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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
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  • 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 4 days ago via mobile

A small intimate restaurant with bar area upstairs. Atmospheric and sophisticated ambiance. Knowledgeable staff with a good selection of wines. The food was tasty fresh well sized and to my request. A well sized menu the choice of starter was difficult as all of them...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Meal was excellent. Bar tender knew his wine and his cocktails which was great. It was intimate and cosy

Thank sinead_mcgeown
Reviewed 6 days ago

My adult children treated me and my wife to a wonderful meal at this new venue to us. Staff were polite, attentive but not overbearing. Three of us had Filet Steak which was cooked to perfection, my wife had Duck which was 'lovely and tender'....More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a special occasion,it is expensive but boy is it good! Staff take time to explain the menu to you,they explain all the different cuts of steak to you,there is no rush to get rid of you! Can not fault it.spot on!

Thank greecelover2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this fabulous restaurant a few days ago for our wedding anniversary . There was a lovely atmosphere, the staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. Food was amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. Hope to return soon.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Monday night as wedding anniversary. Difficult to get in at the weekend. Staff are very friendly and professional. Food is a bit different which is good. Not a cheap night but thoroughly enjoyed it

Thank Rob6cam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was taking here for my birthday dinner and what a great time we had. From the initial entry to us leaving the staff were so friendly and proud of working at the restaurant. The bar manager upstairs was so passionate about the menu and...More

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best meal we’ve had in ages. Lovely staff. Food delicious. Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. Pate was best I’ve ever had.

Thank lynnekegg2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We each had a great steak, followed by cocktails and dessert. The service was excellent and the location was very handy, very close to all the bars.

Thank dawnjh001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't be happier with this little find. Wonderful and well stocked bar, staff that were professional and knowledgeable without being snobbish or stand off ish and an exciting enticing menu, although vegetarians and vegans won't find it so (it is a grill). The food was...More

Thank Jackboy92
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
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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