so returned again this visit and we were NOT disappointed. Yet again, the food was delicious; ample portions and great service. Thank you.

Thank DevonMim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Upstairs at the Grill for a brunch with cocktails. The food was tasty, fresh and presented well. Staff very professional, polite and friendly. Will visit again for sure.

Thank MimiOvary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Upstairs at the grill last night and had a fantastic meal. Had the Usda sharing board and the steak was cooked perfect, went for Lobster mac n cheese on the side too and that was also spot on! Couldn’t fault a thing.

Thank josh w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing steaks, sides and vino! We had a table in a private booth, couldn’t have asked for more, will be back

Thank Hawgood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a place to eat at the end of a sunny rare day off together ! After reading the great reviews we booked a table, 6.30pm was the only 1 available, now we know why. We had drinks upstairs lovely cocktails Gct for me,...More

Thank tiffin63
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Jacqueline H
20 September 2017|
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Response from Nado1984 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure they don't have one.
23 July 2017|
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Response from fletchof205 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't aware of one. We were relatively smart casual, all the blokes wore jeans and a shirt, half were jacketless.
6 June 2017|
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Response from Jewbo68 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking, its not got a huge capacity
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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: +44 1244 344883
  • E-mail
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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